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Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 30, 2018

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 28, 2018

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

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 14, 2018

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 ...

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018

Gov. Jay Inslee visited Pullman as a part of a tour of broadband access across the state of Washington on Wednesday. Inslee said it is important for society and the economy for all Washington residents to have access to broadband connections, even those in more rural localities. He also spoke about...

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

Allsup certified for position in Whitman County Republican Party

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2018

Former WSU College Republicans President James Allsup was certified as a Precinct Committee Officer on Saturday by the Whitman County Auditor’s Office. The position usually entails passing out campaign materials, supporting candidates and sometimes voting on party leadership depending on the district....

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

McMorris Rodgers discusses immigration, other issues in tense town hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, held an at times tense town hall at the Pioneer Center in Pullman on Thursday. Rodgers, who serves as the U.S. representative for Washington’s fifth district, faces opposition from Democrat Lisa Brown for the seat Rodgers has held since winning the district in 2004...

City Council votes to raise parking fines

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018

The Pullman City Council approved multiple agenda items dealing with issues ranging from parking fines to the addition of new Pullman Police Department officers at a regular meeting Tuesday night. The council decided to approve a raise in parking fines in the city, City of Pullman Ward 3 Councilmember...

Leaders to tackle communication issues

Leaders to tackle communication issues

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018

Many of the goals outlined in the 100-day plan created by ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem deal with communication between the university and students. One of these goals includes increasing the efficiency of emails from WSU departments, which comes as an effort to red...

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

Sutherland kicks-off campaign in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 25, 2018

WSU alumnus Matthew Sutherland met with supporters to mark the beginning of his campaign for Washington State’s Ninth Legislative District and a seat in the state’s House of Representatives on Thursday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. In front of a crowd of about 50, Sutherland, a Democrat,...

City takes feedback on building plans

City takes feedback on building plans

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018

Concerns raised included accessibility for seniors, layout of various departments

Primaries set as filing week ends

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 14, 2018

Filing week for government office ended today at 5 p.m. The following list shows candidates listed for open Whitman County positions and state positions serving Whitman County. An asterisk (*) denotes the incumbent candidate for the position. Primary voting begins July 20 and ends August 7. The order...

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