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State offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

You can order the tests through the state’s new online portal.

3 days ago

Five-day weather forecast for King County

Thursday, Jan. 20 day

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WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements

SB 5697 would compel industries to report data, invest in infrastructure, meet standards.

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Inslee: Officials’ lies about election results should be crime

Governor wants lawmakers to pass legislation making it a gross misdemeanor.

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WSDOT names contractor for State Route 18 intersection project

Construction to begin this year.

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Sequim senator seeks improvements to police accountability laws

Senate Bill would allow more police vehicle pursuits; better define use of physical force

2 weeks ago

Surgeries paused, National Guard deployed to assist hospitals

King County health officials say 1 in 7 ICU and acute-care hospital beds are occupied by a COVID patient.

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Unions: 2021 hosted a record number of workplace safety complaints vs. hospitals

Healthcare workers’ unions are supporting legislation that would implement safer staffing standards.

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5 day extended forecast for King County

Thursday, Jan. 13, day

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Trash piles up in King County neighborhoods after agency postpones service for weeks

Collection company initially cited weather as the reason, but now a strike interferes.

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Will omicron’s wave usher a new round of boosters? | UW Medicine

Are three shots enough or is fourth one needed?

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Leader of neo-Nazi group sentenced to 7 years for plot targeting journalists, advocates

Former Washington resident relocated to Texas after emergency order seizing his firearms

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Widespread burnout among healthcare workers prompts change at hospitals

Healthcare workers unions are supporting HB 1868 and companion bill SB 5715.

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Washington Democrats introduce bills clarifying police reforms

One deals with mental health response and the other deals with less-lethal weapons.

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King County health expert is ‘mind-boggled’ by spread of Omicron variant

Omicron wave could peak by mid-January, according to predictions.

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King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg not seeking re-election

After 15 years as county prosecuting attorney, Satterberg announced he will retire Dec. 31, 2022.

3 weeks ago

Health care leaders declare statewide crisis, request action

The letter written to Gov. Inslee requests deployment of National Guard.

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Far too little fraud to make a difference in election, AP finds

This story has been republished with permission from the Associated Press.

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New laws bring changes to minimum wage, plastic silverware, voting rights for felons

Two taxes take effect, but the future of each is uncertain.

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