Small town pain
Business owners stunned by second shut down
Last updated 11/25/2020 at 9:58am
RITZVILLE – Small business owners and residents are again affected by COVID-19 restrictions put in place by Governor Jay Inslee Sunday, Nov. 15.
Pastime Bar and Grill owner Dave Benedict said the last shut down cost himself and fellow owner Amy Guilles $10,000 when the beer in the kegs could no longer be sold.
This time, with just two days notice from the governor’s office, Benedict and Guilles got creative, posting on social media an invitation for the community to come in and enjoy beer half off.
“Come help us tap the kegs,” the post read. “Come in and enjoy the last two days o...