The Daily Evergreen

Dog park has annual festival

Dog park has annual festival

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

Pooch Park, an off-leash dog park run by the Whitman County Humane Society, is hosting its 11th annual Mutt Strutt Saturday in Reaney Park. The event has a variety of activities for dogs and dog enthusiasts alike to participate in. Some of the festivities include musical chairs, a treat balancing...

Local ice cream shop thriving after flooding

Local ice cream shop thriving after flooding

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2019

On her first visit to Rollys ice cream parlor in downtown Pullman, 11-year-old Claire McEwen knew what she wanted right away. Cookie Monster, she said, is her nickname, so she had to get it when she saw the flavor on the menu. “I love Oreos,” she said, “but sometimes I can be a little monster.” She...

Students’ council hosts Party in the Park

Students’ council hosts Party in the Park

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2019

Party in the Park will showcase a variety of dishes and entertainment from different cultures for students, families and locals. The event was created by the International Students’ Council to celebrate diverse cultures. “We want to promote other cultures and the diversity of people,” said Adrian...

Local farmers prepare for winter

Local farmers prepare for winter

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2019

Full-breasted chickens cluck and lambs graze on the drying autumnal grass. The sky darkens with the oncoming night and thick clouds hover overhead. The Fowler family explains how they plan on transitioning their small farm to be able to thrive during the colder months. Ames Fowler, a WSU student ...

Safari Pearl celebrates 31 years in community

Safari Pearl celebrates 31 years in community

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2019

On Saturday in Moscow, Safari Pearl Comics celebrated 31 years of operation with a sidewalk sale. Displays of comics, board games, costumes and more sat on tables outside of the shop with two employees outside. All the items outside were marked 31 percent off in honor of Safari Pearl’s anniversary. Store...

Planetarium hosts evening among the stars

Planetarium hosts evening among the stars

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2019

A dark room full of glittering stars, the Harry Potter theme playing in the background, the hushed whispers of parents talking with their children and then a flash of bright color on the dome; it’s showtime. Families and WSU students alike gathered to watch the musical presentation on the solar...

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

The Women's Center at the University of Idaho is preparing to host its first Take Back the Night march on Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. starting at the school's women's center in Moscow. The first 100 attendees will receive a free T-shirt, and doors will open at 7 p.m. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend...

Club hosts autumn pumpkin patch

Club hosts autumn pumpkin patch

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

A student farm at the University of Idaho brings together fans of an upcoming autumn season for a pumpkin patch and fall festival. The Soil Stewards Farm is mostly run by the students, who decide what gets planted, with guidance and facilitation from farm manager Alison Detjens and another UI faculty...

Colfax Library hosts reading fund dinners

Colfax Library hosts reading fund dinners

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

The Colfax Public Library will give families in Whitman County a chance to relax while eating a free meal and discussing books. Starting in October, the library will host a six-week series of free dinners called Prime Time Family Reading, for families who register on the library’s website by Sept...

Female contraception needs more conversation

Female contraception needs more conversation

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

For many women, college is the first opportunity for true independence in their personal decisions with health and sexual activity. A lot of times, people don’t think about what contraception they will use until the moment comes. “The heat of the moment happens,” said Dr. Megan Guido, family...

WSU researchers trying to recover bee population

WSU researchers trying to recover bee population

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

Bees buzz around the air, crawl on the floor and float from person to person as a group moves between rooms, examining hives and beekeeping equipment. Every wooden board, pipe and tool are marinated in the sweet smell of honey and beeswax. Every beehive is made by WSU researchers at the Lab Animal...

Restaurant contributes to small town charm

Restaurant contributes to small town charm

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

Lodgepole restaurant made its debut in Moscow during the Art Walk in 2015. Alex Barham and his wife have worked together for a long time, and they decided they wanted to own a restaurant in a town that was like Pullman or Moscow. “Why try to keep finding something that we already know exists?...

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