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Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The number of STD cases in Whitman County are increasing at an alarming rate. “Right now Whitman County has the highest STD rate in Washington state because of the college campus,” said Deanna Claybaugh, a nurse for the Whitman County public health office. In this past year there were 471 chlamydia...

Initiative aims to target deadly force by law enforcement

Initiative aims to target deadly force by law enforcement

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety

An initiative on the November election ballot could affect the use of deadly force by police officers. Washington Initiative 940 would require de-escalation training, and mental health and first aid training for all officers. It would also establish a policy requiring officers to administer first...

Theater group gets new location, looks forward to ‘semester of change’

Theater group gets new location, looks forward to ‘semester of change’

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Many performances will be held in the CUB

Finding love for conservation

Finding love for conservation

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


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

Annie Fan, a senior at WSU, only realized she wanted to major in wildlife ecology and conservation last summer after a fellowship at the San Diego Zoo. One year later, she’s doing environmental field research for a local nonprofit. As an intern at the Phoenix Conservancy, which focuses on conservation...

Philosophy professor creates GoFundMe to ‘save WSU philosophy’

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A philosophy professor at WSU has created a GoFundMe page titled “Save WSU Philosophy,” and is criticizing the university for a merger of the philosophy department with the political science department in what he claims is an attempt to get rid of philosophy at WSU. Joe Campbell, the philosophy...

Charge against Sutherland dropped

Charge against Sutherland dropped

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office dropped the failure to transfer vehicle title within 45 days charge against Matthew Sutherland on Wednesday. Sutherland, who is running as the Democratic candidate for Washington State’s 9th Legislative District Pos. 2, had the infraction dismissed by the...

WSU students mentor children at local math club

WSU students mentor children at local math club

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase

An after-school program which encourages elementary students to be engaged and interested in learning about math will launch on Sept. 18 at the Colfax Library. “When some of the kids come, they do not like numbers or like math, and then after one program, they’re hooked.” said Sheri Miller,...

City implements software to increase accessibility for public

City implements software to increase accessibility for public

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss the use of a new software for its website. This software, which the city is paying for through a subscription, will be used by council members to upload meeting agendas and minutes for the public to see. City council members...

Zoning changes near Dusty worry residents due to traffic safety

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Plans for a proposed zone change near the intersection of Highway 127 and Highway 26 near Dusty, Washington, are being questioned. Locals say it will result in unsafe driving conditions for residents and WSU students returning to school. The applicant, McCoy Land Company LLC, proposed changing the...

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

Feixiong Luo, a graduate student at WSU, remembers his childhood friend Yu’e Qing as a happy, outgoing and adventurous person. Qing, a WSU graduate student studying horticulture, was swept away by fast-moving waters in Mount Rainier National Park on July 25, 2018. Qing was supposed to hike in...

Portion of State Route 26 to close over football season

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Football, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge on State Route 26 will be undergoing repairs later this month with potential impacts on travel to and from Pullman during WSU football season. Drivers headed east and westbound along State Route 26 through Othello will be rerouted south to Connell before rejoining State Route 26. The project...

Wawawai Road closes for repaving

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A section of Wawawai Road could be closed through the end of the week due to a paving project. Road work will start today with the resurfacing of the pavement between Marcia Drive and Wheat Ridge Drive, said Kevin Gardes, public works director for the city of Pullman. After the road is resurfaced...

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