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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

Two guilty pleas to alleged sex offenses

Two guilty pleas to alleged sex offenses

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 30, 2022

Trigger warning: This article contains details about sexual assault that may be triggering for some readers. Two separate cases involving sexual crimes including minors have resulted in guilty pleas. The...

COVID-19 hospitalizations, test positivity increases in Whitman County

COVID-19 hospitalizations, test positivity increases in Whitman County

SHANA HUANG, Evergreen Reporter October 3, 2022

In the past seven days, Whitman County reported 34 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, according to the Whitman County Public Health website. Based on cases and hospitalizations, the COVID-19 community...

Pilot of La Crosse plane crash is identified

Pilot of La Crosse plane crash is identified

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor July 2, 2022

Kevin Kennedy, a 65-year-old pilot from Arlington, was identified as the person who crashed a single-engine plane on Washington State Route 26.  Kennedy was flying from Arlington to Colfax on July...

Plane crashes near La Crosse, occupant sustains serious injuries

Plane crashes near La Crosse, occupant sustains serious injuries

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor July 1, 2022

After a single prop aircraft crashed at Washington State Route 26 around 2 p.m., its single occupant sustained serious injuries.  Life Flight Network arrived at the scene to transport the pilot about...

Flodin has lived in Whitman County for 24 years.

Whitman County assessor seeks reelection

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor April 7, 2022

On Monday, Whitman County Assessor Wraylee Flodin announced she plans to run for reelection.  Flodin has worked with the Whitman County Assessor’s Office, as well as the Treasurer’s Office,...

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 reporter 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...

Whitman County Sheriff announces reelection campaign

Whitman County Sheriff announces reelection campaign

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor February 16, 2022

Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers announced on Tuesday he will run for a sixth term. Myers has served as county sheriff since January 2003, according to a press release. “It has been my privilege...

A bypass would reduce traffic congestion and restore vibrancy to downtown Pullman, said councilmember Francis Benjamin.

Local officials consider Pullman bypass

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter February 7, 2022

Members of the Whitman County Board of Commissioners and the Pullman City Council are considering different proposals for building a bypass around Pullman, with costs ranging from $10 million to $100 million. Whitman...

Palouse Librarys Annual Turkey Leg Fundraiser and fun run will take runners through the heart of downtown Palouse.

Gobbel, gobbel, go faster

Mikayla Finnerty, Managing editor November 18, 2021

At 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, the Palouse Library will host its annual Turkey Leg Fundraiser and fun run in downtown Palouse. There is no need to sign up in advance. To participate, all you need to...

Volunteeers with Family Promise of the Palouse prepare beds in a local church for families experiencing homelessness in Moscow, Idaho.

A promise given, a promise kept

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor October 20, 2021

Based in Moscow, Family Promise of the Palouse provides housing, meals and hope for families experiencing homelessness in Whitman and Latah counties.  In Family Promise’s day center, families...

Around 90 percent of people on campus need to get vaccinated to achieve some type of herd immunity.

Delta variant poses threat to fall semester

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter July 20, 2021

The newly discovered COVID-19 Delta variant is one of students’ biggest threats as the fall semester approaches.  WSU is taking precautions for another potential outbreak of the virus, with unvaccinated...

Whitman County Library to host therapy, support animal training seminar

Whitman County Library to host therapy, support animal training seminar

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor June 22, 2021

The Whitman County Library will host a Palouse Paws event from 7-8 p.m. June 24 over Zoom as part of an ongoing Tails and Tales-themed summer reading program. Sheri Miller, associate director and youth...

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