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Activists stand against Forest Service

The Friends of the Clearwater protest against the Forest Service's draft plan on Saturday in front of the Best Western Hotel in Moscow.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2020

Despite the cold weather, environmental activists protested against the U.S. Forest Service on Saturday in front of Moscow’s Best Western Hotel. Friends of the Clearwater organized the protest in response to the Forest Service’s Draft Revised Forest Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement f...

Forest Service faces scrutiny, criticism

Protesters stood outside Moscow’s Best Western Hotel on Jan. 25 holding a sign reading “Save our Forest.” After the protest, a meeting was held by the U.S. Forest Service to talk about the two drafts that were released before the holidays in December.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2020

The U.S. Forest Service received backlash and disapproval from environmental and conservation groups as well as activists. Friends of the Clearwater and other activist groups expressed disapproval of the Forest Service’s release and content of two documents. The agency released the Draft Revised Fo...

Save the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

Protesters in animal masks stand outside Moscow’s Best Western Hotel on Jan. 25 holding signs reading “Clearwater NF don’t make us homeless.” Another protestor holds a sign reading “Logging is not restoration.” The protest was against two plans created by the U.S. Forest Service which would remove 150 feet from a 300-foot buffer protecting forest streams.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2020

The future of the Nez Perce Forest and the Clearwater National Forest is threatened by two documents released by the U.S. Forest Service in December. Brett Haverstick, Friends of the Clearwater education and outreach director, said the forests currently operate under two separate plans. He said i...

More snow expected today

The National Weather Forecast issued a weather advisory Tuesday afternoon warning of potential snowfall and icy conditions.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2020

The U.S. National Weather Service issued another winter weather advisory for the second consecutive day. It will remain in effect from 4 p.m. Monday to 4 p.m. Tuesday. About 2 to 5 inches of snow is expected to accumulate in several areas of the Palouse, including Pullman, Moscow and Colfax, accordin...

Residents warned of spoofing calls

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2020

Washington State Patrol (WSP) issued a press release last month warning residents to ignore phone calls from a spoofed WSP number. Greg Umbright, a Pullman Police Department (PPD) detective sergeant, said spoofing is a term used to describe when the phone number on caller ID imitates another number...

Snowfall to be cleared on campus, parts of Pullman

Snowfall to be cleared on campus, parts of Pullman

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2020

The U.S. National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory 7 a.m. Sunday which will remain in effect until 4 a.m. Monday.  Alan Davis, Pullman parks superintendent, said staff will work on clearing paths, parking lots and certain sidewalks after the snow falls. Workers will plow the city lo...

Improvements coming to myWSU login system

WSU Infortmation Technology Services is implementing a new myWSU login system for students and staff to increase safety and reduce hacking.

SOLEN AREF, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

The WSU Information Technology Services will implement a new multi-factor authentication system starting Dec. 19. to login to myWSU. Jacqueline Southwick, ITS communication manager, said the new system will be used to increase the safety of students, faculty and staff using myWSU services and reduce...

WSU transit services implements new policies

WSU transit services implements new policies

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2019

WSU Transportation Services is enacting “No Overnight Parking” restrictions to several lots across campus for winter snow removal. The Green 5 lot between the Indoor Practice Facility and Ferdinand’s and Yellow 4 parking lot behind the Alumni Centre. Several areas of Green 1 are also affected,...

Weather warning issued for Idaho, Washington

Snow covers the bushes and shrubs outside Murrow Hall. WSU campus remains mostly unaffected after light snowfall occurred Wednesday morning. According to the National Weather Service, no hazardous weather is expected in the Palouse at this time.

KAITLYN TEJERO, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

The National Weather Service released a hazardous weather warning Wednesday morning for Southeast Washington, North Idaho and North Central Idaho. No hazardous weather is expected in the Palouse area at this time, according to the National Weather Service. The heavy wet snow could lead to minor...

Medication drop-off open this weekend

Medication drop-off open this weekend

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2019

Pullman residents will have a safe space to drop off any type of medication or prescription drugs they no longer need, as part of a new program starting this weekend. Cougs for Recovery is hosting a Safe Medication Disposal event from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will be held at the Community...

Pullman to experience intense weather this week

National Weather Services said wind gusts could be up to 40 miles per hour and last until around 6 or 7 p.m. each night.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

Pullman will experience winds with gusts up to 40 miles per hour this week, according to the U.S. National Weather Service website. Jeff Cote, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Spokane, said the wind gusts will last until sunset, typically around 6 or 7 p.m. The wind will affect ar...

Local park discovered to have dangerous levels of toxins

Algal bloom which produces toxins, and occurs when water reaches a specific level of oxygen and temperature

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2019

The City of Moscow found there are dangerous levels of toxins in Hordemann Pond. According to the press release from the city of Moscow, direct contact with the blue-green algae with dangerous levels of toxins may cause side effects, like abdominal pain, headache, sore throat, vomiting and nausea,...

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