Coronavirus

Yakima Health District announces 7th coronavirus death

YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Yakima Health District reported Friday that seven people have now died of coronavirus-related complications in Yakima County, Total cases in the county rose to 289, a 20% increase from the day before. Sixteen people are currently…

Tri-Cities gun shop reopens after being ruled 'essential'

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. -- Talos Tactical, a gun shop in West Richland, reopened Wednesday after the Trump administration ruled gun shops as "essential" businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Talos Tactical has implemented temporary new policies to comply with social distancing guidelines:…

My 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule

This project will help your children document their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE COVID-19 HEADLINES:  Health district asking Tri-Cities residents to wear face coverings in public Gov. Inslee extends Washington’s stay-at-home order through May 4 6.6 million Americans filed…

Here's what health experts say about face masks

Should you or shouldn't you wear a face mask during the coronavirus pandemic? Here's what health organizations and top experts say.The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The organization recommends that if you are not sick, "you do not…

Fauci: 'I don't understand why' every state hasn't issued stay-at-home orders

The nation's top infectious disease expert said Thursday he doesn't understand why every state hasn't issued stay-at-home orders as novel coronavirus cases continue to surge across the US."I don't understand why that's not happening," Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN's Anderson…