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Reaney Park brings live music outdoors

Reaney Park brings live music outdoors

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Showcase

Pullman Parks and Recreation began its summer concert series Wednesday night in an effort to provide the community with an opportunity for family fun and local arts. Recreation Superintendent Kurt Dahmen said he enjoys providing the community with this tradition every year to help families get out...

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Recreation, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

Joy Zornes, her family and the small town of Oakesdale, Washington, have had to deal with the loss of Joy’s closest friend and brother Peter for the past 12 and a half years. To honor him, Joy, her mother Kathy and father Tom have worked as a family to put on the Peter Zornes Memorial Golf Tournament. The...

Council approves electric bus grant application

Council approves electric bus grant application

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The Pullman City Council approved a resolution allowing Transit to apply for a grant that would provide a majority of the funding needed for the purchasing of an all-electric charging system and the city's first all-electric bus. The grant application resolution was the only item on the regular agenda...

Nisqually John fire expected to be contained by Saturday morning

Nisqually John fire expected to be contained by Saturday morning

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase

The Nisqually John fire along the Snake River in southern Whitman County is expected to be completely contained by Saturday morning. The fire which started Wednesday afternoon has burned about 1,350 acres, said Lonnie Click, Incident Commander for the Southeast Washington Incident Management team. Click...

Satire: Best advice for Fourth of July fun

Satire: Best advice for Fourth of July fun

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

July 2, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

This Fourth of July we want to give you the best tips for making your celebration the ultimate success. Be sure to hydrate. Ensure you are as drunk as possible. That way you can’t feel the burn of a sparkler the day after and you’ll have an edgy, American-fueled hangover. Enhance your experience. Smoke ...

Researchers combat costly parasitic worm

Researchers combat costly parasitic worm

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 2, 2018


Filed under Life, News, Research, Showcase

A pair of researchers at WSU are working on a natural-based solution to confront a microscopic pest affecting agriculture across the Northwest. This pest is a parasitic worm called a root-knot nematode. It can fit on the tip of a pencil and can’t be seen with the naked eye, but Cynthia Gleason,...

‘The true volunteer of the Fourth’

‘The true volunteer of the Fourth’

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Every year since 1976, Linda Mittelhammer, also known lovingly as the “Pie Lady,” has been selling pies and desserts at Pullman’s annual Fourth of July celebration at Sunnyside Park. Glenn Johnson, Pullman mayor and head of the celebration committee, said the city comes together to host the...

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

Protesters march in Pullman for immigrant rights

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

See the bottom of this page for a slideshow of the event. Protesters held a march for immigrant rights in downtown Pullman on Saturday in response to the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border. People gathered at High Street Mall at 11 a.m. before proceeding as a group to Reaney Park, where mu...

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

Coug Bikes see high ridership in first few weeks

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Coug Bikes, WSU’s new bike share program that launched on June 1, has been well received by the community. The service has amassed over 500 active members, who have collectively rode over 2,000 miles, according to data collected by the Outdoor Recreation Center. “I’d say it’s been very positive s...

State removes unused tracks

State removes unused tracks

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Washington State Department of Transportation began removing unused railroads on three Pullman streets Monday and expect to complete the process by the end of the week. The work includes the removal of the tracks that span across State and Kamiaken streets and Grand Avenue, which could see additi...

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Life, News, Research, Showcase, Wellness

An assistant professor and a doctorate student at WSU have helped develop a prototype in an effort to make treatment for the two leading causes of blindness in the U.S. less expensive and more effective. Kuen-Ren Chen is the professor and Maher Amer is the doctorate student. Both are aiming to combat...

Schulz, WSU break ground on new plant sciences building

Schulz, WSU break ground on new plant sciences building

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU broke ground on its new plant sciences building, the V. Lane Rawlins Research and Education Complex, Wednesday morning. The state of Washington will provide $52 million in funding for the project, according to a WSU news release. Construction of the building is expected to be finished by January...

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