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Fire in Colfax prompts evacuation

Fire in Colfax prompts evacuation

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 7, 2020

A fire in Colfax has spread across roughly 500-1,000 acres, according to a press release from the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Level 3 evacuations are occurring, meaning residents in threatened areas must leave.  The evacuation shelter for Colfax residents is located in Pullman's new City Hall ...

National Weather Service issues dust storm warning

National Weather Service issues dust storm warning

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a dust storm warning for Whitman County and Adams County from now until 5:15 p.m. today.  Residents should prepare for a drop in visibility until the dust storm passes, according to the warning. Motorists are advised to pull far off the road, park their ve...

Undergraduate classes move online for fall; letter urges students not to return to campus

Undergraduate classes move online for fall; letter urges students not to return to campus

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

July 23, 2020

The WSU Pullman campus will be offering all undergraduate classes remotely with very few in-person exceptions, according to a letter WSU officials published today. WSU will announce information about graduate classes by Aug. 1.  Delivery options for class schedules will be finalized Aug. 1, said...

Internet outage to occur on campus Saturday

Internet outage to occur on campus Saturday

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

July 17, 2020

WSU Information Technology Services will perform maintenance on its firewall between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, which will result in a short internet outage on campus sometime during the day. ITS Communications Manager Jacqueline Southwick said the firewall is a security device that monitors incomin...

Three power outages occur in Pullman

Three power outages occur in Pullman

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

May 30, 2020

Pullman residents experienced three power outages during a thunderstorm Saturday evening. The Avista Outage Map reported three outages in Whitman County, all in Pullman. The first outage began at 7:33 p.m., the second at 8:03 p.m. and the third at 8:45 p.m.  Fewer than five customers were affected...

Grocery Outlet scheduled to open in September

Grocery Outlet will be located in part of the former Shopko building.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

May 27, 2020

Grocery Outlet will be open in Pullman next to Harbor Freight Tools in September. Jennifer Hackman, Pullman’s economic development manager, wrote in an email that the building owner expects Grocery Outlet to open shortly after Labor Day.  The space Grocery Outlet will fill is about 24,000 squ...

WSU alerts students of positive COVID-19 tests

WSU alerts students of positive COVID-19 tests

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2020

WSU students received an alert at 9 p.m. Monday night saying WSU Pullman has received “personal reports” of positive COVID-19 tests. According to the alert, there have been no official reports of positive tests at WSU.  WSU will contact people who may have been exposed to individuals who test posit...

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