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Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2021

Whitman County will stay in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan for at least the next two weeks.  All counties in Washington will remain in their current phases as part of a “two...

The university is planning for courses with over 100 students to be online.

Eighty percent of classes to be held in person next fall

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

After over a year of distance learning, WSU Pullman is opening its classrooms next fall with hopes of having 80 percent of classes in person.  WSU administration wants the maximum number of in-person...

25 percent occupancy is just enough to cover the cost of staffing and bills,” said Cougar Cottage owner Bob Cady.

Local Businesses affected by Phase 2

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 19, 2021

Local businesses in Whitman County are adjusting to operating under Washington state COVID-19 Phase 2 guidelines after the county moved down a phase last week.   In Phase 2, businesses are...

Limits on outdoor gatherings imposed yesterday

Limits on outdoor gatherings imposed yesterday

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 3, 2021

Pullman residents are not allowed to host outdoor gatherings with more than 10 people.  If residents do gather, they must wear masks and maintain six-feet of distance, according to a press release...

Worship services, retail stores and personal services remain operating at 25% capacity.

Whitman County moves to Phase 2

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2021

Indoor dining is now open at 25 percent capacity as Whitman County moves into Phase 2 of the Healthy Washington reopening plan.  As of yesterday, the entire state is in Phase 2 of the reopening...

The restaurant temporarily closed because of Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandates. It will offer take out when it reopens.

New Garden Restaurant to reopen soon

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter December 11, 2020

The owners of New Garden Restaurant plan to reopen Jan. 1 after being closed since mid-October. The establishment temporarily closed because of Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandates, said Kevin Lam, the restaurant...

Some of the businesses that are eligible to receive the money are restaurants, bars, fitness facilities and bowling alleys.

Small businesses to receive $500,000 from county

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 2, 2020

Whitman County will distribute $500,000 to small businesses impacted by the latest COVID-19 safety and health state regulations.  Businesses eligible to receive the money are restaurants, bars, fitness...

Whitman County confirms 10 positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 10 positive COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2020

Ten individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 2,363. Of the new cases, one female and one male are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from...

Because of the rising positive COVID-19 cases in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee imposes stricter safety regulations.

Inslee imposes new COVID-19 restrictions for four weeks

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor November 15, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee announced new restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Washington. The restrictions are in response to consistently increasing COVID-19 case counts, according to a press release...

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