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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...

The project will take several years and cost about $3.4 million. That cost includes savings from a potential data collection partnership with Avista, which already automatically meters the power.

City Council approves consultants for Downtown Master Plan

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

Pullman City Council approved a motion Tuesday night to select consultants from Welch-Comer Engineers for the Pullman Downtown Master Plan. The city developed an analysis group made up of council members,...

Officer Breauna Banks and Sgt. Todd Dow received the American Legion Humanitarian and Lifesaving Award. 

American Legion awards Pullman police officers at City Council meeting Tuesday

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter July 15, 2021

American Legion Maynard-Price Post 52 presented Lifetime Humanitarian Awards and the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award during a city council meeting Tuesday evening.  Pullman Police Officer...

Palouse CCL is currently working on a survey to gain a better understanding of community members’ knowledge about climate change their willingness to take action on the issue.

City Council discusses climate change mitigation

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2021

City of Pullman councilmembers discussed the effects of climate change on the Palouse in recent years during their meeting Tuesday evening  Kynan Witters-Hicks, Palouse Citizens Conservations Lobby...

Joe Hedges, foundation co-founder and WSU Department of Fine Arts assistant professor, said he hopes they will be able to have the Black Lives Matter mural finished by the end of summer.

Black Lives Matter mural hits a wall, then overcomes it

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter June 7, 2021

The Pullman Arts Foundation had three requirements for their publicly-funded Black Lives Matter mural: be located in downtown Pullman, be painted on concrete or brick and it must have the words “Black...

While earning his bachelors degree and working for the Daily Evergreen at WSU, Brandon Chapman said he earned the reputation of being critical.

City Councilmember’s dream shifted from broadcasting to family

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2021

Before joining Pullman City Council, Brandon Chapman worked as a baseball broadcaster. Chapman, Pullman City Councilmember, received his associate degree at Centralia Community College before graduating...

[Weller is] kind of like a giant teddy bear because he works out, he’s in great shape, [and] I feel like he dwarfs me in size and yet he’s got a big heart, Councilmember Brandon Chapman said.

City Councilmember’s career at NASA carries over to Palouse

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 21, 2021

Before joining Pullman City Council in January 2008, one councilmember worked at NASA and was involved in multiple projects.  Councilmember Nathan Weller originally applied for a position with...

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said the month of May has been a time to bring awareness to mental health.

City Council appoints new public works director, discusses mental health

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 19, 2021

Pullman City Council appointed a new public works director and discussed rising suicide attempt rates during their meeting Tuesday night.  Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said Shawn Kohtz will replace...

Megan Guido completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho before moving to Seattle for a master’s degree in public administration.

Thirty-year Pullman resident will run for City Council seat

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 30, 2021

Pullman resident Megan Guido moved here from Brooklyn, New York in fifth grade. In the 30 years she has spent in Pullman, she never expected she would be living in the same house she grew up in. Guido...

The piece of land is zoned by Whitman County as agricultural with single-family homes permitted. The number of houses allowed is determined by Whitman County Public Health based on sewer disposal requirements. 

Pullman council denies land annexation into city

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 28, 2021

City of Pullman councilmembers voted 6-1 to reject the proposed annexation of a 48.3-acre lot during a meeting Tuesday night. About 15 residents made public comments at the last council meeting in opposition...

United Way of Whitman County has distributed $468,000 for wildfire recovery in the Malden and Pine City communities.

Pullman community members oppose land development

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 14, 2021

Pullman residents expressed concerns about the annexation of property near SE Johnson Road during a City of Pullman public hearing Tuesday night. Frank Motley of Two-GM and Bob Perdue of Nelson Partners...

Brandon Chapman is starting a weekly “Pullman Proud Podcast” after his term on the City Council ends.

Councilmember decides not to run for reelection

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief March 17, 2021

While filling out the 2016 presidential election ballot, Brandon Chapman wrote in his Uncle Jim, former mayor of Susanville, California, for president of the U.S. “If we were even close to a swing...

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