The Daily Evergreen

Interim provost encourages dynamic between school and city

Interim provost encourages dynamic between school and city

Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

The economic strides made by Pullman and Washington State University since 2012 are closely intertwined, said Dan Bernardo, interim provost and executive vice president of WSU.At the Pullman Chamber of Commerce luncheon Jan. 14, Bernardo spoke encouragingly about the growth of WSU and the greater Pullman ...

Making WSU roads safe

Making WSU roads safe

Zack Briggs Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman and WSU are implementing plans to make the community safer for pedestrians and cyclists.The WSU transportation services director spoke before the Pullman City Council on Tuesday, detailing plans on how to establish a safer campus environment for Cougar cyclists and pedestrians.Council members listen...

Fire causes $8,000 in damages to Pullman apartment

Fire causes $8,000 in damages to Pullman apartment

From staff reports

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Police and fire responded to reports of a high-level structure fire yesterday morning which caused approximately $8,000 in damages to a rental unit on Hillside Drive.A clogged heat exchanger for the gas boiler set fire to the floor, which then then spread to support beams, according to a press release...

Cougar Connections

Devin Trubey Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Students and alumni looking for their fix of Cougar Gold cheese on the west side of the state have cause for celebration as President Elson S. Floyd implements plans to open a WSU Connections store in Everett.The city of Everett has pushed for four years to open a WSU branch campus. The creation of the store marks an increase ...

Police Advisory Committee recognizes nine individuals for service to community

Zack Briggs Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Friends, family and men in blue convened Tuesday evening in Pullman City Hall to recognize the accomplishments of nine individuals.Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins presented seven police officers, a police records specialist and a WSU graduate student with awards for demonstrating positive actions tha...

Pullman and Moscow resources help the homeless

Nicole Seven Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman had a 44 percent poverty rate between 2008 and 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The passionate people involved in Family Promise of the Palouse and the Community Action Center work in the area to support people in a time of crisis, helping to reduce this number.Lindsey Rinehart, exe...

WSU student finds fire at construction site

From Staff Reports

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A WSU student walking her dog Sunday spotted smoke coming from the third floor of the Marriott Residence Inn, which is under construction beside the Student Recreation Center. Pullman fire officials credit her with preventing serious fire damage to the building.Senior accounting major Amy Winsor call...

Moos goes back to his ranching roots

Moos goes back to his ranching roots

Christine Rushton | Evergreen reporter

December 6, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Stepping out into the pasture freshly dusted in snow, Bill Moos paused a moment.Behind him sat the white wooden barn he and his wife built; ahead of him lay the acres of land and rolling hills on which he raises cattle in eastern Washington.Layers of blue jean, muck boots, work gloves, and Cougar cap...

Board makes the grade

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

December 5, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

The efforts of local school board members have sent Pullman to the top of educational excellence.The Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) recently named the Pullman Public School Board as one of 15 Boards of Distinction.Board President Susan Weed said she is proud of the work the ...

New Greek leaders plan ahead for their community

New Greek leaders plan ahead for their community

Arianna Kemis | Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

The torch of leadership for the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Panhellenic Council (PHC) at Washington State University is changing hands.Adam Crouch and Madi Phillips, leaders of the Greek community at WSU, were elected to the presidential positions of IFC and PHC at WSU, respectively.Crouch, a me...

Council meets with lawmakers

Council meets with lawmakers

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

State law makers convened with the Pullman City Council Wednesday to discuss issues including updates in relation to one local hospital and funding efforts for a water conservation project.Sen. Mark Schoesler and Rep. Susan Fagan addressed concerns regarding the status of enhancements to Pullman Regional...

Community joins for a Thanksgiving dinner

Community joins for a Thanksgiving dinner

Danielle Chiriguayo, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Drag queens enjoyed turkey and pumpkin pie alongside community members Wednesday night at the annual Family Thanksgiving and Drag Bingo in the Gladish Community and Culture Center.For the past ten years, the Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC), University of I...

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