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Trial postponed for Moscow man accused of killing wife

From staff reports

June 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A Moscow man accused of murdering his estranged wife had his trial postponed this morning in Latah County District Court.Charles A. Capone, 52, faces several charges for his alleged role in the disappearance of Rachael Anderson, 40, of Clarkston. The two were in the process of getting divorced when Ande...

WSU receives $2.3 million for GED program

From staff reports

June 21, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU has received $2.3 million from the Department of Education to establish a high school equivalency program that will help migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their immediate family members obtain general education diplomas (GED).The program will serve 65 participants each year, and the grant is slated ...

Colleges to keep sex crime stats under new federal laws

From staff reports

June 18, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Colleges in the U.S. will be required to keep statistics on dating violence, domestic violence and stalking – in addition to currently maintained statistics on sexual assault  if the Obama administration finalizes proposed changes to the Clery Act.The announcement came June 19 from the Department of Ed...

WSU linebacker arrested for second airsoft offense

From staff reports

June 18, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

WSU linebacker Ivan McLennan was arrested Sunday for wielding a weapon capable of bodily harm after allegedly pointing an airsoft gun at another student.Police received a phone call that afternoon from the student, who reported a man pointed a gun at the student's vehicle as it traveled through the pa...

WSU admins among best-paid state workers

DONNA BLANKINSHIP | The Associated Press

June 18, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The football coaches at the UW and WSU were the best-paid state employees in 2013.UW coach Steve Sarkisian earned more than $2.6 million in 2013 before quitting late in the year to coach at Southern California. WSU coach Mike Leach earned more than $2.3 million, according to data posted online Monday by th...

Food banks support Cougs, locals in need

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen news editor

June 18, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Students and other members of the Pullman community can receive help when they need it from any of Pullman’s volunteer food banks.These include the Pullman Food Bank, the Community Action Center and an on-campus pantry maintained by Student Support Services (SSS), a group of WSU students who volun...

Change of plans: Reaney Park pool to open for summer

Change of plans: Reaney Park pool to open for summer

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen news editor

June 11, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Due to a limited budget, the Pullman City Council rejected a contractor’s bid June 10 on a renovation project for the pool in Reaney Park, which was scheduled to be closed during the summer.Renovations and additions to the pool have been put on hold until the city’s public works department can f...

WSU cuts clothing contract after push for sweatshop workers

WSU cuts clothing contract after push for sweatshop workers

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

After nine months of campaigning, the United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) at WSU have claimed a victory for their “End Deathtraps” campaign.The goal of the “End Deathtraps” campaign is to pressure college-logo apparel brands to sign the Bangladesh Safety Accord.“When we started this campaig...

Greek life to get new administrative support

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU is adding new positions at the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life: one director and two assistant directors.WSU President Elson S. Floyd saw a need to better serve the members of fraternities and sororities on campus, said Dean of Students Melynda Huskey, who is overseeing the hiring process...

Voice of the Cougs to read kids’ books at public library

HEATHER MORSE | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Kids who attend story time at the Neill Public Library will soon have the chance to experience children’s books through the famous “Voice of the Cougars.”Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson, the long-time announcer of WSU football home games, will read from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. June 12 in the Heritage Addi...

Extra patrol yields fewer seat belt, texting infractions this year

From staff reports

June 10, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

This year's Click It Or Ticket campaign resulted in 286 seat belt infractions and 70 texting-while-driving infractions in eastern Washington.Funded by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, the campaign sent extra law enforcement officers on patrol from May 19 to June 1 in search of drivers not wea...

71-year-old says two men struck him with a baseball bat

From staff reports

June 9, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

The victim of a recent assault near the Snake River said two men struck him and his car with a baseball bat before driving away in an off-white sedan.Deputies from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident, which took place June 8 near the Nisqually John Landing.The 71-year-...

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