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The Pullman Fire Department responds to several cooking-related fire emergencies. Fire officals say other common fire causes include improperly disposing of cigarettes and overloading power outlets.

How to be hot but not on fire: a guide to fire safety

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2021

Wildfire season has not been kind to Southeastern Washington and Northern Idaho this summer. Naturally-caused wildfires are still burning through the two bordering states, but human-caused fires pose a...

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...

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins, pictured here with Butch T. Cougar, will stay on as chief until a replacement is hired.

‘He knows it’s a great community, and he’s helped make it that way’

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor June 14, 2021

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins will retire later this year after spending 47 years in law enforcement — but policing was not always the future he saw for himself. “When I was in high school,...

As of June 12, PRH will no longer be testing through its COVID-19 Testing and Triage Center, pictured here. Asymptomatic testing is still available for people who wish to be tested.

Pullman Regional Hospital changes options for asymptomatic COVID-19 testing

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor June 9, 2021

Pullman Regional Hospital is replacing its COVID-19 Triage and Testing Center with as-needed asymptomatic testing starting June 12. PRH has seen a steady decline in the need for symptomatic testing...

Normally, the firework show features live musicians, and a barbeque is put on for community members at Sunnyside Park, pictured here. This year, city officials have opted not to host any entertainment to maintain social distancing.

Fourth of July celebration returns to Pullman

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 9, 2021

The annual Pullman Fourth of July firework show is set to return this summer to Sunnyside Park, and contrary to years past, the firework show will feature no live entertainment. Pullman Mayor Glenn...

During the program, more than 1,500 ‘Grab and Go’ Activity Bags will be handed out, in addition to access to more than 25 online classes.

Public library to host seven-week summer reading program

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 7, 2021

Children up to the age of 17 can enjoy Neill Public Library's reading program from June 14 to July 30.  Participants have the opportunity to participate in creative activities and the chance...

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...

From noon to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday from June 22 to August 12 meals are available for pick up at 510 NW Greyhound Way.

Pullman Public Schools to offer free “grab and go” meals

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2021

Pullman Public Schools will begin its free summer meal program on June 14.  All children between one and 18 years old are eligible to receive free "grab and go" breakfast and lunches. The program...

There are plans to use the grant to increase accessibility and visibility of the farmers market.

Pullman Farmers Market receives grant

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 3, 2021

The Washington State Department of Agriculture awarded Pullman Chamber of Commerce a $10,000 COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grant for the Pullman Farmers Market.  Marie Dymkoski, Pullman Chamber...

The event will be held consistently every week with exceptions for weather or emergencies.

Music on Main is back

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter June 2, 2021

One of Pullman’s summer-long events, Music on Main, will return Thursday and last through September. Different local musicians will perform every week. The event will be held every Thursday from 6...

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