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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

Flodin has lived in Whitman County for 24 years.

Whitman County assessor seeks reelection

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter April 8, 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 reporter 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, Staff Reporter and Social Media Consultant 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 Photographer October 21, 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 21, 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, Evergreen reporter June 23, 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...

Most wildfires are started by people, but measures can be taken to reduce risk.

Defensible space around homes reduces risk of wildfire

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2021

Earlier this year, the Washington state legislature passed the forest health bill, which provides funding for the advancement of forest management practices to reduce wildfire risks. Eastern and Western...

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...

The open houses will take place on June 2, 16 and 30, and each meeting will cover different elements of the comprehensive plan.

Whitman County to take comments on comprehensive plan in June

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 28, 2021

Whitman County is hosting three open houses during the month of June for the community to make comments and ask questions about upcoming changes to the county’s Comprehensive Plan. The county anticipated...

A cat named Cactus Cooler was the first animal to benefit from the Petco Love grant.

Whitman County Humane Society receives $5,000 Petco Love grant

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter May 24, 2021

Whitman County Humane Society received a $5,000 grant from Petco Love to continue its life-saving veterinary efforts.  The grant was part of the animal welfare organization grant cycle, said Jennifer...

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