Coronavirus shutters schools , Guardians Foundation says lie led to loss of contract, and other headlines


Mayor Nadine Woodward met with members of the Church at Planned Parenthood as well as Planned Parenthood leadership last week to see how the sides might find middle ground ahead of the noise ordinance that City Council is expected to vote on Monday night.

NEWS: Eastern Washington University declined a faculty request to independently review the school's athletics budget.


Don't panic, but coronavirus is inside the house

Washington state has declared a state of emergency after a coronavirus death and more diagnoses here have led officials to believe the virus may have been circulating undetected for weeks, the Washington Post reports.

Speaking of, Colville schools are closed
The Colville School District closed its schools Monday while waiting for coronavirus test results on an individual they gave no further details about, KXLY reports.

Guardians Foundation cries foul on loss of city contract
The Guardians Foundation, which operated emergency warming shelter space last winter, claims it may have lost a contract with the city this winter after Julie Garcia of Jewels Helping Hands (which won the contract) claimed she'd seen a Guardians employee engaging in sexual behavior with homeless women, but later told police she hadn't actually witnessed that, the Spokesman-Review reports. 

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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...