Walla Walla

Walla Walla County now in Phase 2 of reopening plan

Walla Walla County has been granted a variance for reopening under Phase 2 of Washington's Safe Start plan, county officials announced Wednesday morning. All businesses in the county prepared to follow Governor Jay Inslee’s guidelines are now allowed to reopen,…

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.…

Man dies of COVID-19 in Walla Walla County

WALLA WALLA COUNTY, Wash. -- A man in his 70s is the first Walla Walla County resident to die of COVID-19. The Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) said Tuesday that the man passed away on May 4…