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Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2021

Whitman County will stay in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan for at least the next two weeks.  All counties in Washington will remain in their current phases as part of a “two...

Two Pullman residents arrested after drug-related search warrant

Two Pullman residents arrested after drug-related search warrant

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

Two Pullman residents were booked into the Whitman County Jail after county deputies found 12 ounces of methamphetamine along with other drug-related items in a home on NE Terre View Drive.  60-year-old...

The piece of land is zoned by Whitman County as agricultural with single-family homes permitted. The number of houses allowed is determined by Whitman County Public Health based on sewer disposal requirements. 

Pullman council denies land annexation into city

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

City of Pullman councilmembers voted 6-1 to reject the proposed annexation of a 48.3-acre lot during a meeting Tuesday night. About 15 residents made public comments at the last council meeting in opposition...

WSU Pullman has 26 active COVID-19 cases

WSU Pullman has 26 active COVID-19 cases

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor April 26, 2021

As of April 22, WSU Pullman has 26 active COVID-19 cases and a running total of 2,731 positive tests. One of the 26 cases is a WSU employee, according to the WSU COVID-19 Dashboard. WSU Pullman has...

There are a variety of corporate, individual sponsors and yearly givers. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories is one of the largest partners, said Eric Fejeran, United Way executive director. 

Nonprofit organizations able to apply for grant until May 17

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2021

The United Way of Whitman County is now accepting grant applications from registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations until May 17.  Organizations have to provide services in three specific areas:...

Cities in the Palouse region — including Pullman, Moscow, Colfax, Albion and Palouse — receive water from two aquifers. The deeper aquifer, the Grande Ronde, is used by all the cities.

Water alternatives address aquifer depletion

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 22, 2021

As the two aquifers beneath Pullman and Moscow continue to be depleted, local conservationists are exploring potential alternative water sources for the region. “Our water level is declining, and...

Alana Inlow, CAC board member and WSU sociology doctoral candidate, said a big obstacle with establishing a homeless shelter in Pullman is lack of exposure to the crises.

‘We’re all one bad day away from being homeless’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2021

*Editor's note: This article has been corrected to show the Family Promise of the Palouse warming shelter was unable to remain operational, not the Community Action Center's. Homelessness affects people...

Pullman Regional Hospital will administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at its upcoming clinics. Those over 18 years old are eligible.

Guide: How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Pullman 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are filling up quickly as vaccine eligibility expanded April 15 to all individuals over 16 years old in Washington state.   As of April 20, Whitman County has administered...

Gracyn Holiway, sophomore animal science major, received her first shot April 16. Holiway said she wanted to get the vaccine to keep those around her safe. 

WSU students receive COVID-19 vaccine 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 20, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is available to anyone over 16 years old in Washington state, and many WSU students have already begun the process of becoming vaccinated. In Whitman County, about 12,900 people,...

WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases

WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen news editor April 19, 2021

As of April 15, WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases and a running total of 2,700 positive tests. One of the 13 cases is a WSU employee, according to the WSU COVID-19 Dashboard.  WSU Pullman...

Local Businesses affected by Phase 2

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 19, 2021

Local businesses in Whitman County are adjusting to operating under Washington state COVID-19 Phase 2 guidelines after the county moved down a phase last week.   In Phase 2, businesses are...

The outdoor event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. April 22 at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Mobile vaccination unit set to administer 500 COVID-19 vaccines 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

The Washington State Department of Health’s Team 6 Mobile Vaccination Unit will host a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Whitman County April 22.  The outdoor event will take place from noon...

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