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Carla de Lira after attending an Association of Washington Cities conference for Washington public officials in Olympia.

Meet the WSU graduate student on Pullman City Council

GABRIELLE FELICIANO, Evergreen life editor April 10, 2024

Editor's note: Carla de Lira speaks as an individual member of the Pullman City Council. The statements seen here only represent de Lira, not the Council as a whole. Carla de Lira runs on bus time. The...

Council member Nathan Weller discussing Project Downtown Pullman at the ASWSU Senate meeting on April 3.

ASWSU meets with Pullman City Council

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor April 4, 2024

The ASWSU senate held a joint meeting with members of the Pullman city council on Wednesday. Mayor Francis Benjamin said they are excited to have the dialogue with the senators and the relationship...

Details of the planned transit route to and from Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Pullman City Council hears airport transit system

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor March 27, 2024

The Pullman City Council reviewed a potential transit system to Pullman Moscow Regional Airport at their meeting on Tuesday. Transit manager Wayne Thompson said he believes they are ready to move forward...

Community developer RJ Lott presents resolutions surrounding Spin bicycles to city council, Feb. 27, in Pullman, Wash.

Welch Comer presents plans to Pullman City Council

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor February 28, 2024

The Pullman City Council heard from representatives of Welch-Comer concerning their role in Project Downtown Pullman at their meeting on Tuesday. Mayor Francis Benjamin said he was thankful for the...

Council member Pat Wright laughs as Mayor Francis Benjamin addresses the public during a City Council meeting, Jan. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

Pullman City Council holds first meeting of the year

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor January 10, 2024

Pullman City Council held their first meeting of the year, as well as their first without Glenn Johnson as mayor in 20 years. Mayor Francis Benjamin began the meeting at 7 p.m. Benjamin said last Tuesday...

City Councilor Nathan Weller said mental health care is his number one priority going into the 2024 legislative session.

Pullman City Council outlines legislative agenda

COLLIN BANNISTER, Evergreen reporter December 11, 2023

At the Oct. 24 Pullman City Council meeting, the legislative agenda of the city was released and it includes some items that will impact students. The 2024 Legislative Priorities outline a full list...

Pullman saw its most competitive mayoral election in decades last Tuesday

Pullman elects new mayor for first time in 20 years

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter November 14, 2023

The City of Pullman saw the first competitive mayoral election since 1999 following the retirement of long-time mayor Glenn Johnson, along with four city council races. City council member Francis...

Deb McNeil (left) and Francis Benjamin (right) speaking at a candidate forum on Oct. 18

Introduction to the Pullman mayoral candidates

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter October 30, 2023

Pullman’s mayoral election will be held on Nov. 7 and two main candidates are competing for the position, which is open with no incumbent seeking reelection for the first time since 2004. Pullman...

City council members discuss fiber construction complaints during a meeting at Pullman City Hall, March 2.

Pullman city council hears financial and Ziply Fiber updates

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2022

Tom Murn, Ziply Fiber engineering manager, updated the Pullman City Council at their Tuesday night meeting about their response to complaints made regarding the Ziply Fiber project that started in...

A bypass would reduce traffic congestion and restore vibrancy to downtown Pullman, said councilmember Francis Benjamin.

Local officials consider Pullman bypass

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor February 7, 2022

Members of the Whitman County Board of Commissioners and the Pullman City Council are considering different proposals for building a bypass around Pullman, with costs ranging from $10 million to $100 million. Whitman...

One of the most important rights we have is voting. Are Cougs exercising it?

Students should vote in local elections

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 4, 2021

One of the best things about this country is our right to vote. We get to choose our leaders, our representatives and the policies of our local areas. It is an important gift in our society. However,...

Korey Woodley, executive manager of Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee, speaks about water usage during a Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday.

Council hears water data, approves walkway resolution

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2021

The Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee executive manager updated Pullman City Council members Tuesday on the city’s water usage and other related statistics from the year.  Water Usage Data from...

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