Coronavirus

Idaho set to advance to Phase 3 on Saturday

BOISE, Idaho — Governor Brad Little announced Thursday that Idaho is set to move into Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan on Saturday. Little’s “Idaho Rebounds” plan has set a two-week time frame for each phase. The state is…

Benton County leaders push to enter Phase 2

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- On Friday, Benton County administrators announced their intention to have the Board of County Commissioners consider applying for Benton County to be moved into Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start plan to reopen Washington's…

New virus rules for farms, nursing homes in Washington state

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Employers must provide agricultural workers with face masks, more hand-washing stations and more frequently disinfect work surfaces under new coronavirus rules established Thursday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. Also Thursday, Secretary of Health John Wiesman signed…

All Tri-Cities Fourth of July events canceled, postponed

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- All Fourth of July community events in the Tri-Cities have been canceled or postponed until further notice. The cities of Kennewick, Pasco, Richland and West Richland released a joint statement that says: The Carousel Foundation Board of…