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Annual sales tax revenue decreased from 2020 because of the cancellation of certain events like WSU football games, Mom’s Weekend and graduation, said Mike Urban, Pullman city director of finance & administrative services. Typically those events generate about $300,000.

City administrator gives financial overview 

KIARA DOYAL, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

The City of Pullman and League of Women Voters of Pullman discussed how COVID-19 impacted city finances for the year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon. “Having to live through a time of all of these...

Local Businesses affected by Phase 2

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 19, 2021

Local businesses in Whitman County are adjusting to operating under Washington state COVID-19 Phase 2 guidelines after the county moved down a phase last week.   In Phase 2, businesses are...

Effective on April 16, Whitman, Pierce and Cowlitz counties will remain in Phase 2 for the next three weeks until reevaluation on May 3. 

WSU’s plans for in-person fall semester remains

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

WSU still plans to hold in-person classes this fall, despite Whitman County’s recent roll back to Phase 2 of the state’s Healthy Washington COVID-19 reopening plan. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday...

Whitman, Cowlitz and Pierce counties will roll back to Phase 2 starting April 16.

Whitman County rolls back to Phase 2

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

Whitman County will move back to Phase 2 starting April 16, which will result in businesses operating at 25 percent capacity indoors. Cowlitz County and Pierce County will also move back to Phase 2,...

Keenan Souve, senior civil engineering major, said while the drive-through is better than nothing, he does not know how likely he is to participate. 

WSU to hold drive-through graduation event 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

After a trying year of virtual learning, WSU Pullman is putting together a drive-through graduation event to celebrate seniors living in Pullman. The event will take place 10 a.m. May 1, said Kim Holapa,...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said decisions about requiring vaccinations will be made by the end of this semester, pending legal counsel.

Hybrid classes require ‘heavy lifting’ from WSU faculty

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter April 9, 2021

WSU administrators spoke with faculty senators about the university’s COVID-19 response as fall semester approaches during the last Senate meeting Thursday afternoon. President Kirk Schulz and Provost...

An integral aspect of Family Weekend is enjoying WSU Pullman and surrounding communities. Despite the online environment, families will still be able to have that sense of community. 

WSU Family Weekend begins today

KIARA DOYAL, Evergreen reporter April 9, 2021

Because of COVID-19, Spring 2021 Family Weekend primarily consists of virtual and remote events.  The weekend begins today and runs through April 11. Parents and family members of WSU students...

High levels of stress can cause early labor, so babies do not fully develop. Pregnant women feel they have lost the support systems they used to have, such as new parent support groups.

Pregnant women more stressed during pandemic

ANNE-MARIE GREGGS, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

Pregnant women felt more stressed during the pandemic because of their fear of contracting COVID-19 as well as normal stress brought about by pregnancy, WSU researchers found. High levels of stress...

The Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center is providing board games, TVs and various educational opportunities for students to use while they are there.

Cultural center reopens as new hub for students

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2021

The Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center officially reopened March 30 to provide students with an inclusive, fun and safe space to hang out.  “We are calling it HOMAGO, which means hang out, mess around...

Hailey Basaraba and Anna Engle, registered nurses at Pullman Regional Hospital, said one of the greatest struggles they have faced is keeping up with the changing protocols within the medical community. 

PRH nurses reflect on pandemic

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it a difficult year for everyone, but healthcare workers like those at Pullman Regional Hospital have endured extreme levels of stress. Now that the end is in sight, many...

A.J. Kappes, first-year master’s in business student and WSU veterinarian, hopes her pursuit of higher education will teach her child to broaden his expectations in life.

WSU mothers balance school, family amid pandemic

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 31, 2021

For WSU student mothers, balancing work, school and family is a way of life. However, with additional strains placed upon families and students because of COVID-19, some student mothers are having a hard...

Uber Eats offers a better price rate than DoorDash, including a two-month free trial.

Uber Eats comes to Pullman

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter March 30, 2021

Uber Eats launched in Pullman last week, offering the community another delivery service choice for customers. Owner Orin Ford said O-Ramen provided very few takeout options before the pandemic. When...

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