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Kelly Ward passes away at 54

Kelly Ward passes away at 54

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 9, 2018


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

Kelly Ward, vice provost for faculty development and recognition in the College of Education, died Sunday at the age of 54. Ward passed away as a result of injuries following an accident on July 3, according to a letter from WSU Provost Dan Bernardo. "Kelly will likely be most remembered as a champion...

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 6, 2018


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

Valhalla Bar and Grill has received a one-week liquor license suspension from the Washington Liquor Control Board The suspension went into effect at 10 a.m. Friday and comes after Valhalla served alcohol to a minor for the second time in as many years, said WLCB Communications Director Brian Smith. Valhalla...

Buses to run abbreviated routes on Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Due to the Fourth of July, Pullman Transit buses will run on three routes instead of their normal eight routes Wednesday. Buses will operate on Holiday North and South routes from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., according to a press release. Starting at 4:15 p.m., Transit will run 'A' and Loop route, with their...

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 3, 2018


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

Emergency services in Pullman, including the Pullman Police and Fire departments, prepare every year for the emergency calls that accompany the public’s celebration of America’s independence. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said while the number of calls increases during the holiday, it still...

Sunnyside hosts annual July Fourth celebration

Sunnyside hosts annual July Fourth celebration

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community

The City of Pullman has banded together to celebrate Independence Day for the last 43 years. Several groups around Pullman work together each year to give the town a spectacular Fourth of July experience that is fun for the whole family and for the college students still in town. The Pullman Chamber...

‘The true volunteer of the Fourth’

‘The true volunteer of the Fourth’

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


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

Every year since 1976, Linda Mittelhammer, also known lovingly as the “Pie Lady,” has been selling pies and desserts at Pullman’s annual Fourth of July celebration at Sunnyside Park. Glenn Johnson, Pullman mayor and head of the celebration committee, said the city comes together to host the...

US Secretary of Agriculture tours WSU

US Secretary of Agriculture tours WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 2, 2018


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

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited WSU on Monday as part of a tour of Eastern Washington and land grant universities with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA. Perdue began his tour in Spokane before making his way to Pullman, according to a press release. Once on campus, he walked through...

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 30, 2018


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

See the bottom of this page for a slideshow of the event. Protesters held a march for immigrant rights in downtown Pullman on Saturday in response to the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border. People gathered at High Street Mall at 11 a.m. before proceeding as a group to Reaney Park, where mu...

Preparing for an emergency

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center will host a free community safety fair to answer questions and showcase equipment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the fair is a great opportunity for children to meet with first responders outside of an emergency situation. “If...

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


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

Coug Bikes, WSU’s new bike share program that launched on June 1, has been well received by the community. The service has amassed over 500 active members, who have collectively rode over 2,000 miles, according to data collected by the Outdoor Recreation Center. “I’d say it’s been very positive s...

State removes unused tracks

State removes unused tracks

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Washington State Department of Transportation began removing unused railroads on three Pullman streets Monday and expect to complete the process by the end of the week. The work includes the removal of the tracks that span across State and Kamiaken streets and Grand Avenue, which could see additi...

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