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Long-term care facilities to begin opening dedicated COVID-19 units

Nursing homes in Tacoma, Shoreline, Bellingham to handle patients from other locations

State announces limited opening of parks for day use

Ocean beach and Columbia River Gorge parks to remain closed

COVID-19 lets freight move more easily, study says

A new report by Kirkland-based INRIX examines the trend.

State health insurers due $106 million from U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Consumers could get relief on the individual health insurance market

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Interactive map provides details

Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package

$300 million to cities, counties across state

State recreation sites to reopen May 5

Fishing, hiking, boating but still no camping

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

Colorado, Nevada to join Washington, Oregon and California in Western States Pact

Governors share vision for modifying stay at home orders, fighting COVID-19

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

70% of employees laid off or furloughed, eight in 10 hotel rooms empty

Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19

First confirmed cases at two correctional facilities

PSE Foundation, PSE commit to over $1 million to support community efforts

Donations to help community groups, food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits

Employment Security Department had challenges with the volume

Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Remarks come on Senate floor: ‘We need the media. …and need to help them’

Ferry schedule tightens further, but some hope in horizon

“We don’t make these decisions lightly,” said Amy Scarton, head of Washington State Ferries.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.

Washington, Oregon and California announce Western states pact

To work together on reopening economies, controlling COVID-19

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.

PSE offers bill assistance for customers impacted by COVID-19

$11 million available to help pay bills

April free state park days postponed

A date has not been set, though two more free days are approaching in June.

Inslee, nonprofits launch fund for state’s food banks as supply levels drop

Demand expected to double this week to 1.6 million people in need