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Pullman Islamic Center will hold open house, dinner

Pullman Islamic Center will hold open house, dinner

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman Islamic Center will host an open house and dinner celebration on Saturday to celebrate Ramadan and give community members an opportunity to learn more about Ramadan.  Mohammed Riazul, president of the Pullman Islamic Center, said the spirit of the open house is rooted in sharing the sp...

Elementary school students to travel for tournament

Elementary school students to travel for tournament

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase

A team of students from Jefferson Elementary will compete from May 22 to May 25 in the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Kansas City, Missouri.  The team, Random Guess, consists of six fifth-graders and one third-grader: Kate Armstrong, Silas Brown, Tegan Gotch, Sidney Johnson, Delaney Matthe...

Spring fair will help fund planting plots for food bank

Spring fair will help fund planting plots for food bank

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The Pullman Community Gardens will host its annual spring fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Koppel Farms in Pullman. Barbara Merchant, chair of the mowing committee, said the event will have live music, a solo act and vendors. “The Pups and Cups will be selling their wonderful coffee a...

WSU, UI to host program on pollinators

WSU, UI to host program on pollinators

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Research

The entomology departments of WSU and University of Idaho will team up together to host a family-friendly workshop about pollinators on the Palouse. The workshop will take place 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute in Moscow. Jessica Fung, graduate student at the...

Cougs Feeding Cougs short funding

Cougs Feeding Cougs short funding

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Cougs Feeding Cougs is a program designed to help fight food insecurity at WSU. Craig Howard, director of information systems and the CougarCard Center, said food insecurity is when people do not know where their next meal is going to come from. “We know there is demand going unmet, and where...

New law will require sexual assault kits to be tested faster

New law will require sexual assault kits to be tested faster

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a Washington House Bill aimed to eliminate the backlog of sexual assault kits in the state. Tina Orwall, Washington state representative from the 33rd legislative district, said she began eliminating the backlog in 2014. “I had been touring evidence rooms, and...

Community honors outgoing provost

Community honors outgoing provost

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Dozens of people gathered at the corner of Northwest Ritchie Street and Grand Avenue on Tuesday to honor the career of outgoing Provost Dan Bernardo. Bernardo’s name was added on a plaque located at the President’s Grove on Grand Avenue. “It is truly an honor to be recognized with the lik...

Club donates funds for Mary’s Park

Club donates funds for Mary’s Park

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


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

The Kiwanis Club of Pullman donated $25,000 for the construction and purchase of Americans with Disabilities Act-friendly playground equipment for Mary’s Park. Larry Clark, a Kiwanis Club of Pullman board member, said the club is focused on serving and helping local children and schools. “We...

Family of WSU graduate remembers son, brother with $50,000 scholarship

Family of WSU graduate remembers son, brother with $50,000 scholarship

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Noble Stoneman liked to march to the beat of his own drum. His closest family and friends describe him as hardworking, humble and dedicated. He loved video games, goofing off and spending time with his family. “He was very lively. He was very loud. He was very big,” said cousin Charlynn Havrilla. ...

Lack of resources prompted research of WSU buildings

Lack of resources prompted research of WSU buildings

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Students at WSU researched the architectural history of the university to compose an informational booklet that will help guide future builders to be consistent with the campus’s design standards. Phil Gruen, WSU associate professor of architecture, said the idea for this project came from the lack...

Pullman will declutter at annual event

Pullman will declutter at annual event

NEPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The City of Pullman and Pullman Disposal Service have partnered to host the annual Pullman Spring Clean Up from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Pullman Disposal Service. “Depending on the size of their vehicle, people can pay to get in and dump off the junk that’s accumulated around their house,...

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Research at WSU will help create a safety training network to reduce injury risk among dairy farm workers and animals. Dairy Management Specialist Amber Adams-Progar said the network started after researchers looked at labor and industry data related to worker’s compensation claims among dairy workers....

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