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Whitcom celebrated its 25th anniversary last week. Executive director Wendy Berrett said Whitcom has 13 full-time dispatchers, two part-time dispatchers and two more are in training.

‘Dispatchers are the first of the first responders’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2021

Emergency dispatchers are trained to operate six computers, four speakers, one headset and handle multiple callers all at once. Last year, Whitman County Regional Communications Center 911 answered over...

The candidates for Whitman County Commissioner both said climate change should be addressed with technology.

Whitman County Commissioner candidates agreed on medical care, climate change

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 16, 2020

Candidates for the Whitman County Commission debated the county’s access to medical care and transportation, concerns about climate change and the allocation of potential funding, during a forum Thursday...

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