• Klickitat County Reports 12th Positive Test
    Klickitat County reported a new positive test for COVID-19 on Thursday.  That moves Klickitat County’s total number of reported COVID-19 cases to 12, with seven listed as having recovered.  Ten of the cases have been in the central portion of the county, with the other two in the western zone.  Skamania County remains at two […]
  • Schools Prepping For Distance Learning
    North Wasco County School District 21 Superintendent Candy Armstrong says while Governor Kate Brown’s decision to close in-person classes for the rest of the school year wasn’t what anyone hoped for, it does give certainty moving forward.  In a letter to D-21 families, staff, and community members, Armstrong said the district has been preparing to […]
  • MCMC Working On Surge Planning
    Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles has been working on surge planning in recent weeks in case they get a rush of COVID-19 cases.  MCMC incident commander Don Wenzler says their newly opened immediate care facility at Water’s Edge gives them another location to see patients with non-COVID-like urgent conditions while keeping COVID patients in […]
  • Providence Hood River On “Green” Status
    Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital says it is operating in a “green” status, which means they haven’t seen a surge of patients, and the total census for the hospital and emergency room traffic is down with no elective surgeries taking place.  Providence spokesperson Susan Frost says their auxiliary field tent remains up, and they did […]
  • Skyline Hospital Continues To Prepare For COVID-19
    Skyline Hospital in White Salmon has implemented virtual visits and continue to be prepared should a surge of COVID-19 cases come its way.  Skyline’s Jenna Newcomb says they are in a similar state of readiness as other regional hospitals, collaborating with them and Portland-area hospitals.  She notes their current data does not have them anticipating […]
  • City of HR Extends Emergency To April 30
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