The Daily Evergreen

Whitman County Commissioner candidates agreed on medical care, climate change

The candidates for Whitman County Commissioner both said climate change should be addressed with technology.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2020

Candidates for the Whitman County Commission debated the county’s access to medical care and transportation, concerns about climate change and the allocation of potential funding, during a forum Thursday night. Pullman business owner Tom Handy and incumbent Dean Kinzer answered questions submitte...

WSU team designs masks, tests level of protection for use

Shawn Brow, nurse anesthetist in Spokane and adjunct faculty with the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, wears a mask that she and her team designed.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

July 17, 2020

Members of WSU faculty designed and tested facial coverings to see if they can be used by healthcare professionals as a last resort. Early in the pandemic, the team heard there was going to be a shortage of N95 masks. They wanted to design a mask a healthcare provider might use if they lacked suffic...

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