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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Palouse Conservation District has many programs focused on local ecosystems. This month, the organization is hosting a City Nature Challenge and launching Confluence Crew.

Palouse Conservation District launches citizen science programs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 29, 2022

Palouse Conservation District is offering two programs this month for residents to learn more about biodiversity and water quality by participating in citizen science.  The first program is part of...

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport is hoping to have jet service by the end of 2023, said airport director Tony Bean.

Alaska Airlines flight cancellations not affecting Pullman

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 13, 2022

Although Alaska Airlines continues to cancel over a dozen flights each day, the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport remains unaffected.  The current wave of flight cancellations began on April 1, the...

The live animals are being kept at the Police Department and have been continuing to receive proper professional care from both the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the Whitman County Humane Society.

Deputies seize illegal drugs during Colfax traffic stop

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor April 5, 2022

Whitman County Sheriff's deputies found 500 fentanyl tablets during a traffic stop in downtown Colfax early Wednesday morning. Joshua Bewick, 31, of Pullman, was pulled over while driving south through...

Whitman County Auditor Sandy Jamison will run for a second term, she announced last week.

Whitman County auditor to seek reelection

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor March 22, 2022

Whitman County Auditor Sandy Jamison announced last week she is looking to hold her position for a second term. Jamison said she wants to see the office continue to grow, according to a press release. When...

The Albion woman was believed to have been in violation of a previous court order prohibiting her from owning animals.

Cats rescued from Albion woman’s home

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter March 21, 2022

The Whitman County Sheriff's Office and Whitman County Humane Society seized several sick and malnourished cats from an Albion woman’s home last week. The warrant was issued to secure all domestic...

Whitman County Humane Society is hoping to spay and neuter a group of 20 feral cats living in Moscow.

Humane society offers spay, neuter coupons to decrease overpopulation

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

Over the past three months, Whitman County Humane Society has cared for almost 40 puppies.  All of these were accidental litters or dogs that were dumped because they were never fixed, said...

City council members discuss fiber construction complaints during a meeting at Pullman City Hall, March 2.

Pullman city council hears financial and Ziply Fiber updates

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2022

Tom Murn, Ziply Fiber engineering manager, updated the Pullman City Council at their Tuesday night meeting about their response to complaints made regarding the Ziply Fiber project that started in...

Eric Fejeran, United Way of Whitman County executive director, wrote that the money for organizations came from two grants totaling over $50,000.

United Way of Whitman County offers emergency funds to nonprofits

PUNEET BSANTI March 1, 2022

The United Way of Whitman County is offering funds to reimburse qualified Whitman County nonprofits, both religious and governmental, for the purchase of emergency food and shelter.  The funds...

Judge John Hart is currently the dean for the Washington Judicial College. He announced last week he will seek reelection for his Whitman County District Court seat.

Whitman County District Court judge to seek reelection

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor March 1, 2022

Judge John Hart announced last week he will seek reelection for a second term in Whitman County District Court. Hart is serving his third year of a four-year term, most of which has been during the pandemic....

Tahnee Runions, volunteer for Feeding our Friends, prepares free meals for hungry residents of the Pullman community, Oak Pullman, Feb. 22

Local restaurant addresses food insecurity in the community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor March 1, 2022

Oak on Main revived the Feeding Our Friends program Feb. 8, providing free meals for the Pullman community every Tuesday from 4-6 p.m.  Michael Byrne, co-owner of the restaurant, said he and Frank...

Debbie Mitzimberg, Garfield-Palouse School District Head Chef, stands next to a Viking Power Pack which contains Cougar Gold Cheese, Feb. 24.

Garfield-Palouse School District receives grant to provide fresh food

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer February 25, 2022

*Editor's note: this story has been updated with the correct school district in the headline. The Garfield-Palouse School District was awarded a $2,500 grant in January by the NorthEast Washington Educational...

While grants have been distributed for nonprofits, the application for small businesses is still open.

Whitman County awards grants to nonprofits, small businesses

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter February 21, 2022

County officials are awarding grant money to local nonprofits and small businesses, with 59 businesses in Whitman County stating they are facing financial hardships in a recent survey conducted by county...

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