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Students start chapter to provide feminine products

Students start chapter to provide feminine products

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2019


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

This story has been updated to reflect Aydan Garland-Miner's correct last name and correct some of her comments. Three WSU students founded a new chapter called, PERIOD, which aims to aide homeless menstruators around the world and abolish the stigma surrounding menstruation. The chapter also spr...

Local big-box store to shut doors in 2019

Local big-box store to shut doors in 2019

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Shopko Pullman will close its doors mid-April after the company filed for bankruptcy Jan. 16. Marie Dymkoski, Pullman Chamber of Commerce executive director, said Shopko is having financial problems nationally. Aside from Pullman, other store locations in Lewiston and Orofino, Idaho, will not close. Shopko...

Pullman first responders prepare for snow storm

Pullman first responders prepare for snow storm

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2019


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

Pullman’s police and fire departments will prepare for a snow storm hitting the Palouse. Dan Dornes, Pullman Police patrol sergeant, said this is nothing new. “It happens every year,” Dornes said. “This is Pullman.” He said there will be more calls from people who encounter collisions o...

Speakers commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

Speakers commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration featured Ibram X. Kendi and a campus civic poet honoree on Jan. 17 at the CUB Senior Ballroom. Kendi, the keynote speaker, said there is a difference between racial progress and racist progress. “The only thing wrong with black peo...

Shutdown could lead to airport closure

Shutdown could lead to airport closure

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


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

Effects of the partial government shutdown are being felt on the Palouse at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PMRA) where the opening of the new runway in October may be delayed the executive director at PMRA said this week. While construction on the runway is still funded and continues on schedule,...

Online publication labels professor as AI trailblazer

Online publication labels professor as AI trailblazer

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Pullman Community, Research, Top-feature

The online magazine “Connected World” recognized a WSU associate professor as one of the 2019 artificial intelligence pioneers. Manoj Karkee, a biological systems engineering associate professor, said the magazine chooses its pioneers based on their use of artificial intelligence, data analytics and...

Fee set for public records request in Pullman

Fee set for public records request in Pullman

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


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

The City of Pullman implemented a state-standard fee for public record requests that went into effect at the beginning of the year. “I am in the process of working with our public records software people,” City Clerk Dee Stiles-Elliott said. “We are developing an invoicing and payment module.” There...

Clinic opens to help with sleep disorders

Clinic opens to help with sleep disorders

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


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

This story has been updated to reflect the correct phone number for the clinic is (509)338-6000. Palouse Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine opened to patients this week as part of the Pullman Regional Hospital Clinic Network. Dr. Vinod Mehta is board certified in internal and sleep medicine. His medical ...

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

Pullman library set to see several updates in near future

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Patrons will soon see many updates made to Neill Public Library, including new furniture and available technology. In November 2018, the city approved the library’s bi-annual budget, said Neill Public Library director Joanna Bailey. “With the biannual process, we vision, we set goals, we plan...

Pullman car crash results in DUI

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Police arrested a Pullman resident for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol around 1 a.m. Wednesday. The arrest occurred after 21-year-old Connor Lacey crashed his car into a tree on Orchard Drive near North Fairway Lane, said Pullman Police Sergeant Jake Opgenorth. Opgenorth said...

Hospital initiative hopes to expand on medical services

Hospital initiative hopes to expand on medical services

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


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

This story has been updated to reflect the correct cost of the project and the bond proposal. A new initiative from Pullman Regional Hospital would bring electronic medical records and expand on medical resources to the community. The Next Era of Excellence bond proposal will be on the ballot f...

Students with disabilities program hires director

Students with disabilities program hires director

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


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

WSU ROAR (Responsibility Opportunities Advocacy and Respect) has recruited a new director for the program. WSU ROAR is a post-secondary education program designed for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). It is a two-year, non-degree seeking program which guides students toward ...

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