The number of city of Spokane firefighters in quarantine continues to drop, but department leaders will remain vigilant and adhere to a requirement that employees wear masks around-the-clock.
As the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic ripple through Spokane households, local businesses and organizations are joining forces in an effort to help them pay their utility bills.
The drive-up COVID-19 screening site will re-open in a covered building at the Fairgrounds on Thursday.
Connor Duncan, a 16-year-old sophomore at North Central High School, is using his 3D printer to help make frames for masks to protect health care workers.
Small towns close to the U.S.-Canada border are feeling the effects of shelter-in-place orders, in some cases separating families on opposite sides of the border.
After months of discord with her property manager, Diane Manns signed a voluntary agreement on March 12 to leave her apartment by the end of the month. But within days, the world shut down.
Spokane County is suspending late fees, penalties or interest on unpaid charges on unpaid sewer and solid waste bills until the end of May to give relief to those facing financial hardship from closures caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A spokeswoman for the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs said the employee “had minimal direct contact with residents” while working on Friday and Monday, when the positive test result came back.
A decision on whether to extend Washington’s stay-home order and closure of nonessential businesses is likely soon, and with it could come activation of some National Guard units.
Major reconstruction of a section of East Sprague Avenue could be delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.