The Daily Evergreen

Local farm creates sustainable structure

The Hands and Hearts Farm was created about six years ago to help co-owner Ames Fowler complete graduate school.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2020

A husband and wife duo became business partners when they opened a farm in the Palouse region to bolster the husband's graduate school education. Hands and Hearts Farm is a small farm located in Moscow that is owned by Ames Fowler and Delaney Piper. The farm provides fresh produce, poultry, lamb an...

OPINION: What we love about Pullman

There’s so much to appreciate about living in a small town like Pullman.

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2020

There is a lot to love about Pullman. I enjoy grabbing food or drinks from Popo, spending time under the sound sculpture or wandering around at night. I'll often go for walks with a friend, across campus or through town, to get some exercise in while we talk. Makenna Mullen, junior mechanical engineering...

Floral shop flourishes in Moscow

Heather Niccoli created the Home&Harvest lifestyle magazine, which features the Moscow community, hunting and local agriculture. The publication also has a vintage theme.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2020

Heather Niccoli expresses her life-long interest in creativity by creating floral arrangements and running Home&Harvest, a lifestyle magazine. As a young adult, Niccoli worked in a historic flower shop in Moscow with intentions of purchasing the shop. Unfortunately, the timing was never right. Nic...

Renovation a work in progress for Slice Pizzeria

Slice Pizzeria & Taphouse in Moscow  is renovating to open a new restaurant, which is undetermined at the moment.

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2020

Slice Pizzeria & Taphouse is planning on investing about $1.4 million to add two building levels, which will include a new 2,000-square-foot commercial space and apartments.  Owner Matthew Becker said the addition will include another restaurant space with a patio and small luxury apartments. Due ...

Local gyms adapt to COVID-19

Pullman Crossfit manager Scott Parish said the changing state regulations have been the hardest part of keeping the business open during COVID-19.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

Gyms are one of the many Pullman and Moscow businesses reopening as COVID-19 restrictions are drawn back, but with the ever-present worry about the virus, they’ve had to make changes to provide safe environments for fitness. Snap Fitness in Moscow closed for six weeks in March to comply with COVID-1...

‘I get to play with yarn all day’

Yarn Underground started after Owner Shelley Stone gained inspiration from a Portland yarn store. Now, Stone said she is navigating COVID-19 and the unknowns that come with it.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen reporter

July 20, 2020

COVID-19 hit some small businesses harder than others. For Yarn Underground Owner Shelley Stone, she is ready to move forward with her community. In the heart of Moscow lies a yarn store: Yarn Underground. Inspired by her visit to a Portland yarn store, Stone and her friend worked together to make...

Ice cream truck hits streets of Moscow

Matthew Greenwalt and Emily Payne both work other jobs, but wanted to provide the community the experience of getting ice cream from an ice cream truck.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

July 20, 2020

The Palouse's newest ice cream truck is hard to miss with its bright orange paint. Moscow’s Ice Cream Jeep has been roaming around Moscow since early June with partners Matthew Greenwalt and Emily Payne in the front seat.  The idea of starting an ice cream truck came from a family-friend as...

Moscow dance academy provides flexible options for students

Festival Dance and Performing Arts Association in Moscow canceled classes for the spring session. However, instructors are offering flexible classes for students and dance camps.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

July 13, 2020

For about 40 years, the Festival Dance and Performing Arts Association in Moscow has trained local youth the art of performing. With everything up in the air this year, the business has created alternatives so students can continue practicing. The association works in conjunction with the University of Idaho, which also...

Airport receives grant for service to Denver

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a $780,000 federal grant to help finance service to Denver.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

July 6, 2020

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a grant from the United States Department of Transportation that will help the airport bring service to Denver.   Tony Bean, PMRA executive director, said the airline that will provide service to Denver is United or a United-affiliate carrier.  The fi...

Local farmers markets still open despite COVID-19 restrictions

Omache Farm co-owner Margaret Parsley, right, takes payment for Pullman resident Scott McBeth's plants on May 20 at the Pullman Farmers Market. McBeth purchased Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye tomatoes.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2020

Both the Moscow and Pullman farmers markets adapted their practices to comply with COVID-19 regulations. Despite the changes, many customers and vendors have responded positively, said Amanda Argona, Moscow community events manager. Moscow Farmers Market Local growers are selling products direc...

‘A therapist at heart’: Sojourners’ Alliance director says farewell

Steve Bonnar, retired director for Sojourners' Alliance, plays with his Great Pyrenees dog, Moose.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

May 26, 2020

When Rebecca Rucker moved to Washington from California with her son, they were homeless with nowhere to go until they found Sojourners’ Alliance.  There she met Steve Bonnar, who later offered her a job at the organization. Rucker now works at Sojourners’ Alliance as an intake specialist to ...

Moscow peaceful protesters call for an end to stay-at-home order

Protestors hold signs reading

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2020

A white van with the words “CRUSH COVID” written on its windows parked outside Moscow City Hall as part of a demonstration against Idaho’s statewide stay-home order.  Around 100 people gathered in front of the building for the “Liberate Moscow Peaceful Protest” around 6 p.m. on Monday. ...

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