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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...

Water main breaks on Illinois Street

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Residents on parts of Indiana and Illinois streets were without water Monday for about six hours as crews worked to fix a water main break on Illinois Street. The 600 block of Illinois Street and the 1000 and 1100 blocks of Indiana Street were affected by the break. The break occurred in a pre-1980...

String of vehicle prowls Friday night

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Several vehicle prowls were reported Friday evening on Fisk and Gary streets, Sunset Drive and Northeast Oak Street. The first report came from Fisk, and more were reported on nearby Gary Street about an hour after the first call. The officer request additional cases at neighboring addresses, and...

Stadium Way closed through Wednesday

Stadium Way closed through Wednesday

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Beginning this Monday through Wednesday, a section of Stadium Way will be closed for construction between Wilson Road and Ferdinand’s Lane. The construction crews will add new utilities for the Plant Sciences Building, according to a WSU press release. Earlier this summer, crews repaved a section...

Coug Store hosts grand reopening, sells apparel

Coug Store hosts grand reopening, sells apparel

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2018


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

College Hill Custom Threads, a custom apparel and merchandise store, started in an apartment above The Coug in 2011. Since its beginnings, Tony Poston, owner, president, founder and WSU alumnus, has grown it into a national company that serves over 400 universities. The grand reopening of The Coug...

Pullman-Moscow Airport to close for construction next year

Pullman-Moscow Airport to close for construction next year

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2018


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

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport will be closed for construction in the middle of football season next year from Sept. 8 to Oct. 10. Football season typically starts around late August or early September. An average of 4,000 passengers fly out of Pullman every September, according to a report by...

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