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$30,000 of heroin and methamphetamine seized from two Moscow homes

FROM STAFF REPORTS

October 21, 2014

Detectives from the Quad City Drug Task Force thwarted a large supplier of drugs to the Palouse region last Friday, arresting two Moscow residents on multiple counts of drug trafficking.Lee J. Thang, 42, and Jeanie L. Lee, 30, both of Moscow, are alleged to have been supplying the region with large ...

Visiting Writer Series presents environmentally aware poetry

BY HOLLY LANE | Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2014

“People should be able to read something twice,” said Brenda Hillman, poet and professor of poetry at St. Mary’s College in California.Hillman said her work is layered and contains more than what someone might simply get out of a first read. It is not just straight forward, she said.Hillman will vis...

Phone scams across state claim to be WSU PD

BY STAFF REPORTS

October 20, 2014

People across the state have received phone calls from someone claiming to be an official at WSU Police Department.The caller demands money, and threatens legal trouble if the person doesn’t send money. The caller ID shows the name and number of a legitimate police agency.In a news release, WSUPD state...

Apartment fire causes $15,000 in damage

BY STAFF REPORTS

October 20, 2014

A fire at Tomason Place apartments set off the building’s sprinkler system Saturday morning, causing up to $15,000 damage.Pullman firefighters responded to 685 NE Terre View Dr. around 2:30 p.m. for a report of a kitchen fire where the fire was already extinguished.Although the fire damaged the stove and nearby...

Panhellenic says goodbye to Yik Yak

By LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen assistant news editor

October 20, 2014

Yik Yak is a new social media app campaigning across the nation and harming the entire WSU community, said Panhellenic Council President Madi Phillips.In response, the council now encourages its members to delete the app permanently from their electronic devices.This particular app allows its users to...

Knowing the next move

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2014

Kim Anderson, director of the Office for Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator, and two newly hired investigators are working together to combat sexual assault on campus.“According to a recent national study, one in five college women experience attempted or completed sexual assault and that numbe...

Conserving water on the Palouse

BY CHAD SOKOL |Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2014

So much for the “Artesian City.”That's what the Pullman Herald dubbed this place in 1890, when the rolling hills were dotted by 20 artesian wells that provided abundant water to the city and college.Today, however, many are concerned about a dwindling supply of water in Pullman, and some residen...

Rega Court Appearance

Hannah Ray Lambert

October 18, 2014

WSU student Andrew P. Rega, 21, pled not guilty to six felony drug charges, including possession of cocaine with intent to deliver and possession of amphetamine with intent to deliver. Rega was arrested Oct. 10 and police seized cocaine with a street value of $12,000 from his home. Friday he appear...

Pullman embraces a Week Without Violence

Andrew Braddock | Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2014

WSU wraps up its Week Without Violence today after four nights of community events.The Week Without Violence brought activist groups and students together to share stories and promote safety.LaKecia Farmer, ASWSU vice president served as a volunteer this week and attended all of the events.“I really...

Examining safety after residence hall assault

Andrew Braddock | Evergreen reporters

October 17, 2014

An assault occurred Tuesday night at McEachern Hall, as a female student was struck from behind as she entered her residence.Originally labeled a sex offense in the WSU Police logs, Assistant Chief Steve Hansen could not confirm whether or not a sexual crime had occurred.When asked Thursday whether ...

Pi Beta Phi sorority recently chaptered

From staff reports

October 17, 2014

Pi Beta Phi sorority completed formal recruitment of their Washington Beta Chapter at WSU this last weekend, October 10-12. Reaching campus total, 169 women accepted their bid to the chapter.Pi Beta Phi announced earlier this year that their chapter was returning after four years of inactivity.Their living f...

WSU student artist recognized

Maia Gabriel | Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2014

Jonathan Matteson, a WSU junior fine arts major, is the winner of the 2014 Northwest Watercolor Foundation Gold Grant Scholarship and John Ringen Award which are open to any undergraduate art major in Idaho, Oregon or Washington.Before enrolling as a student at the university, Jonathan discovered his pa...

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