Washington scrambles to boost supply of life-saving protective items for healthcare workers

State officials say they had to be “creative” to obtain protective equipment in global demand.

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Gov. Jay Inslee discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s response during a press conference on Thursday, March 26. Screenshot

Inslee: Stay-at-home orders must continue to completely eliminate COVID-19

Slight decrease in rate of new coronavirus cases, but residents must continue to hunker down.

At St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, a patient is taken from an ambulance through a small door marked “decontamination” on March 23. It was unclear whether the patient was suspected of being infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing)

King County releases breakdown data of COVID-19 cases, deaths

Washington’s virus-related death toll surpasses 129 as of Wednesday, March 25.

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Issaquah Reporter to suspend print publication

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rapidly evolve across the globe, the Issaquah Reporter must also adapt in order to… Continue reading

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Former Kent pro soccer team owner to face Kirkland rape charge

Dion Earl extradited from Arizona while doing time for sexual assault

Entrance to the Tukwila Library branch of the King County Library System on March 17. KCLS announced March 13 that it would be closed until April at earliest in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mitchell Atencio/staff photo

KCLS pivots to digital during coronavirus pandemic

KCLS is dedicating more time and content to digital services while unable to open its physical locations.

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Future looks bright for popular Redmond cannabis shop

Hashtag Cannabis preparing for move to large new site in downtown Redmond, café to be added

UW doctor offers answers about COVID-19

Who should get tested? Who can get coronavirus? Staying at home key to stop spreading

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Bulletin Board

Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

New phone scam targets Washington businesses

The Washington Department of Revenue is warning businesses to be aware of Continue reading...

 

Sports
The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

 

Worker at 3A, 4A state basketball tournament tests positive for COVID-19

In a statement released on March 13, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced that a tournament worker at the 3A, Continue reading...

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Marketplace

Put a little Soulstice in your spring!

March 14 fashion fundraiser in Seattle to help Justice and Soul expand local outreach and education

 

A dance fest for everyone!

Chop Shop returns for another year of art, education and fun

 

5 things to know about the Issaquah School District Levy

Vote by Feb. 11 to continue supporting local kids

 

Chef Murray Fields recently opened his state-of-the-art kitchen in Tukwila as the heart of his Gourmet Meals to Go.

Gourmet to Go can be this good!

Chef makes it simple to enjoy restaurant-quality cuisine at home or office

 

Opinion

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our Continue reading...

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