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Attempted kidnapping case closed

Attempted kidnapping case closed

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019

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 15, 2019

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 15, 2019

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 15, 2019

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 10, 2019

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

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

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 9, 2019

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 8, 2019

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 8, 2019

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 3, 2019

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 3, 2019

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...

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