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County health department releases update on COVID-19 patient demographics

County health department releases update on COVID-19 patient demographics

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 31, 2020

Twenty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 509 cases.  Of the new patients, six females and three males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Fifteen patients are aged 20-39 years, five are female and 10 are male. They are all stable and isolating.  Of the c...

Weekend COVID-19 numbers rise by 143 cases

Weekend COVID-19 numbers rise by 143 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 30, 2020

One-hundred and forty-three individuals tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing Whitman County’s total to 485 cases.  Sixty-three patients were confirmed today, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of the new patients, 16 females and eight...

Pullman police now writing tickets for COVID-19 social distancing violations

Pullman police now writing tickets for COVID-19 social distancing violations

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

The Pullman Police Department will immediately issue fines to people not following social distancing guidelines instead of providing warnings. People hosting large parties are choosing to ignore the information provided by police, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Jake Opgenorth. Warnings and education did n...

County’s COVID-19 case total continues to rise

County's COVID-19 case total continues to rise

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 27, 2020

Forty-one new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 342 cases.  Of the new patients, six females and four males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Thirty-one patients are aged 20-39 years. Eighteen are female and 13 are male. All patients are stable and self-isolatin...

Whitman County’s COVID-19 total breaks 300 cases

Whitman County's COVID-19 total breaks 300 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 26, 2020

Forty individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s case total to 301.  Of the new cases, 11 females and two males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-seven patients are aged 20-39 years. Eighteen are femal...

Pullman PD suspends in-person operations due to COVID-19

The Pullman Police Department is closed to visitors and in-person services.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 26, 2020

The Pullman Police Department closed its in-person operations due to an increase of local COVID-19 cases.  In-person operations like facility tours, citizen ride-alongs and some fingerprinting services are suspended until further notice, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Jake Opgenorth. However, operations ...

County’s COVID-19 total passes 250 cases

County's COVID-19 total passes 250 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 25, 2020

Forty-nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today, raising Whitman County’s total to 261 cases.  Of the new patients, seven females and one male are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Forty patients are aged 20-39 years; 17 are females and 23 are males. Another patient is male aged 40-59 years. All pati...

Pullman Transit releases limited schedule

Pullman Transit is limiting routes and the number of passengers allowed on on each bus.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2020

Students who use Pullman Transit will follow a new route schedule starting Aug. 24, but the schedule may be subject to changes because of COVID-19 restrictions. The plan is to start the semester with three express routes instead of six, said Pullman Transit Manager Wayne Thompson. The three express...

Total COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Total COVID-19 cases continue to rise

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 24, 2020

Thirty-nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Whitman County, raising the case total to 211.  Of the new cases, 10 females and three males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-six patients are aged 20-39 years; 12 are females and 14 are males. They are all stable and self-isolating.  ...

Officials urge students to follow COVID-19 restrictions after 30 individuals test positive

Officials urge students to follow COVID-19 restrictions after 30 individuals test positive

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2020

Whitman County’s confirmed COVID-19 case total reached 172 on Saturday after 30 individuals tested positive for the virus.  All 30 individuals are aged 20-39 years. Fifteen individuals are male and 15 are female, according to Saturday’s press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operation...

The Bookie operates on limited hours

The Bookie will operate at limited hours. The store will be open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

The Bookie is implementing safety measures to protect employees and customers from COVID-19, including sneeze guards and counter service.  Erin Svancara, The Bookie general manager, wrote in an email that the store reopened Aug. 10 with reduced hours. It is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and ...

Local cinema temporarily closes

Pullman Village Centre Cinemas might reopen late August if new movie titles become available.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

Pullman Village Centre Cinemas is temporarily closed because no new movie titles are available. However, the cinema is offering private screenings.  Sean Warner, Village Center Cinema chief operating officer, said movie studios have not released new movies since March. The cinema was playing older...

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