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College Hill fire causes thousands in damages

College Hill fire causes thousands in damages

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 5, 2018


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

A fire that started Tuesday afternoon resulted in an estimated $100,000 in damages, according to a statement by the Pullman Fire Department. Pullman Fire and Whitman County Rural District 12 responded to a fire around 3:30 p.m. on 330 NE Maple St. in Pullman. The building, which is owned and managed...

Sutherland cited for driving with a suspended license

Sutherland cited for driving with a suspended license

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

Matthew Sutherland, the Democratic candidate running for a seat in Washington's 9th Legislative District, received a citation for driving with a suspended license and failure to transfer a vehicle title within 45 days during a traffic stop on Stadium Way on Sunday afternoon. An officer recognized...

Businesses aim to reduce waste

Businesses aim to reduce waste

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

In an effort to contribute less waste to the environment, some local businesses in Pullman are offering customers alternatives to plastic straws. One business that recently made the change is Pups & Cups Cafe in downtown Pullman. The cafe offers paper straws and six-month biodegradable straws,...

Bollywood Film Festival starts this month

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


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

Students and members of the community from all backgrounds can see a different Bollywood movie at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow each Tuesday in September. The event, called Bollywood on the Palouse, occurred for the first time in 2016 and this year will be its second run. Karan Raval,...

Car flips in crash on College Hill

Car flips in crash on College Hill

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety

A crash involving two vehicles near the intersection of Whitman and Kamiaken streets occurred around noon today. One of the vehicles flipped and suffered severe damage while the other drove off and remains unidentified. Witness accounts conflict, but WSU junior business major Diego Cisneros claims...

Nearly 50 years of pond debris, water to be drained

Nearly 50 years of pond debris, water to be drained

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


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

The Valley Road Stormwater Detention Pond is set to be drained in an effort to clean the pond and keep it more maintained. The pond, which has been around since 1969, is in need of drainage. This project is part of a five-year plan to clean out all detention ponds in Pullman and keep them better maintained...

Sheriff’s Office seeks reserve officers

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is looking for volunteers for their Reserve Deputy training program, which is scheduled to run from November through April. The program is good for anyone who wants to serve their community, said Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers. “We’ve had people who...

Bikes have a successful summer

Bikes have a successful summer

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


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

The recently instated Coug Bike program has had a successful summer after its launch in June. “We’ve actually seen some pretty explosive growth since students came to campus,” Donald Schmit, UREC coordinator of the Outdoor Recreation Rental Shop and Coug Bikes, said. “We’ve been averaging...

WSU removes commingled waste options

JULIA GOLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU is making changes in its recycling program to improve efficiency and cost for the university. The revamp is in response to a diminishing market for recycled plastic. In July of 2017 WSU was paid $17.10 for one ton of commingled recycling, but in April of 2018 the market had changed so much that...

Online registration for voting unavailable

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Residents who plan to register to vote, change their registration information online or do vehicle transactions will be unable to do so beginning Thursday through Labor Day, according to a media advisory by the Whitman County Auditor. Vehicle licensing offices will be unable to process vehicle transactions...

Sanctuary Yoga Studio to take over Daggy Hall

Sanctuary Yoga Studio to take over Daggy Hall

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen news reporter

August 29, 2018


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

WSU announced Tuesday that starting Sept. 1, Wadleigh and Jones theaters will be leased to Sanctuary Yoga, Barre & Dance. Sanctuary Yoga has operated downtown since 2014. After WSU’s Performing Arts program was cut last year, questions remained about what, if anything, would happen to Daggy...

Cab service begins safety program aimed at students

Cab service begins safety program aimed at students

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2018


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

A new safety program targeted at students aims to help those who find themselves in uncomfortable or dangerous situations catch a taxi ride. College Cabs, a local taxi company in Pullman, initiated a soft-launch of the “Guardian Angel Program” on Aug. 16. The idea of the Angel program came...

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