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Pullman Community Update

City of Pullman  Pullman Chamber of Commerce  Pullman Regional Hospital  Pullman School District  Washington State University Vol. 23 No. 2 • February 2018

Pullman School District BOARD REPORT

Anyone Can be Good at Math, continued… By Bill Holman, Franklin Elementary Principal

Last summer I submitted an article about mathematical learning and growth mindset, entitled “Anyone Can Be Good At Math!” I have enjoyed watching practices and attitudes evolve in my time as elementary principal, along with the quality of student learning. I thought it would be appropriate to provide a midyear update. During the 2016-17 school year, teachers in kindergarten through second grade participated in a sequence of trainings designed to help them facilitate learning activities in ways that they had likely not themselves experienced as learners. These trainings occurred over three full school days, spaced over a few months time. During these sessions teachers applied contemporary, research based learning theory to design instructional activities. They visited their own classrooms as a group and utilized their students to implement the lessons and practice the skills in the presence of each other and the trainer. They then reviewed and critiqued the activity or activities. Between sessions, teachers practiced the skills by planning and facilitating additional activities, to be reviewed when the team reassembled. One of the underlying learning theories is constructivism which has at its heart the notion that learners are not blank slates, but creators of their own learning. Constructing learning means to connect existing ideas to new ideas using reflective thought, requiring the student to take a highly active role in their own learning. In order for this to happen, the teacher needs to know their student’s level of understanding of the targeted learning. They need to design activities that have entry points for each and every student in the classroom. They then need to facilitate a process that allows the student to think, work, and then to share their thinking with others. The teacher facilitates opportunity for students to connect their thinking to the thinking of others, helping them to construct strong conceptual frameworks around the learning. Ideally in these sessions, the students all do a lot more thinking and sharing than they may have in a more traditional lesson structure.

Teachers and students alike are very excited by this work. Students feel validated in their effort and thought processes and they love to share their thinking with others. Teachers are excited by the level of engagement they are observing and by the learning and confidence the students are exhibiting. They are working hard to build their own facilitation and design skills. The trainings are continuing during the current school year. Kindergarten through second grade teachers participated in a review day, early in the year. Teachers in grades three through five are participating in a three day process much like their k-2 counterparts experienced last year. I have heard more than one comment that this classroom embedded model is the best professional development structure they have ever experienced. Trainers Kim Dennis and Michelle McKenzie are fabulously modeling with teachers and administrators the powerful and effective techniques described above. Please stay tuned for more information as we move forward. We can all be good at math!

Board of Directors Jim Evermann Director, District 3 jfe@psd267.org

President Allison Munch-Rotolo Director, District 2 Amunch-rotolo@psd267.org

Nathan Roberts Director, District 4 nroberts@psd267.org

Susan Weed Director, District 1 Sweed@psd267.org

Amanda Tanner Director, District 5 atanner@psd267.org

Highly Capable Program Referrals Will Be Accepted March 5-March 9 Referral forms for current K-11th grade students to receive highly capable services during next school year will be accepted March 5 – March 9. Parents/guardians, teachers, students, and anyone else with direct knowledge of a student’s abilities may refer a student for highly capable services. For more information on the referral process or to obtain a referral form, contact the school psychologist at the student’s school or the Instructional Programs Office at (509)332-3144. Additional information, as well as the referral form, can also be found at http://bit.ly/2htubQG.

In This Issue… Pullman School District........................ 1-3 Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse.....5 Pullman Regional Hospital................... 6-7 Community Action Center.................... 9 Gladish Community & Cultural Center.....10 Pullman Council on Aging.................... 11 Community Calendar........................... 14-15 City of Pullman..................................... 16-17 Spokane Falls Community Colleges...... 18 Pullman Chamber of Commerce........... 19-22 Washington State University................ 23 Whitman County Humane Society....... 24 Palouse Discovery Science Center......... 25 YMCA of the Palouse............................ 26

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February 2018

Pullman School District

Pullman Education Foundation Supports Innovation

The Pullman Education Foundation, committed to supporting the Pullman School District, awarded the inaugural Innovation Grant to Bumpus in August, 2017. The $10,000 award was used to purchase Chromebooks which are used to collaboratively teach English to all Pullman middle school students.

The Innovation Grant has a goal of supporting projects and programming that will allow teachers, teams, or buildings to implement innovative learning initiatives that are not currently in the District budget. Projects must be approved and endorsed by the District, building leadership, and any other teachers involved in the concept. Focusing on meeting students where they are individually through learning and educational experience is a side benefit Bumpus didn’t necessarily build in to her proposal, but has grown from the project.

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and the way that platform form allows me to differentiate instruction. Here you can see a portion of my classroom stream—in it you can see 4 separate assignments, tailored to individual needs that I’ve given to small groups of students,” Bumpus wrote in a December update. Funding for this type of award is made possible through private support from community members who give to the unrestricted fund at the PEF. Annual appeals for this tax-deductible support will be sent in early 2018. Applications for the 2018-2019 Innovation Grant are available now through the Pullman School District with a deadline of March 1, 2018. Funding will be available to the selected grant winner in August 2018.

Bumpus went on to write, “Having access to Chromebooks any time we want them allowed us to do a fairly involved project the first week of school.”

Let’s be social!

Pullman Public Schools: www.facebook.com/PullmanPublicSchools Kamiak Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanKES Franklin Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanFES Jefferson Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanJES Sunnyside Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanSES Lincoln Middle School: www.facebook.com/PullmanLMS Pullman High School: www.facebook.com/PullmanHS Follow us on Twitter!

Innovation is a key component of engaging students in the classroom today. Amy Bumpus, teacher at Lincoln Middle School, has found a way to do just that. And her work was recognized this school year by the Pullman Education Foundation.

“I knew that it would be an awesome thing to have a class set of Chromebooks, but I don’t think I fully grasped just how incredible and important it would be until now. It has been fantastic,” Bumpus reported this past fall semester. Collaborations have begun not only across science classrooms, but also subjects. There is work being done with the teaching team in social studies as well.

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The Foundation (PEF) was established in 1994 to improve the quality of education within the Pullman School District by providing resources for programs for which federal, state and local funding is inadequate and to further improve the quality of education and enhance community support for public education.

For more information about the Innovation Grant, or about the Pullman Education Foundation, please contact Board President Sandra Albers at pullmaneducationfoundation@ gmail.com

Visit the Pullman “Another way that learning has Education Foundation at: been enhanced in my classroom is pullmaneducationfoundation.org through the use of Google Classroom

The Pullman School District Board of Directors and the Pullman School District shall provide equal educational opportunity and treatment for all students in all aspects of the academic and activities programs without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, honorablydischarged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression or identity), marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, participation in the Boy Scouts of America or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. The district will provide equal access to school facilities to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society. District programs will be free from sexual harassment. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Roberta Kramer, Assistant Superintendent, Pullman School District Administrative Offices, 240 SE Dexter Street, Pullman, WA 99163, 509.332.3144. Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations in the application process by contacting the Personnel Coordinator at (509) 332-3584.


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Stay Active & Independent for Life a strength and balance fitness class for adults 65+

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Call us today to get started! (509) 338-9204

1225 South Grand Avenue, Suite B at the South Centre Building • Pullman (On South Grand Ave. next to the Post Office)

www.ProFormancePhysicalTherapy.com Troy Vannucci, MPT, CEEAA • Laura Nakata Vannucci, MPT Brandon Cridlebaugh, DPT • Sean Knight, DPT, CSCS • Kelsie Bakeman, PTA Brandon Richards, DPT • Justin Calvin, ACSM-CPT

Most insurance accepted/filed • Early a.m., lunchtime & early evening appts. Open M-Thu 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse

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February is…Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

How did National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month come to be? In 2005, the importance of addressing teen dating abuse was highlighted in the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The following year, both houses of Congress declared the first full week in February as National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week. In 2010 the week became a month—TDVAM! Did You Know? • 1 in 3 high school students experience either physical or sexual violence, or both, that is perpetrated by someone they are dating or going out with. National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2015 • Only 33% of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse.

Do you know a teen? Share these great resources with them to start a conversation about relationships—the good, bad, and ugly! • loveisrespect.org • scarleteen.com • thatsnotcool.com

Also…ATVP has free cartoon flipbooks about teen relationships with information about communication, dating, and more! Stop by our office Teenage Research Unlimited, 2005 to pick one up for a teen you know!

Have you heard about Palouse Teen Council, a group of high school peer educators led by ATVP? Request a presentation

A Quick FYI

Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse Over 38 years of leadership in advocating for peaceful families, relationships and communities.

Donate to Maria’s Sharing Shelves Maria’s Sharing Shelves are open to all those who come to ATVP for help. We provide food, personal hygiene products, school supplies, safety items, and more. We are asking you, our beloved Palouse community, to support this effort! Items to donate: • Diapers size 4-6 • Pasta sauce and pasta • Ramen or macaroni and cheese • Disposable razors • Shampoo and conditioner • Canned soup • Tea • Any other non-perishable items

Cocoa and Conversation Our annual Cocoa and Conversation series at the high school has resumed! Every Wednesday morning before school an advocate is present in the PHS commons with hot chocolate and conversation about pressing topics for teens: dating, breaking up, consent, communication, boundaries, and more!

• 24 hour crisis intervention • Advocacy based counseling • Emergency confidential shelter • Legal & medical advocacy • Child advocacy

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Community outreach Support groups Information & referrals Violence prevention education & community development

All services are confidential and provided free of charge and without discrimination.

1125 NW Nye St, Suite A • P.O. Box 37 Pullman, WA 99163 509.332.0552 (business) • 509.332.HELP (4357) (hotline) www.atvp.org


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Pullman Regional Hospital

February 2018

Pullman Regional Hospital Auxiliary thanks you for another successful Christmas Tree Raffle and Silent Auction! Thanks to your generosity, $6,000 was raised through raffle ticket sales and the silent auction! Thank you to our generous Christmas tree donors:

Thank you!

• Schweitzer Engineering Laboratory • Crimson and Gray • Pullman Regional Hospital Medical Surgical Unit and Chaplains • Pullman Chamber of Commerce • Bishop Place • Moscow-Pullman Building Supply • Pullman Regional Hospital BirthPlace • Girl Scout Troop 2168 • Neill’s Flowers and Gifts, KQQQ Your Pullman Radio Station and • Banyans on the Ridge • Sharon Hall and JoDeen Smith • Healing Hands Massage and Proformance Physical Therapy

And thank you to our generous silent auction donors: • Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites • Columbia Bank • Higginson’s Home Center • Betty’s Alterations • Barb Anderson, John L Scott, Realtor • Kathy Hawbaker • Bows and Snails • University Collision • Natasha Randall

Sally Reel’s (right) winning bid won her the “Cozy Corner” donated by Bev Poole (left)

• Marriott Residence Inn • Regional Theatre of the Palouse • Cindy Carver, Thirty One Consultant • Megan Moore, Independent Scentsy Consultant • Daily Grind • Beverly Poole • P1FCU • Diane’s Gift Garden • Washington Trust Bank Special thanks to Christmas Tree Chair Charla Chaudhry and committee members Sarah Chilson, Elaine James and Courtney McLaughlin! Pullman Regional Hospital Auxiliary exists to support patient comfort and healing needs through fundraising activities. To learn more, visit: www.pullmanregional.org/ auxiliary

Recruiting for Brain Fitness Class & Study Guests enjoyed the 2017 Pullman Regional Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Tea.

Because of your generosity, the Auxiliary’s Annual Holiday Tea was a great success! More than $2,100 was raised to support Pullman Regional Hospital patient comfort and healing needs. 2017 Auxiliary Holiday Tea Committee: Kathy Hawbaker, Gwen Kelley, Megan Moore, Beverly Poole and Connie Rodeen. Thank you to our table hosts and hostesses: Frank Maryott, Courtney Mclaughlin, Kathy Hulbert, Girl Scout Troop #2168, Charla Chaudhry, Janet Reid, Gwen Kelley, Chris Richardson, Diane Wilson, Susan Hardy, Becky Highfill, Sharon Hall, Lynda Carey, Susan Weed, Pat Wright, Megan Moore, Diane Smerdon and Laura Child. Special Thanks to: The Auxiliary Tea is made possible through generous donations from Banyans on the Ridge, the holiday tea committee, the Christmas tree committee, culinary assistants, Pullman Regional Hospital, tea attendees, Delta Sigma Phi and Gamma Phi Beta. To learn more about the Pullman Regional Hospital Auxiliary, visit: www. pullmanregional.org/auxiliary

Pullman Regional Hospital Center for Learning and Innovation and Washington State University are recruiting for participants in a study to establish the efficacy of brain health intervention. • Must be 40 years or older • Must be willing to participate in 7 week group intervention • Must speak fluent English • Must be able to participate in cognitive testing. This 7 week study program begins on February 23, 2018. Classes take place Fridays 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. and Saturday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 noon and are held in Pullman Regional Hospital Conference Rooms C&D. For more information, please contact the WSU Cognitive Aging and Dementia Laboratory at (509) 335-4033. • This study is approved by the Washington State University Review Board for human subject participation.


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Pullman Regional Hospital

Mindful Self-Compassion Training Learn how to be kind to yourself and improve your emotional well-being and resilience with Mindful Self-Compassion Training (MSC). MSC is a research supported training program that cultivates the skills of mindful awareness and self-compassion. The training consists of 8 weekly, 2.5 hour sessions in a group format, plus a 4 hour retreat.

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Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation Awards $7,500 in Scholarships

Fee is $325. A portion of the proceeds of this course go to supporting the Center for Learning & Innovation at Pullman Regional Hospital. Starts March 8 and meets in Conference Rooms C&D of Pullman Regional Hospital. Rebecca Bohn, MA, has been teaching mindfulness to individuals and classes for more than 16 years and is an MSC teacher, receiving her training at the University of California, San Diego Learn more at www. rebeccabohn.com. Jennifer Griffin

Keeping Your Heart Healthy: Preventive Cardiology A presentation by David Jones, M.D., F.A.C.C., Board Certified Cardiologist with Palouse Heart Center at Pullman Regional Hospital

Friday, February 9 12 noon – 1 p.m. Conference Room C&D

Frances Preston

Anatoliy Datskiy

The Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation recently awarded three education scholarships to Jennifer Griffin, Frances Preston and Anatoliy Datskiy for the 2018 Spring semester. Jennifer Griffin and Frances Preston each received the Pullman Regional Hospital Staff Education Scholarship, which provides $2,500 to employees seeking to improve their skills and advance their education and career to benefit the patients of Pullman Regional Hospital. The scholarship is available to any employee who has been employed at the hospital for at least one year and works a minimum of twenty hours a week. Awarded funds may be used for tuition, books and school expenses. Washington State University College of Pharmacy student, Anatoliy Datskiy is the 2018 Spring semester recipient of the Bill Gaskins Pharmacy Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded to eligible applicants seeking to practice pharmacy in a rural environment or provide services to underserved populations. Funds may be used to assist with tuition, fees, books, travel and living expenses.

David Jones, M.D., F.A.C.C.

February is Heart Health Month. The public is invited to attend this free presentation to learn how you can keep your heart healthy and the services provided at Palouse Heart Center. No RSVP needed.

The Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation’s Governance Committee reviews and awards scholarships twice a year. Applicants are eligible to receive one Staff Education scholarship a lifetime, but may additionally apply for and receive a BSN Scholarship through the BSN Scholarship program. Applications for 2018 Fall scholarships will be available through Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation in May of 2018.


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Community Action Center

February 2018

Community Action Center Celebrates 30 Years

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Improve your family’s access to nutritious food with these two food resources!

Frequently asked questions: • Can I have a job and still receive Basic Food? YES. Many people who receive Basic Food are employed. • Can I own my house and a car and still be eligible? YES. Only your monthly gross income is considered. • Do you have to be a US citizen? NO. Washington State pays the Basic Food benefits to legal immigrants who do not meet the citizen rules for the federal program. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. Basic Food is available to all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, or political belief. Clockwise from top left: Graduation day for Lincoln Middle School Culinary Club members with Joe Astorino and Sheba Nalle (Pull-man School District); Palouse Mayor Michael Echanove addressing CAC guests at the 25th Anniversary Celebration in 2013 at SEL Event Center; CAC staff last in the Community Food Bank.

From five people in a small office and warehouse in Colfax, to the current digs on Fairmont in Pullman, Community Action Center has helped people move toward a positive future for 30 years. Community Action Center grew out of Whitman County’s urgent need in the early 1980s for healthy food, housing, and life skills training for residents. Former Executive Director Judy Allen played an important role in Community Action Center’s history. Allen led Community Action Center from its official incorporation in 1988 through 2005. She was part of the team that worked on the 1981 Whitman County needs assessment that ultimately led to federal grant funding for the core work Community Action Center still does today. Allen’s work with the Whitman County Regional Planning Council resulted in an office in Colfax for rental assistance, weatherization, and energy assistance. That was just the beginning. People came to the office asking for help with job training, computer skills, legal advice, and basic needs like food. “All of these needs were coming out of the woodwork,” Allen said. “I was at a restaurant in Spangle drinking coffee, and the waitresses knew who I was and where I worked. They asked if there was a way they could learn how to read.” To meet more of the needs they saw every day, the agency became a nonprofit in 1988 and staff coined the name “Community Action Center.” Community Action Center moved to Pullman in 1990, on the corner of Main Street and Grand Ave at the site of a former auto body shop. Pullman offered more resources than Colfax, including businesses and community groups to volunteer regularly. “We were ahead of the curve,” Allen said. “We were not doing things like everyone else had always done them. We were in a program called ‘Project Self-Sufficiency’ that predated Welfare Reform, offering education and job training to get people off welfare.” Community Action Center also started innovative job skills training for rural women, which had not been done to that point. Allen felt a great need for a community college in Whitman County to teach basic literacy, computer skills, and other practical classes. Community Action Center was instrumental in making sure Spokane Falls Community College came to town in the 1990s. Eventually the community college and WorkSource took over much of the education aspect of Community Action Center’s work.

Join us as local chefs compete on behalf of Community Food to create delicious, attractive, and healthful meals from the food bank offerings, including a mystery ingredient that must be incorporated into the dish! Tickets are available, $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door! Cash or check ONLY at door! Join us for some good fun and entertainment, all to support the Community Food Bank & Kitchen! Heavy appetizers at no cost, cash beer & wine bar. Look for announcements and go to https://www.cacwhitman.org/ event/2nd-annual-chefs-challenge/ for your tickets! Only 250 tickets will be sold, so mark March 25, 2018 on your calendar, and save the date!

Family Gardening Class

Community Action Center moved to its current location in 2000. Weatherization, rental assistance, and energy assistance still play a major role in how Community Action Center helps people. In the last decade, CAC has focused on making sure families have enough healthy food and the skills to make their food budget stretch farther. Cooking and gardening classes, the food bank gardens, hydroponics, and the community kitchen all help make healthy food available to everyone.

Community Food Bank Community Food Bank hours: Wednesday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm • Thursday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Community Food Bank is in need of the following donations: • Chili • Meat (fresh, frozen, or canned) • Canned fruit • Pasta sauce • Canned vegetables • Hygiene products You can bring donations to 350 SE Fairmont Road in Pullman weekdays from 8:00-4:00 (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00).

FOOD PANTRY

BREAD ROOM

MONDAY

Closed

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30 pm

TUESDAY

Closed

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30 pm

WEDNESDAY 11 am – 1:00 pm

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30pm

THURSDAY

4 pm – 6:00 pm

8 am – noon; 1pm – 6:00 pm

FRIDAY

Closed

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30 pm

Bread Room is closed during the lunch hour from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Bring the kids and come learn how to grow your own delicious, nutritious food! Fun for the whole family! • Healthy Bodies & Healthy Gardens • Family Garden Skills • Nutrition • Physical Activity • Food Tastings! • Garden Planning • Seeding and Planting • Keeping Plants Healthy • Soil Care The class meets the third Monday of the month from 4:00-5:00 PM at Community Action Center. Dates: February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18 Call 509-334-9147 to register your family today!


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Gladish Community & Cultural Center

February 2018

Gladish tenant investigates possible issues before projects begin Plateau Archaeological Investigations brings the history and culture of an area to the discussion table before a project begins. The tenant on Gladish’s third floor conducts it archaeological and cultural resource contracting and consulting services in eastern Washington, north Idaho and eastern Oregon. Its clients include Federal and State agencies, counties, municipalities, utilities, engineering firms and private organizations. “By knowing and understanding the region we work in and the concerns of regional interested parties, we are able to focus our efforts toward providing solutions to specific concerns,” said David Harder, principal investigator of the firm. “Our reports satisfy the requirements of any funding agencies, state departments or agencies, and any tribal entities that may comment.” Five archaeologists conduct fieldwork (David Harder, Adam Sackman, Alexander New, Andrew Frierson and Tiffany Fulkerson). Brooke Cohen is office manager and Jenny Harder does payroll and is the personnel director. The group also has several part-time people that work on a project-by-project basis. Currently group members are working with Ducks Unlimited on a project near the Potholes that will result in habitat restoration for migrating waterfowl. The project area consists of wetlands areas surrounded by farm ground. “Our work here will be to help identify if there are any archaeological sites that might be impacted by either the excavation of areas to create wetland, or on the areas where they will be placing the spoils from the excavations,” Harder said. In Oregon staff have been working with a company building fiberoptic lines.

David and Jenny Harder at the firm’s newly remodeled offices on Gladish’s third floor.

“It has been nice to do those nearby projects, but I think the hundreds of jobs we have done for water reservoirs and pipelines, water distribution rehabilitation, sewer collection systems, and wastewater treatment plants— while being unnoticed in many situations—probably have the biggest impact for the most people,” the principal investigator said. Crew members have performed a large number of projects for conservation districts in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Harder has received a Conservation Service Award for his team’s effort. In addition the firm’s support for local Boy Scout programs has earned it the Chief Kamiaken District Palouse Hills Award.

“My crew and I all really enjoy traveling the inland northwest and visiting places that we would otherwise not,” Harder said. “The background research “This project has been challenging because there are many different state, federal and tribal agencies involved,” Harder said. “This work has also taken us we conduct often provides some fun insights into the history of development. across the Columbia River multiple times, across other notable rivers, through We sometimes run into facts, such as the reason for the street names, or personal tragedies of the early settlers.” several different types of environments, and both rural and urban locations. Harder grew up in eastern Washington and loves the varied terrain and This provides a very wide cross section of areas where archaeological and the changing weather. “I’ve met some wonderful people and have made many historic properties might be present.” good friends doing this work. The firm is also active in several cities with water system improvements projects, including ones in Odessa, Reardan, Ephrata and Curlew Lake. Each of these provides challenges based on the history of the city itself, and the precontact use of the area.

“The Gladish Building has provided a comfortable and convenient location for our office space,” he said. “We are pleased to be members of the Gladish community, and really enjoy the variety of activities that take place here.”

Plateau staff also were involved in the Moscow/Pullman Airport early in the process, worked on the Palouse Wind project, and have done several projects for the Port of Whitman.

Luke Sprague joins Gladish staff Luke Sprague, an Idaho small business owner, historic preservation consultant and published author, has joined the Gladish administrative staff. The new team member will bring financial operations to best practices and improve social media outreach and web content for Gladish.

“What I really appreciate about Luke is his perspective of looking at things through the lens of relationships,” Amy said. “I’m very excited that Luke’s experience will allow Gladish the ability to begin using social media platforms like Facebook, and even Instagram, to reach a wider audience than we’ve traditionally seen.”

As a historian, Luke finds the building, personal stories “Luke comes uniquely prepared to work at Gladish,” said Amy McPherson, Executive Director. He is currently and Gladish culture intriguing. working with the Whitman County Historical Society to transfer data from a stand-alone computer to a cloudbased database. Luke Sprague

Gladish Community and Cultural Center Business Directory • GLADISH is great for Education… Celebrations… Performances… and Events. Contact us today. ARTS • Catherine Jasmer, Custom Sewing 334-7476 • Community Band of the Palouse • Larry Arbour, Artist 332-5790 • Annette Klover, Klover Piano Studio, 509-334-2474 • Rhonda Skaggs, Artist, 509-339-3891 CHILD CARE AND RESOURCES • Boost Collaborative Children and Family Support Services 332-4420 • The Learning Center • 334-1234

DANCE STUDIOS • Graham Academy • 338-4446 • Rising Stars Dance Studio (509) 432-6961 FITNESS/WELLNESS • Bete Cruz and Beata Vixie Massage Therapy 509-592-8009 • Aloft Yoga and Nia • Friends of Hospice • Thanh Nguyen, Leading with Heart, thanhxuan@gmail.com • Palouse River Rollers

• Piper Warwick, MS, LMHC Counseling and Therapy 509 270-5460 • Pullman Kokondo Academy 334-7824 • Rolling Hills Derby Dames • Wheat Whackers • Yogatopia • (208) 310-1279 ORGANIZATIONS • American Legion Post 52 • Plateau Archaeological Investigations 332-3830 • Pullman Marketing

• Whitman County Genealogical Society Library • 332-2386 • Whitman County Historical Society Archives • 334-3940 SCHOOLS • Pullman Language Center jessicaspanish@yahoo.com • Montessori School of Pullman 334-4114 • Staccatos Music Learning Program (208) 718-1244 • Trisha Mallet Piano Studio

Please support your community center and become a Friend of Gladish. Send a $35 (Individual), $50(Family) or $100 (Business) donation to: 115 NW State St., Suite 212A, Pullman, WA 99163 Or give online here: www.gladishcommunity.org Email us: Gladish@pullman.com


Pullman Council on Aging

February 2018

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Pullman Community Council on Aging A legacy of caring for Pullman seniors A Great Big Thank You! Pullman Community Council on Aging says “Thank You” to the generous volunteers, community partners, and donors who made 2017 a remarkable year of caring about Pullman senior citizens.

Senior Chore Service—Introducing Alexis Fuller, Coordinator Alexis Fuller is our new Senior Chore Service Coordinator. A WSU alumni, she also works in WSU’s Cognitive Aging and Dementia Lab assisting with research into cognitive interventions that help older individuals with progressive neurological disorders delay functional disability and increase their quality-of-life. After training with long-time coordinator Kristina Umbright, Alexis has jumped into the position and is eager to meet and match Pullman seniors and volunteers. Senior Chore Service, a volunteer-chore network, is part of PCCoA’s mission to ensure Pullman’s seniors enjoy a high quality of life. Chore services are available to Pullman seniors age 60 and above, and are provided free of charge. Options include yard care, light housework and maintenance, seasonal chores, and companionship. Volunteers are needed to provide either one-time or on-going assistance. Community groups are needed to provide one-time group service projects. Groups can have amazing impact in just a few hours! If you are interested in either giving or receiving service through Senior Chore Service, please contact: Senior Chore Service Coordinator Alexis Fuller at (509) 332-9627 or PullmanSrChores@gmail.com.

Alexis Fuller

Board of Directors We value the time and energy you have given to the governance of PCCoA. It demonstrates the value you place on the work being done and the community we serve. • Scott Hallett, Chair • Melanie Brown, Vice-Chair • Tarrin Weber, Secretary • Tricia Grantham, Treasurer • Steve Bell • Francis Benjamin • Ralph Bowman • Laurie Brown • Judy Cornish • Annie Pillers

Community Partners The following stakeholders actively serve on the Council, and many have been partners for decades. PCCoA’s network of partners uniquely strengthens the collaboration of these service agencies and others who care for seniors in the region. Circle of Caring Adult Day Services Friends of Hospice • Kindred • Pullman Senior Center Rural Resources • The DAWN Method WSU Center for Civic Engagement WSU Cognitive Aging & Dementia Research Program Senior communities: Avalon • Bishop Place Hill-Ray Plaza • Regency Pullman

Meals on Wheels We gratefully recognize the community groups and businesses who delivered 2,500 meals to Pullman senior citizens in 2017, as well as the dedicated volunteer coordinators of each group. • Bishop Place Mgmt Team - Mandi White • Community Congregational – Nancy Mack • Concordia Lutheran - Trish Bechtel • Emmanuel Baptist – Michelle Mielke • Encounter Ministries – Beth Cofer • Evangelical Free Church – Dan Druffel • LDS – Sunnyside Ward – Diane Wilson • LDS - Terre View Ward – Dory Birch

• Living Faith Fellowship – Lily Sherman • Pullman Presbyterian – Val Hudson • Pullman Regional Hospital – Bailey Hewitt • Sacred Heart Catholic Church – Lorie Druffel • Simpson Methodist – Alice Davis • St. James Episcopal – Catherine Ritchie • Trinity Lutheran – Susan Bohm, Lorna Hanrahan Please note: Senior Chore Service volunteers and community groups will be recognized in our May article.

Donors and Funders Meals on Wheels, Senior Chore Service, and the publication and free distribution of the “Guide to Senior Services” are all funded through generous community donations and grants. Along with many individual donations, the following groups provided grants or donations this year: HUB Insurance, Pullman Child Welfare, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., United Methodist Women, 501 Commons – Pathways

Can Meals on Wheels help you or a loved one? • Are you age 60 and above? • Are you unable to leave your home unassisted, or • does leaving take considerable and taxing effort? • Are you unable to cook for yourself meals that are appetizing and healthy? Noon-time meals are available 7 days a week; recipients can also choose to receive them only on selected days. For more information, please contact: Nancy Backes, Council Administrator, (509) 3394000 or PullmanComCoA@gmail.com OR Council on Aging and Human Services, (509) 397-4305 (Colfax).

The Pullman Community Council on Aging improves the quality of life for local seniors through advocacy and action: identifying needs, developing solutions, and connecting resources. We operate: Pullman’s Meals on Wheels & Senior Chore Service • We publish:“Guide to Senior Services for Pullman & Whitman County”. PCCoA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.


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Come enjoy our on-site swimming pool, our full calendar of events, such as fitness classes and out to dinner with friends and much more! At Bishop Place, life doesn’t stop at retirement, it’s just the beginning. Call 509-334-9488 to schedule a tour, and learn more about these benefits of an Independent Living lifestyle:


• WSU Women’s Golf vs. Oregon, TBD, Palouse Ridge Golf Club • PRH, Prenatal Breastfeeding Class, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Tai Chi Level 2, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support Group, 3: 30 p.m., see pg 7 • PSD, Jefferson PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. • PSD, PHS Band Concert, 7 p.m.

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• JES = Jefferson Elementary School • LMS= Lincoln Middle School • PAFC= Pullman Aquatic and Fitness Center • PHS= Pullman High School • PDSC= Palouse Discovery Science Center • PRH= Pullman Regional Hospital • SES = Sunnyside Elementary School • SFCC=Spokane Falls Community College

• WSU Men’s Basketball vs. Arizona State, 1 p.m., Beasley Coliseum

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Abbreviations

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• City of Pullman 338-3208 • Chamber of Commerce 334-3565 • Pullman Regional Hospital 332-2541 • Pullman School District 332-3581 • Washington State University 335-7628

Opinions are those of individual entities. Questions may be directed to:

City of Pullman Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman Regional Hospital Pullman School District Washington State University

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• WSU Men’s Golf vs. Oregon, TBD, Palouse Ridge Golf Club • PRH, Infant Massage, 9:30 a.m., see pg 7 • PSD, Coffee with Bob – Updates from Superintendent Maxwell, 12-1 p.m. in Pioneer Center • PRH, Tai Chi for Beginners, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • Money Management, Waddell & Reed, 5:30 p.m., Colfax Library, 332-2543 • PSD, Highly Capable Program Info Night, 6-7 p.m. in PHS Auditorium • PSD, Sunnyside PTO Meeting, 7 p.m. • PRH, Work in Progress, AA Meeting, 7 p.m., see pg 7 • WSU School of Music, Faculty Artist Series: Portraits of Langston, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre • Pullman League of Women Voters, Annie Pillars Friends of Hospice, 7:00 p.m., social hour at 6:30 p.m., Umpqua Bank • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall

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• Lawson Gardens Committee, 3:30 p.m. Pioneer Center • PSD, Board Work Session (with presentation from Elementary Boundary Committee), 4:30-6 p.m. in PHS Board Room • PRH, Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m,. see pg 7 • PSD, PHS Booster Meeting, 7 p.m. • WSU School of Music, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Orchestra, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• PSD, Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser for 5th Grade Camp, 5:30-7 p.m. at LMS • WSU School of Music, Kappa Kappa Psi presents Big Band Bash, 8 p.m., Ensminger Pavilion

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• Feurestein Group Open House, 4 – 6 p.m., Waddell & Reed Office, 332-2543 • WSU School of Music, Graduate Recital: Matthew Tatz, tuba, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• PRH, Preventative Cardiology, noon, see pg 7 • PRH, Monthly Drop-in Grief Support, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Advanced Tai Chi, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • WSU Women’s Basketball vs. Oregon State, 6 p.m., Beasley Coliseum • WSU School of Music, Student Recital: Keadrin Dick, cello, 4:10 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• PSD, Franklin Family Fun Day Carnival • PRH, Advanced Tai Chi, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, National Wear Red Day & Free Blood Pressure Test at 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support Group, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PSD, Sunnyside PTO Movie Night • WSU Track & Field @ Cougar Indoor, TBD, Indoor Training Facility • WSU School of Music, Student Recital: Anna Prykhodko, piano, 4:10 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall

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• WSU Women’s Tennis vs North Texas, 1 p.m., Hollingbery Field House, free • WSU Performing Arts, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, 7:30 p.m., Jones Theatre

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• WSU Track & Field @ Cougar Indoor, TBD, Indoor Training Facility

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VVNight of Champions, Boost Collaborative, March 3 VVGerman Sausage Feed in Uniontown, March 4 VVCabaret, March 24 VVChef’s Challenge for Community Action Center, March 25 VVJordan Schnitzer Museum of Art opens April 6

Coming up!

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• PRH, Prenatal Breastfeeding Support Group, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Tai Chi Level 2, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support Group, 2 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, 7 p.m., see pg 7 • PSD, LMS Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m. in PHS Theater • WSU School of Music, Guest Recital: Jesse Orth, tuba, 8 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall, free

• WSU Women’s Basketball vs. Stanford, 1 p.m., Beasley Coliseum

RTOP Theatre, ‘ Legally Blonde’, 21-25, rtoptheatre.org

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RTOP Theatre, ‘Legally Blonde’, 15-18, rtoptheatre.org

• PSD, No School in Honor of President’s Day • City offices closed Presidents’ Day • PRH, Prenatal Breastfeeding Class, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Tai Chi Level 2, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Total Joint Replacement Preparation Class, 3 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support Group, 3: 30 p.m., see pg 7

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• WSU Baseball vs. UC Riverside or Nebraska, TBD, Bailey Brayton Field • WSU Baseball vs. UC Riverside or Nebraska, TBD, Bailey Brayton Field • WSU Baseball vs. Nebraska, 11 a.m., Bailey Brayton Field

• PRH, Prenatal Breastfeeding Class, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Prenatal Breastfeeding Support Group, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Tai Chi Level 2, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support Group, 2 p.m., see pg 7 • PSD, LMS Booster Meeting, 7 p.m. • Historic Preservation Commission 7:30 p.m. City Hall • WSU School of Music, Music Major for a Day, all day, Kimbrough Music Building, free

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• WSU Women’s Basketball vs. Oregon, 1 p.m., Beasley Coliseum • WSU School of Music, Music Audition Day, 1-5 p.m.

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PRH, Infant Massage, 9:30 a.m., see pg 7 Pullman Chamber, GML, noon, see pg 19 PRH, Tai Chi for Beginners, 1 p.m., see pg 7 Arts Commission, 4 p.m. Library Pullman 2040, 5 p.m. doors and Happy Hour, Program begins at 6 p.m., Encounter Ministries, 190 SE Crestview St, see pg 22 PSD, LMS Booster Meeting, 7 p.m. PRH, Work in Progress, AA Meeting, 7 p.m., see pg 7 City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall WSU School of Music, Faculty Artist Series: Solstice Wind Quintet, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre

• PRH, Tai Chi for Beginners, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • PRH, Work in Progress, AA Meeting, 7 p.m., see pg 7 • WSU School of Music, Treble/TenorBass Choirs, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre

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• PRH, Tai Chi for Beginners, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Lupus/Fibro Group, 4:30 p.m., see pg 7 • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • PRH, Work in Progress, AA Meeting, 7 p.m., see pg 7 • WSU School of Music, Graduate Recital: Frankie Bones, piano, 8 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall, free

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• PSD, Collaboration Day – all students dismissed at noon • PRH, Taichi Quigong, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Palouse Parkinson’s Support Group, 2 p.m., see pg 7 • Airport Board at 3 p.m. Airport Fire Station • PSD, Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in PHS Board Room • Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. City Hall

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• PRH, Breast Cancer Support Group, 6 p.m., see pg 7

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• Valentine’s Day • Cemetery Committee, 9 a.m. Pioneer Center • Library Board of Trustees, 3 p.m. at Neill Library • Parks & Rec. Comm., 6:30 p.m. City Hall • PSD, Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in PHS Board Room • WSU School of Music, Symphonic Band, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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RTOP Theatre, ‘Legally Blonde’, 21-25, rtoptheatre.org

• PRH, WSU B-Fit 7 week program, see pg 7 • PRH, Advanced Tai Chi, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • WSU School of Music, Student Recital: Katherine Berndt, soprano and Clare Sullivan, soprano, 4:10 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free • WSU School of Music, Graduate Recital: Frankie Bones, piano, 4:10 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall, free • PSD, PHS Winter Musical, 7 p.m.

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• PRH, WSU B-Fit 7 week program, see pg 7 • PRH, Qigong Half Day Workshop, 9 a.m., see pg 7 • WCHS, The Great Catsby and the Barking Twenties, 5 p.m., SEL Event Center, see pg 24 • PSD, PHS Winter Musical, 7 p.m.

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RTOP Theatre, ‘Legally Blonde’, 15-18, rtoptheatre.org

• PSD, Elementary Boundary Committee Meeting, 5-7 p.m. in PHS Board Room • Pullman Young Professionals, Social Event and Happy Hour, 5 p.m., • WSU School of Music, Graduate Recital: Kiya Fife, mezzo-soprano, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• WSU Baseball vs. UC Riverside or Nebraska, TBD, Bailey Brayton Field • WSU Baseball vs. Nebraska, 11 a.m., Bailey Brayton Field • Pullman Farmers Winter Market, 2 – 6 p.m., 246 East Main St • WSU Men’s Basketball vs. Utah, 7 p.m., Beasley Coliseum

• WSU Baseball vs. UC Riverside or Nebraska, TBD, Bailey Brayton Field • WSU Baseball vs. UC Riverside, 11 a.m., Bailey Brayton Field • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support Group, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Advanced Tai Chi, 1 p.m., see pg 7

• League of Women Voters’ Brown Bag, with Pete Dickinson, City of Pullman Planning Director, noon Community Congregational United Church of Christ • Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee 2 p.m. City Hall • WSU Men’s Basketball vs. Colorado, 8 p.m., Beasley Coliseum, cost varies • WSU School of Music, Student Recital: Sophia Turnbull, piano, 8 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall, free Pullman Civic Theatre, ‘A Beautiful Spell’, 7:30 p.m., pullmancivictheatre.org

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City of Pullman

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February 2018

Please Vote

Due to discrepancies in determining the final outcome of the November 2017 General Election ballot, Pullman City Council determined that it was prudent to place the same propositions on the February 13, 2018 Special Election ballot.

On December 12, 2017, City Council adopted Resolution No. R-96-17 that provides “for the form of the ballot proposition and specifying certain other details concerning submission to the qualified electors of the city at a special election to be held therein on November 7, 2017, of a proposition for the issuance of its unlimited tax general obligation bonds in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $10,500,000, or so much thereof as may be issued under the laws governing the indebtedness of the City for the purpose of providing funds to finance the acquisition, remodeling and equipping of a new Recreation Center, Senior Center, City administrative offices, the acquisition, construction and installation of a new Lawson Gardens pavilion and event facility, and the site acquisition for a future third fire station.” Open houses are scheduled to provide the public an opportunity to view 190 SE Crestview Street—the existing buildings and property that the city proposes to acquire, remodel and equip as a new Recreation Center and City Hall. • Tuesday, Jan. 30 • noon-1 p.m. • Thursday, Feb. 1 • 2-3 p.m. • Tuesday, Feb. 6 • 6-8 p.m. • Wednesday, Feb. 7 • noon-1 p.m.

as may be issued under the laws governing the indebtedness of the City for the purpose of providing funds to finance improvements, repairs and upgrades to certain city parks, and improvements to and creation of certain city paths.” The proposed bond would fund several projects: • Improve Reaney Park restrooms and shower building. • Improve ADA accessibility to Sunnyside Park • Upgrade City Playfield • Develop pedestrian/bike path • Replace Krugel Park shelter • Complete Mary’s and Emerald Pointe Parks • Purchase a portable staging For more details about these bond propositions, go to the city of Pullman website: www.pullman-wa.gov and select 2018 Bond Information from the left-hand column. Whitman County mailed the Special Elections ballots on January 26, 2018. Replacement ballots are available by contacting the Whitman County Elections Center at 509-397-5284. Return your ballots by mail or drop them at Whitman County Elections Center, N 304 Main Street in Colfax or at the City Clerk’s office in Pullman City Hall, 325 SE Paradise Street. Beginning 18 days prior to Election Day, unstaffed ballot deposit boxes are available 24-hours per day • at 238 SE Paradise St in Pullman (across from the Old Post Office)

• Thursday, Feb. 8 • 11 a.m.-noon

• on the WSU campus, outside the west entrance to the CUB on Terrell Mall

• Friday, Feb. 9 • 1-2 p.m.

• in the alley behind the Whitman County Elections Center

• Sunday, Feb. 11 • 2-4 p.m. • Monday, Feb. 12 • noon-1 p.m. Resolution No. R-97-17 provides “for the form of the ballot proposition and specifying certain other details concerning submission to the qualified electors of the city at a special election to be held therein on November 7, 2017, of a proposition for the issuance of its unlimited tax general obligation bonds in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $2,400,000, or so much thereof

On Election Day only, Tuesday, February 13 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., ballot boxes, replacement ballots, and accessible voting equipment are available at: • Whitman County Elections Center, N 304 Main St., Colfax • Pullman City Hall's Service Center, 325 SE Paradise St., Pullman

PARKS & RECREATION Adult Volleyball League

Needle Felting-Sculpting with Wool

Bump! Set! Spike! Get your team together for this exciting coed league designed for all levels of play. Participants register as a team. Team manager packets are available at the Pioneer Center or online at PullmanParksandRec.com. Registration accepted at the Pioneer Center Feb. 6-15, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. All games will be played at Sunnyside Elementary School Gym on Mondays and Wednesdays from approximately Feb. 26-April 25. Team Fee: $275.

Needle felting is a fiber craft in which wool fleece is sculpted using a special, barbed needle to stab it into place, teasing the fibers into form. Using a few simple techniques, you can create many different pieces. Including jewelry, toys, beads, décor, sculptures and more! You will be able to bring home materials to continue felting at home. This class will be offered on Wednesdays Feb. 7-28, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. *Fee: $37, which includes all supplies.

Girls on Guard©

Cooking with Jamie: Everything Chocolate

Defending yourself encompasses mental, physical, and emotional prevention of harm. Physically you do not have to be a black belt or hide from the public to reduce the odds of surviving and escaping an attack. Girls on Guard© has been designed over several decades to support women and girls, to address the unique challenge of sexual violence and general self-defense. This is not an introductory martial arts program. Instead, it is a skill set designed for women of all body types and athleticism to defend themselves from larger and stronger attackers. The class is fun, even though the techniques are serious, and content may be uncomfortable to discuss. Classes will be offered on Saturdays, Feb. 24 and April 7 from 9-11:45 a.m. Must be at least 12 years old to register. Anyone younger than 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. *Fee: $40.

Spend a day with us making delicious chocolate recipes. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Youth ages 7-14 are welcome to register for this class that will be offered Monday, Feb. 19, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. *Fee: $34, which includes sample plate and recipe booklet.

PSD Conference Days: Art Workshop

Kids will use their creativity as they learn about and explore a variety of art media in this hands-on art workshop. Projects may include wood animal sculptures, colorful foil magnets, pop-up cards, op art, ceramic tile mosaic trivets, bookmaking, papermaking, origami and other fun sculpture, drawing and painting activities! Certified teacher Carolyn Berman will guide kids as they create these wonderful projects to take home Qigong Half-Day Workshop and share. Remember to wear mess-safe clothes for creating art! Youth in grades 1-5 are Qigong is an ancient form of Chinese exercise that integrates slow, rhythmic welcome to register for this camp that will be held March 5-8 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. *Fee: movement, mindful breathing and focused intention. It benefits the body by emphasizing $75. the connection we have with the natural world. In this workshop, we will learn self*All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits will be charged an additional $2. massages, visualization, breathing techniques and simple movements to help us feel whole and connected. Special emphasis will be placed on the liver as we approach spring, which represents period of growth and the seasonal start to Yang energy. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m.noon. *Fee: $20. For more information, contact Liz Lee at liz.lee@pullmanregional. org or 509-334-4080.


City of Pullman

February 2018

Lots to love at your library Adult Programs • English Conversation Club meets every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the library’s Hecht meeting room. Join other adults to practice your English language skills through basic conversation. Contact Louise Davison (208) 310-0962 or lmdavison66@ gmail.com for more information. • Grand Avenue Book Club meets Thursday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Hecht meeting room. “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann is the book we will be discussing. For more information, contact Rezina Emmons at (509) 334-3595. • Good Yarns knitting and crocheting group meets every Friday from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Hecht meeting room. Join fellow fiber enthusiasts to work on your projects, share tips, and get new ideas. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, contact the library at (509) 334-3595. • Sew Happy Hand & Machine Sewing Club meets every Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Hecht meeting room. Come work on your sewing projects or learn how to sew. All skill levels are welcome. Some machines are available or bring your own. For more information, contact the library at (509) 3343595.

• Mother Goose Time (newborn-24 months) meets Wednesdays OR Thursdays from 9:30-10 a.m. Enjoy this language enrichment program that features songs, rhymes, movement activities and great books. Pre-registration is not required. Contact Kathleen for weekly scheduling. • Time For Two’s Story Time (2-3 years) meets Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m. Enjoy fun books, songs, rhymes, flannel board stories, movement activities and more. Preregistration is not required. • Preschool Story Time (3-5 years) Thursdays from 10:30-11 a.m. Enjoy wonderful books, stories, puppets, songs, rhymes, flannel board stories, movement activities and more. Preregistration is not required. • Lots of Love (4-10 years) meets Thursday, Feb. 8 (4-5:15 p.m.) Children will celebrate “Love” with Pullman Seniors and Children’s Librarian Kathleen Ahern enjoy stories and hands-on crafts. Pre-registration is required and limited to the first 25 children. To register contact Kathleen at kathleen@neill-lib.org or (509) 338-3258.

Library Hours Monday-Thursday • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday & Saturday • noon-6 p.m. Neill Public Library • 210 N. Grand Avenue www.neill-lib.org • (509) 334-3595

Children’s Programs For more information about programs for children and youth, contact Youth Services Librarian Kathleen Ahern at (509) 338-3258 or kathleen@ neill-lib.org.

Lots of Love with Neill Public Library

Regional Theatre of the Palouse Presents ‘Legally Blonde’

It’s all about the giving from the heart! Children and seniors will have fun together again creating some sweet memories at the Senior Center on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 4-5:15 p.m. We will make various love tokens to give to special people in our lives. Space is limited. Children can pre-register at the library and seniors will do the same at the Pullman Senior Center. For more information, contact Kathleen at 509-338-3258 or kathleen@neill-lib. org.

Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by a pink storm in this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Dinner before the show at South Fork. Home pickup begins at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23. We leave city hall at 5:30 p.m. and return about 10 p.m. Register by Feb. 9. Non-refundable after Feb 10, as tickets are pre-purchased. *Fee: $22, which includes admission, escort, and transportation. Meal cost is not included.

Valentine Dinner & Dance

Northwest Museum Arts & Culture The Titanic!

Free! Wii Bowling Challenge at Bishop Place We will be visiting Bishop Place to join our friends for another Wii Bowling event. Four Wii games will be set up for our action-packed bowling event. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Great fun for all and spectators are encouraged to attend. Sign up at Center by Feb. 16. Event will be Thursday, Feb. 22 from 2-4 p.m. Free!

Directory of City Officials Elected Officials

Glenn A. Johnson................................ Mayor C. Brandon Chapman......................... Councilmember Eileen Macoll....................................... Councilmember Ann Parks............................................. Councilmember Dan Records........................................ Councilmember Al Sorensen.......................................... Councilmember Nathan Weller...................................... Councilmember Pat Wright............................................ Councilmember

Administration Adam Lincoln...................................... City Supervisor Joanna Bailey ..................................................Library Services Dir. Wayne Brannock ................................ IS Manager Kurt Dahmen ...................................... Recreation Mgr. Alan Davis ........................................... Parks Manager Pete Dickinson .................................... Planning Director Kevin Gardes ...................................... Public Works Dir. Mike Heston ....................................... Fire Chief Leann Hubbard .................................. Finance Director Gary Jenkins ....................................... Chief of Police Laura McAloon .................................. City Attorney Karen Sires .......................................... Human Res. Mgr.

Phone: 338-3208 • Fax: 334-2751 Police Nonemergency Services: 334-0802 Web address: www.pullman-wa.gov

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

ACTIVE ADULTS

Join your friends for this annual dressy affair! Treat yourself and/or your sweetheart to this funfilled event. Enjoy a special catered dinner, including a luscious chocolate dessert. Dance to great oldies music by the “Jerry-at-Ricks” band from Hillyard Senior Center. Begins at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Register my Feb. 9. No refunds after Feb 10, as supplies will have already been purchased, Event runs to about 8 p.m. *Fee: $18, which includes meal, music, admission and transportation.

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A unique opportunity to learn the true story of 1912’s historic and tragic event. You will even receive a replica boarding pass, assume the role of a passenger and follow a chronological journey through life as it was on the Titanic. You will also learn about the compelling human stories and see authentic artifacts form the ship itself. Breakfast or lunch at the Harvester. Home pickup begins at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28. We leave city hall at 9:30 a.m. and return about 6:30 p.m. Register by Feb. 16. *Fee: $26, which includes admission, escort, and transportation. Meal cost not included. NOTE: Many of these trips are listed in the 2018 Winter/Spring Parks & Recreation brochure and may have already filled up during pre-registration.

*All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits will be charged an additional $2.

The winter months can be the most dangerous time of the year for carbon monoxide poisoning. Pullman Fire Department reminds you that carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is often called the invisible killer. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide. A person can be poisoned by a small amount of CO over a longer period of time, or by a large amount of CO over a shorter amount of time. In 2010, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 80,100 non-fire CO incidents (or an average of nine calls per hour) in which carbon monoxide was found. Cold weather increases the use of gas-powered furnaces as well as the use of alternative heating and power sources (portable generators, charcoal briquettes, propane stoves or grills) during power outages. With these sobering facts, the Pullman Fire Department has the following safety tips to prevent CO poisoning: • Arrange to have your heating system, water heater and any other gas, oil or coal-burning appliance inspected and serviced by a qualified technician every year. • Choose a CO alarm that is listed by a qualified testing laboratory. • Install battery-operated CO detectors on every level of your home. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for placement and mounting height. • Test CO alarms at least once a month; replace them according to the manufacturer’s instructions. • If the CO alarm sounds, immediately move to a fresh air location outdoors or by an open window or door. Make sure everyone inside the home is accounted for. The symptoms of CO poisoning include, headaches, nausea, dizziness or confusion or flu like symptoms. Call for help from a fresh air location and stay there until emergency personnel declare that it is safe to re-enter the home. • Don’t use a generator, charcoal grill, camp stove or other gasoline or charcoal-burning device inside the home, basement or garage or outside the home near a window. A generator should be used in a well-ventilated location outdoors away from windows, doors and vent openings. • Don’t burn anything in an unvented stove or fireplace. • Don’t let a vehicle idle inside a garage attached to a house, even if the garage door is left open.


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Spokane Falls Community Colleges

February 2018

PULLMAN CAMPUS

Community Involvement In January, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, SFCC-Pullman students and staff volunteered at the Hope thrift store in Moscow, Idaho. We sorted and labeled donations, tested electronics, moved furniture, and helped repair bicycles. The Hope staff were gracious, welcoming, and patient. It was a great opportunity to serve. Special thanks to Riley Sorensen, our AmeriCorps volunteer, for organizing this event.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

ASSISTANT DEAN’S MESSAGE

Hi. I am Sunita. I was born and raised in India, where I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. After getting married, I moved to Canada, where my son was born and my husband earned his PhD. While living in Canada, I travelled to many countries with my family. I also attended basic French classes in Montreal. Later, when my husband got a faculty position at a university there, we moved to a country in the Middle East called the Sultanate of Oman, where my daughter was born. We lived in university faculty housing where I met interesting people from all around the world and became friends with people from Canada, the U.S., Greece, Russia, Bangladesh, Sudan, Australia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and India. In 2007, my family and I moved here to Pullman. I had always wanted to improve my English writing, so I enrolled in the Intensive American Language center at WSU. I completed all the levels and then started working part-time at WSU. One day I read about the community college here in town and learned you can join at any age and with any ability level. I decided to join a class of basic skills to improve computer skills and continue improving my basic writing skills. I really enjoyed the class, and I admire the teacher, who has the passion to teach adults striving to fill in gaps in their learning. Now, in order to continue my education, I am taking college-level classes at the community college. SFCC-Pullman has given me a chance to fulfill my dream.

Recently, my second-grade daughter showed me a picture of Martin Luther King she had drawn and then colored. Next to his face, she had pasted a speech bubble that quoted him talking about his dream that some day his children would not be judged by the color of their skin, but instead by their character. When I was in second grade, I didn’t learn much about Martin Luther King or others who helped ensure civil rights for all, people such as Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, and Dolores Huerta. It was only later in life that I learned of these people’s struggles to spread freedom, opportunity, equality, and decency. Seeing my daughter’s illustration was touching, and I began to think about the importance of following dreams of a better tomorrow in which liberty and justice will increase and about these brave people’s honorable struggles in the face of dogged opposition

Sunita

Thank you!

The days are getting longer. Start planning for Spring Quarter.

Joal Lee

I recently read a book that briefly explored the idea that while all people struggle in life, no matter our background or our current reality, it is how we struggle that matters most. Some struggles are more persistent, apparent, or daunting than others, and some people face nearly overwhelming odds. We rarely know the details of what another person has gone through to be where they are right now. We are surrounded by inspiring stories we will never hear and never know to ask about. Luckily, we do know some of these stories, and they help shape the world. I am grateful for the many people who have struggled well, struggled with dignity and love and tenacity to make this world a better place, and for the many who are continuing this work. Even in our little corner of the world, I know of many students who had to fight with all their might to get to college, to stay in college, to make it through, and who then use their new strength and knowledge to lift others and contribute every day in their jobs and other interactions. And their successes were made possible by the supporting struggles of so many people around them. This has been and will continue to be the legacy of education. Through education, we can build on the tremendous foundations of opportunity laid down before us and form a future to be proud of.

• Financial aid priority deadline for Spring Quarter is Friday, February 9. • Registration for Spring Quarter (new students) begins Friday, February 16. • New student application deadline for Spring Quarter is Monday, March 12. Are you a high school student interested in earning high school/college credit without having to pay tuition? Sign up for Running Start in Spring Quarter. Contact Dyan Bledsoe 509-279-6458

A.B.E. Evening Offerings In addition to our morning offerings, we now offer Adult Basic Education in the evenings. This class is open-enrollment, so students may come in at any time during the quarter and get started. The evening offering will cover Basic Skills, GED prep, preparing for college, and Basic Computing. Tuition is $25 per quarter, and we have scholarship money to cover tuition for those experiencing financial hardship. The evening ABE program is available from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Since A.B.E. is self-paced, students can come when they are able and stay for however long fits their schedule. Nearby WSU parking is free after 5:00. So, if you or someone you know is interested in getting their GED, preparing for college, or improving their basic math, English, or computer skills, give us a call or come by and visit for more information.

We are at a new location. New mailing address: PO Box 896, Pullman, WA 99163. Our new physical address is at 185 Veterans Way, the building just to the east of Daggy Hall on WSU’s campus. Our email address has changed: Pullman@SFCC.Spokane.edu 509-332-2706 • Pullman@SFCC.Spokane.edu • www.Pullman.Spokane.edu


February 2018

Pullman Chamber of Commerce

 Pullman Community Update 19

BUSINESS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

BUSINESS MEMBER OF THE MONTH

Wheatland Express 7601 SR 270 Pullman, WA (509) 334-2200 wheatlandexpress.com

NEW MEMBERS Nathan Deen Pullman, WA Nathan Weller Pullman, WA

1410 SE Bishop Blvd Pullman, WA (509) 339-6511 mintyteeth.com Mint Condition Dental is proud to be joining and serving the Pullman area! Our mission is to serve our patients and community by providing the best dental care and education available. We want to create a warm and comfortable environment for our patients and help them achieve excellent, long-term oral health. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health. We emphasize prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for dental and oral conditions. We are committed to excellence in every aspect of our practice, and we stand behind our work.

Noel Communications, Inc 901 Pitcher St Yakima, WA (800) 800-5347 noelcomm.com

Dr. Marshall Gibbs first founded Mint Condition Dental in Cheney and has expanded to include Colfax and Pullman with an outstanding staff that puts patients first. At Mint Condition, you can expect to be comfortable, cared for and respected. We provide an extensive array of services including family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, implants, dentures, oral surgery and sedation. Mint Condition offers a gentle, refreshing approach to improving your smile.

HomeStreet Home Loan Center 493 N Grand Ave Pullman, WA (509) 334-2826 homestreet.com

Our new, beautiful and state of the art practice in Pullman is located conveniently on Bishop Blvd. Our office boasts digital x-rays, intraoral cameras so you can see what we see, and nitrous oxide for a relaxing experience. We invite you to stop by, grab a cup of coffee and meet Dr. Sarah McDonald and team. To learn more about the Mint Condition Dental experience and read about all our doctors please visit us online at mintyteeth.com!

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS Membership dues are assessed on the anniversary month of a member joining the Chamber. Special thanks go out to the following businesses and individuals who have elected to continue their support of the Pullman Chamber of Commerce: • Andrea Abbott – RE/MAX Home & Land

General Membership LUNCHEON

• Bishop Place Senior Living • Brown Contracting & Development, Inc • ClearView Eye Clinic, Audiology & Aesthetics • Coldwell Banker Tomlinson • Community Child Care Center • Disability Action Center Northwest, Inc • Friends of Hospice • Happy Day Catering & Event Rental • C Jasper • KACI General Contractor • Memorable Events • Northwest Auto Parts • Barbara O’Donnell • Pullman Community Council on Aging • Pullman Disposal • Pullman School District – Superintendent • Residence Inn Pullman @ WSU • Joe Schmick • Zzu Bar & Grill

SPEAKER: Dr. Ed Schweitzer Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 HOSTED AT: SEL Event Center CATERED BY: Memorable Events Cost is $15 for Pullman Chamber members who prepay or are invoiced prior to February 9; $18 day of luncheon and for non-chamber members RSVP by noon on Friday, February 9 to chamber@pullmanchamber.com or (509) 334-3565, or register online at pullmanchamber.com


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February 2018

Pullman Chamber of Commerce

 Pullman Community Update 21

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Kameron Kinkade Kameron Kinkade, son of Mike and Michelle Kinkade, is a senior honors student at PHS. During his time at PHS, Kameron has participated in Varsity Football, Wrestling and Track and Field. He has also participated in ASB and received many commitment awards for various activities. Kameron was also the recipient of the 2017 Compete with Class award. After high school, Kameron plans to attend WSU to study pre-medicine, attend medical school for Orthopedic Surgery; with plans to pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon. He was also the P1FCU Prep Athlete of the week in October 2017, KLEW Academic All-Star December 2017 and a Coca Cola Scholarship semi-finalist. One of Kameron’s favorite memories from high school is regarding the construction of the new school. During construction, some of the classrooms had to be make shifted in the gym. These makeshift rooms had no ceiling and once one classroom started to clap; all the other 10 classrooms did as well, and all the teachers had to stop their lessons because no one could hear a thing.

Aasiya Islam

Pullman Chamber of Commerce • 415 N. Grand Ave. • Pullman, WA 99163 509-334-3565 • Fax: 509-332-3232 • chamber@pullmanchamber.com • www.pullmanchamber.com Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Staff: Executive Director: Marie Dymkoski • Events Coordinator: Britnee Packwood Tourism Director: Carol Cooper • Office Manager: Kimberly Marshall

Aasiya Islam, daughter of Mohammed Islam and Najnin Aktar, is a senior honors student at PHS and also attends Running Start courses at WSU. During her time at PHS, Aasiya has participated in many activities including Key Club (serving as Vice-President 2016-2017), Science Bowl, Math Team, and Knowledge Bowl. She also played on the Girls’ Tennis Team and was a ACS National Chemistry Olympiad Semi-finalist in 2017. In addition to her studies and activities, Aasiya also completed a summer internship at the WSU Allen Center working as a Laboratory Technical Assistant in Microbiology, and is currently working on Biochemical research at WSU. After high school, she plans to attend a four-year university majoring in Biochemistry and potentially minoring in Mathematics, followed by medical school. Aasiya plans to pursue a career as a doctor, though her specialty is undecided at this time. One of Aasiya’s favorite memories from high school is from her junior year, while attending Calculus with Ms. Estep. Ms. Estep was an incredible teacher who opened her to the fundamental principles of hard work and perseverance, and also shared several good laughs throughout the year.


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Pullman Chamber of Commerce

February 2018


February 2018

Washington State University

Dear Dr. Universe, Do bugs have hearts and brains? —Nick Dear Nick, Take a look inside a bug and you’ll find a brain in its head and other little brains called “ganglia” along its whole body. These tiny control centers help insects see, taste, and smell. They also help them quickly escape threats, like other bugs. “If you had little brains everywhere else, you would also be much quicker,” said professor Laura Lavine. Her office at Washington State University is full of insects. Many insect brains are smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. Even though they’re small, having several brains allows insects to make decisions much faster than if they had only one. Insects can also live without their head for a few days, skittering around with just the little brains along their backs. As the brain receives messages, an insect’s heart is pumping blood. Usually the blood is green and it flows through a tiny tube that runs along the insect’s body. It’s actually located pretty close to the brains. Insect blood can be toxic. Sometimes they will let a little blood ooze out of themselves when they think they are in trouble. Lavine explained how insects are in a family called arthropods. Arthropods wear their skeletons on the outside of their bodies and include insects, crabs, scorpions, and spiders. They all have hearts and brains wired in similar ways. Sincerely, Dr. Universe

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Brett Eldredge Mom’s Weekend Saturday, April 7, 2018 7:30 p.m. Beasley Coliseum Country up-and-comer Brett Eldredge has always been attracted to singers, a fact that should come as no surprise to anyone who’s heard the Illinois native’s soulful, distinctive baritone. “I always gravitated towards big voices, because as a kid I had this big voice coming out of me,” says Eldredge. “I was hooked on the story that somebody would be telling through their voice.” With his debut album released in 2013 on Atlantic Records and new single “Don’t Ya” on the radio now, Eldredge is finally getting the chance to share a story of his own. As he continues to work hard at the craft of songwriting, there’s no question his talent will grow along with his audience. “You can create something from nothing, and that’s the coolest thing in the world to me,” Eldredge says. “This new music is me, and it’s taken every song I’ve written up to this point to get to where I am. I feel better about my music now than I ever have felt, and I can’t wait for people to hear it.” Tickets information can be found at https://beasley.wsu.edu/event/brett-eldredge-2018-momsweekend/

From Mexico’s Fabled Mictlan to Canada’s Prince Edward Islands, WSU Performing Arts Events Showcase Our North and South Neighbors CLEO PARKER ROBINSON DANCE presents "MictlanRx" Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 7:30 p.m. at Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall Co-presented with Festival Dance & Performing Arts. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance uses the language of movement to honor African American heritage and explore the human condition. "MictlanRx" showcases the life and struggles of indigenous and Afro-Mexican people. It was created for CPRD by Mexican artists Betsy Pardo and Jairo Heli, lead choreographer of Guadalajara's Crisol Dance.

"MictlanRx" performers.

Through an audacious and avant-garde dance vocabulary, "MictlanRx" urges us to reflect on how socioeconomic systems influence diverse indigenous and Afro-Mestizo communities.

For full details visit alumni.wsu.edu/discounts or download our mobile app by searching “Coug Alumni” in your iOS or Android App Store. Current WSUAA members can also show their digital membership card in the app to get member discounts. We welcome all alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of WSU to join our 32,000+ members. If you are not a current WSUAA member, become one today at alumni.wsu.edu/join or call us at 1-800-258-6978.

tales—can take on ever-new faces. Young acoustic power trio Ten Strings and a Goat Skin know this, transforming tradition with vigor, curiosity, and sparks of goofy humor.

"MictlanRx" offers a powerful reflection on Mexico's AfroIndigenous people and their unique cycles of oppression and triumph through cultural heritage and tradition.

This bilingual folk/fusion group from Prince Edward Island plays traditional and original music inspired by their Atlantic Canadian roots, infusing Irish, Acadian, French, and original creations with contagious pop and world rhythms.

TEN STRINGS AND A GOAT SKIN Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:30 p.m. at Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall

Described by The Guardian as "a seamless, polished, barrel-drumtight, rhythmically innovative, and wildly entertaining traditional music powerhouse," the band creates a unique and fiery sound that leaves audiences wanting more.

Age-old entertainments—sitting around the fire, telling Card-carrying members of the WSU Alumni Association (WSUAA) have access to substantial discounts at more than 50 locations in the Pullman-Moscow area. You can use your card to save on dining, entertainment, apparel, services, and more – all while supporting local businesses.

 Pullman Community Update 23

Tickets and information at http://performingarts.wsu.edu

Grand Opening Invitation: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU Join us for the grand opening celebration of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU. All seven of the new galleries will open Mom’s Weekend, Friday, April 6, 2018, beginning at noon. Celebrate with WSU President Kirk Schulz, architect Jim Olson, and patron Jordan Schnitzer in dedicating the new building from 12-1 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the Pavilion gallery and tours will be given every two hours. The new museum is located directly South of the CUB on Terrell Mall of the Pullman campus. All are invited to join us! Seven Galleries/Exhibits opening April 6: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Pavilion | Ambiante432: An interactive Sound Sculpture by Trimpin Bruce/Floyd | Video from the True Collection Borth | Jeffry Mitchell: The death of Buddha Creighton | Marie Watt: Companion Species (Underbelly) Harmon/Wright | Person(a): Portraiture from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation Great Hall | Hearts: Selections from the Jim Dine Print Collection Collections & Learning Gallery | MFA Thesis Exhibition (opens April 3, located in the original museum)


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Whitman County Humane Society

February 2018


February 2018

Palouse Discovery Science Center

 Pullman Community Update 25

Who cares about science?

From Family Science Saturdays to the new EveryBODY Healthy exhibit, from Science Field Trips, Science Birthday Parties, to Summer Camps and Science Pubs, we are thrilled to bring you exciting programs and events. We'll be celebrating our 19th Birthday in 2018 and have great things to look forward to!

We Need Your Help! While we have over 350 members including families, individuals, grandparents and seniors, and some 15,000 visitors annually, the cost of memberships and general admission only covers about 18% of our annual expenses. Your contributions are especially important as the world asks itself "Who cares about science?" Palouse Discovery Science Center cares about informal science discovery and we know you do, too. Science teaches us to explore, ask questions, and solve problems as a community. Our future depends on breakthroughs in medicine, technology, engineering and design. These are the skills that the Palouse Discovery Science Center helps to nurture for everyone throughout our Quad Cities region, and beyond! We continue to expand access to rural communities through outreach programming, serving communities throughout our 4,700 sq. mile service region!

Join us! Support Science ~ Invest in Imagination and Discovery! Donate at www.palousescience.net, or call (509)332-6869

February 2018 Activities at PDSC Under the Sea Tue. Jan. 30, 11:00......................................................... Crabs 4:00........................................................... Crabs Wed. Jan. 31, 11:00........................................................ Octopus Thu. Feb. 1, 11:00........................................................... Jelly Fish Fri. Feb. 2, 11:00............................................................ Manta Rays

Drip Drop Discovery Tue. Feb. 6, 11:00........................................................... Drop Out 4:00............................................................. Drop Out Wed. Feb. 9, 11:00.......................................................... A Drop in the Bucket Thu. Feb. 10, 11:00......................................................... A Taste of Saltwater Fri. Feb. 11, 11:00........................................................... Dirty Water

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Open Hours: • Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Daily Admission Fees: • Junior Scientists (ages 2-14)........ $6 • Adult Scientists (ages 15-54)....... $7.50 • Senior Scientists 65+ years)......... $6.50 • Up & Coming Scientists (under 2) FREE • Seniors are FREE ON FRIDAYS! Call 509.332.6869 for more information. Become a Member Today! Membership info online or call the science center!

Tue. Feb. 13, 11:00......................................................... Whale Teeth 4:00........................................................... Whale Teeth Wed. Feb. 14,. 11:00....................................................... Is a Whale a Fish? Thu. Feb. 15, 11:00......................................................... Whale Songs Fri. Feb. 16,11:00............................................................ As Big as a Whale

Something’s Fishy... Tue. Feb. 20, 11:00......................................................... How Big are Fish? 4:00........................................................... How Big are Fish? Wed. Feb. 21, 11:00........................................................ Sharks Thu. Feb. 22, 11:00......................................................... Different Kinds of Sharks Fri. Feb. 23, 11:00........................................................... Fish

Palouse Discovery Science Center — your regional hands-on, minds-on science center


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YMCA of the Palouse

February 2018


February 2018

 Pullman Community Update 27

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February 2018 edition of the Pullman Community Update.

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February 2018 edition of the Pullman Community Update.

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