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Idaho Governor Brad Little at state medical supplies stockpile in Boise - April 14 2020

Idaho Soon Moves To Next Reopening Phase; Washington Denies Spokane County’s Phase 2 Request

Idaho Gov. Brad Little says the Gem State will move to the second phase of state’s four-part coronavirus recovery plan on Saturday. That means businesses such as gyms and hair salons will be able to reopen with the appropriate precautions. Little made his announcement Thursday and threw in a surprise as well. Continue Reading Idaho Soon Moves To Next Reopening Phase; Washington Denies Spokane County’s Phase 2 Request

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Kittitas County paused its application to reopen some businesses early after positive COVID-19 case at food processer Twin City Foods in Ellensburg. CREDIT: Google Maps - July 2012

UPDATE: At Least 34 COVID-19 Cases At Ellensburg Food Plant Pauses Kittitas County’s Reopening Plan

Health officials in Kittitas County have found at least one new positive case of COVID-19: a worker at a Twin City Foods processing plant in Ellensburg. The news came Friday after more than three weeks of no new confirmed cases. That plus the county’s low population made Kittitas County eligible to lift social distancing measures earlier than other parts of the state. Continue Reading UPDATE: At Least 34 COVID-19 Cases At Ellensburg Food Plant Pauses Kittitas County’s Reopening Plan

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Participants at the Saturday rally prayed as the event got underway. Government overreach and tyranny were common themes. CREDIT: Austin Jenkins/N3

‘Let My People Go’: Opponents Of Coronavirus Measures Again Freely Gather To Protest In Olympia

For the second time in a month, opponents of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s extended “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order – many of them openly carrying firearms – rallied at the state Capitol Saturday in an event that brought together sign-waving citizens, conservative state legislators, Republican and Libertarian candidates for public office and members of far-right groups. Continue Reading ‘Let My People Go’: Opponents Of Coronavirus Measures Again Freely Gather To Protest In Olympia

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