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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...

Councilmember Brandon Chapman says many businesses have put good practices in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Financial recovery top issue discussed by city officials, residents

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2020

Pullman public officials said the city is concerned about a drop in sales tax revenue from restrictions brought about by COVID-19 during a virtual town hall Tuesday. Mike Urban, Pullman director of...

A sign outside the Pullman Islamic Center after COVID-19 pushed Gov. Jay Inslee to order residents to stay home.

Local churches, mosque adjust to ‘new reality’ of COVID-19

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 22, 2020

When Gov. Jay Inslee issued the executive order to stay home, it left religious leaders questioning how they would conduct their day-to-day services. “I think all of the churches feel the ache...

Governor Jay Inslee announced a stay at home order for Washington citizens on March 23.

Stay-Home order may last longer than May 4, Inslee says

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 22, 2020

Though the spread of COVID-19 is declining in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee said in a speech Tuesday night that officials do not know what the process of lifting restrictions will look like yet. There...

Mayor Glenn Johnson said the Whitman County Health Department, Whitman County commissioners, and mayors of each city within Whitman County are backing the application for transitioning Whitman County to Phase 2.

Orientation, summer classes move online

AMAAN RAHMAN April 17, 2020

WSU administrators have decided to move the first few orientation sessions online due to the COVID-19 pandemic during a teleconference on Thursday. Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said he is working with...

Joanna Bailey, director of Neill Public Library, says the library stopped the service to comply with Gov. Jay Inslee's order.

Book delivery service suspended

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor March 28, 2020

The Neill Public Library has halted all onsite operations, as well as the home book delivery service due to Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay at home order. Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, said...

Governor Jay Inslee announced a stay at home order for Washington citizens on March 23.

Washington defines ‘essential workforce’ for stay-at-home order

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a stay-at-home order on Monday for all Washington residents in response to a growing number of COVID-19 cases statewide. Among those exempt from the order are members of the...

Rico's Pub Owner Tawny Szumlas says to-go orders spike around lunch and dinnertime but are low for the rest of the day.

Several Pullman bars switch to delivery, to-go only systems

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2020

Local restaurants and bars in Pullman have had to look for ways to deal with COVID-19 after the governor ordered that restaurants no longer serve customers in-store. Many of them are switching to to-go...

Library Director Joanna Bailey says the library will be able to sign people up for library cards over the phone and all online resources remain available.

Public services change in wake of COVID-19

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2020

Many public organizations in Pullman changed how they operate in the wake of multiple positive COVID-19 cases in the county. Neill Public Library Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, said...

WSU alerts students of positive COVID-19 tests

WSU alerts students of positive COVID-19 tests

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief March 23, 2020

WSU students received an alert at 9 p.m. Monday night saying WSU Pullman has received “personal reports” of positive COVID-19 tests. According to the alert, there have been no official reports...

Governor Jay Inslee announced a stay at home order for Washington citizens on March 23.

Inslee announces statewide “stay-at-home” order

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief March 23, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee announced in a press conference Monday evening that a statewide “stay-at-home” order will be in effect for at least the next two weeks.  All gatherings and non-essential outings...

WSU students asked to remain at permanent residence

WSU students asked to remain at permanent residence

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief March 19, 2020

WSU students received an email Thursday morning directing them to stay at their permanent off-campus residences if possible because access to food and healthcare is limited in Pullman. Students who...

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