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Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO

King County enters Phase 2 of Safe Start recovery plan

Full list of what’s permitted

Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO
King County to distribute 25 million face coverings to residents, businesses

King County to distribute 25 million face coverings to residents, businesses

Each of 39 cities in county to get a shipment

King County to distribute 25 million face coverings to residents, businesses
Inslee announces updated religious, faith-based services guidance

Inslee announces updated religious, faith-based services guidance

Modified Phase 1, Phase 2 allow indoor services at 25% capacity or 200 people, whichever is less

Inslee announces updated religious, faith-based services guidance
Families impacted by police killings travel to Seattle for June 18 gathering

Families impacted by police killings travel to Seattle for June 18 gathering

Nationwide list includes Kent, Auburn victims

Families impacted by police killings travel to Seattle for June 18 gathering
Thousands of trees coming down along I-5 for light rail line

Thousands of trees coming down along I-5 for light rail line

Nearly 8,600 between SeaTac and Federal Way

Thousands of trees coming down along I-5 for light rail line
Washington State Patrol looking for witnesses to recent road rage incident
Washington State Patrol looking for witnesses to recent road rage incident
U.S. Sen. Murray announces support for Justice in Policing Act

U.S. Sen. Murray announces support for Justice in Policing Act

Calls for continued work to stop racial injustice

U.S. Sen. Murray announces support for Justice in Policing Act
Washington families can get help to buy food during school closures

Washington families can get help to buy food during school closures

Pandemic EBT available early July for children whose schools closed due to COVID-19

Washington families can get help to buy food during school closures
King County assessor wants Legislature to fix laws to help small businesses

King County assessor wants Legislature to fix laws to help small businesses

Changes needed because of COVID-19 impact on commercial properties

King County assessor wants Legislature to fix laws to help small businesses
New protocols set for Sea-Tac Airport

New protocols set for Sea-Tac Airport

Strategy to ensure the health, well-being of passengers, visitors and workers

New protocols set for Sea-Tac Airport
King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht. FILE PHOTO

King County sheriff releases message about Minneapolis Police officer

Mitzi Johanknecht calls video of officer kneeling on neck of George Floyd ‘heartbreaking and disturbing’

King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht. FILE PHOTO
State Parks offers three free days in June

State Parks offers three free days in June

No pass needed June 6, 7 and 13

State Parks offers three free days in June
Macklemore will perform as part of a virtual concert June 10 to raise money for All In Wa, a group formed to support people in need because of the COVID-19 outbreak. COURTESY PHOTO

Group launches All In Wa fund to raise $65M for COVID-19 crisis relief

Fundraising includes a virtual concert June 10 featuring Pearl Jam, Macklemore and others

Macklemore will perform as part of a virtual concert June 10 to raise money for All In Wa, a group formed to support people in need because of the COVID-19 outbreak. COURTESY PHOTO
Motorcycle fatality increase a cause for concern | Washington State Patrol
Motorcycle fatality increase a cause for concern | Washington State Patrol
Sound Transit to get $166.3 million federal grant for COVID-19 response

Sound Transit to get $166.3 million federal grant for COVID-19 response

Funds for operating costs, maintenance, disinfecting vehicles and keeping drivers safe

Sound Transit to get $166.3 million federal grant for COVID-19 response
A few people wear face masks when the city of Enumclaw recently had a “downtown cruise” where people drove around downtown to order food from local restaurants. RAY MILLER-STILL, Enumclaw Courier-Herald

King County directive to wear face coverings in effect May 18

Effort to help slow spread of COVID-19

A few people wear face masks when the city of Enumclaw recently had a “downtown cruise” where people drove around downtown to order food from local restaurants. RAY MILLER-STILL, Enumclaw Courier-Herald
King County Sheriff’s Office seeks help to find teen wanted for SeaTac murder

King County Sheriff’s Office seeks help to find teen wanted for SeaTac murder

Eddie Sulcer known to have ties in Auburn, Federal Way, Burien, Lakewood, Puyallup

King County Sheriff’s Office seeks help to find teen wanted for SeaTac murder
Operation 100% aims to provide relief for all applicants waiting for unemployment benefits

Operation 100% aims to provide relief for all applicants waiting for unemployment benefits

State Employment Security Department launches program

Operation 100% aims to provide relief for all applicants waiting for unemployment benefits
Some people wore face masks when the city of Enumclaw recently had a “downtown cruise” where people drove around downtown to order food from local restaurants. RAY MILLER-STILL, Enumclaw Courier-Herald

King County health officer directs residents to use face coverings

At indoor public settings, outdoors where social distancing is difficult

Some people wore face masks when the city of Enumclaw recently had a “downtown cruise” where people drove around downtown to order food from local restaurants. RAY MILLER-STILL, Enumclaw Courier-Herald
UW Medicine expects financial losses of $500 million by end of summer
UW Medicine expects financial losses of $500 million by end of summer