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Airport receives over $27 million in grants

Airport receives over $27 million in grants

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received three grants totaling over $27 million to fund utilities, the runway realignment project and construction of a taxiway. Tony Bean, the airport’s executive director, said the first grant amount is $76,495. The second grant is $24.9 million and the third grant...

People, their dogs run for animals on Palouse

People, their dogs run for animals on Palouse

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

The ninth annual Paw-louse 5K Fun Run and Walk will kick off June 29 near University of Idaho campus to raise operating costs for animals in the community. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. Tara Wimer, executive director of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSoP), said...

Man faces to serve nine months in jail following plea deal

Man faces to serve nine months in jail following plea deal

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

June 18, 2019

A former WSU Vancouver student continues to serve jail time after he was found guilty by a jury in March, according to a previous article by The Daily Evergreen. 23-year old Thomas Culhane pleaded guilty on June 6 to lesser charges of second-degree assault with the intent to commit rape. Dan LeBeau, Whitma...

Pullman High School to use concussion detecting sensors

Pullman High School to use concussion detecting sensors

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019

Pullman’s Community Investment Committee presented a $10,000 grant to Pullman Regional Hospital and Pullman High School to help fund health and safety initiatives Tuesday. This would be part of the Athlete Intelligence Cue Sensor program. The grant will help fund concussion-sensing equipment for...

Starbucks to open in Pullman

Starbucks to open in Pullman

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019

A new Starbucks will open in Pullman this August on Brelsford Drive, a street currently under development, across from Safeway. Director of Operations Kerri Staniszewski said the company hopes to have the project done before the beginning of the WSU fall semester. Pullman Planning Director Pete...

Washington organization investigates flood response

Washington organization investigates flood response

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

June 6, 2019

Washington Labor and Industries (L&I) launched an investigation into the City of Pullman and Pullman Fire Department response to the April 9 flood. Frank Ameduri, L&I communications consultant for the division of occupational safety and health, said L&I received a complaint on April 19...

Population growth leads to new city plans

Population growth leads to new city plans

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

June 6, 2019

The Pullman Planning Department centers their goals for future city development on improving transportation infrastructure and diversifying the economy. The city population grew 2 percent every year since 2000 and is projected to exceed 35,000 people by 2025, according to the 2018 comprehensive plan...

Bond to be updated for 2019 election

Bond to be updated for 2019 election

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

June 6, 2019

Pullman Regional Hospital board members held a meeting Friday and discussed the possibility of bringing back a bond to help fund hospital upgrades after it failed to pass in the April 23 special election ballot. “The Next Era of Excellence” would have raised $29 million through a community bond...

Measles case confirmed in Moscow

Measles case confirmed in Moscow

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 5, 2019

Gritman Medical Center in Moscow treated a patient infected with measles Friday May 31, according to a statement on Gritman Medical Center’s website. This is the first confirmed case in Idaho since 2001, according to a press release from Public Health - Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) sent W...

Teen arrested for arson, awaiting court hearing

Teen arrested for arson, awaiting court hearing

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

June 5, 2019

Police arrested a teenage girl Friday on multiple charges including first degree arson/domestic violence and two charges of first degree animal cruelty. A fire occurred around 10 a.m. on May 21 at 1155 SE Professional Mall Boulevard Unit #306 and two animals died in the fire. Pullman Police Cmdr....

Ice cream shop to reopen after water damage

Ice cream shop to reopen after water damage

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2019

Rollys in Pullman will have its grand re-opening tomorrow after suffering flood damage on April 9. An unexpected amount of rain fall caused the nearby Missouri Flat Creek to flood and engulf Grand Ave. Crystal Gayles, one of the owners of the ice cream parlor, said members of the community helped...

Community comes together to celebrate Ramadan

Community comes together to celebrate Ramadan

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

May 30, 2019

The Pullman Islamic Center welcomed community members for a night of prayer and celebration of Ramadan on Saturday. The center held an open house to give community members an opportunity to learn more about Ramadan fasting and the Islamic community in Pullman. “When you are hungry, you can connect...

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