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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

A participant at the CKC event climbs on the WSU Student Recreation Center climbing wall Sunday, Sept. 26.

Sky’s the limit for ‘Courageous Kids’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer September 29, 2021

Courageous Kids Climbing hosted a rock climbing event at WSU on Sunday for community members with physical and intellectual disabilities. Founder Jeff Riechmann said he created CKC to give kids...

Being a firefighter was just who Krouse was. He said the former chief did it for over 50 years.

Colfax hero Jim Krouse dies a legend

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2021

The death of former Colfax Fire Chief Jim Krouse left not only an absence in the department but in the hearts of those who knew him.  “The whole community is feeling the loss,” said Michael...

Jim Krouse died Saturday afternoon of an apparent heart attack while pulling hose at a fire in Colfax.

Longtime fire chief dies from apparent heart attack

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief August 29, 2021

Colfax Fire Chief Jim Krouse died Saturday afternoon after suffering an apparent heart attack while fighting a wildfire, his fourth call of the day.  Krouse collapsed while pulling a hose on the scene...

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