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Airport creates final runway design

Airport creates final runway design

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2019


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

The final design process for runway changes at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport are underway, and airport staff hope improvements will help reduce the number of missed flights due to weather. “We’re going to get the best system we can possibly get here,” said Executive Director Tony Bean...

Pullman hospital holds gala to up services

Pullman hospital holds gala to up services

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation will host their 13th annual gala Feb. 2. All proceeds raised by the event will be allocated for hospital programs. Rueben Mayes, Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation chief development officer, said the foundation hosts the gala to celebrate its fundraising...

Palouse soil acidity at critical level, local farmers say

Palouse soil acidity at critical level, local farmers say

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


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

The WSU Extension and The Farmers Network will host a soil acidity workshop on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Banyans on the Ridge at the Pavilion in Pullman. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. and the event goes until 3:45 p.m. The workshop is comprised of a variety of speakers including scientists from WSU, the University...

Lane closed on South Grand Avenue

Lane closed on South Grand Avenue

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 28, 2019


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

Traffic will be reduced to one lane at the intersection of South Grand Avenue and Center Street this morning. Pullman city crews are changing out a street light, Pullman Engineering Technician Edward Ranck-Copher  said. Flaggers will direct cars through the work zone from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., wh...

Community encouraged to give input on Title IX revisions, due Monday

Community encouraged to give input on Title IX revisions, due Monday

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


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

A law that prohibits schools from discriminating against students based on sex is under review by the U.S. Department of Education. The WSU community is allowed to submit its comments on the Title IX revisions online through the Office for Equal Opportunity website. All submissions must be sen...

Agriculture business wants to open cannabis farm

Agriculture business wants to open cannabis farm

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to correct statements made by Jordan Zager, co-founder and president of Dewey Scientific, and Paul Mihalyov, co-founder and vice president of Dewey Scientific. Mihalyov spoke with the Evergreen about possible factual inaccuracies regarding certain quotes, sci...

Pullman district court to change location

Pullman district court to change location

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

A change in location for Pullman City Hall will likely affect where Pullman residents go for district court hearings. Currently, Whitman County holds district court hearings two days a week in Pullman City Hall. With the planned move to a new location, city officials have yet to determine where those...

Speaker wants to ‘find a solution’

Speaker wants to ‘find a solution’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


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

Mental health advocate Ross Szabo educated WSU students on the topic of mental health during a seminar held on campus. The seminar, titled “Wellness and Coping Strategies for Students,” took place at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the CUB Junior Ballroom. Szabo said we need to change the way  we vie...

Display attracts visitors at local museum

Display attracts visitors at local museum

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Photo of the Week, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The Palouse Discovery Science Center (PDSC) introduced a new exhibit for children and adult visitors. The exhibit is called Lite Brite and consists of a frame filled with removable multi-colored bottles. The movement of the bottles allows children to create pictures and write letters, said Sara Merrick, PD...

Campus leaders lobby for more mental health services

Campus leaders lobby for more mental health services

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Administration, GPSA, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As the Washington State Legislature continues its session this month, GPSA has been lobbying for certain issues affecting students such as mental health. GPSA is lobbying to raise awareness about student’s needs regarding mental health services, said Josh Munroe, GPSA vice president of legislativ...

Library honors fight song 100-year anniversary

Library honors fight song 100-year anniversary

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


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

A new exhibit at the Holland/Terrell Libraries showcases the origins of the WSU fight song. Phyllis Sayles and Zella Melcher, who were both music majors at Washington State College, wrote the fight song to bring more spirit to campus after ­World War I. “There were lots of letters in the Evergreen decrying the lack of spirit amongst the student body,” University Archivist Mark O’English said. “They got togeth...

Robot helps those with memory impairment

Robot helps those with memory impairment

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


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

WSU’s engineering, psychology and computer science departments worked together to develop a robot to help older adults with memory impairment. The robot, also called Robot Activity Support (RAS), is meant to help older adults do daily activities like taking medication, said Bryan Minor, associate...

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