Lower Valley

Coronavirus deaths reach 1,000 in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — The number of deaths in Washington because of the coronavirus has reached 1,000, the Washington State Department of Health reported Saturday. The agency added eight more deaths and listed the total number of confirmed cases at 18,288.…

Inmate with COVID-19 to be released from Yakima jail

The Sunnyside Jail inmate who tested positive for COVID-19 isn't the only person infected there, jail officials announced Friday -- and he's being released to live in Sunnyside. Yakima County Department of Corrections says Sunnyside's jail commander told the DOC…

Inmate at Sunnyside Jail tests positive for COVID-19

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- An inmate at the Sunnyside Jail has tested positive for COVID-19, the Yakima Health District said in a statement Monday. The health district said it was notified of a positive case at the jail on Saturday, May…

Here's the latest on Yakima County school closures

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — Under an executive order by Gov. Jay Inslee, all schools in Washington state will close from March 17 to April 24 in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. At a press conference Friday, Educational Service…