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Whitman County’s positive COVID-19 case count rises to 52

Whitman County's positive COVID-19 case count rises to 52

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news reporter

July 13, 2020

Three new people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 52 cases.  Two patients are aged 1-19 years; one is male and the other is female, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. The third patient is a male aged 20-39 years. All t...

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Whitman County

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Whitman County

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 10, 2020

Two more positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Whitman County, bringing the county’s total to 49.  Both patients are male, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. One patient is aged 20-39 years, and the other is aged 40-59. Both patients are stable and isolating at home.  Of t...

Community food bank offers free masks to residents

The Community Action Center is giving residents free cloth masks. Masks are required to be worn while in public, according to a statewide order.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

July 8, 2020

The Community Action Center will be distributing 12,000 free cloth masks to the community. CAC is located at 350 Fairmount Drive and distribution will occur from now until masks run out. Individuals can visit the CAC’s lobby to get masks, according to the CAC’s press release. There will be a maxi...

Positive COVID-19 case count rises to 47

Positive COVID-19 case count rises to 47

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 8, 2020

Another positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Whitman County, bringing the county’s total to 47.  The patient is a male aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. He is stable and isolating at home.  The number of negative cases in the county can be viewed on Washington State D...

New COVID-19 cases in Whitman County bring total to 46

New COVID-19 cases in Whitman County bring total to 46

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

July 6, 2020

Three new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s case total to 46. Two of the positive tests are from females aged 20-39 years. One is from a male aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center.  All three patients are stable and self-isolating, according to the press release. The Whitman County Health Dep...

County reaches 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases

County reaches 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

July 6, 2020

Whitman County’s COVID-19 case count rose to 43 on July 3 after two new individuals tested positive for the virus. One patient is a male aged 20-39 years and the other is a male aged 40-59 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Both individuals are stable and self-isolating. At least 1,789 people have tested negative for COVID-19, according t...

Pullman Transit releases safety rules to be implemented Monday

Pullman Transit is limiting the amount of passengers allowed on buses to 10-12. Passengers must also sit only in designated areas.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2020

Pullman Transit announced new rules promoting social distancing that will take effect July 6. Buses will be limited to 10 passengers, according to a document listing the new guidelines. In cases where family members or couples are traveling together, 12 passengers is the maximum. Passengers must sit in d...

Lumberyard Foodhall closes; building available for sale, lease

The Lumberyard Foodhall went up for lease this week. The space was listed for $2.4 million.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2020

The Lumberyard Foodhall went up for lease this week, said Marie Dymkoski, executive director of the Pullman Chamber of Commerce. The food hall opened in late 2018.  The business, which occupies the Pullman Building Supply storage space, was listed for sale for $2.4 million by Kiemle & Hagood Co...

Two new patients test positive for COVID-19

Two new patients test positive for COVID-19

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2020

Two new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Whitman County on Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 41 cases. One patient is a male aged 20-39 years and the other is a male aged 40-59 years, according to a press release from Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Both patients are stable and isolating at home.  At least 1,789 individuals have tested negative for the virus, accordi...

Whitman County reaches 39 positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County reaches 39 positive COVID-19 cases

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

July 1, 2020

Three new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s case total up to 39.  Two patients are males aged 40-59 years, according to Monday’s press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center.  A third patient is a male aged 60-79 years, according to Tuesday’s press release from Whitman County EOC. He is s...

The Coug reopens after being closed last Thursday

The Coug reopened on Tuesday after closing last Thursday. Patrons are required to wear masks and practice social distancing.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

July 1, 2020

The Coug reopened yesterday at 11:30 a.m. after its employees were cleared of COVID-19.  The business closed last Thursday because a customer visited the business and then tested positive for COVID-19.  All employees were sent into quarantine so those working the shift during the customer...

The Coug shuts down after customer tests positive for COVID-19

The Coug will be closed indefinitely after a customer was confirmed with having COVID-19.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

June 26, 2020

The Coug closed indefinitely after a customer tested positive for the virus. Lance Lijewski, social media manager of The Coug, said the business shut down operations immediately and are taking measures behind the scenes to ensure employees did not contract the virus.  The business does not ...

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