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Whitman County’s COVID-19 total breaks 1,300 cases

Whitman County's COVID-19 total breaks 1,300 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 28, 2020

Sixty-nine individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,309 cases.  Of the new patients, 19 females and 16 males are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Thirty-two patients are aged 20-39 years, 11 are female and 21 are male. One female and one male also tested positive, ag...

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 25, 2020

Twenty-eight individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,240. Of the new cases, nine people are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Three are female, and six are male. Nineteen people between the ages of 20-39 test...

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 24, 2020

Twenty-eight individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,212. Of the new cases, seven males and four females are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Nine males and eight females are aged 20-39 years. They are stable and self-isolating. One person who previously t...

Whitman County confirms four new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms four new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 23, 2020

Four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising the county’s total to 1,184. Of the new cases, one male is aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. One male and two females are aged 20-39 years. They are stable and self-isolating. Residents...

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 22, 2020

Nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,180 cases.  Of the new patients, six females and three males are aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. They are all stable and self-isolating.  Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing while in...

WSU considers consequences for those who violate public health orders

Phil Weiler, WSU vice president for marketing and communications, said faculty and coaches follow a different process than students when accused of violating certain measures.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2020

As Pullman remains one of the COVID-19 hot spots, WSU officials are being pressured to amplify punishments for those who receive public safety infractions. The university does not want to pursue expulsive action against those who violate social distancing or are caught throwing large gatherings, said Phil Weiler, ...

District 12 searches for more volunteers

Whitman County Fire District 12 is accepting applications for firefighters, volunteers and EMS/EMT/first responders.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2020

A local fire department depends on new recruits to help stem the recent Washington state rural fires and compensate for the additional transportation burden on Whitman County fire departments.  Whitman County Fire District 12 accepts applications from anyone who can pass a background check and h...

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 21, 2020

Fifty-nine new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,171 cases.  Of the new cases, 18 females and 10 males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-nine patients are aged 20-19, 12 are female and 17 are male. Two patients are females aged 40-59 and 60-79, respec...

Whitman County confirms 21 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 21 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 18, 2020

Twenty-one individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,112 cases.  Ten people aged 0-19 years tested positive. Five of them are female, and five are male, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Ten people aged 20-39 years tested positive, four of whom are female and six of whom a...

Whitman County confirms 25 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 25 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 17, 2020

Twenty-five individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 1,091 cases. Seven patients are aged 0-19 years. Six of them are females, and one is male, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Sixteen people are aged 20-39 years....

Whitman County confirms one new COVID-19 case

Whitman County confirms one new COVID-19 case

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 16, 2020

One individual tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,066. The new patient is female and aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. The patient is stable and self-isolating. Concerns about air quality have hind...

County superior court judge presents at virtual event

Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey is serving his last term as judge.

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2020

Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the fact that Gary Libey is not serving his last term as a judge. Instead, he is running unopposed for another four-year term, which will end in January 2025. An inside look into the workings of the Whitman County Superior Court was provided to th...

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