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Fire District 12 adds new ambulance

Fire District 12 adds new ambulance

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


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

Whitman County Fire District 12 bought a new ambulance to be housed at station No. 1, which is located on West Main Street. The ambulance cost around $187,000, said Lee Druffel, Whitman County Fire District 12 commissioner. “We were ready to become a transport agency,” said Mirenda Stenbakken,...

WSU waits on funding from 2018 Farm Bill

WSU waits on funding from 2018 Farm Bill

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


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

WSU is waiting to hear how the 2018 Farm Bill funds will be allocated. Colleen Kerr, vice president for external affairs and government relations and chief legislative officer at WSU, said the $867 billion bill was approved by both houses of Congress and signed Dec. 20 by President Donald Trump. “The...

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 13, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

WSU track and field opened its indoor season Saturday as the team took home 11 event victories. The Cougars sent athletes to compete at the UW Indoor Preview in Seattle and the Bronco Invite in Nampa, Idaho. Ten of the team’s event victories came at the Bronco Invite. WSU swept the women’s...

Pups and Cups now reopened

Pups and Cups now reopened

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Features, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Top-feature

As of today, Pups and Cups Café has reopened to include their beer and wine bar. Owner CJ Robert and General Manager Steven Mislosky said they have been anticipating the reopening of Pups and Cups. “Will there be a line?” Robert asked. “Will we get more publicity? Will we be the new hang out spot?” ...

Researcher explores data on cannabis users

Researcher explores data on cannabis users

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

A WSU assistant professor partnered with researchers to study the relationship between using cannabis and driving. Carrie Cuttler, assistant professor of psychology, said they wanted to understand the percentage of cannabis users who think it is safe to drive under the influence. They also wanted...

Local cafe adds beer, wine bar with grand reopening

Local cafe adds beer, wine bar with grand reopening

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen columnist

January 11, 2019


Filed under Columns, Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

Want a coffee but don’t want to wait in the Starbucks line in the Spark? Are you a dog lover? Pups and Cups Cafe will host its grand reopening from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. The cafe will now include a beer and wine bar. Owner CJ Robert and General Manager Steven Mislosky will cut the ribbon wit...

Schulz requests pay raise for staff

Schulz requests pay raise for staff

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


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

WSU President Kirk Schulz and other presidents of public universities in Washington sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee asking for a pay raise for faculty and staff. Schulz said pay raises will come from funding provided by the state. Every two years, the university asks for a certain percentage of salary...

Minshew, Weaver nominated for Seattle Sports Star of the Year

Minshew, Weaver nominated for Seattle Sports Star of the Year

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II and WSU soccer player Morgan Weaver have both been nominated for Seattle Sports Star of the Year. The award recognizes achievements by athletes in the state of Washington and is given annually to one male and one female athlete. Minshew finished this season with...

Taylor Mims signs professional contract with team in Spain

Taylor Mims signs professional contract with team in Spain

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU volleyball player Taylor Mims signed a professional contract with CV Haris in Tenerife, Spain, according to a WSU news release. Mims was named to the All-Pac-12 First Team this past year and was selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Europe for the second time. Mims had 411 kills, a...

WSU begins indoor season Saturday

WSU begins indoor season Saturday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

The WSU track and field teams start their indoor season on Saturday, in Nampa, Idaho and Seattle, Washington. The Cougars heading to Nampa will compete in the Bronco Invite in the Jacksons Indoor Track at the Idaho Sports Center. The field events will start the Bronco Invite with men’s high jump...

Films, operas showing at Kenworthy this week

Films, operas showing at Kenworthy this week

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Mint, Top-feature

If syllabus week leaves you with extra time on your hands, consider making the journey to the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow to see some new movies. Get your culture on by seeing any of the operas, international films or lesser-known American movies that are showing this week. “Boy E...

Passing on the baton

Passing on the baton

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Sports, Top-feature

Junior Corey Allen could tell at a young age he was born to compete on a track when he ran circles around his friends during recess. “It was always something I was better at,” he said. His brother, CJ Allen, had the same gift and growing up Corey looked to him as a role model. CJ, 23, paved...

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