The Daily Evergreen

Fundraiser provides for two Palouse families

A mother and son, pictured right, graduated from the Family Promise of the Palouse’s shelter program last month. Two more families will be admitted to the program.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2020

Whitman County has one of the highest poverty rates in Washington state, according to the WSU Center for Civic Engagement. Family Promise of the Palouse, a nonprofit organization, hosted a virtual event, "Night Without a Bed," to cultivate understanding for families experiencing homelessness. “We want to brin...

OPINION: Food Not Bombs is a massive benefit to Palouse community

Food Not Bombs provides support and food to those in need in the Palouse community.

MAKAYLA NORTH, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2020

Most of us are aware the consumerist attitude of our society means more “fresh” food will be produced than stores can possibly sell. If you’ve worked at a grocery store before, like I have, you probably know where most of the excess goes: unable to be sold under store policy, masses of quality...

Get your ‘spooky’ on this weekend

The Halloween-themed event hosted by the Palouse Discovery Science Center will include a 30-45 minute walk with photo opportunities throughout, along with lit up paths and sound effects.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

Palouse Discovery Science Center will celebrate Halloween with a Spooky Science Walk, which will feature hidden laboratories and photo opportunities. The event will be entirely outdoors at the science center’s nature loop, said PDSC Director Meri Joswiak. Groups are limited to five people, and mas...

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...

OPINION: Explore the Palouse

From wheat fields to waterfalls, the Palouse is full of secret outdoor treasures.

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist

September 15, 2020

As the smoke from so many fires are converging on Pullman this week, I am reminded of all the beautiful places on the Palouse I have yet to see. Though the area is known fondly for its wheat fields, it is also a home for many unexpected, unknown lookouts and hikes. For those who feel cooped up...

Exhibits offer outdoor exploration at science center

Although staff members at the Palouse Discovery Science Center already had plans to open outdoor options, the center made it possible on a faster timeline due to COVID-19.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

July 20, 2020

Although school is out for summer, children on the Palouse can still expand their curiosities about the outside world through the Palouse Discovery Science Center. The PDSC in Pullman recently opened outdoor activities for the community while still abiding by state and local health guidelines.  ...

Final decision about county fair not made yet

The sun sets behind carnival rides at the Palouse Empire Fair in 2019.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

May 26, 2020

The fate of the Palouse Empire Fair — just five miles outside Colfax — will be decided on June 15. Its original dates are set for September 10-13. Janel Goebel, Whitman County fair manager, said businesses benefit from the fair every year as the event accepts vendors from all cities, counties and s...

Grassroots organization connects volunteers with neighbors in need

Some residents on the Palouse wanted to help their neighbors by initiating an organization that delivers groceries to those in need.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

May 26, 2020

About 70 Pullman and Moscow locals are volunteering to deliver groceries to their neighbors in need through a grassroots organization called Palouse COVID-19 Mutual Aid. Delaney Piper, the organizer behind the group and a history masters student at WSU, said volunteers primarily focus on grocery deliveries. Howeve...

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