The Daily Evergreen

Bill requires DUI offenders to purchase new device

Bill requires DUI offenders to purchase new device

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, Moscow Community, News, Safety, Top-feature

First-time drunken driving offenders in Idaho are required to install an ignition interlock device, due to a bill effective since Jan. 1. Police Operations Commander Chris Tennant said the ignition interlock device is a civilian breathalyzer. If the person blows into the device with a certain alcohol...

Fire chief says to clear hydrants

Fire chief says to clear hydrants

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

As the winter storm approaches, Pullman residents should free fire hydrants of snow as a safety precaution. There are more than 1,000 fire hydrants in Pullman, and the fire department cannot clear all of them, he said. The fire department would like people to “adopt” a fire hydrant. The city co...

ASWSU leader opposes Title IX changes

ASWSU leader opposes Title IX changes

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2019


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

In response to proposed Title IX alterations, student body leaders from colleges and universities across the country signed a list of complaints regarding their issues with them. The Department of Education proposed changes to Title IX standards related to how universities and colleges address sexu...

Pullman Transit impacted by snow

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Bus service in Pullman is being impacted by snow as several buses are running detour routes this morning. Buses are expected to regain full service after snow plows clear service side streets, said Brad Rader, Pullman Transit operations supervisor. Pullman Transit is monitoring the storm and exp...

Deciding school snow days

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


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

With the onslaught of snow recently in all of Washington, many students are begging their school officials to give them another snow day. Two groups made up of WSU officials decide if the Pullman campus will operate as normal during inclement weather. The first group of WSU officials meet at 4:45...

Pullman will replace pipelines, repave roads

Pullman will replace pipelines, repave roads

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

The City of Pullman will spend $450,000 to replace water, sewer and storm lines and to redo some of the road on Autumn and Summer Streets. The timeline is not yet set, but the construction company, Motley-Motley Inc., will start in April or May. They will have until the end of the contract, Sept. ...

Central Washington false alarm raises concerns

Central Washington false alarm raises concerns

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2019


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

Reports of an active shooter at Central Washington University (CWU) led to an all-campus lockdown the evening of Feb. 6. The reports were later deemed false, according to an Evergreen article. Reyn Romero, a junior exercise science major at CWU, said he was working out at a gym on campus when he, and ...

Three-vehicle crash sends passengers to hospital

Three-vehicle crash sends passengers to hospital

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Safety, Showcase

A three-vehicle collision injured nine people on U.S. Highway 195, about four miles north of Pullman, around 1 p.m. on Sunday. Spokane resident Shawn Whisman was driving a van south on Highway 195 and drove into oncoming traffic, Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers said. Whisman collided with a mi...

WSU works to clear snow for students

WSU works to clear snow for students

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 12, 2019


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

WSU Facilities Services is prepared to clear the expected five to seven inches of snow from roads, parking lots and sidewalks Monday night, said Craig Cole, director of construction services for WSU Facilities Services. Large equipment crews use plows, dump trucks and excavators to remove snow from...

WSU student arrested for alleged trespassing

WSU student arrested for alleged trespassing

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Safety

Taylor Berglund, a WSU student, was informally arrested on alleged criminal trespass in the first-degree and alleged malicious mischief in the third-degree charges at 8:35 p.m. on Saturday, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. Berglund's former boyfriend called the Pullman Police Department with...

Alleged DUI, reckless driving cited to WSU student

Alleged DUI, reckless driving cited to WSU student

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Safety

Police arrested a WSU student for an alleged DUI, an unattended hit and run and reckless driving at 12:19 a.m. on Sunday. Alyssa Valdez, 19, allegedly hit three parked cars while trying to leave her driveway on Indiana Street, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. Valdez then fled the scene...

Towing service prepares for winter storm

Towing service prepares for winter storm

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News, Safety, Top-feature

Myers Auto Rebuild and Towing are preparing its two tow trucks, especially for tonight’s commute home, in light of the recent heavy snowfall in the Palouse area. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning that's in effect from 4 p.m. tonight until 10 a.m. tomorrow morning. The WSU Alert...

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