• 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 […] The post Klickitat County Rep […]
  • 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 […] The po […]
  • 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 […] The p […]
  • 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 […] The post Provid […]
  • 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 […] Th […]
  • City of HR Extends Emergency To April 30
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  • ODFW Closes Hunting And Fishing To Non-Oregon Residents
    The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is closing recreational hunting, fishing, crabbing and clamming to non-Oregon residents due to concerns about travel to the state to participate in outdoor activities.  ODFW officials say they are hearing concerns from rural communities about people visiting to hunt and fish and placing additional burdens on the com […]
  • Governor Closes Oregon K-12 Schools For Remainder Of Academic Year
    Oregon Governor Kate Brown said the state’s K-12 schools will remain closed though the end of the academic year due to the coronavirus outbreak.  That leaves school districts and their teachers and students trying to plan for weeks of remote learning that they haven’t done before.  Brown said seniors who had passing grades and were […] The post Governor Clos […]
  • Pioneer Association Reunion & Lunch Cancelled
    For only the second time in its history the Wasco County Pioneers Association will not meet for their annual reunion and luncheon on the first Saturday in May.  The Pioneers Association announced the cancellation because of the coronavirus on Tuesday.  The first meeting cancelled was in 1944 due to World War II.  The Association says […] The post Pioneer Ass […]
  • No Change For Klickitat & Skamania County COVID-19 Cases
    No change in COVID-19 numbers as of Wednesday afternoon in Klickitat and Skamania counties.  Klickitat County reports 11 COVID-19 cases, with seven listed as having recovered.  Nine of the cases were in the central portion of the county, and two in the western zone.  Skamania County remains at two positive COVID-19 cases.  Klickitat County has […] The post N […]