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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

ASWSU President Brian Patrick (left) and Alexander Pan (right) attend a Pullman City Council Meeting, April 12.

Pullman City Council holds joint meeting with ASWSU

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2022

The Pullman City Council had its first joint meeting with ASWSU since before COVID-19 during a Tuesday night meeting to discuss the interests of both groups. Joint ASWSU and City Council meetings started...

City council members discuss fiber construction complaints during a meeting at Pullman City Hall, March 2.

Pullman city council hears financial and Ziply Fiber updates

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2022

Tom Murn, Ziply Fiber engineering manager, updated the Pullman City Council at their Tuesday night meeting about their response to complaints made regarding the Ziply Fiber project that started in...

City Council reviews public librarys annual report, hears aquifer update

City Council reviews public library’s annual report, hears aquifer update

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2022

Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, presented the 2020 annual report at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.  The presentation was delayed two years as a result of the pandemic and its...

Public art cannot be removed due to public complaint, according to Pullman City Council policy.

Thomas Jefferson painting movement up to library director discretion

GENEVA BREMS, Evergreen reporter February 14, 2022

After calls for its removal, the Thomas Jefferson portrait is still on display at Pullman's Neill Public Library. The Library Board of Trustees concluded that Library Director Joanna Bailey will ultimately...

Pullman City Administrator Mike Urban speaks about city expenses during a Tuesday night City Council meeting.

City council hears financial, staffing update

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2021

Pullman City Council heard a staffing and financial update presentation from City Administrator Mike Urban during a Tuesday night meeting. City budget The presentation covered the tax revenue budgets...

Francis Benjamin previously served on the City Council for over a decade. He made the decision to return to the council earlier this year in May. 

Newly elected City Council members look ahead to term

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2021

Recently elected Pullman City Council members are gearing up to assume office at the beginning of next year.  Francis Benjamin, WSU information systems coordinator and psychology shop supervisor,...

The Pullman Fire station responded to 2,308 calls during 2020, said Fire Chief Mike Heston during a City Council meeting Tuesday.

Pullman City Council hears plans to expand airport

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2021

Pullman City Council heard several presentations at their meeting Tuesday night, including updates from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport and Pullman Fire Department. Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Tim...

Francis Benjamin holds 70 percent of the votes for the Pullman City Council Ward 1 seat.

Benjamin holds early lead over incumbent Sorensen

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2021

Al Sorensen incumbent Pullman Ward 1 council member, has tentatively lost reelection in Tuesday’s general election. Francis Benjamin is set to win the council position against Sorensen, with...

One of the most important rights we have is voting. Are Cougs exercising it?

Students should vote in local elections

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 4, 2021

One of the best things about this country is our right to vote. We get to choose our leaders, our representatives and the policies of our local areas. It is an important gift in our society. However,...

Election day is Nov. 2, and ballots must be postmarked by that day or put in a ballot box by 8 p.m.

Sorensen, Benjamin vie for Ward 1 council seat

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 1, 2021

Two candidates are running for the Pullman City Council Ward 1 seat in the general election on Nov. 2. Alan “Al” Sorensen, incumbent Ward 1 council member, is running for reelection. He has lived...

Korey Woodley, executive manager of Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee, speaks about water usage during a Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday.

Council hears water data, approves walkway resolution

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2021

The Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee executive manager updated Pullman City Council members Tuesday on the city’s water usage and other related statistics from the year.  Water Usage Data from...

The rental assistance application process through the Community Action Center in Pullman is relatively easy, said Pullman City Councilmember Eileen Macoll.

Eviction moratorium ending soon

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 18, 2021

The Community Action Center is able to provide rental assistance for those in need of help as the eviction moratorium ends this month. Gov. Jay Inslee published a proclamation on Sept. 24 that extended...

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