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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 petition against the wind farm now has over 1,500 signatures

Whitman County residents protest wind turbines

JASMINE LIN, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2024

Whitman County residents gathered at the County Commissioner’s office to express their concerns about the proposed Harvest Hills Wind Project near Kamiak Butte on April 15. The meeting saw pleas from...

While grants have been distributed for nonprofits, the application for small businesses is still open.

Whitman County awards grants to nonprofits, small businesses

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor February 21, 2022

County officials are awarding grant money to local nonprofits and small businesses, with 59 businesses in Whitman County stating they are facing financial hardships in a recent survey conducted by county...

Offices in the Whitman County Courthouse have been relocated to the Warwick Building and the Whitman County Public Services Building.

Whitman County Courthouse renovation begins Monday

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter October 11, 2021

The $9.2 million Whitman County Courthouse renovation in Colfax begins Monday. The project includes upgrading the 1950s elevator to make it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, upgrading...

Lance Bishop, information technology director for Whitman County, said he is considering moving some of the county’s overall storage into cloud storage, which would increase the county’s available storage.

County commissioners discuss record storage

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter February 23, 2021

Whitman County Commissioners discussed a possible upgrade to the IT system in the Whitman County Courthouse to increase the amount of available technology storage and replace 30-year-old fiber optic cables.  The...

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 Whitman County Commissioners website was at risk for being overwhelmed and shutting down. The county was able to prevent this issue after implementing different tactics. 

County Commissioners’ website faces cyber threats

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor February 2, 2021

Whitman County Commissioners discussed cyber threats to their website during a meeting Monday.  Lance Bishop, county director of information technology, said the county is facing serious attacks...

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