The Daily Evergreen

Police offers tips against car burglary

NAJMA SHECK, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

The Pullman Police Department asked the public to help combat the recent rise of car burglaries in the Palouse. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the police department noticed a rise in car burglary rates when the weather is warmer.  As spring  approaches, the police department urges residents...

Groups to host events, help those in need

Groups to host events, help those in need

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


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

Local nonprofits on the Palouse will provide support to those in need during the winter season through fundraisers, free food and shelter. The Community Action Center As a holiday celebration, the Community Action Center (CAC) is hosting two community meals during regular food pantry distribut...

Ferguson warns of ‘ghost guns’

Ferguson warns of ‘ghost guns’

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2018


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

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson discussed his team’s efforts in opposing the concept of 3D-printed guns at a Thomas S. Foley Institute talk Thursday. Ferguson said his office has filed 32 lawsuits against President Donald Trump’s administration so far. He said they file lawsuits based...

Bus reportedly carrying UW Marching Band to Apple Cup rolls over

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Sports

A charter bus reportedly carrying the University of Washington Husky Marching Band to Pullman for Friday’s Apple Cup has rolled over on Interstate 90 near George, Washington. Initial reports have indicated the bus was carrying members of the Husky Marching Band. John Bryant, Washington State Patrol...

Enforcement to increase presence for Thanksgiving

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Two Washington State Patrol districts will conduct emphasis patrols starting Thursday through Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving and the Apple Cup. Troopers from WSP District 4 will increase patrols in Spokane, Whitman and Adams counties while District 6 officers will focus on Grant and Kittitas counties,...

State Route 26 detour extended

State Route 26 detour extended

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced the 32-mile detour on State Route 26, created due to bridge repairs, will go longer than scheduled. Contractors hoped to finish the project near Othello, which costs $1.2 million, by Nov. 21, according to a WSDOT news release. The work may...

Pullman PD sergeant arrested for sexual misconduct

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


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

The Washington State Patrol arrested Pullman Police Sgt. Jerry Daniel “Dan” Hargraves on Tuesday morning on a charge of custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree following an April incident involving a female WSU student. Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy said in a news release Tuesd...

Study finds not all E. coli is bad

Study finds not all E. coli is bad

ANNABELLE HUTSON, Evergreen contributor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

While it can be a danger in many cases, the bacteria E. coli is on the horizon for researchers as they find out more about its benefits. Stephanie Smith, a food safety specialist at WSU working to increase food safety practices across the state of Washington, said foodborne illness is a large issue...

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2018


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

As College GameDay’s broadcast approaches, Pullman first responders are preparing for what is set to be a big weekend for Pullman. “We’re not doing a whole lot different,” Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said. “Our motto is be prepared for anything.” Heston said this weekend is high...

17.5 miles of State Route 26 to close for repair

17.5 miles of State Route 26 to close for repair

RYAN MOSHER and CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen sports editor and Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, News, Safety, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced that State Route 26 will close for repairs starting Oct. 15 and will finish before Thanksgiving on Nov. 22. During that time a 17.5-mile stretch of State Route 26 east of Othello, Washington, will be closed for nearly six weeks. This is...

Safe Rides back again this fall

Safe Rides back again this fall

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


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

Cougar Safe Rides kicked off its fall season of operations Sept. 13. The program, previously known as Women’s Transit, offers rides to everyone Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to midnight, as well as Friday and Saturday nights from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. The name change aims to encourage more people of...

Initiative aims to target deadly force by law enforcement

Initiative aims to target deadly force by law enforcement

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety

An initiative on the November election ballot could affect the use of deadly force by police officers. Washington Initiative 940 would require de-escalation training, and mental health and first aid training for all officers. It would also establish a policy requiring officers to administer first...

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