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Financial recovery top issue discussed by city officials, residents

Councilmember Brandon Chapman says many businesses have put good practices in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2020

Pullman public officials said the city is concerned about a drop in sales tax revenue from restrictions brought about by COVID-19 during a virtual town hall Tuesday. Mike Urban, Pullman director of finance and administrative services, said the city does not know how much money it might have lost since th...

Officials share concerns about COVID-19 patients

Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said first responders need to know where COVID-19 patients are located so responders can protect themselves from potential exposure.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2020

As the health department in Whitman County continues to provide updates on confirmed COVID-19 cases, Pullman officials questioned its reasoning behind not releasing any identifying information during the online city council meeting Tuesday night. Councilmember Brandon Chapman said he knows of other counties that...

ASWSU, GPSA call for moratorium on evictions, utility shut-offs

ASWSU, GPSA call for moratorium on evictions, utility shut-offs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2020

ASWSU and GPSA published a letter on Friday calling for a moratorium on evictions, utility shut-offs, large gatherings, foreclosures and mortgage payments in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The letter was sent to local legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee, asking that companies not cut off essen...

Council discusses economic development

Jennifer Hackman discusses zones of industrial and residential development throughout Pullman on Tuesday night at Pullman City Hall.

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

March 11, 2020

The Pullman City Council discussed Pullman’s economic developments and the health department’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus at its meeting Tuesday. Jennifer Hackman, Pullman economic development manager, said there is some seasonality to Pullman’s economy because of the large percentag...

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