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County confirms 104 cases since Friday

County confirms 104 cases since Friday
JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor November 24, 2020

Whitman County confirmed 104 new COVID-19 patients since Friday, bringing the county’s total to 2,259 cases. Four individuals tested positive today, according to a press release from the Whitman County...

Whitman County confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor November 20, 2020

Thirty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total number of cases to 2,155. Of the new cases, two females and three males are aged 0-19 years, according to...

County confirms 26 new COVID-19 cases

County confirms 26 new COVID-19 cases
JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor November 19, 2020

Twenty-six new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,121 cases.  Of the new cases, three females and five males are aged 0-19 years, according...

Moms advocate for school return

Pullman parents have voiced their concerns about remote learning affecting their children’s mental health and social skills, as well as their ability to focus.
ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

Two mothers left their teaching positions at Concordia Lutheran Preschool to take care of their young children, but believe it is time for their children to return back to school.  Sarah Knight,...

Handy wins County Commissioner 2 seat

Handy wins County Commissioner 2 seat
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

Tom Handy won the position for Whitman County Commissioner 2 with 50.64 percent of the votes. Incumbent candidate Dean Kinzer received 48.85 percent of the votes, according to the Whitman County general...

WSU asks students to stay home after Thanksgiving break

Students should get tested before leaving Pullman for the holidays, WSU officials say.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

WSU officials encouraged students who leave for Thanksgiving break not to return to Pullman to prevent the spread in a COVID-19 Town Hall 5 p.m. Wednesday. Students should plan to be home for two months...

WSU to test students arriving on campus, increase housing next semester

Students living on campus, athletes and employees will have to be tested upon arrival in Pullman.
TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

WSU officials discussed plans for spring semester COVID-19 testing, housing availability, spring classes and COVID-19 research at a town hall Nov. 18. Spring semester The university will implement...

Whitman County confirms 19 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 19 new COVID-19 cases
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor November 18, 2020

Nineteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total number of cases to 2,095. Of the new cases, five females and three males are aged 0-19 years, according to a...

Councilmembers raise property taxes by 1 percent

Councilmember Eileen Macoll said she wants to emphasize economic growth and helping small businesses.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2020

Pullman City councilmembers unanimously passed an ordinance that will raise property taxes by 1 percent and bring in around $67,000 more for the city than last year’s property taxes, during Tuesday night’s...

School district faces long-term effects after losing students

Fifteen former Pullman Public Schools students transferred to the Colfax or Colton school districts to attend in-person learning.
MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2020

The loss of students Pullman Public Schools is experiencing will have a long-term effect on the district.  Fifteen students transferred out of the district the day after the school board voted to delay...

County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases
JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor November 17, 2020

Nine new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,076 cases.  Of the new patients, one is male aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from...

Whitman County confirms 57 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 57 new COVID-19 cases
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor November 16, 2020

Fifty-seven individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total number of cases to 2,067. Of the new cases, six females and five males are aged 0-19 years, according to a...

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