First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Latah County

Public Health—Idaho North Central District announced Wednesday the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Latah County, according to a Gritman Medical Center news release. The individual is in their 60s, was never hospitalized and is recovering at home. Public health officials are investigating the individual’s history and will directly contact anyone of interest. https://dnews.com/first-confirmed-case-of-covid-19-in-latah-county/article_ca4cc500-7454-11ea-8a6d-bf97d807731c.html

Op-Ed: Singapore made the right moves regarding COVID-19

My Op-Ed on the Singaporean strategy for combating the Coronavirus ran in today’s Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Let me know what you think! In 2011 I had the opportunity to travel to Singapore. It is the most beautiful, clean, and safe metropolitan that I have ever visited. This city-state of 5.6 million people is larger than …

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Idaho Gov. Little OKs bill outlawing abortion if Roe reversed

 We can only pray that Idaho would be one of the first to take a step towards eliminating this scourge.  BOISE — Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law legislation making abortion a crime in Idaho if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing the procedure nationwide. The Republican governor …

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Gritman Medical Center In Moscow Provides Details Of Preparations For Possible Coronavirus Surge

Gritman Medical Center in Moscow has announced details of its plan to respond to a coronavirus surge if it occurs locally. Gritman has been working closely with the University of Idaho to prepare in the event a surge of infectious patients exceeds the hospital’s capacity. Gritman is a licensed 25-bed Critical Access Hospital. The Moscow …

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Gritman Medical Center In Moscow Establishes New Emergency Department Mobile Respiratory Unit

Gritman Medical Center In Moscow Establishes New Emergency Department Mobile Respiratory Unit Gritman Medical Center in Moscow has established a new Emergency Department Mobile Respiratory Unit. The new unit will help assess and treat patients with respiratory symptoms. The unit is located in the Emergency Department parking lot. It screens and evaluates patients who have …

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6th case of coronavirus was confirmed in Whitman County

A 6th case of coronavirus was confirmed in Whitman County Saturday morning. The case is a man in his 50s who is stable and isolating at home. Local public health officials in Washington are investigating close contacts for the 4 most recent positive patients. More information will be released when it becomes available, according to …

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Idaho reports first 3 COVID-19 deaths, nears 200 cases; Kootenai County confirms 10th case

Idaho reported its first three deaths due to COVID-19 Thursday afternoon, after Kootenai County confirmed one new case. Two men in their 60s and 80s died in Blaine County, one of the first areas in the state to report community transmission last Thursday. Officials did not know if the men had underlying health issues. A …

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Pullman PD Will Respond To Reports Of Social Gatherings

Your neighbors will spy on you and report you to the police.  Shades of the East German Stasi!  Pullman Police will respond to reports of social gatherings in the city. The department issued another press release Friday reminding people of the governor’s stay home order.  The order specifically prohibits social or recreational gatherings of any …

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Fishing In Washington Closed At Midnight Wednesday

Because fishing endangers you how? Fishing in Washington will be suspended starting at Midnight tonight.  Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will be closing all fishing in the wake of the governor’s stay home order.  The closure will run through at least April 8th. https://pullmanradio.com/fishing-in-washington-closes-at-midnight

Trump Unveils Much Simpler Stimulus Plan: GIANT MONEY CANNON!

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As Republicans and Democrats in Congress bickered over a fiscal relief plan, President Donald Trump held a press conference to unveil a much simpler plan. “IT’S A GIANT MONEY CANNON!” Trump exclaimed with excitement as he pulled out a giant bazooka-looking device. Trump then explained how it works. “It’s a huge cannon that fires …

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