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Planned Parenthood protesters, supporters demonstrate in Pullman

Planned Parenthood protesters, supporters demonstrate in Pullman

SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen assistant news editor

October 12, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Two Planned Parenthood-related rallies commenced at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Bishop Boulevard and State Route 270 in Pullman. One group picketed in opposition, and the other in support of the reproductive healthcare provider.Hundreds took to the streets of Pullman to display their stance on th...

Community mourns WSU student who died on Sunday

Community mourns WSU student who died on Sunday

From staff reports

October 8, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Dozens of students and friends gathered for a candlelit vigil where they honored the memory of Kyler Robinson.Robinson, a WSU student and Phi Delta Theta member, died Sunday morning. The vigil took place in front of the fraternity’s house on Colorado Street."We are greatly sorrowed by the loss of our b...

Pullman’s newest bud shop

From staff reports

October 8, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Another proposed recreational marijuana shop has been submitted to the City of Pullman, raising the number of cannabis companies within city limits to three.Assistant City Planner Jason Radtke said the proposition for the new pot shop is on Bishop Boulevard, the same road on which MJ’s Pot Shop and We’re Just Buds a...

CHA elects 3 new board members, talks future projects

Darold Lee Bivens | Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

At its annual public meeting, The College Hill Association elected new members to the board of directors, received reports of accounts for the prior academic year, discussed goals and activities for the upcoming year and interacted with representatives of entities that serve the neighborhood.The meet...

WSU Child and Family Research Unit provides grant for adverse childhood experiences research

From staff reports

September 18, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can lead to an increase in alcoholism, drug abuse, depression, suicide attempts, poor self-rated health and chronic illness, said the director of WSU’s Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU).To help research and address lowering the risk posed by ACEs...

Local Planned Parenthood receives west side financial support

From staff reports

September 15, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

Pullman's Planned Parenthood, the victim of a recent arson, is receiving some help from the west side of Washington state.The Stranger, an alternative weekly newspaper in Seattle, has started a campaign to raise money for the reproductive health resource center.Kathleen Richards, managing editor of Th...

Planned Parenthood fire deemed arson

From staff reports

September 4, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

The Planned Parenthood fire that occurred early Friday morning has been deemed an arson, said Pullman’s primary fire investigator Rich Dragoo.At this point it is not known whether the arson is connected to the recent protests against Planned Parenthood.Federal investigators from Spokane arrived on ...

PFD extinguishes fire at Planned Parenthood

From staff reports

September 4, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

This morning a fire broke out at the Planned Parenthood in Pullman on SE King Drive.At 3:32 a.m., Whitcom dispatchers were notified of a fire and hold up alarm in the front portion of the building, according to a press release from the City of Pullman.“The fact that it's Planned Parenthood makes this ...

Palouse pumpkins ripe for picking

From staff reports

August 31, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pumpkins bring to mind the colorful leaves and gray skies of fall; however, this year's gourds are ripe sooner than usual.Pumpkins, as well as other crops, of the Palouse are ready for harvesting much earlier.The reason for this is no mystery.“It’s the heat,” said Karen A. Sanguinet, assistant professor at th...

Health & Wellness provides answers to smoke hazards while UREC and Cycling Club organizations react to widespread health concerns

Health & Wellness provides answers to smoke hazards while UREC and Cycling Club organizations react to widespread health concerns

By Jana Kitelinger and Cody Cottier | Evergreen reporters

August 25, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Smoke is a mixture of gasses and fine particles that can be harmful to individual health. Wildfire smoke in particular contains a toxic gas called carbon monoxide, said Bruce Wright, the executive director of Health and Wellness Services.Pullman, like many other cities in the Pacific Northwest, has radic...

Planned Parenthhood protest comes to Pullman

Matthew Brunstetter | Daily Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

On Saturday, protesters gathered in Pullman, calling for an end to federal funding for the health care provider Planned Parenthood.The protest took place Saturday morning on the corner of Bishop Boulevard and Highway 270, stretching down East Main Street. The nearly 500-person protest coincided with ...

WSU holds open house with President Floyd’s family, faculty and students

WSU holds open house with President Floyd’s family, faculty and students

Eli Majnarich | Evergreen reporter

June 23, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The Washington State University community gathered at the president's residence to offer their condolences to the Floyd family on Tuesday afternoon. Carmento Floyd, Elson S. Floyd’s wife, was the first to greet those walking through the door.Whether it be a handshake or hug, Mrs. Floyd made sure n...

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