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Former Pullman High School athlete murdered in Salt Lake City

Former Pullman High School athlete murdered in Salt Lake City

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Lauren McCluskey, a former Pullman High School track star and student-athlete at University of Utah, was found shot dead Monday night in a car near Utah campus residence halls. Authorities later found the suspect, 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Trinity...

Pullman Transit may add electric buses with help of grants

Pullman Transit may add electric buses with help of grants

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


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

Pullman Transit is applying for two grants that could bring three fully-electric buses to the area by 2021. One federally-funded grant would allow for the purchase of two electric buses, with each bus costing approximately $800,000, Pullman Transit Manager Wayne Thompson said. The Regional Mobility...

WSU recycling changes labels to improve clarity

WSU recycling changes labels to improve clarity

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


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

Bins with green commingled labels will soon switch to blue recycling labels in an effort to increase “clean” or uncontaminated recycling throughout campus. Rick Finch, manager of WSU Facilities Operations Waste Management, said they began to switch the labels this semester within popular student...

Businesses raise over $2,000 for Cougar Health Fund

Businesses raise over $2,000 for Cougar Health Fund

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


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

'Two Weeks of Pullman' allowed businesses to donate a percentage of sales to support mental health, prevent sexual assault

Student groups register about 2,000 to vote in local elections

Student groups register about 2,000 to vote in local elections

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


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

WSU student organizations registered more people on campus to vote since the beginning of the fall semester than any previous year. ASWSU worked with student organizations it thought would be willing to help register students to vote, said Quinton Berkompas, ASWSU deputy director of Legislative Affairs. It...

Several couch fires reported after football game victory

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

After a bustling football weekend at WSU, Pullman Police Department experienced an uptick in game-related crimes including multiple couch burnings, fireworks, noise complaints, alcohol-related infractions and reports of unconscious people. Six fires were reported Saturday night starting around 8 p.m....

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

Local business owners discuss GameDay crowds

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


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

While many students were out late in celebration of ESPN’s College GameDay coming to campus over the weekend, downtown business owners braced themselves for one of Pullman’s biggest football weekends yet. Kristy Mosman, Zoe Coffee and Kitchen manager, said it was hard to gauge the capacity of...

Goulet, Dye compete for representative seat

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Voter's Guide 2018

In the November election, Mary Dye, Washington House of Representatives Republican incumbent, will face Democratic challenger Jennifer Goulet for Position 1 of the 9th District at the state capital. The district includes Adams, Asotin, Garfield, Whitman and parts of Franklin and Spokane counties. Dye...

Incumbent, newcomer compete for county commissioner seat

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Two candidates are running for the position of Whitman County commissioner in the November elections. Democratic incumbent Michael Largent said he feels he’s earned another term. “I grew up on a farm here, I worked several jobs in Pullman, I have always been involved with my community and I also ...

Professor writes book on success, wins award

Professor writes book on success, wins award

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU professor’s new book exploring the successes of black males in literature has recently won the 2018 Award for Creative Scholarship at the College Language Association (CLA) annual convention banquet. Aaron Oforlea, associate professor at WSU, published his book “James Baldwin, Toni Morrison,...

Mark Clinton seeks re-election for treasurer

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Voter's Guide 2018

This November election, incumbent Mark Clinton will face challenger Christina Nelson for Whitman County treasurer. Both candidates are running as Republicans. Nelson, who was unable to do an interview due to a family emergency, has said in previous statements she wants to achieve improvements in accuracy,...

Local business owners weigh in on I-1634

Local business owners weigh in on I-1634

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Voter's Guide 2018

Initiative Measure No. 1634, also known as the “keep groceries affordable act of 2018,” proposes that no local governmental entity may impose a tax or fee for any raw or processed food or beverage intended for human consumption. Dissmore’s IGA Owner Archie McGregor III said there is a need for...

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