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Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, News, Politics, Sports, Top-feature

WSU head football coach Mike Leach created a stir on Twitter after tweeting out a fake video of former President Barack Obama insulting citizens' intelligence. Leach tweeted the video a little after 9:30 p.m. Sunday night, adding “Listen to this. Text your thoughts. There is a lot of disagreement...

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

Inslee discusses financial aid, voting

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Top-feature

Gov. Jay Inslee visited Pullman as a part of a tour of broadband access across the state of Washington on Wednesday. Inslee said it is important for society and the economy for all Washington residents to have access to broadband connections, even those in more rural localities. He also spoke about...

Locals showcase talent at Moscow Artwalk

Locals showcase talent at Moscow Artwalk

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

The City of Moscow and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce have partnered for years to produce the Moscow Artwalk, a celebration of dozens of different art forms, hundreds of artists and nearly all of the local businesses in Moscow. City of Moscow Arts Director Kathleen Burns loves that the Artwalk brings...

Regents approve athletics budget plan

Regents approve athletics budget plan

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature

The WSU Board of Regents unanimously approved all three parts of a new athletics budget plan designed to address the department's deficit in the coming years during a retreat Friday. The plan, which relies on student fee revenue more than doubling by fiscal year 2022, was designed to address a more...

Reaney Park Pool opens as summer kicks in

Reaney Park Pool opens as summer kicks in

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 7, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Pullman will officially open the community pool at Reaney Park to the public this Saturday. City Recreation Manager Kurt Dahmen said the pool is a great place for the city’s youth and families to go during the warm months of the summer. “Hopefully our weather continues to cooperate and our seaso...

Pullman PD receives drone certification

Pullman PD receives drone certification

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 7, 2018


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

The Federal Aviation Administration issued the Pullman Police Department a Certificate of Authorization for drones. The certification, which carries the full name of “Public Agency small Unmanned Aircraft System Certificate of Authorization,” allows the department to license their officers inst...

Athletics budgets 27 percent increase in revenue, record ticket sales, higher fees

Athletics budgets 27 percent increase in revenue, record ticket sales, higher fees

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

May 31, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Pullman Community, Sports, Top-feature

A new budget plan released by WSU Athletics on Thursday counts on student fees doubling by fiscal year 2022 to help address the more than $60 million deficit facing the department. The plan, released ahead of next week’s WSU Board of Regents meeting where the group plans on addressing the defici...

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018


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

For years, Scott McBeath has been running an eight-week-long summer bike camp through Pullman Parks & Recreation. But lately, he’s been spending his Wednesday evenings at his new club for children; the Three Forks Bike Club. The club is free, doesn’t require membership and children can come...

New bike sharing program debuts Friday

New bike sharing program debuts Friday

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018


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

WSU students and Student Recreation Center members will have a new way to get around campus beginning Friday. University Recreation will launch Coug Bikes on June 1, replacing Green Bikes as the new campus bike share program. Donald Schmitt, UREC coordinator of the rental shop and Coug Bikes, said...

Historical Society aims to restore Pullman depot

Historical Society aims to restore Pullman depot

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

May 24, 2018


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

Foggy windows surrounded by cracking window frames, peeling wallpaper, cobwebs coated in a layer of dust and a glossy red parking meter. All distinct features within the Pufferbelly Depot sitting on the edge of the South Fork of the Palouse River in the heart of downtown Pullman. Now the brick building...

Crews work to fix water main break

Crews work to fix water main break

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2018


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

A water main pipe burst early Tuesday morning on the WSU campus, causing a water outage to three buildings and a flood in the basement of another. The repairs will cost the university an estimated $20,000-25,000, Associate Vice President of Operations Dan Costello said. WSU Facilities received ...

Annual Pullman ArtWalk highlights local talent

Annual Pullman ArtWalk highlights local talent

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

The ninth annual Pullman ArtWalk kicks off today and will showcase the talented artwork of people within the community. “There is no other arts festival in the Pullman community that celebrates local art like this,” Joanna Bailey, interim chair of the Pullman Arts Commission, said. “This year,...

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