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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

Responding officers provided first aid until the Pullman Fire Department paramedics arrived.

WSU student dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday morning

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor May 6, 2022

Deandre Hunter, 25, was pronounced dead on Friday after sustaining a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his abdomen in the parking lot of Pimlico Apartments.  Pullman police officers responded to the...

The motion approved the acceptance of a $15,000 grant for a Firefighter Injury and Illness Reduction program.

City Council approves grant for firefighter safety

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2022

Pullman City Council approved a motion Tuesday night that will help reduce Pullman firefighters’ exposure to harmful carcinogens. The motion approved the acceptance of a $15,000 grant for a Firefighter...

The American Legion presents an award to five police officers for their heroism during Septembers College Hill shooting at the Pullman City Coucil meeting on March 29.

Law enforcement, firefighters receive American Legion awards

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 30, 2022

Jerry Coker and Ted Weatherly, Pullman Police Department commander and adjutant, presented American Legion Awards honoring first responders at the Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday night. Whitcom...

Responding officers provided first aid until the Pullman Fire Department paramedics arrived.

Pullman Fire marshal announces retirement

PUNEET BSANTI February 4, 2022

Pullman Fire Marshal Chris Wehrung announced his retirement on Thursday after working at the Pullman Fire Department for 22 years. Wehrung will retire at the end of May, according to a press release from...

Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said it is too early to tell based on the current number of calls the department has received whether 2022 will be less busy than 2021.

Fire, police departments reflect on amount of calls

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter January 14, 2022

The Pullman Fire Department had its busiest year in over a decade in 2021, receiving 2,939 total calls. Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said the department received an increase in both fire and medical...

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...

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...

Willis speaks with another officer at the intersection of Northeast California Street and Northeast A Street, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Willis talked about reports of a suspicious individual in the area.

Photo essay: Pullman Police patrol Greek Row during Halloween

COLE QUINN, Evergreen photo editor November 3, 2021

Editor's note: All photos were taken by Evergreen photo editor Cole Quinn. Halloween weekend is typically a busy weekend for students at Washington State University. Parties stretch across the College...

WSU students walk to class past Northside Residence Hall Tuesday in Pullman.

Pullman Fire Department responds to increase in fire alarm calls

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter October 15, 2021

Pullman Fire Department has seen an increase in fire alarms on the WSU campus this semester.  “Students have been back for only a few months, but it’s over where the total calls were this time...

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...

By passing the new wildland fire ecology and management course, students can receive the Red Card Certification from the National Wildlife Coordinating Group.

New wildland fire course teaches fire management

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

The WSU School of the Environment announced the release of a new course for the fall 2021 semester called SOE 492: wildland fire ecology and management. Mark Swanson, associate professor in WSU’s...

A small, single-person aircraft flipped over in a farmers field.

No one injured in small aircraft crash near Terre View Drive, Marshland Street

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

No one was injured after a small one-person aircraft crashed around 6:35 p.m. today in a farmer’s field near NW Terre View Drive and NW Marshland Street.   A middle-aged man was piloting...

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