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Several moose have been spotted in Pullman this year. Wildlife officers caution people to maintain their distance if they encounter a moose.

Moox Borgi causes wildlife safety awareness in Pullman

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 27, 2021

WSU students were all over the moose on the loose that came to town recently and even voted in an Instagram poll to name it Moox Borgi.  The moose was in town for about six days, said Grant Silver,...

Three DUIs, two trespass arrests and moose in someones backyard

Three DUIs, two trespass arrests and moose in someone’s backyard

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 14, 2021

Pullman Police Department responded to 114 calls for service between Friday and Monday morning, including noise complaints, trespassing and gunshot sounds. Gunshots were reported Saturday night at a...

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers free, confidential referral and information for individuals facing issues with substance abuse or families facing related issues.

International overdose awareness day brought hope

SANDI KOBIESA, Managing editor September 1, 2021

Aug. 31 marked International Overdose Awareness Day. Last year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimated around 90,237 people died of an overdose in the United States.  The awareness...

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...

City of Pullman to open emergency cooling shelter

City of Pullman to open emergency cooling shelter

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter June 25, 2021

The City of Pullman will open an emergency cooling shelter from June 26 to 29. The shelter will be open from noon to 8 p.m. The shelter is located in the Pullman Senior Center, on the new Pullman City...

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,...

Pullman PD Chief Gary Jenkins said at the time the award application was filed for the fellowship program, there were 350 others applicants. 

Fellowship program created to give doctoral students experience with police department

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2021

A Research Fellowship Program conducted by WSU and Pullman Police Department was awarded the Smart 50 Award at the end of May. The award recognizes innovation in government as it relates to improvising...

Resource centers on campus, like the WSU Office of Compliance and Civil Rights, help students file sexual assault complaints and reports. The process can be daunting, said Joel Aleman, director of University Affairs.

Town hall covers process of filing sexual assault reports

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor April 23, 2021

ASWSU hosted a town hall Thursday for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, educating individuals on how to file assault reports and what the process looks like. Resource centers on campus, like the WSU Office...

The community places a lot of trust in us, so we have an obligation to show them that we act in a professional and ethical way,” Pullman PD Chief Gary Jenkins said.

Pullman Citizen Police Academy set for fall

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 23, 2021

Community members interested in getting a behind-the-scenes look into the Pullman Police Department can soon sign up for a 10-week Citizen Police Academy. The Pullman Police Advisory Committee is working...

In 2019, 146 reports of simple assaults were filed, with 58 of them considered domestic violence. Pullman police arrested 105 perpetrators and 10 cases were excused.

Pullman PD received 35 forcible sex reports

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 15, 2021

Pullman police saw a 19 percent increase in harassment reports from 2019 to 2020, including sex offenses, aggravated assaults and blackmail cases. Washington state law defines domestic violence as physical...

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...

Stephanie Rink, Pullman Police Advisory Committee chair, said the committee will need to work closely with Pullman police officers to determine the appropriate amount of time they will need to contribute, especially if they are required to provide answers about community interactions in the survey.

Discussion about community survey on Pullman policing begins

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 13, 2021

The Pullman Police Advisory Committee brainstormed ideas for a community survey to collect input about known areas of success and improvement for the Pullman Police Department. David Makin, committee...

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