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Wapato Public Schools votes to start classes online

WAPATO, Wash. - Wapato Public Schools has officially announced that they too will start the school year online. The Wapato School Board voted unanimously on the decision Monday night based on a recommendation from Superintendent Kelly Garza. He made the…

Yakima County libraries to open under new guidelines

YAKIMA CO., Wash. -- The Yakima Health District announced that curbside library services have been added to Yakima County's "Roadmap to Recovery." Effective immediately, libraries in the county can open as soon as they are able to comply with Phase…

Jean's Cottage Inn back open with new outdoor seating

UNION GAP, Wash. — After a two-month hiatus, Jean's Cottage Inn in Union Gap has reopened for both to-go orders and outdoor dining. Co-owner Allan Marks previously planned to keep the restaurant closed until Yakima County moved on to Phase…

Yakima County adds another 87 cases in past two days

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Health officials announced another 87 cases of COVID-19 in Yakima County between Thursday, Aug. 6 and Friday, Aug. 7. That's an average of 43.5 cases per day. The total case count is at 10,775. Two more Yakima…

Legends Casino Hotel set to reopen August 13

TOPPENISH, Wash. -- Legends Casino Hotel will reopen to the public August 13 at 50 percent capacity with coronavirus prevention measures in place. Before walking through the door, the business will require…