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City plans to build new senior center

City plans to build new senior center

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


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

The city of Pullman will build a new recreation center and senior center, and construction will start in late May, said Kurt Dahmen, recreation superintendent for the city of Pullman. Dahmen said the city purchased six acres of land, including two buildings, for $3.5 million. Construction and renovation ...

Cougars compete in Last Chance Collegiate

Cougars compete in Last Chance Collegiate

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

Nearly 30 WSU athletes will compete in the Last Chance College Elite Meet Friday at the Dempsey Indoor Facility in Seattle. Wayne Phipps, director of cross-country and track and field, said the 26 athletes competing are the pole-vaulters, distance runners and a few throwers. Last weekend, some...

Lone senior reflects on WSU career

Lone senior reflects on WSU career

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

When most people think of Sweden or Pullman, they might only think of a cold-weather place. However, WSU swimmer Linnea Lindberg thinks of both places as home. Lindberg, the lone senior on the WSU swimming team, is from Stockholm, Sweden. “It is difficult to come to a new culture and experience...

Cougar Country Drive-In closes temporarily, employees say they haven’t been paid

Cougar Country Drive-In closes temporarily, employees say they haven’t been paid

KAYE GILL and JAYCE CARRAL

February 13, 2019


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

Cougar Country Drive-In has been temporarily closed for the past few days, and the owner said she hopes to re-open the restaurant by the end of next week. “We need funds to pay for supplies and the crew for back pay,” said Rhonda Witt-Miller, Cougar Country Drive-In owner. Witt-Miller said...

Central Washington false alarm raises concerns

Central Washington false alarm raises concerns

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2019


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

Reports of an active shooter at Central Washington University (CWU) led to an all-campus lockdown the evening of Feb. 6. The reports were later deemed false, according to an Evergreen article. Reyn Romero, a junior exercise science major at CWU, said he was working out at a gym on campus when he, and ...

Community Action Center to help residents with heating bills

Community Action Center to help residents with heating bills

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2019


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

Community Action Center (CAC) is helping Whitman County residents with their heating bills as part of an energy assistance program. Hannah Domreis, CAC energy assistant specialist, led an informational meeting at Neill Public Library. She said CAC received a federal block grant and donations from Avista,...

WSU works to clear snow for students

WSU works to clear snow for students

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 12, 2019


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

WSU Facilities Services is prepared to clear the expected five to seven inches of snow from roads, parking lots and sidewalks Monday night, said Craig Cole, director of construction services for WSU Facilities Services. Large equipment crews use plows, dump trucks and excavators to remove snow from...

EDITORIAL BOARD: No print Evergreen on Tuesday

EDITORIAL BOARD: No print Evergreen on Tuesday

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

February 11, 2019


Filed under Behind the press, Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

The Daily Evergreen will not publish a print edition for Tuesday, Feb. 12 due to forecasted inclement weather conditions. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Palouse region until 10 a.m. Tuesday. Included in this warning is a predicted 7 inches of snowfall before 1 a.m. We will still publish tomorrow’s stories online and links to them ...

Towing service prepares for winter storm

Towing service prepares for winter storm

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Local, News, Safety, Top-feature

Myers Auto Rebuild and Towing are preparing its two tow trucks, especially for tonight’s commute home, in light of the recent heavy snowfall in the Palouse area. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning that's in effect from 4 p.m. tonight until 10 a.m. tomorrow morning. The WSU Alert...

Humane Society to honor Lauren McCluskey

Humane Society to honor Lauren McCluskey

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


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

The Whitman County Humane Society (WCHS) is expanding its building to include a wing it will call the Lauren McCluskey Cat Wing, in honor of McCluskey since her death in October. More than a year ago, members of the Board of Directors decided they wanted to expand the shelter due to overcrowding. WCHS did not have enough money for a new building, which would cost $400,000...

Students declare ASWSU president, vice president candidacy

Students declare ASWSU president, vice president candidacy

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


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

Two pairs announced their candidacies for president and vice president of ASWSU on Thursday through social media. Quinton Berkompas, deputy director of legislative affairs, announced he would run for president with running partner Jhordin Prescott, a Kappa Alpha Theta sorority member. Mariela Frias-Gomez,...

Students build chest cavity, arm simulator

Students build chest cavity, arm simulator

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) will continue its partnership with WSU’s Mechanical and Materials Engineering program to improve their prototypes of wearable arm and chest simulators. Becky Highfill, PRH Center for Learning and Innovation director, said the simulation labs will use the new equipment....

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