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Washington man drowns trying to save wife, child

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Washington state man drowned while trying to save his wife and child after their kayak capsized in northern Idaho. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said emergency workers were called to Corbin Park in…

WinCo Foods back open 24/7

After shortening their hours to clean and re-stock shelves due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WinCo Foods has shifted their hours back, and are now open 24-hours, seven days a week. The company decided to alter their hours nearly four months…

Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook said Friday that it will flag all “newsworthy” posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from President Donald Trump. Separately, Facebook’s stock dropped more than 8%, erasing roughly $50 billion from its market…

Roasters Coffee employees protest in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. -- Employees of Roasters Coffee protested in front of the coffee shop on Saturday because the company has not taken a stance on the Black Lives Matter movement, according to an employee. The organizer of the protest said…

Report: COVID-19 cases in Yakima County declining

YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Institute for Disease Modeling released a report on the COVID-19 cases in Yakima County, stating that the positive cases are declining and the efforts to stop the spread of the disease are having success. The report…

PPE distribution for Tri-City businesses is under way

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce started their distribution of donated personal protective equipment on Thursday. Donations of hand sanitizer and face masks were made the last two weeks from Tri-Citians looking out for small businesses. There are…