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Democrats dominate King County legislative races | Election results

Democrats dominate King County legislative races | Election results

Here are the latest results for King County legislative candidates in the Aug. 4 primary election, which included races for the state House and state… Continue reading

Democrats dominate King County legislative races | Election results
Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo
Regional public sector employers extend teleworking until 2021

Regional public sector employers extend teleworking until 2021

Three counties, six cities and two ports announce decision

Regional public sector employers extend teleworking until 2021
Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington

Wearing a mask saves lives and saves jobs. And all across the state, Washington employers are leading by example in the fight to stop the… Continue reading

Face masks save lives and jobs across Washington
State Department of Health launches CORONA survey

State Department of Health launches CORONA survey

Asks for residents to answer questions online or by phone about COVID-19 impact

State Department of Health launches CORONA survey
Census takers to start follow up with nonresponding households in King County
Census takers to start follow up with nonresponding households in King County
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Washington Education Association calls for school year to begin with distance learning

Group demands safety first in any plans to return to school this fall

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COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 cases and deaths in King County cities

Numbers as of July 23, 2020.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
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

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’

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

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo

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

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo
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
2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT. Courtesy photo

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

2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat SRT. Courtesy photo
BMW X3 xDrive 30e. Courtesy photo

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

BMW X3 xDrive 30e. Courtesy photo
Ferguson vows to fight Trump administration’s rollbacks of nation’s environmental protections

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’

Ferguson vows to fight Trump administration’s rollbacks of nation’s environmental protections
Kreidler wants insurance companies to ban using credit scoring to set prices
Kreidler wants insurance companies to ban using credit scoring to set prices
New report shows schools reopening without preventative measures may lead to more COVID-19 cases

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

‘Reopening schools cannot be considered in isolation’

New report shows schools reopening without preventative measures may lead to more COVID-19 cases
Sound Transit seeks more federal funding to offset COVID-19 losses

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

Joins other transit agencies across nation to ask for relief package

Sound Transit seeks more federal funding to offset COVID-19 losses
Port of Seattle Commission to establish policing and civil rights task force

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

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

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