The Daily Evergreen

Festival brings community, WSU together

Festival brings community, WSU together

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Pullman has celebrated community and agriculture the weekend before classes start at WSU since 1989 through the National Lentil Festival. Britnee Packwood, director of the festival, said this kind of event is a “way to share the identity of an area.” “A lot of people think we just grow wheat,...

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Yesterday teachers and their supporters gathered outside the entrance of Pullman High School to rally in support of raising teacher salaries in the Pullman School District. The group listened to speeches and shouted chants before filing into the auditorium, where the school board held a meeting. The...

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed his timeline for naming a starting quarterback, the Cougars depth at multiple positions and the current front runners for starting on the offensive line during a conference call with the media Thursday. The Cougars kickoff fall camp Friday and Leach said he hopes...

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, Safety, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge in Adams County will go under construction in the middle of August, requiring a 32-mile detour along State Route 26, a highway many WSU students from Western Washington take as they move back to Pullman for the school year. The project will repair a concrete girder bridge in the southern...

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

July 25, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed recruiting players to Pullman, coaching changes and disclosing player injuries at the 2018 Pac-12 Media Day in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Some of the usual antics Leach partakes in at his pressers were more reserved while he sat in front of a national audience. His...

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

Three county judge candidates plead cases at forum

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The three candidates for the Whitman County District Court judge seat vacated by retiring judge Doug Robinson responded to questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman on Wednesday night. Colfax Municipal Court Judge John Hart, Whitman County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Dan LeBeau...

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

Letters reveal controversial past for PSD’s Kramer

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Letters and documents sent to members of the Pullman School Board and Superintendent Bob Maxwell in April 2017 outlined a number of allegations of unethical behavior carried out by Assistant Superintendent Roberta Kramer during her eight years as superintendent at Riverside School District in Chattaroy,...

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Photo of the week, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A small portion of Stadium Way near the Stephenson Complex on the Southside of campus will remain closed during the month of July as crews work to repave the road. The project began Monday and is scheduled to be completed on July 27, according to a WSU news release. Adam Ferry, facilities services...

Pullman summer economy stronger than past years

Pullman summer economy stronger than past years

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Pullman’s economy slows as students leave campus to head home during the summer, ultimately affecting local businesses. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates Pullman’s current population at about 33,000 residents. However, many of these are students at WSU who leave during the summer months, removing...

Kelly Ward passes away at 54

Kelly Ward passes away at 54

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Kelly Ward, vice provost for faculty development and recognition in the College of Education, died Sunday at the age of 54. Ward passed away as a result of injuries following an accident on July 3, according to a letter from WSU Provost Dan Bernardo. "Kelly will likely be most remembered as a champion...

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Valhalla Bar and Grill has received a one-week liquor license suspension from the Washington Liquor Control Board The suspension went into effect at 10 a.m. Friday and comes after Valhalla served alcohol to a minor for the second time in as many years, said WLCB Communications Director Brian Smith. Valhalla...

Parking to switch to digital system

Parking to switch to digital system

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under News, Parking, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Services will implement license plate recognition, or LPR, in place of physical parking permits in 2019-2020. The new system will take pictures of license plate numbers on parked cars on campus through a mounted camera. The numbers will be sent and matched with a database of parking...

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