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Home crimson home: Alumni express interest in Pullman housing

PULLMAN, Wash. – As Washington State University’s executive director of real estate and local relations, Mel Taylor had been fielding calls from Cougar alumni interested in Pullman housing for a year or more. So he asked associate professor of marketing Jeff Joireman to help with a study gauging alumni interest in Palouse dwellings.

WSU School of Hospitality offers ‘€˜Crimson Spoon’€™ cookbook

  PULLMAN, Wash. -€“ “You have what it takes.”€ These prophetic words were once spoken by a Swiss master chef to Jamie Callison when he was a struggling, culinary apprentice in Seattle’€™s Rainier Golf and Country Club.   More than 20 years later, Callison has proven those words a thousand times over as the executive […]

Messing about in boats

    Photography by Tim Marsh, WSU University Relations   PULLMAN – “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” That’s a line from the classic children’s book, “The Wind in the Willows.” I’m sure it was in the back […]

48th Annual Cougar Sports Banquet and auction

PULLMAN – The annual Cougar Sports Banquet and Auction featuring WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos and former WSU football standout Rueben Mayes is set for Aug. 19 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort and Convention Center.   Cougar head coaches and other former standout WSU student-athletes will also be at the event. Mayes played for WSU during […]

A history of lentil farming on the Palouse

  PULLMAN – The National Lentil Festival will be held in Pullman, Friday, Aug. 22, and Saturday, Aug. 23. Among Saturday’s displays at Reaney Park will be the “Farming Tent ” which offers a glimpse into the life of wheat and lentil farmers on the Palouse during the past century. In addition to photos and hands-on exhibits, visitors may also view a slide show presentation […]

AgWeatherNet hits the Palouse

The WSU AgWeatherNet team recently installed a weather station at WSU’s Spillman Agronomy Farm located two miles southeast of Pullman. The station is equipped with sensors for monitoring and recording air temperature, wind speed and direction, relative humidity, solar radiation, leaf wetness, soil temperature and moisture at a depth of eight inches, and rainfall.  “The […]