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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

Some sororities, like Alpha Omicron Pi, keep drug tests on hand for sorority members.

Drugged drinks take toll on students this fall

FRANKIE BEER and LIAM CONNORS December 1, 2022

Editor's note: some sources wish to remain anonymous or be referred to by their first name for the sake of privacy.  A freshman psychology major and sorority member was walking with her friends Sept....

Pullman Transit shut down at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday due to “dangerous road conditions.”

Winter storm warning comes to Pullman

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2022

Pullman is set to experience heavy snowfall Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon, receiving a winter storm warning, according to the National Weather Service.  The winter storm warning is in effect...

Cougar Safe Ride vehicles prepare to depart from Wilson-Short Hall, Sep. 12.

WSU adds more safety resources following homicide, fall break

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2022

The cities of Pullman Washington and Moscow Idaho are taking more precautions regarding safety in the community with the recent homicides in Moscow. The City of Moscow Police Department sent an update...

Pullman Police Officer Doug Anderson holds a box of Narcan, a nasal spray used for people who have overdosed on drugs, Nov. 2nd.

Is fentanyl increase serious or sensationalized?

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2022

Two fentanyl-related deaths and 11 cases of overdosage have occurred in Pullman this year. The drug has received significant attention from the media and local police departments as Halloween concludes.  The...

Pullman PD sees increase in calls, multiple assaults this Halloweekend

Pullman PD sees increase in calls, multiple assaults this Halloweekend

TYE CRUZ, Evergreen reporter November 1, 2022

The Pullman Police Department saw an increase of 23 phone calls this Halloween weekend compared to last year, amounting to 150 calls. “Halloween is fun, and sometimes people’s alter egos come out,”...

Car accident on N Grand Ave. leaves students stuck on stalled bus and one utility line down.

Accident on North Grand Avenue leaves street closed

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief October 20, 2022

An elementary school bus stalled as a result of a car accident on Thursday, closing North Grand Avenue between Northeast Stadium Way and Larry Street. No students or the driver on the bus were injured,...

“Probably sometime in the next 20-30 years we will see rabies in our endemic skunk and raccoon population”

Tremendous progress has been made by local rescued skunks

DAVID HUTNER, Evergreen Reporter July 21, 2022

The orphaned skunks that were rescued last month after their mother died, have made tremendous progress at WSU's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Arielle Ponds, code enforcement officer for Pullman Police...

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins, pictured with Butch T. Cougar, will be succeeded by Pullman PD Cmdr. Jake Opgenorth.

Pullman police chief retires after 12 years

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter July 6, 2022

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins is retiring from the police department this year after 12 years of protecting the Pullman community and 45 years of serving in law enforcement.  Before assuming...

The Community Band of the Palouse, Dan Maher and DJ Goldfinger will play live at Sunnyside Park.

Pullman PD reinforces firework guidelines before Sunnyside celebration

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor July 3, 2022

The Pullman Police Department is reminding community members of the city’s firework laws and guidelines before celebrations commence. Fireworks lit in Washington state must be bought in the state....

Pullman PD reports 24 vehicle prowls in two weeks

Pullman PD reports 24 vehicle prowls in two weeks

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor June 1, 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,...

Pullman Police officers clear a room during an active shooter drill Oct. 6, 2013, at the Pullman Summit Therapy & Health Services building.

Local police officers, firefighters attend active shooter response training this week

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor May 29, 2022

Local law enforcement, firefighters and Emergency Medical Services staff will practice saving lives in high-risk scenarios at an active shooter response training from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday...

Suspects identified in College Hill animal cruelty case

Suspects identified in College Hill animal cruelty case

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor May 10, 2022

The Pullman Police Department has identified two suspects in the College Hill animal cruelty investigation, according to a Pullman PD press release.  After over 300 hours of investigation, 21-year-old...

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