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John Gronowski makes his usual brewskie stop at Rail Hop n’ Brew on West Main, undeterred by having to drink al fresco under Gov. Jay Inslee’s latest order forbidding indoor service at bars and restaurants to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Downtown bars and restaurants reeling under Inslee order

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WIAA pushes back return to play for prep sports

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Couple’s love story inspires new Hallmark Channel movie

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