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Parking passes on sale now

Parking passes on sale now

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Parking permit renewals and sales for the 2019-20 school year are available for current permit holders who will not live in the residence halls. Purchases can be made online from April 16 to May 15, said Cody Wilson, WSU Transportation Services customer service manager. He said these renewals are...

Art piece will celebrate Pullman club’s centennial

Art piece will celebrate Pullman club’s centennial

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Ingleside Club requested an $800 grant from the Grand Avenue Greenway Committee for a community bench sculpture that will cost between $3,500 and $4,000 as a celebration of the club’s centennial. The bench is scheduled to be installed on the corner outside of Neill Public Library in Pullman, said...

Attempted kidnapping case closed

Attempted kidnapping case closed

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

After an investigation, the Pullman Police Department concluded there was not an attempted abduction at Lincoln Middle School in Pullman. The investigation came from a report made to the school by a concerned parent on April 16. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said no arrests or charges were...

Rollys looks for help after flood

Rollys looks for help after flood

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 16, 2019

Adrian Gayles stared through the broken window. Mud and debris covered the floor and chairs and tables were turned upside down. He couldn’t believe what he saw. “It’s just heartbreaking,” he said. The 37-year-old is the co-owner of Rollys ice cream shop on Grand Avenue along with his wife...

Flood sparks GoFundMe for damages

Flood sparks GoFundMe for damages

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019

A Snap Fitness employee set up a GoFundMe page in response to damage caused by flooding on April 9. Snap Fitness Manager Kyle Jorgensen said the flood destroyed all the fitness equipment and shut down their business. He set up the GoFundMe page on April 12 and they have already received about $1,500. He...

Local school district receives funding to test, fix lead issues

Local school district receives funding to test, fix lead issues

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019

A water tap in Sunnyside Elementary was found to have lead levels of 60 parts per billion (ppb), which is greater than the Environmental Protection Agency's recommended maximum of 15 ppb. Joseph Thornton, director of operations for the Pullman School District (PSD), said they volunteered to have their fixtures tested for lead by the Washi...

Hospital to recognize philanthropic efforts

Hospital to recognize philanthropic efforts

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019

The Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) Foundation will recognize local businesses for their financial contributions to PRH’s Homes for Health campaign. Rueben Mayes, PRH foundation chief development officer, said local real estate brokers and realtors make philanthropic gifts to the hospital’s highe...

Plant science building to be finished next summer

Plant science building to be finished next summer

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

Construction of the new plant science building, within the V. Lane Rawlins Research and Education Complex, is now expected to be constructed in May 2020 after a six-month delay and $7 million budget cut, said project manager Jason Baerlocher. The project was originally under a $66 million budget a...

Club creates traditional food market

Club creates traditional food market

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

The Taiwanese Student Association (TSA) is hosting its annual night market from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Reaney Park. “Our association began this event at WSU because international students leave their country and sometimes miss the food from home,” TSA President Kai-Yi Wang said. There i...

Pullman Police faces issues with staffing shortages

Pullman Police faces issues with staffing shortages

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

The Pullman Police Department faces an under-staffed department as some officers have left because of personal reasons, like retirement. “We’re authorized 33 positions, and we’re currently down nine,” Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. Tennant said the lack of employed officers came...

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

The Native American Women’s Association (NAWA) at WSU will host an annual event to raise awareness on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) at 5:30 p.m today. The event, titled Stolen Not Forgotten, will include a candlelight vigil, collaboration with other groups and a showing of ...

Pullman declares state of emergency

Pullman declares state of emergency

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019

The City of Pullman declared a state of emergency today after major flooding caused damages to local businesses and cars on the road. Pullman Firefighter Mark Johnson said he helped other firefighters clean up and aid affected locations. He said the flood came down from the north of Missouri Flat...

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