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Folk artist to ‘lumber rock’ Moscow

Norman Baker and the Backroads play on March 20, 2019 at Tractor Tavern in Seattle. Baker performs his

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Norman Baker and the Backroads, a Seattle-based folk band, will bring their original music to Moscow on Friday night at John’s Alley. Norman Baker, a singer and songwriter, is no stranger to Moscow. He said he has played several shows at John’s Alley Tavern, but it has been a few years since...

Nonprofit provides employment support for adults with disabilities

Boost Collaborative Employment Services Director Teresa Driver describes how Boost's services help those with disabilities find a way to enter or reenter the workforce on Monday morning at the Pullman Boost Collaborative Office.

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Community integration is no small task for adults with disabilities, but Boost Collaborative’s Employment Support Services aim to make this task a little less daunting. Teresa Driver, director of Employment Support Services, said the employment branch of Boost Collaborative starts with people ages 18 t...

Women Behind Swan Family Ink share their story

Telisa Swan, owner and tattoo artist at Swan Family Ink, tattoos an oak tree on customer Jordan Shull's shin Thursday afternoon at Swan Family Ink in Moscow.

ANNIKA ZEIGLER, Evergreen reporter

March 10, 2020

The exterior of Moscow’s Swan Family Ink is painted in a traditional beige. The inside is bursting with life, color and '90s grunge music. Swan Family Ink owner Telisa Swan gave her first tattoo at the age of 12 — to herself. She gave her second at 14 — again to herself. In 1993, shortl...

Black Lens showcases a new perspective

Black Lens showcases a new perspective

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2020

Starting last January, WSU began offering copies of Black Lens, an independent newspaper that focuses on the black community in Spokane. “A newspaper that’s solely dedicated to black people is always great to see,” said Pomy Ayele, an active participant in Visionaries Inspiring Black Empowere...

Native women find solidarity in campus group

NAWA Vice President Kamapolani Garcia discusses how she reconnected with her Native heritage when she got involved with NAWA last Wednesday afternoon in the WSU Native Center.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2020

Growing up in Hawaii, Kamapolani Garcia was always far away from her father’s Native Tohono O’odham heritage. Now the vice president of the Native American Women’s Association, Garcia says spending time with her late grandfather and meeting the women in NAWA helped her reconnect to, and learn...

Giving more than they take: Pullman Firefighters go beyond the call of duty

Jerid Hilderbrand, firefighter/paramedic for the Pullman Fire Department, recounts his career during an interview on Saturday afternoon at the fire department.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

When the women and men of the Pullman Fire Department get called, they make it their mission to make a bad day better for local community members. “All the people we interact with have their own story and it’s kind of cool that we get to become part of their story,” Pullman firefighter an...

Student club supports women in STEM

Lydia Weddle, junior chemistry major and PR Chair of Scientista, discusses the club's history, the challenges women face in STEM, and the resources Scientista can provide for STEM students, on Thursday at The Chinook.

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

Every week, a group of women at WSU bond over shared experiences and academic pursuits in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The club, Scientista, is part of a national organization with chapters across the country, said Lydia Weddle, public relations chair. “It...

Animal sanctuary rescues farm animals

Animal sanctuary rescues farm animals

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2020

For the past three years, Blackbird Ranch Sanctuary has rescued farm animals from around the world from neglect, abuse and slaughter. “We provide [the animals with] a soft landing here at Blackbird,” owner Jenna Ramsey said. “We give them a place where they can thrive. They don’t have to...

Blessing Beds builds beds, community

Senior pastor Thad DeBuhr shows volunteers how to build a bunk bed at 6 p.m. Monday in the basement of his Pullman home.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

About a month ago Thad DeBuhr sent out a Facebook post, offering to build beds for any families in need. Now, he’s made a nonprofit out of it.  DeBuhr is a senior pastor at Real Life Church in Pullman, who runs Blessing Beds in his free time. The idea came from DeBuhr’s background in constr...

Seed swap encourages community involvement

Tables set up outside the Moscow Public Library will include plant seeds both packaged and unpackaged for participants to trade.

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

On Saturday, the Moscow Public Library will host an event for novice and experienced gardeners alike. At the Community Seed Swap, participants will trade plant seeds, which will allow them to grow plants they may not have been able to find otherwise. The Seed Swap will be part of Palouse Exchange...

Local Daoists run organic farm, teaching hermitage

Charlotte Sun, who runs the Genesee Valley Daoist Hermitage with her husband, talks about Daoism practices and Chinese nutrition during an interview on Saturday morning at the Hermitage.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

Tucked away on a quiet road in Genesee, Idaho, is the Genesee Valley Daoist Hermitage, run for over 25 years by husband and wife Da-Jin and Charlotte Sun. The Suns use their home to host students who commute from nearby towns and all over the world to learn about Daoism practices, meditation and Ch...

United Way supports local outreach programs

Students at the YMCA after school program, a partners with United Way Whitman County, pose for a photo.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2020

Health screenings. Senior citizen meal delivery. Child­care. Transportation. These are a few of the ser­vices provided locally in part because of funding by United Way of Whitman County. A local branch of the nation­al organization, United Way Whitman County is a nonprofit focused on strengthening com...

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