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Several couch fires reported after football game victory

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

After a bustling football weekend at WSU, Pullman Police Department experienced an uptick in game-related crimes including multiple couch burnings, fireworks, noise complaints, alcohol-related infractions and reports of unconscious people. Six fires were reported Saturday night starting around 8 p.m....

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


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

While many students were out late in celebration of ESPN’s College GameDay coming to campus over the weekend, downtown business owners braced themselves for one of Pullman’s biggest football weekends yet. Kristy Mosman, Zoe Coffee and Kitchen manager, said it was hard to gauge the capacity of...

Orange Bowl Committee visits Pullman for first time

Orange Bowl Committee visits Pullman for first time

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, News, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

Representatives from the Capital One Orange Bowl were backstage at Saturday morning’s ESPN College GameDay broadcast. Andrew P. Hertz, committee member and past president, along with member Salomon Sredni were there visiting with Athletic Director Pat Chun and others. On Friday the pair met with...

Goulet, Dye compete for representative seat

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Voter's Guide 2018

In the November election, Mary Dye, Washington House of Representatives Republican incumbent, will face Democratic challenger Jennifer Goulet for Position 1 of the 9th District at the state capital. The district includes Adams, Asotin, Garfield, Whitman and parts of Franklin and Spokane counties. Dye...

Incumbent, newcomer compete for county commissioner seat

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Two candidates are running for the position of Whitman County commissioner in the November elections. Democratic incumbent Michael Largent said he feels he’s earned another term. “I grew up on a farm here, I worked several jobs in Pullman, I have always been involved with my community and I also ...

I-940 would train police, expected to pass

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

The 2018 midterm ballot will include Washington Initiative 940, which deals with police training and criminal liability in cases of deadly force. “This initiative addresses the environment in Washington,” said Leslie Cushman, citizen sponsor of De-Escalate Washington. “Training for police will...

Auditor candidates hope to make changes to office, county

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

As the 2018 primary elections approach, Whitman County auditor candidates share their hopes for the community and what they want to accomplish if elected. Sandy Jamison, a certified public accountant and licensed Washington notary, said she has three goals for the auditor’s office. “I’d like...

Professor writes book on success, wins award

Professor writes book on success, wins award

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU professor’s new book exploring the successes of black males in literature has recently won the 2018 Award for Creative Scholarship at the College Language Association (CLA) annual convention banquet. Aaron Oforlea, associate professor at WSU, published his book “James Baldwin, Toni Morrison,...

Mark Clinton seeks re-election for treasurer

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Voter's Guide 2018

This November election, incumbent Mark Clinton will face challenger Christina Nelson for Whitman County treasurer. Both candidates are running as Republicans. Nelson, who was unable to do an interview due to a family emergency, has said in previous statements she wants to achieve improvements in accuracy,...

Rembert, Hart compete for district court judge position

Rembert, Hart compete for district court judge position

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

Two candidates running for Whitman County District Court judge have plans to improve court technology and make information easily accessible to the public. John Hart has been the Colfax Municipal Court judge since 2012 and has served as judge pro tem in the Whitman County District Court. He also worked...

I-1631 would apply tax to carbon corporations

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Voter's Guide 2018

Washington Initiative 1631, which advocates for applying a tax to carbon corporations, will be included on the Nov. 6 ballot. Jonathan Villanueva, WSU senior and advocate for I-1631, has been tabling on the mall for support. “We are asking carbon corporations to pay carbon fees,” Villanueva...

Local business owners weigh in on I-1634

Local business owners weigh in on I-1634

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Voter's Guide 2018

Initiative Measure No. 1634, also known as the “keep groceries affordable act of 2018,” proposes that no local governmental entity may impose a tax or fee for any raw or processed food or beverage intended for human consumption. Dissmore’s IGA Owner Archie McGregor III said there is a need for...

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