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Walla Walla man airlifted after snow bike accident

UMATILLA COUNTY, Oreg. — Life Flight assistance was called after a Walla Walla recreationist was involved in a serious accident on his snow bike over the weekend. According to a release from the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office, authorities were called…

Coronavirus update: Region surpasses 26k cases

KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Benton-Franklin Health district released its three-day total of coronavirus metrics from the weekend of March 13. That included the addition of new COVID-19 cases for both counties in addition to an updated hospitalization rate for the…

Coronavirus update: Bi-county region hits 300 COVID deaths

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Public health officials confirmed that the bi-county region hit a grim milestone in its battle with the coronavirus. Additionally, the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) introduced new local COVID-19 statistics one day after it was announced that Washington…

Coronavirus update: Hospitalizations fall under 3%

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Public health officials from the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) released today's update of coronavirus metrics for the bi-county region. That includes the addition of more COVID-19 cases as well as an update to hospitalization rates. According to…