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Committee introduces new officers

Officer Luv St. Andre describes how his childhood and college experiences impacted his decision to go into law enforcement on Monday.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

March 10, 2020

Four recently hired Pullman Police Department officers were introduced to the Pullman Police Advisory Committee on Monday.  Officers Breauna Banks, Jared Haulk, Luv St. Andre and Holden Humphrey appeared before the committee during the its monthly meeting at City Hall.  “These four offic...

WSU responds to COVID-19

Bill, left, and Stella Heston are not concerned about the novel coronavirus. They are Pullman retirees in their 80s.

TJ YOCKACHONIS, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2020

Students and locals share concerns as WSU health leaders coordinate response efforts to prepare for a local COVID-19 outbreak in Pullman. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued an emergency declaration last Friday due to more confirmed cases and increasing deaths in Washington.  By ...

No smoke alarms went off during equipment fire in Eastlick

No smoke alarms went off during equipment fire in Eastlick

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2020

Overheating, smoking equipment in the Eastlick Hall basement failed to trigger smoke detectors and sprinklers on Wednesday.  Darren Jones, WSU Fire and Safety Compliance officer, said the fire began inside a drying oven in Eastlick G94. The contents of the oven caught fire, burned up the oxy...

Murrow Symposium postponed indefinitely

Murrow Symposium postponed indefinitely

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2020

The 45th Edward R. Murrow Symposium will be postponed surrounding growing concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus. Corrie Wilder, chairperson of the Symposium Committee, published an announcement on the symposium website outlining the delay. All events, including the keynote speech from NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, the Mu...

Shot K9 returns to Moses Lake with honor procession

Officer Nick Stewart walks K9 Chief out of the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital at 10:30 am.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2020

A 25-car escort waited to take Chief, Moses Lake K9 police dog, home this morning around 10:30 a.m. after he was released from WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Chief was shot in his left eye on Friday night while pursuing a felony robbery suspect, said Charlie Powell, public information officer for...

Fire cleared at Terrace Mobile Park

Fire cleared at Terrace Mobile Park

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

The Pullman Fire Department cleared a fire at the Terrace Estates at about 5:30 p.m. The fire began at approximately 1:16 p.m. at 1165 S. Grand in a mobile home. Assistant Fire Chief Ryan Scharnhrost said investigators cleared the scene and the area is safe. He said the structure was completely e...

Artist to host show, talk on feminism

Artist Arshia Fatima Haq was selected to speak at the 2020 Jo Hockenhull Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture through a nomination process which took about a year to complete.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

The 2020 Jo Hockenhull distinguished visiting artist lecture will host an art installation and give a lecture on non-western feminism March 4 and 5. Artist Arshia Fatima Haq’s art installation will include video, sound and performance, according to a press release of the event. She will speak ab...

All-campus lockdown test today

All-campus lockdown test today

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

There will be an all-campus lockdown to test WSU’s alert system at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday on WSU Pullman’s campus. Sarah Blatner, WSU Emergency Management coordinator, said WSU students, faculty and staff will receive an alert message through email, text or a phone call. There will also be sirens to...

Black communities receive limited communication in healthcare settings

Brianne Posey, Multicultural Student Services Liaison facilitating a workshop highlighting the historical and present day issues faced throughout the black community when communicating with physicians on Wednesday in CUB 420.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

Visiting a healthcare physician is like getting a new ride. “When you test drive a car and you’re not really feeling it, do you say, ‘Well that’s it, I guess I’ll never drive again’? No, most people don’t do that. You’re like, ‘OK, let’s try another one,’” said Brianne Po...

Students wait for release during police activity

Students wait for release during police activity

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

February 20, 2020

Students from Pullman Public Schools who live on the 300 block of NW Robert Street are being held at school due to police activity.  The school district does not consider students to be at risk, according to an email sent out by Pullman Public Schools to faculty and parents.  Shannon F...

Airport sees fewer canceled flights

Airport sees fewer canceled flights

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

The amount of flights cancelled due to low visibility has decreased for the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. Around 18 percent of winter flights were canceled over the past four years, but that rate will soon drop down to two percent.  Tony Bean, PMRA executive director, said more flights can land des...

Airport receives grant

Tony Bean, Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport executive director, says travelers who will be parking at in the lots should arrive at the airport an hour and a half before their flight takes off.

BREANNA RONEY, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a $6 million grant on Feb. 14 to fund the reconstruction of the new taxiway. The new taxiway is part of the runway realignment project which began in May 2017, according to the Mead and Hunt website. This is the last part of the project. The new taxiwa...

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