May 9, 2021


Ellensburg business responds to COVID outbreak | All Access

A local establishment is working to use mitigation in its response to a COVID-19 outbreak that occurred at its location in April.

A press release from the Kittitas County Public Health Department is asking anyone who was at Club 301 from April 23 to May 1 to be tested for COVID and isolate until test results are returned.

In response to the outbreak, the release said Club 301 is working closely with the Kittitas County Incident Management Team to keep customers safe, employees working, and everyone vaccinated.

To mitigate the outbreak, Club 301 is holding a vaccine clinic from 3

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DOD to allow personal phones to access ‘DOD365’ platform

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Jackson Barnett

The Department of Defense is working to allow personnel to access its new collaboration platform DOD365 with personal cellphones, a change to initial plans where only government-provided mobile devices would be allowed to connect.

John Sherman, acting DOD CIO, said several agencies within the department are working to find cyber-secure ways for mobile phones to access DOD365, the DOD’s higher-security version of Microsoft Office 365.

Mobile phones offer hackers many potential access points, hence the initial concerns about having them access the new environment where millions of DOD employees would work,

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Give Marijuana Businesses Access To Insurance Coverage

A bill to protect banks that work with state-legal marijuana businesses that was reintroduced in the House this week will advance before lawmakers tackle more comprehensive cannabis reform, a key congressman said on Friday.

During a press call to discuss the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and other cosponsors answered questions about the state of play of the legislation, which cleared the chamber as a standalone bill in 2019 and twice as part of COVID-19 relief packages last year.

Blumenauer, co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus and an original cosponsor of

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