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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Pullman Police Department has received multiple tips, but none have been substantive enough to progress the case.

WSU doctoral student speaks out after attempted kidnapping

ALISA VOLZ, Evergreen reporter February 13, 2023

Daniela Mendez said that on Feb. 3 a man tried to force his way into her apartment.  “I was so scared, so terrified,” Mendez,  a molecular biosciences doctoral student said. “I was like, ‘this...

Kohbergers office was located in Wilson-Short Hall.

‘I just felt so sick and disgusted:’ Students learn they knew murder suspect Bryan Kohberger

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor January 10, 2023

The arrest of former WSU graduate student Bryan Kohberger shocked the Cougar community as some students realized they interacted with him over the past semester.  Kohberger was a TA for at least two...

Pullman PD reports 24 vehicle prowls in two weeks

Pullman PD reports 24 vehicle prowls in two weeks

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor June 2, 2022

The Pullman community was victim to vehicle prowls ranging in the double digits over the past two weeks, 10 of which were just last week. Vehicle prowls refer to property theft from motor vehicles,...

16-year-old Marissa Carper will represent Washington at FBI youth program in Virginia

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor May 26, 2022

Since fifth grade, Marissa Carper knew she wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement — and do “something more” for her community.  “In fifth grade, we were doing a project where we...

Tahnee Runions, volunteer for Feeding our Friends, prepares free meals for hungry residents of the Pullman community, Oak Pullman, Feb. 22

Local restaurant addresses food insecurity in the community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor March 1, 2022

Oak on Main revived the Feeding Our Friends program Feb. 8, providing free meals for the Pullman community every Tuesday from 4-6 p.m.  Michael Byrne, co-owner of the restaurant, said he and Frank...

Owner Crystal Gayles (left) shows participants how to use the Kangaroo bounce shoes as they warm up for their bounce fitness class on January 22, 2022,  at SBS Fitness Studio and Juice Bar.

Bounce into a ‘juicy’ new workout

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 27, 2022

Crystal Gayles has always wanted to open up her own fitness studio. Gayles said her dream started 10 years ago, well before her daughter was born. But while juggling motherhood, business investments...

Pullman police officers arrest an individual near the intersection of NE California Street and NE A Street on Saturday. Officers arrested the individual for being a minor in possession of alcohol after displaying poor behavior.

Pullman PD received 127 calls during Halloween, five related to suicide

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 3, 2021

The Pullman Police Department received 127 calls during Halloween weekend, a slight increase from last year’s 109 calls. “Last year was so different because we just didn't have the numbers of people...

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, Copy Chief 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 with Butch T. Cougar, will be succeeded by Pullman PD Cmdr. Jake Opgenorth.

‘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...

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