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Raising and lowering the flag down to half-staff is something Air Force ROTC takes seriously.

Flags flown at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor February 26, 2021

American flags in Whitman County and around the nation are currently being flown at half-staff to remember those who have lost their lives to COVID-19.  President Joe Biden issued the proclamation...

Lance Bishop, information technology director for Whitman County, said he is considering moving some of the county’s overall storage into cloud storage, which would increase the county’s available storage.

County commissioners discuss record storage

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter February 23, 2021

Whitman County Commissioners discussed a possible upgrade to the IT system in the Whitman County Courthouse to increase the amount of available technology storage and replace 30-year-old fiber optic cables.  The...

Whitman County confirms 29 new positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 29 new positive COVID-19 cases

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor February 20, 2021

From Feb. 13-19, 29 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s running total to 3,276 cases. There have been a total of 41 COVID-19-related deaths as of Feb. 19. A total of...

From Feb. 16, 2020, to Feb. 16, 2021, Pullman PD coded three deaths by suicide, 62 attempts and 58 threats.

‘Every statistic is a real person’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter February 18, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story is part of the news section’s Mental Health Series and contains themes of suicide and other mental health issues. If you need help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention...

Commissioner Brandon Kruger said any questions or requests regarding snow plow schedules should be directed to him.

Whitman County plans to avoid complications of fast melt

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2021

Whitman County commissioners met Tuesday to discuss plans for handling the inclement weather and one member’s experience volunteering at COVID-19 clinics. People may have noticed that it has snowed...

Winter storm warning issued for Pullman, Colfax, Moscow

Winter storm warning issued for Pullman, Colfax, Moscow

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2021

Pullman residents should expect moderate to heavy snowfall from now until 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to a winter storm warning issued by National Weather Service Spokane.  There will be about five...

Worship services, retail stores and personal services remain operating at 25% capacity.

Whitman County moves to Phase 2

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2021

Indoor dining is now open at 25 percent capacity as Whitman County moves into Phase 2 of the Healthy Washington reopening plan.  As of yesterday, the entire state is in Phase 2 of the reopening...

“It feels like a thousand-pound gorilla has been lifted off our shoulders,” Malden Mayor Dan Harwood said. 

Malden receives federal aid five months after fire

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2021

Malden has received Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance to start rebuilding after waiting nearly five months for the president to sign off on the request.  “It feels like a thousand-pound...

The drafted comprehensive plan will be completed by June or July, then presented to the public. Around December, it will be presented to the county commissioners for approval.

County to revitalize goals, priorities for land development

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2021

Whitman County officials are seeking public input to update its comprehensive plan that will determine priorities for land development in the next 20 years. The county comprehensive plan focuses on...

Whitman County confirms 30 new positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 30 new positive COVID-19 cases

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen news editor February 13, 2021

From Feb. 6-12, 30 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 3,247. There have been a total of 39 COVID-19-related deaths as of Feb. 12. A total of 86 people have...

Students will receive comprehensive sexual health education at least twice during both their middle school and high school careers.

School board discusses sexual health education, student pods

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter February 12, 2021

Roberta Kramer, assistant superintendent of Pullman Public Schools, gave an update about current and upcoming sexual health education requirements during a school board meeting Wednesday.   Kramer...

Wanted man in Montana arrested by Pullman PD after foot pursuit

Wanted man in Montana arrested by Pullman PD after foot pursuit

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen news editor February 12, 2021

The Pullman Police Department engaged in a foot pursuit Thursday morning that ended in an arrest. Flathead County in Montana contacted Pullman PD for assistance in arresting Taylor Silva, who was...

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