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State Route 26 detour in effect

State Route 26 detour in effect

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The Washington State Department of Transportation will close State Route 26 east of Othello at 7 a.m. Monday up until Friday to undergo the final part of the bridge reparations. Drivers must take the 32-mile detour through Connell, according to the WSDOT press release. Crews will replace the guardrail and rebuild the bridg...

Pullman man faces four felony charges

Pullman man faces four felony charges

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News

A 23-year-old Pullman resident was arrested Thursday after detectives from the Quad Cities Drug Task Force found cocaine and other drug paraphernalia in his house, according to a press release from the task force. Francisco J. Torres Jr. is facing three felony counts of delivery of a controlled s...

Annual Plant Science Day to have hands-on experiments

Annual Plant Science Day to have hands-on experiments

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s Molecular Plant Sciences Graduate Student Organization is hosting the fifth annual Plant Science Day on Saturday. John Hadish, the organization’s vice president, said the free event will be from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Vogel Plant Biosciences Building concourse. There will be signs...

Pullman plans to make some parks more accessible

Pullman plans to make some parks more accessible

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The city is looking into the construction of a more accessible playground to improve paths and recreation components at Mary’s Park and Sunnyside Park throughout the year. Pullman Parks Superintendent Alan Davis said Mary’s Park at Johnson Road will be an inclusive playground with a soft-surface...

Speaker addresses importance of physical activity

Speaker addresses importance of physical activity

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A public health, planning, and transportation consultant talked about ways to make Pullman more biker- and pedestrian-friendly and the importance of it. Mark Fenton said most Americans only walk 5,000 steps daily even though the recommendation is double that number. By taking part in moderate physical...

Students build inflatable for children

Students build inflatable for children

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A group of WSU architecture students are putting over 40 hours per week into building an inflatable structure for the WSU Children’s Center. Architecture Assistant Professor Mona Ghandi said her studio class does a design project every year to help the community. Ghandi chose this year’s project t...

Cleaning up local streams for Earth Day

Cleaning up local streams for Earth Day

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Residents in Pullman can walk along streams and clear litter from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Jodi Prout, education and outreach coordinator for the Palouse Conservation District, said the 15th Annual Pullman Stream Clean-Up helps people become more environmentally conscious by recognizing changes th...

Researchers connect cholesterol, swelling

Researchers connect cholesterol, swelling

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

Researchers at WSU found that a certain type of cholesterol in the body could be linked to cancer and other heart health issues. Santanu Bose, professor in the department of veterinary microbiology and pathology, said inflammation is a “double-edged sword” because it is needed to help fight infection,...

Coug Race, 5k to promote mental health awareness

Coug Race, 5k to promote mental health awareness

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU organizations are hosting a Cougar Courage 5k and Rugged Coug Race on Saturday to promote and raise funds for mental health awareness. Organizations hosting the events include University Recreation, ASWSU, WSU Army ROTC and Cougar Health Services, said DJ Mackie, coordinator for UREC’s competitive...

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Cougar Lobby Team hosted three panelists who discussed the current Title IX policies and sexual violence in colleges — both on and off campus. Julia Iannelli, WSU senior and Cougar Lobby Team member, said they held this event because Title IX affects WSU’s campus, and it is important...

Minh’s Restaurant reopens after flood

Minh’s Restaurant reopens after flood

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Minh Lam slowly walked around his restaurant, pointing at places where water had snuck under the building’s doors and clogged its drains. He smiled as he spoke about the quick actions that saved Minh’s Restaurant from being ruined by a flood. The flood was caused by a creek flowing into Grand Av...

Parking passes on sale now

Parking passes on sale now

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Parking permit renewals and sales for the 2019-20 school year are available for current permit holders who will not live in the residence halls. Purchases can be made online from April 16 to May 15, said Cody Wilson, WSU Transportation Services customer service manager. He said these renewals are...

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