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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...

‘It’s definitely not my fault I got hit by a river’

‘It’s definitely not my fault I got hit by a river’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 10, 2019


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

Some people used air mattresses to float the raging river down Grand Avenue Tuesday night. But Jonathan O’Brien one-upped them when he rafted down the street in a Kia Optima. “I legitimately f-cking floated,” he said. O’Brien, the owner of Cave Cutz, was driving north on Grand after work when he hi...

Residents, businesses express thoughts on flood

Residents, businesses express thoughts on flood

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

April 10, 2019


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

A 23-year-old from Great Falls, Montana, gathered piles of debris with a shovel and his two beige gloves at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Dissmore’s IGA parking lot. “There was tons of interest in floating the Grand Ave River,” Brendan Heims wrote in a Facebook post on the "WSU Free & For Sale...

Task force addresses regional drug issues

Task force addresses regional drug issues

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019


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

The Quad Cities Drug Task Force presented to the Pullman Police Advisory Committee about past drug cases and what the task force does. Brock Germer, Pullman police officer and task force member, said their members are from agencies in Pullman and towns in Idaho that include Lewiston, Clarkston and...

Police honor reserve officer for service

Police honor reserve officer for service

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

The Pullman Police Department recognized the work of one of their officers for National Volunteer Week. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said Reserve Police Officer Dennis Pratt is not a typical reserve officer. Jenkins said most officers volunteer 20 to 30 hours a month, but Pratt volunteers...

Ally training discusses support for LGBTQ students

Ally training discusses support for LGBTQ students

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

A workshop Wednesday showed WSU students and staff ways to be an ally to people in the LGBTQ community. Matthew Jeffries, director of Gender Identity/ Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC), and a representative from Cougar Health Services hosted a workshop to speak about being...

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...

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