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Chickens could be permitted in city limits

Chickens could be permitted in city limits

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The Pullman Planning Commission unanimously voted to pursue a zoning change that would allow chickens to be kept as pets within city limits at their regular meeting Wednesday. Current city code defines chickens as small domestic animals and requires they be approved by the city and only kept on pro...

Drivers told to remove studded tires

Drivers told to remove studded tires

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The deadline for Pullman residents to change out studded tires on their cars is fast approaching. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said tires can be used from Nov. 1 to March 31 according to Washington state law. Tennant said there is evidence that studded tires have a detrimental effect on the...

Paradise Creek now delivers beer

Paradise Creek now delivers beer

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Paradise Creek Brewery is offering a beer delivery service straight to customer’s doors. Terryl Banta, a bartender at Paradise Creek Brewery, said any of the beer that comes in a can or a bottle is eligible for delivery, and orders can be made online. She said they can deliver kegs but require a...

City police recognized for drone program

City police recognized for drone program

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Top-feature

The Alliance for Innovation will award the Pullman Police Department for its use of drones in local government initiatives, community outreach and welfare projects. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award recognizes the department’s...

GPSA discusses community standards update

GPSA discusses community standards update

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


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

GPSA senators discussed the WSU community standards process and secondary elections. They also elected a new vice president of legislative affairs. Elizabeth Peisner, interim assistant dean of students, said WSU has implemented a  new system-wide community standards process as of Jan. 7. The Office...

Hospital hosts event to provide help for dyslexic students

Hospital hosts event to provide help for dyslexic students

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Summit Therapy and Health Services department of Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) will host an open house for those struggling with dyslexia today. Jennifer Griffin, PRH speech-language pathologist, said the event is open to the public, specifically parents and guardians of children who have difficulty...

Workshop highlights green living

Workshop highlights green living

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

The College Hill Association (CHA) hosted a workshop in partnership with sustainability groups in the community. CHA chair Allison Munch-Rotolo said the workshop, “Branching Out,” was created to focus on ways to improve College Hill and make it more sustainable. “The mission of College Hill...

Students’ technology could improve autism diagnosis

Students’ technology could improve autism diagnosis

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

Two WSU students created an app healthcare professionals can use to improve the screening protocols for early diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). TJ Goble, a senior majoring in neuroscience, said healthcare professionals would interact with “Appiture” on their mobile device,...

Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

Electric contractors started construction work on the WSU electric power distribution system Monday. WSU Construction Manager Brian Funke said contractors will remove an old feeder tunnel. The construction is planned to last until approximately the second week of June. Areas effected by construction...

FASA to host Filipino Culture Night

FASA to host Filipino Culture Night

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


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

The WSU Filipino American Student Association (FASA) will host its annual Filipino Culture Night at 6 p.m. tonight at the Ensminger Pavilion. “The theme for this year is ‘Kapamilya Namin,’ which means ‘our family’ in Tagalog,” said Joni Cobarrubias, FASA public relations officer and f...

Pullman School District enrollment numbers are on the decline

Pullman School District enrollment numbers are on the decline

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman School District (PSD) student enrollment is projected to decrease for the 2019-2020 school year due to a decline of student Full-Time Enrollment (FTE) in Washington. Diane Hodge, PSD finance director, said PSD does not know what caused the decline in student full-time enrollment. She said...

Nonprofit to build edible garden in downtown Pullman

Nonprofit to build edible garden in downtown Pullman

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Phoenix Conservancy group, a nonprofit dedicated to the restoration of endangered and threatened ecosystems, will grow its first edible garden in Pullman. Kayla Wakulich, a doctoral student in WSU’s Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences program, said the garden would grow in downtown Pullman...

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