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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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 27, 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...

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Sports

The parents of Tyler Hilinski announced Tuesday during an interview on NBC's TODAY show that their son had the degenerative brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in January. The Mayo Clinic in Florida contacted Mark and...

Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

Council paves way for new sidewalk rules

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council discussed several issues at a meeting Tuesday, including electric buses, a public mural and sidewalk construction. The council addressed a city policy about the completion of sidewalks in new developments. Currently, developers are required to construct sidewalks within three...

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Very rarely are children given the opportunity to watch stand-up comedy, but Matt Baker gives families this chance with the funny stunt shows he performs around the country. “The kids love the visual stuff, all the stunts, and parents love the comedy,” Baker said. “It’s all family friendly...

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