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Posted: Jul 1, 2020

13 Everett firefighters quarantined after exposure to coronavirus

Over 10 Everett fighters are currently quarantined in their homes after being exposed to coronavirus over the weekend. The Everett Fire Department said 10 firefighters are quarantined following a co-worker who reported being ill after a work shift. The firefighter needed medical attention and tested positive for COVID-19.
- PUB DATE: 7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000 Seattle
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Posted: Jul 1, 2020

Fire burning in Yakima Canyon closes SR 821

A fire spreading that is burning hundreds of acres has shut down Canyon Road between Selah and Ellensburg. The fire has sparked near milepost 21 of SR 821. SR 821 is closed at MP 3 near Sundown Ranch and at MP 24/Thrall Road in Kittitas County. Crews on scene say between 300-500 acres have burned.
- PUB DATE: 7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS/CW+ 29 Yakima
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Posted: Jul 1, 2020

Spokane mayor, others hold off on push for Phase 3 as COVID-19 cases spike

As coronavirus cases spike in the Spokane area, Mayor Nadine Woodward and county commissioners are holding off on their push to move into the next phase of Washington state's reopening plan. The Spokane County Board of Commissioners sent a letter to health officer Dr. Bob Lutz on Wednesday, June 17, asking him to take “immediate action” in beginning the process of applying for Phase 3.
- PUB DATE: 7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KREM-TV CBS 2 Spokane
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Posted: Jun 30, 2020

'You never think something like this could happen': Man drowns while tubing on Spokane River

Jaspreet Singh Turna was one of the good ones. His friend, Taylor Smith, spoke of him fondly. "He was he was just so welcoming, right when he met you," Smith said. "He had a way of making you feel comfortable and part of the group." Jaspreet's sister, Amandeep, said he was was her whole world. "He embodied intelligence, kind-heartedness, generosity, sweetness, beauty, genuineness, and love.
- PUB DATE: 6/30/2020 6:42:20 PM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6 Spokane
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Posted: Jun 30, 2020

New York City mayor wants disciplinary records for firefighters and correction officers posted online, just like police

It’s not just cops’ disciplinary records that should be shared with the public -- firefighters’ and correction officers’ histories should be posted online too, Mayor de Blasio said Monday. Now that the state has repealed a part of the 1976 state civil rights law known as 50-a, there is no reason for any city agency to shield relevant records from the public, de Blasio added.
- PUB DATE: 6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New York Daily News
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