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WSU launches student financial literacy program

From staff reports

July 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU has created a new program in an effort to help students make informed financial decisions before, during and after college.The Cougar Money Management Program provides access to free financial literacy training, personal finance education and resources for scholarships, internships and loan repaym...

Three arrested for drug trafficking on Palouse

From staff reports

July 3, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Three people were arrested Wednesday after detectives found methamphetamine, cocaine and two handguns during two warrant searches at residences in Clarkston and Lacrosse.Jessica Young, 26, and Donald Hume, 35, both of Clarkston are suspected of trafficking narcotics through the region. They were booke...

Pullman pot shops a month behind rest of state

JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

July 2, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The state Liquor Control Board expects to issue licenses for marijuana retailers across the state July 7, but those in Pullman will need at least another month to set up shop.The Pullman City Council approved zoning laws last February that will enable up to three retailers to sell recreational marijuana ...

WSU coworkers: James Frasure was a family man, sports fan

WSU coworkers: James Frasure was a family man, sports fan

JONATHAN CARRIGAN | Evergreen reporter

July 2, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Whether he was serving food to hungry Cougar sports fans or cheering for his kids at their basketball games, people often counted on James “Jim” Frasure.Frasure, 43, was found dead June 23 near his office in Beasley Coliseum. He had worked since 2010 as the associate manager of Concessions for WSU Di...

How not to start a fire this Fourth of July

PETER SINCLAIR | Evergreen reporter

June 30, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Today marks the opening of several fireworks stands in Pullman, but it’s illegal to discharge those fireworks at any time before July 3.The Pullman Police Department has advised that discharging fireworks outside designated time periods may result in a $100 civil penalty. Fireworks may legally be dis...

Agencies bolster summertime patrols to stop DUI

From staff reports

June 30, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

In an effort to ensure people's safety around the Fourth of July, law enforcement agencies in Whitman County are conducting extra patrols in search of drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol.The annual campaign takes place this year from July 1 to July 13. The patrols are funded by a grant from th...

New site replaces JobX

From staff reports

June 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

JobX is no longer the place to look for open positions on and off campus.Beginning tomorrow, WSU's student employment program will be managed by the Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD). Previously managed by the Student Financial Services office, the program used to rely on JobX for loca...

Ferdinand’s flavor leads bracket in national ice cream competition

From staff reports

June 26, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Ferdinand’s flavor Apple Cup Crisp has led BYU so far in the western-region bracket of Progressive Dairyman magazine’s 2014 Flavor Faceoff, a national competition for the best flavor of university-made ice cream.An editor of the magazine said there’s a good chance the flavor will become a national finalist, ...

Sheriff’s office cracks down on boaters under the influence

From staff reports

June 25, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The marine enforcement division of the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is on patrol this weekend in search of boaters under the influence of drugs or alcohol.Operation Dry Water is an annual campaign that cracks down on boaters whose blood alcohol contents exceed the state limit of 0.08 percent. Sinc...

ASWSU staying busy through the summer

HEATHER MORSE | Evergreen reporter

June 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU is working through the summer to prepare for an influx of freshmen and other students in the fall. Additionally, they’re planning a number of events geared toward improving their leadership abilities.One project, the Cougar Commitment summer goals checklist, holds ASWSU members accountable and gives...

Cougs would walk 3,000 miles for a cause

Maia Gabriel | Evergreen managing editor

June 25, 2014


Filed under Pullman Community

Two WSU students are making a 3,000 mile trek across the U.S. to raise funds for children with cancer and autism.Sophomores Cameron Coupe and Zan Roman are dedicating five months to a trek on foot from Seattle, Wash. to New York to benefit the Seattle Children’s Hospital through donations, according t...

Pullman to host July 4 celebration

From staff reports

June 25, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman’s 39th annual Fourth of July celebration will be held in Sunnyside Park.The event will begin at 5 p.m. with a barbecue, and novelties and treats will be sold to support the event. The Community Band of the Palouse will perform from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by a musical performance ...

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