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Winter

Frosty beauty: Where there’s rime, there’s a reason

By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News SPOKANE, Wash. – After emerging from one of the coldest Januarys on record, including a so-called “Snowmageddon,” many of us have had it up to our ears with shoveling snow, slipping on icy sidewalks, driving through freezing fog and enduring frigid temperatures. Even our recent […]

Mixed messages left as winter fades away

  Just when everyone thought winter had left and spring was here to stay, Pullman residents woke up to a ground covered in snow.  The week’s forecast has a bit of snow for Wednesday, but Thursday and Friday are looking better with a high of 47 and a low of 34 degrees.    The snowdrop […]

WSU releases four new wheat varieties

PULLMAN – WSU has released four new wheat varieties for commercialization, including Xerpha, a soft-white common winter wheat, which is highly adapted to a broad range of production zones in Washington, Oregon, southern Idaho and northern California. “WSU’s job is to work in partnership with industry so growers will have the best varieties possible,” said […]

Snow creates beautiful campus scenes

      Pullman has been covered in snow for the past few days, and snow is expected to continue for a few more.   Here are some photos of the campus from the past few days.   Snow is expected to continue until Sunday. On Sunday, weather forcasters predict a partly cloudy day with […]

Gear up for winter at the WSU Ski Swap

PULLMAN – Looking to upgrade your winter sport equipment? The 33rd annual WSU Ski Swap on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 will provide people with the opportunity to purchase new equipment at discounted prices. The event will feature vendors from all over the northwest. Onsite vendors will be selling snowboards, skis, boots, apparel, gloves, goggles and more […]