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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...

Pullman Regional Hospital will administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at its upcoming clinics. Those over 18 years old are eligible.

Guide: How to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Pullman 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are filling up quickly as vaccine eligibility expanded April 15 to all individuals over 16 years old in Washington state.   As of April 20, Whitman County has administered...

Gracyn Holiway, sophomore animal science major, received her first shot April 16. Holiway said she wanted to get the vaccine to keep those around her safe. 

WSU students receive COVID-19 vaccine 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 20, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is available to anyone over 16 years old in Washington state, and many WSU students have already begun the process of becoming vaccinated. In Whitman County, about 12,900 people,...

The outdoor event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. April 22 at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Mobile vaccination unit set to administer 500 COVID-19 vaccines 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

The Washington State Department of Health’s Team 6 Mobile Vaccination Unit will host a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Whitman County April 22.  The outdoor event will take place from noon...

Palouse Medical administers over 4,000 vaccines since December

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 9, 2021

After administering over 4,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses since December, Palouse Medical continues to hold vaccination clinics for members of the community.  Palouse Medical received its first vaccines...

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...

Two new groups of people become eligible for vaccines on Monday. The first group includes individuals with disabilities and those who are pregnant.

SEL hosts vaccination clinic Monday

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 19, 2021

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for vaccine-eligible individuals, including people over 65 years of age, teachers, agricultural workers and pregnant women.  The...

Whitman County residents can complete a public input survey to guide the creation of the plan. So far, 280 responses have been collected.

County residents share desire for new businesses, growing rural areas

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter March 12, 2021

Public officials and community members discussed priorities to include in a county document that would guide decisions for the next 20 years during a meeting Wednesday night. Since 1978, the Whitman...

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 drafted comprehensive plan will be completed by June or July, then presented to the public. Around December, it will be presented to the county commissioners for approval.

County to revitalize goals, priorities for land development

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2021

Whitman County officials are seeking public input to update its comprehensive plan that will determine priorities for land development in the next 20 years. The county comprehensive plan focuses on...

Three fires destroyed over 80 percent of Malden and over 50 percent of the buildings in Pine City.

Malden, Pine City still asking for federal aid after devastating fires

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter January 25, 2021

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers wrote a letter to recently-inaugurated President Joe Biden asking him to approve a major disaster declaration, which would provide relief for towns in Whitman County that experienced...

Rotaract members collected a variety of necessities, including sweatshirts, hats, gloves and hygiene products.

Rotaract club supports families affected by Malden fire

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

Although COVID-19 halted projects and in-person meetings for the Rotaract Club of the Palouse, the group saw an opportunity to help families impacted by the Malden fire. The club is service-based with...

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