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Hospital to continue maternity services

State Attorney General sends multiple letters

COLFAX — Whitman Hospital and Medical Clinics will continue to offer obstetrics services while working with the state to meet abortion-related requirements.

During the Wednesday, March 20, Whitman County Public Hospital District Commission meeting, four commissioners voted to continue obstetric services. Commissioner Kathy Wride abstained from the vote.

The meeting took place in the administrative annex at the hospital. Only about 10 people were allowed; many of those seats were occupied by hospital employees, forcing the public outside. A hospital employee blocked the door, preventing anyone...


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