The Daily Evergreen

Gamers prepare for tournament

Gamers prepare for tournament

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

Esports Rocket League A team to represent WSU in New York for gaming event

Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

A land development firm submitted a proposal to build a student housing complex in apartment land. Whipple Consulting Engineers submitted the environmental checklist application on Sept. 30 on behalf of Annex of Pullman LLC. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said Spring of 2020 is when...

Pullman Ashram hosts Diwali night

Pullman Ashram hosts Diwali night

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

Only Indian Hindu temple in area decorates, worships in celebration of light

Antibiotic resistance genes cause environmental problems

Antibiotic resistance genes cause environmental problems

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

A study found that antibiotic resistance genes are not being treated fully in wastewater treatment plants, which could become an environmental problem. Those genes can be released into the environment in many ways. This includes human ingestion and plant decomposition, said Courtney Gardner, assistant...

Votes for PRH bond still being counted

Votes for PRH bond still being counted

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

Votes for the Nov. 5 elections around the county are still being tallied by the county auditor offices. Among the votes being counted are the votes for Proposition One, the Pullman Regional Hospital bond. As of around 7 p.m. on Thursday, there had been 3,668 votes on Proposition One that had been counte...

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn after safety concerns are raised

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn  after safety concerns are raised

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

In late October, an environmental checklist application for a rock quarry near Kamiak Elementary School was withdrawn. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said the city has received letters from community members such as neighbors and parents who were concerned about truck traffic on Terre...

Mental Health First Aid available for students, staff

Mental Health First Aid available for students, staff

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

WSU Cougar Health Services offers a mental health training program that is free for students. Mental Health First Aid is a training program like first aid and CPR training said Nikita Alimohammad, WSU Health Promotion Specialist and primary facilitator for the Mental Health First Aid training. She...

Updated county vote tally reinforces incumbent leads

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

Pullman City Council incumbents retain lead with 2,500 votes still uncounted. With 6,740 votes counted, Eileen Macoll, at-large, and Ann Parks, Ward 1, remain ahead of respective challengers Francis Benjamin and Chris Johnson, according to the Whitman County Elections website. Macoll has 51.9 ...

Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Staff at Families Together, a local nonprofit, work to help people with disabilities through programming that involves the whole family. Karen Nelson, Families Together executive director, said the organization was created more than 30 years ago to provide support for parents who have children with...

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Kamiak Elementary School now offers the same tutoring program three other local elementary schools already adopted about four years ago. The Pullman School District K-5 Morning Tutoring Program at the newly-built elementary school operates the same way compared to the other schools, said Anthony Eddy,...

WSU sees higher student voter turnout

WSU sees higher student voter turnout

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

WSU saw over a 20 percent increase in student voting last year compared to 2014 according to a study from the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education. In 2014, 18.7 percent of students voted compared to 41.5 percent in 2018, according to the study. This is an increase of over 6,000 students at...

Whitman County election results update

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

With just over 3,000 votes counted, both incumbent Pullman City councilmembers in contested elections lead their respective challengers. Eileen Macoll, at-large, and Ann Parks, Ward 1, lead challengers Francis Benjamin and Chris Johnson, respectively, according to the Whitman County Elections websi...

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