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Peace Arch Park reportedly is the scene of lots of weddings this summer featuring Canadian-American couples seeking to ease their border crossing status.

U.S.-Canada Border Closure Likely To Be ‘With Us For Awhile’ As Pandemic Persists

The most recent extension of the U.S.-Canada border closure expires this Friday, November 21, but no one expects the restrictions to be lifted then. First implemented in March, the closure of the land and sea border to nonessential crossings have been extended monthly by mutual agreement between Ottawa and the Trump administration. Continue Reading U.S.-Canada Border Closure Likely To Be ‘With Us For Awhile’ As Pandemic Persists

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced another round of coronavirus closures statewide on Nov. 15, 2020 as case positivity rates and hospitalizations have gone up in recent weeks. CREDIT: TVW/screenshot

Washington Governor Announces: Bars, Restaurants Closed Again; Most Indoor Gatherings Banned

“We are today in a more dangerous position than we were in March when our first stay-home order was issued,” Gov. Jay Inslee said during a Sunday press conference. “In March, we were heading into the summer months. And we were largely successful relative to other states because of the combination that we acted early we did not wait,” he added. Continue Reading Washington Governor Announces: Bars, Restaurants Closed Again; Most Indoor Gatherings Banned

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Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced a statewide pullback to a modified Phase 2 of reopening on Nov. 13, 2020. But he declined to issue a mask mandate, as most other states in the region have done in some form. CREDIT: Idaho Public Television/Governor's Office

Idaho Gov. Brad Little Activates National Guard, Moves State Back To Phase 2 As COVID Cases Grow

The governor’s executive order activated 100 National Guard troopers to assist with mobile testing support, medical facility decontamination, COVID-19 screenings, logistical support and more. He also signed a public health order moving Idaho back to a modified version of Stage 2 of the state’s four-stage reopening plan, effective Saturday. Continue Reading Idaho Gov. Brad Little Activates National Guard, Moves State Back To Phase 2 As COVID Cases Grow

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