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First vote tabulation shows Dye leading Goulet

Washington State’s 9th Legislative District Position 1 incumbent Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, answers questions at a voters forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on July 18 at the Neill Public Library.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018

As of Tuesday night's midterm ballot count, it appears incumbent Mary Dye (R) will maintain her grasp on the Position 1 seat to represent Washington’s 9th Legislative District in the state capital. Her challenger Jennifer Goulet (D) has received 32.3 percent of the 33,519 votes counted in the first...

County treasurer too close to call as of Tuesday night

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018

In primary voter tabulations Tuesday night, the race for Whitman County treasurer ended too close to call with Christina Nelson leading at 51.1 percent and Mark Clinton at 48.9 percent. Both candidates ran as Republicans. Clinton said he was “a little disappointed" at being down by roughly 100 votes...

Former congressmen discuss carbon tax

Republican Bob Inglis talks about his time in Congress and experience with climate change Tuesday.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018

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

Yong-Chool Ha provides insight on denuclearizing North Korea at a Foley Talk in the Foley Speaker’s Room.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018

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

WSU College Republicans President Amir Rezamand discusses his reaction to Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. He said any allegations of sexual violence should be examined in a dignified manner.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018

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

Professor Cornell Clayton discusses the Foley Institute joining the National Civility Network, a community of universities, Oct. 3 in Johnson Hall.

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2018

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

Kenneth Schultz, professor of political science at Stanford University, explained the declining bipartisanship over the topic on the use of military tactics and other various issues Tuesday in Bryan Hall.

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2018

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 18, 2018

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 22, 2018

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

Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell and her supporters greet constituents at the National Lentil Festival in Pullman during the WSECU Grand Parade on Saturday.

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 18, 2018

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

Councilmember Al Sorensen holds up a map showing possible solar panel construction at the new City Hall building during a City Council meeting Tuesday night.

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 8, 2018

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

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...

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