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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.

 

Regional public sector employers extend teleworking until 2021

Three counties, six cities and two ports announce decision

 

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

 

State Department of Health launches CORONA survey

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

Photo: Issaquah Food and Clothing bank gets generous donation from seniors

The donation from a local retirement community totaled $5,175

Judy Marie Schroeder Price | Obituary

Judy Marie Schroeder Price It’s not how long the flower blooms, but how beautifully. Judy Marie Schroeder Price, 86, passed away peacefully in the home… Continue reading

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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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County Fire Marshal issues burn ban

Dry conditions and high heats are in the forecast this week

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COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 cases and deaths in King County cities

Numbers as of July 23, 2020.

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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’

2 ‘budding’ products to tackle stressful times

Neighborhood retailer builds relationships with customers to help meet their needs

Salmon Days festival. Photo by Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce

Salmon Days to be combination of virtual and live activities this year

The event is typically one of the largest two-day festivals in the state

Salmon Days festival. Photo by Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce
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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Bothell police officer dies in shootout

Update: Officer identified by police department

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Sign up for 2020 ‘Run to Rwanda’ Fun Run slated for September

Clyde Hill resident Sophie Sharp, an 11th grade student at The Overlake School, Redmond, and alum of St. Thomas School, Medina, is once again organizing… 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