Author: Erin Robinson

WSU postpones spring commencement due to coronavirus

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University has postponed spring commencement ceremonies at all of its campuses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The university said it has scheduled two opportunities to celebrate new graduates. Each campus will reschedule an in-person commencement…

WSU football’s Bryce Beekman passes away in Pullman

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University safety Bryce Beekman passed away in Pullman on Tuesday night, according to Pullman Police. The redshirt senior from Baton Rouge, Louisiana was 22. Commander Jake Opgenorth said the cause of Beekman’s death will be…

Seattle Public Schools closing for two weeks

SEATTLE, Wash. — All Seattle Public Schools will be closed for the next two weeks as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, officials said Wednesday. The announcement came shortly after Governor Jay Inslee said districts across the state should prepare…

Spokane’s first cat cafe announces grand opening

SPOKANE, Wash. — Kitty Cantina, Spokane’s first cat cafe, has announced its grand opening. Cat lovers will be able to sip on “meowchas” or even a nice glass of “cat-bernet” while cuddling up with an adoptable buddy starting on April…

Crews gaining control of wildfire near Warden

WARDEN, Wash. — Firefighters are battling a wildfire on Road R SE between Road 11 and 12 SE near Warden. Crews from Grant County Fire District 4 and 5 are responding. The Chief Deputy of Emergency Management in Grant County…