The Daily Evergreen

Councilmembers approve Kamiak Cottages planned development

Pullman City Councilmembers approved several building developments, including Kamiak Cottages’ planned development and the planned Paradise Hills subdivision project.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2020

The Pullman City Council approved several building developments and heard a presentation on the status of criminal justice in Pullman during its virtual meeting Tuesday night. Construction in town The Kamiak Cottages’ planned development, which designates 12 lots for single-family homes on Mili...

Professors design novel process for recycling drywall

Two professors in WSU's School of Design and Construction are recycling drywall to address an environmental problem.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2020

Two WSU professors invented a process to recycle drywall into blocks, which can then be used for construction projects. Drywall is a common building material made from the mineral gypsum, also known as calcium sulfate, said David Drake, scholarly assistant professor in the WSU School of Design and Construction. ...

Local airport receives million-dollar grant for new terminal

A runway is being constructed at Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. The airport will begin construction on a new terminal next year.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2020

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport was awarded about $1 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to build a new terminal. The new terminal is necessary because the old terminal was undersized for the amount of traffic and passengers that the airport gets — about 50 percent, said Glenn...

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

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

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 to work on local projects.  The naysayer was councilmember Al Sorensen.  Before the...

WSU to demolish Johnson Hall

The demolition of Johnson Hall will cost about $8 million and will be replaced by a new USDA Agricultural Research Services building.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 13, 2020

WSU hopes to receive state funding between the 2021 and 2023 fiscal year in order to demolish Johnson Hall, which would cost about $8 million.  Phil Weiler, WSU’s vice president for marketing and communications, said they plan to replace Johnson Hall with a new USDA Agricultural Research Services...

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