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The slideshow with the updated draft of the plan discussed at the open house is on Whitman County’s website. 

Whitman County Board develops 10 framework goals for Comprehensive Plan

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 3, 2021

Whitman County board members drafted several goals to include in the county’s updated Comprehensive Plan at the first of three open houses on Wednesday. The Growth Management Act of 1990 requires...

Whitman County residents can complete a public input survey to guide the creation of the plan. So far, 280 responses have been collected.

County residents share desire for new businesses, growing rural areas

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor March 12, 2021

Public officials and community members discussed priorities to include in a county document that would guide decisions for the next 20 years during a meeting Wednesday night. Since 1978, the Whitman...

The drafted comprehensive plan will be completed by June or July, then presented to the public. Around December, it will be presented to the county commissioners for approval.

County to revitalize goals, priorities for land development

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 15, 2021

Whitman County officials are seeking public input to update its comprehensive plan that will determine priorities for land development in the next 20 years. The county comprehensive plan focuses on...

The candidates for Whitman County Commissioner both said climate change should be addressed with technology.

Whitman County Commissioner candidates agreed on medical care, climate change

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 16, 2020

Candidates for the Whitman County Commission debated the county’s access to medical care and transportation, concerns about climate change and the allocation of potential funding, during a forum Thursday...

Transportation on campus is far from perfect — here's how we can improve it.

OPINION: WSU students need more transportation on campus

PORTIA SIMMONS September 16, 2020

When I first arrived at WSU, one of the first things students mentioned about the campus was the number of hills. When I asked students about forms of transportation on campus, students said they wished...

WSU's new AMP app is a streamlined success, allowing students to park on campus with ease.

OPINION: New WSU parking app is a success

GRACE LAPIERRE September 2, 2020

It should come as no surprise that I am not fond of parking on campus at WSU. When paying for a more expensive dorm, like Olympia Avenue, which is where I lived last year, no one wanted to pay over...

WSU parking is too expensive and overcrowded, necessitating some kind of new system to ensure everyone has a parking space.

OPINION: Restructure WSU parking

SARAH DANIELS July 15, 2020

As a commuting college student, I can’t help but hear and feel WSU students' frustration at the cost of WSU parking permits. There is certainly a lot of — I believe — understandable animosity toward...

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