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Governor reinstates indoor mask rule, whether you’re vaxed or not

Inslee also ordered employees of public schools, colleges and child care centers to get vaccinated.

1 month ago

Some people qualify for third shot of vaccine, says health department

New guidance comes as cases skyrocket in Washington and nation.

1 month ago

Delta variant drives dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases across state

Hospital capacity fills up due to increase

1 month ago

State schools chief urges a vaccine mandate for teachers

The superintendent of public instruction says the governor should require vaccinations for school employees.

1 month ago

State ferry fares to rise this fall, and even more next fall

The 2.5% hike in each of the next two years will apply to everyone: drivers, bikers and walkers.

1 month ago

King County to pay family of pregnant mother killed by sheriff deputies

Renee Davis was a 23-year-old mother of three and pregnant when she was killed.

1 month ago

Another summer heat wave is coming to King County

Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s for the second time this summer.

1 month ago

King County Corrections Guild wants to bargain mandatory vaccinations

Labor union represents over 550 corrections officers and sergeants

1 month ago

Governor will require state employees to get COVID vaccine

Workers must do so by mid-October to keep their jobs. The order also covers long-term care providers.

2 months ago

County employees and supporters march for safer working conditions

Rally was scheduled in light of a recent attack at King County Courthouse.

2 months ago

Details of 3 recent COVID-19 outbreaks in King County

What the data says about how to prevent a larger surge in cases | Public Health—Seattle & King County

2 months ago

Federal Way man arrested in connection with U.S. Capitol riot

A Federal Way man was arrested Aug. 4 for his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot.

2 months ago

Delta variant drives sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

State Department of Health officials urge vaccination immediately to combat the spread

2 months ago

State’s dairy workers begin earning overtime with new law

“This bill corrects a historic injustice,” said Sen. Karen Keiser (D-Des Moines).

2 months ago

Sound Transit Board to meet Aug. 5 to consider project delays

Agency needs to postpone or reduce projects due to $6.5 billion gap

2 months ago

Educational merit of critical race theory sparks heated debate

In Washington, schools have seen parents protest and threaten to remove their children from schools.

2 months ago

Museum of Flight’s blood donation event includes perks for donors

Receive 50% off future admission and 20% off gift shop purchases.

2 months ago

Sexual assault leads to calls for closing King County Courthouse

Crime is rising in the ’dangerous environment that has surrounded our seat of government.’

2 months ago

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations are rising in Washington

Data suggests the vaccine is effective in preventing hospitalization for COVID-19

2 months ago

King County Council OKs millions for courts overwhelmed by pandemic backlog

Some lawyers testified that the backlog has created an “access to justice” problem.

2 months ago