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This couple bought a house in Pullman as an investment because they thought the hotels would be booked for WSU football games.

Couple buys house in Pullman to attend football games

ANNIE HAGER April 27, 2021

Living in a college town with contagious energy from students makes it hard to feel old.  WSU alumni David Schneider said Pullman is a paradise for 18- to 22-year-olds.  When he went to...

Jeff Perry will be hosting The Engineering Career Coach Podcast, which was on Forbes list of “15 Inspiring Podcasts For Professionals of Every Stripe.”

Resident to host podcast for engineers, provide career coaching

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 26, 2020

Providing leadership and career coaching to engineers is a passion for one local resident. He plans to continue pursuing this endeavor through his new role as host of a top engineering podcast. Jeff...

Gov. Jay Inslee walks out of the CUB following his meeting with WSU administration, including President Kirk Schulz, on Thursday.

Gov. Jay Inslee visits campus, discusses COVID-19

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 11, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee met with university, community and student leaders Thursday at the Compton Union Building to discuss Pullman’s increased COVID-19 case count and WSU’s response to the pandemic. WSU...

Demonstrators for Black Lives Matter protested the death of George Floyd, a Minnesota man killed by police, June 3 at the Friendship Square in Moscow.

Activists express importance of BLM downtown mural

ASHLIE OXFORD, Evergreen reporter August 27, 2020

The approval of a Black Lives Matter mural downtown is not the end goal for local activists, but a call for the City of Pullman to show support for people of color in the community.  The end goals...

Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the department's five-year agreement with Axon Enterprise will expire soon. The agreement supplies the department with body-worn cameras, in-car cameras and other technology services.

Councilmembers approve technology updates for police

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2020

Editor's Note: Coverage from the Aug. 11 meeting is included at the bottom of the article.  Pullman City Council approved an agreement with Axon Enterprise to provide and update body-worn cameras,...

Councilmember Al Sorenson said he noticed problems with spacing between barriers and parking spots in the pop-up parking trial.

Pullman faces economic uncertainty, city finance director says

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 29, 2020

The City of Pullman may face a 12 percent drop in revenue in the coming months, but city officials said they expected worse after months of economic slowdown.  Financial update 2020 Pullman Finance...

Local activists spoke about painting a mural downtown at the city council meeting Tuesday night.

Mural in solidarity with BLM movement draws support from residents

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter July 15, 2020

A proposal from the Palouse in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter for a mural in downtown Pullman received support from several city officials though no vote was made on the topic. Jason Kennedy, Pullman...

The Palouse in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter organized a protest on June 12. The Pullman Police Chief issued a memo about the demonstration.

Local BLM activists, police chief respond to memo about march for racial equality

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 3, 2020

A local Black Lives Matter group criticized a memo by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins, stating it mischaracterized the organization and discouraged people from attending its march on June 12. The...

Richard Carbonneau, Pullman High School food service employee, stands in front of grab-and-go lunches. The meals are available for pick-up at Jefferson Elementary School.

Grab-and-go meals available through summer for children, teenagers

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter July 1, 2020

The Pullman Public School District is continuing to provide grab-and-go meals to children and teenagers aged 1-18 after receiving funding for the Summer Food Service Program from the United States Department...

Councilmember Al Sorenson asked whether the monitoring and video surveillance system has failed. His question was answered with an affirmative.

City council plans for bus surveillance improvements, in-person meetings

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter June 24, 2020

The Pullman City Council rejected a bid 6-1 that would resurface streets near Pioneer Hill because the bid did not satisfy requirements to hire more construction firms owned by members of underserved communities...

Modifications will be made to Reaney Pool. This includes improved men’s and women’s shower stalls, as well as an accessible restroom stall.

City council adopts pool house improvements

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter June 17, 2020

The Pullman Lodging Tax Advisory Committee did not approve the city council grant to make changes to Main Street, which were discussed at the last council meeting. Councilmember Pat Wright said the...

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said officers attended a week-long training on use of force after the department was scrutinized for using force on a former WSU football player in 2017.

Pullman police officials outline policies, policing philosophy

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 17, 2020

In Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins' open letter, he wrote that he is committed to holding himself and his department accountable so the tragedy in Minneapolis will not repeat itself in Pullman. “Condemnation...

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