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County commissioner candidates answer questions

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The pair of candidates for Whitman County Commissioner District 3 answered questions from constituents at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library on July 17. Incumbent Republican Michael Largent and Democratic challenger John-Mark Mahnkey will move ...

Westwood Drive to close Tuesday, Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Westwood Drive, located on College Hill, will close Tuesday and Wednesday as crews work to repair asphalt. No through traffic will be allowed from Merman to Northwood Drive during the hot asphalt patching work, according to a City of Pullman news release. The construction is one of various projects...

Dye, Goulet discuss platforms in front of Pullman voters

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 27, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Incumbent Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, and challenger Jenn Goulet, D-Pasco, faced questions from voters during a League of Women Voters of Pullman forum at the Neill Public Library last week. The two will move on to the general election in November as the only two in the running for Washington State’s 9...

Schmick, Sutherland spar at voters forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 26, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Incumbent Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and challenger Matthew Sutherland, D-Pullman, faced questions from voters during a League of Women Voters of Pullman forum at the Neill Public Library in Pullman last week. The two will move on to the general election in November as the only two in the running for Was...

Closures to affect traffic on Bishop Boulevard this week

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Paving work on parts of Bishop Boulevard will result in detours and bus reroutes all-day Monday through Wednesday. The paving work, part of the Bishop Boulevard Bridges Deck Resurfacing Project, will close the Paradise Creek Bridge near the Quality Inn and the South Fork Palouse River Bridge near...

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

City Council focuses on future of plastic straws

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

The future of plastic in Pullman is a conversation City Councilmember Eileen Macoll thinks we need to start having. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Macoll said it’s time to start a dialogue in Pullman about single use plastics and sustainable recycling, two topics which have recently been in...

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


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

The three candidates for the Whitman County District Court judge seat vacated by retiring judge Doug Robinson responded to questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on Wednesday night. Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart, Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau...

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


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

Letters and documents sent to members of the Pullman School Board and Superintendent Bob Maxwell in April 2017 outlined a number of allegations of unethical behavior carried out by Assistant Superintendent Roberta Kramer during her eight years as superintendent at Riverside School District in Chattaroy,...

Car catches fire near library parking garage

Car catches fire near library parking garage

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

A red 2007 Chevrolet Impala caught fire near the Holland Terrell Library parking garage Tuesday evening. The car caught fire at about 5:21 p.m., Pullman Deputy Fire Marshal Tony Nuttman said. In addition to the driver, there was at least one passenger in the Impala when the flames began but no one...

Pullman child passes away following bicycle crash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

A 6-year-old Pullman boy has passed away from his injuries suffered during a bicycle crash near Short Street and Parr Drive on Sunday. Denny Curran died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, according to a Facebook post by his father Keith. Pullman Police confirmed Curran's passing. Curran had been riding with a group of children at...

Police search for witness after biker crashes

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 15, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Pullman Police are searching for a potential witness to a bicycle crash on Grand Avenue on Sunday morning. A 60-year-old man was biking down Center Street towards Grand Avenue when his brakes failed causing him to ride across Grand, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. The man avoided any collisions...

Library to implement new systems

Library to implement new systems

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Neill Public Library has implemented two different programs over the past year to work on improving the library for its patrons. The first program is called User Experience and the second is titled Lean, said Joanna Bailey, the director of Neill Public Library. The User Experience program was paid...

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