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Bicycle safety program kicks into gear

Bicycle safety program kicks into gear

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Moscow Community, News, Safety

Students throughout Moscow spent time Wednesday morning reviewing their ABC's. Their air, brakes and chain, that is.   As part of National Bike to School Day, volunteer bicycle mechanics from a local shop arrived at Moscow Middle School around the time many students were riding in on their bikes. ...

Bomb scare reports in Pullman and Moscow

Bomb scare reports in Pullman and Moscow

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Safety, Top-feature

Three possible bombs in the Pullman and Moscow area were reported to local police within the last two weeks. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said a pedestrian called police around 8 a.m. Sunday and reported seeing a suspicious device at City Playfield park. “There’s a series of three field...

Researcher analyzes data from college-aged males on sexual violence

Researcher analyzes data from college-aged males on sexual violence

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

An associate professor at WSU helped analyze research on the sexual aggression of college-aged males. Michael Cleveland, department of human development associate professor, said the research implemented the use of longitudinal data, or data collected over a period of time, to examine how alcohol...

New law will require sexual assault kits to be tested faster

New law will require sexual assault kits to be tested faster

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


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

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a Washington House Bill aimed to eliminate the backlog of sexual assault kits in the state. Tina Orwall, Washington state representative from the 33rd legislative district, said she began eliminating the backlog in 2014. “I had been touring evidence rooms, and...

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

Research works to keep dairy farm workers safe

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


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

Research at WSU will help create a safety training network to reduce injury risk among dairy farm workers and animals. Dairy Management Specialist Amber Adams-Progar said the network started after researchers looked at labor and industry data related to worker’s compensation claims among dairy workers....

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


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

The ASWSU Cougar Lobby Team hosted three panelists who discussed the current Title IX policies and sexual violence in colleges — both on and off campus. Julia Iannelli, WSU senior and Cougar Lobby Team member, said they held this event because Title IX affects WSU’s campus, and it is important...

Attempted kidnapping case closed

Attempted kidnapping case closed

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

After an investigation, the Pullman Police Department concluded there was not an attempted abduction at Lincoln Middle School in Pullman. The investigation came from a report made to the school by a concerned parent on April 16. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said no arrests or charges were...

Rollys looks for help after flood

Rollys looks for help after flood

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Adrian Gayles stared through the broken window. Mud and debris covered the floor and chairs and tables were turned upside down. He couldn’t believe what he saw. “It’s just heartbreaking,” he said. The 37-year-old is the co-owner of Rollys ice cream shop on Grand Avenue along with his wife...

Research shows road chemical damages street health

Research shows road chemical damages street health

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


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

A WSU researcher found that a chemical used on the roads during snowy weather has dangerous, and hidden, effects on the health of roadways and bridges. Xianming Shi, WSU civil and environmental engineering associate professor, found that samples of concrete exposed to magnesium chloride with repeate...

New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase, WSU Spokane

A new two-hour seminar at WSU Spokane focuses on communication about opioids in the healthcare field. The seminar emphasizes how to recognize someone who has an opioid addiction and how to look online to find out if people have received multiple opioid prescriptions, said Marian Wilson, WSU Colleg...

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


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

The Native American Women’s Association (NAWA) at WSU will host an annual event to raise awareness on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) at 5:30 p.m today. The event, titled Stolen Not Forgotten, will include a candlelight vigil, collaboration with other groups and a showing of ...

Pullman declares state of emergency

Pullman declares state of emergency

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

The City of Pullman declared a state of emergency today after major flooding caused damages to local businesses and cars on the road. Pullman Firefighter Mark Johnson said he helped other firefighters clean up and aid affected locations. He said the flood came down from the north of Missouri Flat...

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