Author: Erin Robinson

Silverwood delays opening of upcoming season

ATHOL, Idaho — Silverwood Theme Park has delayed the opening of its 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter posted online, owner Gary Norton said an opening date has not been set, but staff is continuing to…

You can now buy Girl Scout Cookies online

The Girl Scouts have gone digital. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the Girl Scouts to suspend door-to-door sales and cookies booths, but you can still get your hands on your favorite cookies by ordering online. Boxes of cookies range from $5-$6.…

Singer Lizzo sends lunch to healthcare workers at UW

SEATTLE, Wash. — Turns out, Lizzo is 100 percent that caring and generous. The “Truth Hurts” singer has been sending meals to healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, she sent meals to the University…

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…