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County commissioner candidates answer questions

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 30, 2018


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

The pair of candidates for Whitman County Commissioner District 3 answered questions from constituents at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library on July 17. Incumbent Republican Michael Largent and Democratic challenger John-Mark Mahnkey will move ...

Dye, Goulet discuss platforms in front of Pullman voters

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 27, 2018


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

Incumbent Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, and challenger Jenn Goulet, D-Pasco, faced questions from voters during a League of Women Voters of Pullman forum at the Neill Public Library last week. The two will move on to the general election in November as the only two in the running for Washington State’s 9...

Schmick, Sutherland spar at voters forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 26, 2018


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

Incumbent Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and challenger Matthew Sutherland, D-Pullman, faced questions from voters during a League of Women Voters of Pullman forum at the Neill Public Library in Pullman last week. The two will move on to the general election in November as the only two in the running for Was...

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2018


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

The future of plastic in Pullman is a conversation City Councilmember Eileen Macoll thinks we need to start having. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Macoll said it’s time to start a dialogue in Pullman about single use plastics and sustainable recycling, two topics which have recently been in...

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 18, 2018


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

The three candidates for the Whitman County District Court judge seat vacated by retiring judge Doug Robinson responded to questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on Wednesday night. Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart, Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau...

Brown, Saulibio discuss platforms in Colfax

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics

Two candidates and a candidate’s spokesperson for the Washington’s 5th Congressional District’s House of Representatives seat pled their cases to voters during a forum Tuesday night in Colfax. Democrat Lisa Brown faced-off against Dave Saulibio of the Trump Populist Party and Ethan Small, ...

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 18, 2018


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

Letters and documents sent to members of the Pullman School Board and Superintendent Bob Maxwell in April 2017 outlined a number of allegations of unethical behavior carried out by Assistant Superintendent Roberta Kramer during her eight years as superintendent at Riverside School District in Chattaroy,...

Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ad

Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ad

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 11, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

Lisa Brown’s campaign has apologized to WSU after using a clip of a person wearing a baseball cap with the university’s logo on it in an advertisement. Brown, the former WSU Spokane Chancellor challenging Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, for her seat representing Washington’s 5th Congressional...

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 30, 2018


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

See the bottom of this page for a slideshow of the event. Protesters held a march for immigrant rights in downtown Pullman on Saturday in response to the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border. People gathered at High Street Mall at 11 a.m. before proceeding as a group to Reaney Park, where mu...

Zoe apologizes for posting suspect tweet

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Zoe Coffeehouse has apologized following a reply to a tweet by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Twitter last week that referenced the U.S. child detention situation. “What’s happening to families at the border right now is a humanitarian crisis,” Clinton’s tweet read. “Every p...

Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, News, Politics, Sports, Top-feature

WSU head football coach Mike Leach created a stir on Twitter after tweeting out a fake video of former President Barack Obama insulting citizens' intelligence. Leach tweeted the video a little after 9:30 p.m. Sunday night, adding “Listen to this. Text your thoughts. There is a lot of disagreement...

Candidates look to web for increased accessibility

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2018


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

Candidates for three Whitman County positions highlighted transparency in government when speaking with community members at Bishop Place Senior Living on Wednesday night. John Mark-Mahnkey, Sandy Jamison, Rob Rembert, John Hart and Dan LeBeau spoke before the monthly meeting of the Whitman ...

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