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City implements software to increase accessibility for public

City implements software to increase accessibility for public

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss the use of a new software for its website. This software, which the city is paying for through a subscription, will be used by council members to upload meeting agendas and minutes for the public to see. City council members...

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At an ASWSU meeting Wednesday night, Executive Director Renee Coleman-Mitchell from Cougar Health Services updated student government officials on the state of Cougar Health. The program is looking to fill several positions for psychological services and one medical doctor, she said. “There’s...

Student Center updates name to reflect gender inclusivity

Student Center updates name to reflect gender inclusivity

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Week, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Chicano/a Latino/a Student Center, which offers services including mentoring and tutoring students to help them become more successful, is in the process of changing its name to the Chicanx Latinx Student Center. Someone who is Chicano/a or Chicanx was born in the United States but has Mexican...

Zoning changes near Dusty worry residents due to traffic safety

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Plans for a proposed zone change near the intersection of Highway 127 and Highway 26 near Dusty, Washington, are being questioned. Locals say it will result in unsafe driving conditions for residents and WSU students returning to school. The applicant, McCoy Land Company LLC, proposed changing the...

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

Feixiong Luo, a graduate student at WSU, remembers his childhood friend Yu’e Qing as a happy, outgoing and adventurous person. Qing, a WSU graduate student studying horticulture, was swept away by fast-moving waters in Mount Rainier National Park on July 25, 2018. Qing was supposed to hike in...

Residence halls continue to deal with increase in students

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

With an unexpectedly large freshman class, some residence halls on the south side of campus are still dealing with overcrowding. At a meeting on Aug. 28, Residential Education Director Dawn Albertson-Gass told the Orton leadership council they would need to deal with the pressing issue of Orton Hall’s...

Portion of State Route 26 to close over football season

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Football, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge on State Route 26 will be undergoing repairs later this month with potential impacts on travel to and from Pullman during WSU football season. Drivers headed east and westbound along State Route 26 through Othello will be rerouted south to Connell before rejoining State Route 26. The project...

Wawawai Road closes for repaving

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A section of Wawawai Road could be closed through the end of the week due to a paving project. Road work will start today with the resurfacing of the pavement between Marcia Drive and Wheat Ridge Drive, said Kevin Gardes, public works director for the city of Pullman. After the road is resurfaced...

College Hill fire causes thousands in damages

College Hill fire causes thousands in damages

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 5, 2018


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

A fire that started Tuesday afternoon resulted in an estimated $100,000 in damages, according to a statement by the Pullman Fire Department. Pullman Fire and Whitman County Rural District 12 responded to a fire around 3:30 p.m. on 330 NE Maple St. in Pullman. The building, which is owned and managed...

Sutherland cited for driving with a suspended license

Sutherland cited for driving with a suspended license

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

Matthew Sutherland, the Democratic candidate running for a seat in Washington's 9th Legislative District, received a citation for driving with a suspended license and failure to transfer a vehicle title within 45 days during a traffic stop on Stadium Way on Sunday afternoon. An officer recognized...

Businesses aim to reduce waste

Businesses aim to reduce waste

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

In an effort to contribute less waste to the environment, some local businesses in Pullman are offering customers alternatives to plastic straws. One business that recently made the change is Pups & Cups Cafe in downtown Pullman. The cafe offers paper straws and six-month biodegradable straws,...

Sheriffs arrest four Saturday in drug busts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Whitman County Sheriff deputies arrested four people in two separate incidents for possession of controlled substances and prostitution Saturday. The first traffic stop occurred at about 9 p.m. Saturday when deputies pulled over 27-year-old Tyson Van Dinter of Spokane for speeding on State Route 195...

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