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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The Pullman Public Schools board decided to begin in-person classes early next year for some students.

Schools to reopen Jan. 4 for K-1 students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 5, 2020

Pullman Public Schools board voted for in-person classes to begin Jan. 4 for students K-1. Students’ social and emotional needs must be addressed, said Allison Munch-Rotolo, board liaison for Sunnyside...

One teacher is worried that students will not be able to follow safety measures like social distancing, while other teachers are advocating for hybrid learning for students.

Board to decide school reopening next month

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor October 29, 2020

Pullman Public School board members did not set a date for the reopening of grades K-5 during a board meeting on Wednesday, but expect to propose a start date during the next board meeting on Nov. 11.  Schools...

The library’s reopening will be safe and slow, said Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, during a NPL board meeting Wednesday. 

Neill Public Library creates reopening plan, adds days to curbside pickup service

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor October 15, 2020

The Neill Public Library created a reopening plan that will be implemented when the rate of local COVID-19 cases decreases. The plan follows reopening guidelines that have been set by Gov. Jay Inslee's...

The new city hall is still under construction. The  upgraded audiovisual equipment will be installed after construction finishes.

City council purchases audiovisual equipment for City Hall

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter May 27, 2020

City councilmembers approved a $141,000 purchase for upgraded audiovisual equipment in the new city hall. Some members said the ability to broadcast meetings maintains transparency, while others in the...

Pullman Regional Hospital officials decided to reopen the hospital for elective procedures because they have met all the state guidelines.

Local hospital reopens all services

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor May 27, 2020

Pullman Regional Hospital is now offering elective surgeries after pausing certain procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  PRH Marketing Director Megan Guido said hospital officials decided to reopen...

Tawny Szumlas, owner of Rico’s Pub, said employees and customers are following COVID-19 regulations, which includes wearing protection gear like masks.

Pullman businesses adapt to Phase 2 changes

CHERYL AARNIO and SYDNEY BROWN May 22, 2020

As Phase 2 kicks off in Pullman, businesses in town must adapt to a new normal. The Safe Start plan for businesses laid out by Gov. Jay Inslee includes specific industry guidelines that businesses must...

Mayor Glenn Johnson said the Whitman County Health Department, Whitman County commissioners, and mayors of each city within Whitman County are backing the application for transitioning Whitman County to Phase 2.

City Council discusses Pullman reopening

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter May 13, 2020

Councilmembers addressed the effects of COVID-19 on the city and the possibility of Pullman moving to Phase 2 of reopening during the city council meeting Tuesday. Mayor Glenn Johnson said the Whitman...

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