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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

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...

In Phase 3, indoor social gatherings cannot include more than 10 people. Outdoor gatherings cannot exceed over 50 people.

All counties move to Phase 3 of state reopening plan

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 19, 2021

Whitman County moved into Phase 3 of Washington state's COVID-19 reopening plan Tuesday, along with all other counties in the state. The county will remain in Phase 3 until June 30, which is when...

This is a crime of intimidation ... this is the crime of scaring people when theyre at their most vulnerable,” said Dan LeBeau, Whitman County chief deputy prosecutor.

Georgia man sent to state prison after attempting to extort WSU student

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 17, 2021

A 24-year-old Georgia man was transferred to the Washington Corrections Center on Wednesday after he was sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to extort nude photos from a WSU student in March 2019.  Jordan...

In Phase 3, indoor social gatherings cannot include more than 10 people. Outdoor gatherings cannot exceed over 50 people.

Children aged 12 to 15 years eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 14, 2021

Whitman county residents aged 12-15 years are now eligible to receive Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.  Chris Skidmore, deputy director of Whitman County Public Health, said the county has some plans...

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2021

Whitman County will stay in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan for at least the next two weeks.  All counties in Washington will remain in their current phases as part of a “two...

Pullman Regional Hospital will administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at its upcoming clinics. Those over 18 years old are eligible.

Guide: How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Pullman 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are filling up quickly as vaccine eligibility expanded April 15 to all individuals over 16 years old in Washington state.   As of April 20, Whitman County has administered...

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