The Daily Evergreen

OPINION: Battle of the coffee shops

Will worldwide power or regional appeal win out in this week's battle of the coffee chains?

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

June 17, 2020

I started going to Starbucks when I was about five years old. My dad and I would go every Sunday, and I would get an iced hot chocolate (still my fave) with a chocolate-glazed old-fashioned donut. I lived in Arizona during my childhood and bore witness to the first Dutch Bros Coffee shop when one...

High river temperatures dangerous to salmon

Salmon and most other fish do not internally regulate their temperatures. Instead, they adapt to water temperatures, so if the water is too hot or cold, the fish will not survive.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

June 8, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency released a report May 18 for public comment stating the temperatures of the Columbia and Lower Snake rivers do not meet Washington’s and Oregon’s water quality standards, which can be harmful to salmon. The report creates a temperature standard for the Lower Columbia and Lower Snake rivers in Washington and Oregon. The report states it is challenging to establish standards b...

OPINION: Support the Land, Water Conservation Fund

The LWCF is the best way to ensure that everyone can make use of America's wild lands, now and forever.

DAN CURTIS, Evergreen columnist

June 3, 2020

Originally created by Congress in 1964, the Land and Water Conservation Fund helps ensure present and future generations of Americans have opportunities to enjoy our nation’s outdoors. The program funds projects that expand and maintain public access to federally-managed land, which is held for the...

Bill would require sex ed for K-12

Shannon Focht, communications coordinator for Pullman Public Schools, said the school district is not prepared to speak about Senate Bill 5395, which would apply to public schools.

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2020

Legislation that would mandate sex education in Washington public schools was sent to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk where he will decide whether to sign it into law. Senate Bill 5395 would require public schools to provide an age-appropriate sexual health education for K-12 students. Current Washington law does not require school districts t...

OPINION: I was wrong about COVID-19

OPINION: I was wrong about COVID-19

KATIE LANE, Evergreen columnist

March 9, 2020

On Feb. 3, I made a rash judgement, that we shouldn’t stress the coronavirus. I was naive, I hadn’t caught my first frat flu yet. I was a mere child. At the time, students and Pullman natives alike were being racist and irrational about the recent outbreak of the Wuhan novel coronavirus. Unfortunat...

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