The Daily Evergreen

Senators vote for open discussions with police

Senators vote for open discussions with police

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate showed support for open forum discussions between police departments, the Pullman community and students to address sexual misconduct and violence at Wednesday night's meeting in the CUB. The resolution was authored by ASWSU Senators Synthia Alcantar and Hannah Martian and called...

Memorial fund for late Lauren McCluskey raises about $92,000

Memorial fund for late Lauren McCluskey raises about $92,000

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

A memorial fund honoring the late, former Pullman High School track star, has raised close to $92,000 for track and field athletes at the University of Utah. The memorial fund was established by the University of Utah to honor Lauren, said Chris Nelson, communications director at the University of...

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The WSU Panhellenic Council may revise bylaws in the coming months to focus on safety as part of an initiative called “Forward 19.” Panhellenic President Ani Duni said traditionally Panhellenic councils, which serve for one year, set a checklist of goals at the beginning of the year they want...

Domestic abuse, brain injury link inspires bill

Domestic abuse, brain injury link inspires bill

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

Victoria records daily conversations, transcribes the recordings, refers to her notebook and studies material until it becomes a memory. “If I don’t write something down, it doesn’t exist in my world,” said Victoria, who asked that her full name not be used due to an ongoing restraining order....

Proposed bill could make studded tires illegal

Proposed bill could make studded tires illegal

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Safety

Washington state highways received over $20 million in repairs due to damage from tires House Bill 1309 would phase out and ultimately ban studded tires in Washington by 2025. John Shaheen, WSU Transportation Services director, said studded tires have metal studs embedded in the tires that can diminish...

City police recognized for drone program

City police recognized for drone program

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


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

The Alliance for Innovation will award the Pullman Police Department for its use of drones in local government initiatives, community outreach and welfare projects. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award recognizes the department’s...

Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

Electric contractors started construction work on the WSU electric power distribution system Monday. WSU Construction Manager Brian Funke said contractors will remove an old feeder tunnel. The construction is planned to last until approximately the second week of June. Areas effected by construction...

NHSTA recalls 37 million Takata airbags

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Pullman Police issued an alert regarding a recall of Takata airbags. Drivers can check their vehicle for any recalls by going to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website and entering either a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or the year, make and model of a vehicle into the section...

New bill could raise smoking age

New bill could raise smoking age

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Safety, Showcase

The Washington state House of Representatives voted 66-30 in favor of raising the minimum age required to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21. The bill, HB 1074, was supported by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Washington Department of Health. Lawmakers passed the bill on Feb....

Parking limitations to occur during spring break

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Parking on campus will be restricted over spring break to allow for the City of Pullman Maintenance and Operations staff to clean up the streets. Pullman Police Commander Chris Tennant said parking on 10 streets will be restricted from 2-9 a.m. from March 11-15. “We are utilizing WSU spring break ...

WSU plans test for alert system

WSU plans test for alert system

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


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

WSU will hold an all-campus lockdown to test the alert system at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday on the Pullman campus. Emergency Management Coordinator Sarah Blatner said when the doors lock, WSU students, faculty and staff will receive their first message via email, text message, phone call or on their social...

Police develop Pullman strategic plan

Police develop Pullman strategic plan

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2019


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

The Pullman Police Department is consulting with graduate students from the University of Washington to develop a strategic plan to guide the department in the coming years, Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said last night. Community members representing local groups came together Monday night to...

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