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Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference July 23, 2020.

Governor tightens restrictions on restaurants, bars, weddings, funerals

Staff reports Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday (July 23) he is tightening restrictions throughout the state for restaurants, bars, weddings, funerals and gyms in… Continue reading

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference July 23, 2020.

State school Superintendent Reykdal issues statement in response to online learning in the fall

‘Decisions are within the bounds of the reopening guidance that we provided in June’

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat | Car review

Ford’s venerable compact Ranger pickup went away for a while. But it has returned as a mid-size truck, ready for adventure and packed with driver-assist… Continue reading

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2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Car review

There’s a reason Honda’s CR-V has been America’s top-selling crossover vehicle over the past 23 years. The 2020 CR-V AWD Touring Hybrid is the most… Continue reading

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Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Reopen schools in fall, but do it safely

Don’t bully schools into reopening. Protect our students.

Cartoon by Frank Shiers
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2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT | Car review

OK folks, buckle your seatbelts. This week’s tester is the 2020 Dodge Charge SRT Hellcat Widebody, the most powerful, and fastest mass-produced sedan in the… Continue reading

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BMW X3 xDrive 30e | Car review

With forces like BMW pushing, it’s only a matter of time before hybrid, then electric, technology replaces the gas combustion engine just like it replaced… Continue reading

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Ferguson vows to fight Trump administration’s rollbacks of nation’s environmental protections

‘Rules weaken environmental reviews on countless projects in Washington and across the nation’

New report shows schools reopening without preventative measures may lead to more COVID-19 cases

‘Reopening schools cannot be considered in isolation’

Sound Transit seeks more federal funding to offset COVID-19 losses

Joins other transit agencies across nation to ask for relief package

Port of Seattle Commission to establish policing and civil rights task force

Group will lead a comprehensive assessment of Port of Seattle Police Department

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Bothell police officer dies in shootout

Update: Officer identified by police department

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Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

State regulators keep Puget Sound Energy rates steady

Rate adjustments ease economic impact during COVID-19 pandemic

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Summer vehicle travel projected to decrease this year

Traffic this summer will likely be lighter across Washington state than previous years. A recent analysis by INRIX found that the Seattle metro and Washington… Continue reading

Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Stopping COVID is now up to each of us

With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.

Cartoon by Frank Shiers

King County cases among younger adults drives increase in COVID-19 numbers

Over half of all new cases are among people ages 20-39

Stay local with summer travel plans | State Department of Health

Officials want people to limit cross-state travel to help slow spread of COVID-19