The Daily Evergreen

City Council sets goals to enhance the future

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Themes of safety resonated during Tuesday’s City Council meeting as the council discussed enhancing the image of Pullman for the future.Council members and various city department heads reviewed a list of goals, highlighting suggestions compiled by the community aimed toward improving the quality of ...

Parkinson’s treatment comes to town

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A new therapy for Parkinson's disease patients improves their mobility and speech.Physical and speech therapists at Summit Therapy & Health Services implemented the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG and LOUD treatment for patients, respectively, in March, said Alison Weigley, the community rela...

Hatchery trout stand lesser chance of survival than wild counterparts

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Fish bred in highly domesticated hatcheries face a slimmer chance of survival than those grown in their natural environments, according to research by the WSU School of Biological Sciences.“This has been a big deal for 20 years. This is nothing new,” said Kristy Bellinger, a zoology doctorate stud...

Climbing for Sam

Climbing for Sam

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

He’s a WSU student who fights fires. Now he’s fighting cancer.An annual fight against blood cancer became a fight to help Pullman Fire Department’s 21-year-old Sam Logar, who is battling Hodgkin lymphoma.On March 9, five Pullman firefighters ornamented in full protective gear draped with anchor-like o...

Summer, evening routes may decrease

From staff reports

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Due to a decline in funding, Pullman Transit will not be able to offer as many bus routes during the 2014 summer break as it did during the same time in 2013, Manager Rod Thornton wrote in a request to City Council.During the 2013 break, Pullman Transit offered the Summer E, I, J, and Express 2 routes...

Bird-targeting virus detected in Washington

MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A virus that kills poultry or makes them severely ill has been detected in Washington for the first time.The Infectious Bursal Disease Virus (IBDV) affects the immune systems of chickens, causing their bodies to become more susceptible to other diseases. The virus was detected this month in a flock of ch...

Commercial service threatened; airport to realign runway

CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The runway at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport is unfit to accommodate modern commercial and charter planes, but a plan is underway to fix that.The size and orientation of the runway violate policies of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which issued an exemption about four years ago to ena...

City council OK’s taxi regulations, construction

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 12, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Roads around Reaney Park will be under construction this summer, said City Supervisor Mark Workman in a city council meeting Tuesday, March 11.Targeted roads include Lentil Lane, Reaney Way, Gray Lane, and Morton Street."Those streets have been on my hit list for a long time," Workman said.Constructo...

Pullman Police seek help finding missing woman

From staff reports

March 11, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The Pullman Police Department is requesting assistance in locating Paula M. Bowers, a 58-year-old woman who went missing from Pullman more than two weeks ago.Bowers was last seen Feb. 27 in Pullman. Cmdr. Chris Tennant said she is homeless and has no relatives in the area.Bowers is white with brown eyes an...

Know your options for sexual health

Know your options for sexual health

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Because so many college students call Pullman home, the town provides several facilities for students’ sexual health.Some of these facilities include Planned Parenthood, WISH Medical, Pullman Regional Hospital, WSU Health and Wellness Services, and the Safe is Sexy program on campus.Planned Parenth...

13 methods to avoid entering the parental lifestyle early

13 methods to avoid entering the parental lifestyle early

CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

When it comes to preventing the spread of babies, the options available might overwhelm and confuse. For those who like sex but aren't ready to start a family, here are 13 of the ways one can lower the risk of pregnancy. Each of these methods is covered, free of deductible, under the Affordable Care Act.Typic...

The ups and downs of having sex

BY NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Sex can be pleasurably rewarding, beneficial to health, and have emotional and social perks, experts say.Psychology professor Elizabeth Soliday, who teaches Human Sexuality at WSU Vancouver, said sex can be enjoyable and can strengthen a relationship.“You gain a feeling of connection, happiness, energy,...

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