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Former congressmen discuss carbon tax

Former congressmen discuss carbon tax

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Bob Inglis and Brian Baird, former representatives in Congress, talked about the possibility of a bipartisan, revenue-neutral, border-adjustable carbon tax at a Foley Talk on Tuesday evening. Baird, a Democrat, said Republicans and Democrats have become so polarized, there is an inability to listen...

Professor presents history of North Korean denuclearization

Professor presents history of North Korean denuclearization

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Yong-Chool Ha, Korea Foundation professor at University of Washington, spoke about the denuclearization of North Korea and the history of its nuclear program Tuesday afternoon in the Foley Speaker’s Room. “North Korea was isolated and comparatively [to South Korea] suffering,” he said. “They...

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

Student leaders react to Kavanaugh confirmation

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Two student leaders with differing political views shared their thoughts and feelings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Oct. 6, yet both agree political participation is important. “When [Kavanaugh’s nomination] was first announced, I was not the biggest fan,” said...

Foley Institute broadens reach with new partnership

Foley Institute broadens reach with new partnership

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The Thomas S. Foley Institute has joined the National Civility Network, an organization of college institutions that seek to heighten civility and public dialogue through programming and education. The partnership will allow the Foley Institute access to national programming, guest speakers and academic...

Professor talks political polarization, foreign policy

Professor talks political polarization, foreign policy

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2018


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

The Foley Institute hosted Kenneth Schultz, a professor of political science at Stanford University, for a talk on the polarization of American political parties and their effects on foreign policy Tuesday. Schultz said in the last 20-25 years, the U.S. has seen unprecedented levels of political polarization...

Unofficial entity sent Whitman County voters inaccurate information, auditor says

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

In Whitman County, an entity calling itself the “Center for Voter Information” has been mailing voters incorrect information, according to a press release from Whitman County Auditor. The letters the organization have been mailing state the voter receiving the letter is inactive and must fill...

Hart, Rembert advance in race for county judge

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Two weeks after the primary elections, the final results for Whitman County primaries were released Tuesday. In the race for Whitman County District Court Judge, John Hart, who garnered 43 percent of the vote, will face challenger Rob Rembert in November. Rembert came in second with 29.7 percent. Whitman...

Politicians parade in Pullman

Politicians parade in Pullman

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 18, 2018


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

The annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman brought out many current and aspiring government officials and their adherents to meet and speak with members of the community. Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, congressional candidate Lisa Brown and their supporters walked together during the festival's...

City Council discusses adding solar panels to City Hall

City Council discusses adding solar panels to City Hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman’s City Council discussed the possibility of using solar panels at the new City Hall which will be built in the coming years at a meeting Tuesday. Councilmembers listened to a presentation from Scott Lewis, Pullman’s account manager with Apollo Solutions Group, the company the council is...

Whitman County Primary Elections results

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Primary Elections ended Tuesday at 8 p.m. across the state as citizens choose which two candidates they want to see move on to November's General Elections for a multitude of races. The first set of ballots have been counted, and the results are as follows. This page will be updated as more ballots are...

Clinton, Nelson face off for treasurer in front of voters

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 31, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Republican incumbent Mark Clinton and Democratic challenger Christina Nelson answered questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library in Colfax on July 17. The pair will move on to the general election in November as the only two candidates in the fiel...

Fejeran, Jamison attempt to sway voters in battle for auditor

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 31, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Democrat Eric Fejeran and Republican Sandy Jamison answered questions from voters during a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library in Colfax on July 17. Both candidates will go through to the general election in November as the only two candidates in the fiel...

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