The Daily Evergreen

City Council blazes forward with approval of marijuana emporiums

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman City Council adopted draft regulations for the zoning area in which up to three new marijuana facilities will be allowed to conduct business.Planning Director Pete Dickinson went before City Council with the draft regulations he presented a few weeks ago to answer questions from the council. Th...

WSU Dining Services joins with local farmers

WSU Dining Services joins with local farmers

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

By partnering with local farms, Washington State University Dining Services is increasing sustainability."Respecting the food is a big part of being a chef," Adam Koerner, executive chef at Southside Café said.Dining Services recently partnered with Allan Family Farm in Pullman, Koerner said. They rec...

Accident near Colfax leaves two dead, two injured

From staff reports

February 21, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Two women were pronounced dead at the scene of a collision early Friday morning about two miles south of Colfax on the 195 freeway.Nancy Zepeda Zarate, 21, of Quincy, Wash., and Ashley M. Gonzalez, 21, of Pasco, Wash., were in the back seat of a 1999 Volkswagen Jetta that crossed the center line and collid...

WSU instructor found dead in Sunnyside Park

From staff reports

February 20, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A WSU history instructor was found dead yesterday morning in Sunnyside Park.Scott Stratton, 51, was discovered floating in the upper pond of the park, where he went to walk his dog Mojo Tuesday night. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said Stratton’s family reported him missing at about 10:45 p.m. after M...

WSU history instructor found dead

From staff reports

February 19, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A WSU history instructor was found dead this morning in Sunnyside Park.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said Scott Stratton, 51, was discovered floating in the upper pond of the park, where he went to walk his dog last night. His family reported him missing at about 10:45 p.m. after his dog returne...

WSU Global prepares for annual in-person rendezvous

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

One annual event allows online Washington State University students to meet face-to-face in addition to the virtual classroom.The Tacoma Rendezvous is an event specifically for WSU online students allowing them to make personal connections with their peers and faculty, said the ASWSU global secretary ...

Deadline closing for Teach For America

Nohelani Quigtar | Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Students graduating this spring have until Feb. 20 to apply for Teach For America, an organization in which leaders work with children growing up in poverty to ensure they receive a good education.Teach For America members and alumni across the country help create an educational revolution in low-incom...

Springing a leak: WSU water tower under repairs

From staff reports

February 13, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A leak in the Charlie Brown water tower is expected to be repaired soon.Kevin Gardes, the director of public works, said one steel water tank rusted to the point where it dispensed small amounts of water. The spot of the leak was found underneath the tank.“We’ve drained the tank in that system so...

Greasy stove ignites Thomas Street kitchen

From staff reports

February 13, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The Pullman Fire Department responded at about 6:30 p.m. to a grease fire at a duplex on the 300 block of Northwest Thomas Street.Firefighters extinguished the flames shortly after they arrived on scene.The fire started on the wall nearest to the stove and spread upward behind the cabinets, Assistant Ch...

Students seek sports management wisdom in South Korea

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

WSU students are packing their bags for South Korea, where they will gain hands-on experience in international sports management.The faculty-led study abroad program will take place from June 23 to Aug. 8 during the second 2014 Summer Session.“Korea was picked because Korea has so much in sports,” said Chri...

Barefoot man found unconscious in the snow, battling hypothermia

From staff reports

February 11, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A 29-year-old man was taken into protective custody yesterday after he was found unconscious in the snow, suffering from hypothermia.The man was found at about 12:40 a.m. on the 800 block of Southeast Klemgard Street and was transported to Pullman Regional Hospital.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said ...

Go Red For Women : Sleep it off

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A good night’s sleep can have remarkable health benefits, a clinical health psychologist said Friday at the Go Red for Women event at the Lewis Alumni Center.Leslie Robison, clinical health psychologist at Pullman Regional Hospital, gave a presentation titled “Heart to Heart on Getting a Good N...

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