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There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces
South King Fire opens county’s first decontamination site for law enforcement officers
South King Fire opens county’s first decontamination site for law enforcement officers
‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’
Members of Puget Sound Fire who will be staffed at the first responder testing site in Covington received additional training last week. Photo courtesy of Capt. Joe Root

COVID-19 testing site for first responders to open in Covington this week

Testing is by appointment only and not open to the general public.

Members of Puget Sound Fire who will be staffed at the first responder testing site in Covington received additional training last week. Photo courtesy of Capt. Joe Root
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.

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 jails reducing inmates, prioritizing space for violent offenders to curb COVID-19

King County jails reducing inmates, prioritizing space for violent offenders to curb COVID-19

Jails already seeing a significant decrease in inmates from 1,940 to 1,766 between March 1-19, with more cuts on the way.

King County jails reducing inmates, prioritizing space for violent offenders to curb COVID-19
Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing

Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing

Seattle mayor says in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the public cannot allow gatherings at Alki, Golden Gardens, Seward, Volunteer Park or Magnuson parks.

Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing
Former school nurse charged with child rape jailed again for threatening to carry out mass shooting

Former school nurse charged with child rape jailed again for threatening to carry out mass shooting

Auburn man recently charged with child rape, sexual misconduct for alleged relations with three Todd Beamer High School students

Former school nurse charged with child rape jailed again for threatening to carry out mass shooting
4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure

4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure

Two paramedic interns, two South King County primary response employees are asymptomatic, according to union executives.

4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure
Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington

Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington

Two individuals who died on Feb. 26 were found to have had the coronavirus; Harborview Medical Center staff possibly exposed to the virus.

Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington
From left, social workers Tamara Liebich-Lantz and Carrie Talamaivao, SKFR Capt. Roy Smith and VRFA Firefighter Johan Friis smile for a photo in front of the CARES SUV at the Valley Regional Fire Authority Station 35. Photo courtesy of CARES

South King Fire, Valley Regional Fire CARES for the local community

The Community Assistance, Referrals and Education Services unit fills niche of emergency assistance to help South King County’s most vulnerable populations.

From left, social workers Tamara Liebich-Lantz and Carrie Talamaivao, SKFR Capt. Roy Smith and VRFA Firefighter Johan Friis smile for a photo in front of the CARES SUV at the Valley Regional Fire Authority Station 35. Photo courtesy of CARES
Three Auburn schools to compete at Class 3A level for 2020-2024

Three Auburn schools to compete at Class 3A level for 2020-2024

Game of numbers: Auburn, Auburn Riverside and Auburn Mountainview to drop down from 4A based on enrollment

Three Auburn schools to compete at Class 3A level for 2020-2024
Former Todd Beamer High School nurse charged with child rape, sexual misconduct of 3 students

Former Todd Beamer High School nurse charged with child rape, sexual misconduct of 3 students

51-year-old Mark David Glenn, of Auburn, posted bail and was released from jail.

Former Todd Beamer High School nurse charged with child rape, sexual misconduct of 3 students
Local teens clean up roadside litter

Local teens clean up roadside litter

Crews in the Youth Corps program help protect the environment during month-long job opportunity

Local teens clean up roadside litter
Local teens clean up roadside litter

Local teens clean up roadside litter

Crews in the Youth Corps program help protect the environment during month-long job opportunity

Local teens clean up roadside litter
Preserving the tradition of Higher Taste Blueberry Farm

Preserving the tradition of Higher Taste Blueberry Farm

U-pick blueberry farm celebrates 65th anniversary season serving Auburn and Federal Way communities

Preserving the tradition of Higher Taste Blueberry Farm
$1M worth of cocaine found in banana boxes shipped from Auburn warehouse

$1M worth of cocaine found in banana boxes shipped from Auburn warehouse

The drugs were discovered at Bellingham, Woodinville and Federal Way grocery store locations on Aug. 18.

$1M worth of cocaine found in banana boxes shipped from Auburn warehouse
Countywide birthday party sparks hope for girls aging out of foster care

Countywide birthday party sparks hope for girls aging out of foster care

Celebrate 18! was held by nonprofit Eileen & Callie’s Place on Saturday.

Countywide birthday party sparks hope for girls aging out of foster care
King County Sheriff’s Office: Arsonist likely set 2 fires at Thomas Jefferson High School gym

King County Sheriff’s Office: Arsonist likely set 2 fires at Thomas Jefferson High School gym

Damage from July 1 and July 4 fires estimated to be in excess of $100,000

King County Sheriff’s Office: Arsonist likely set 2 fires at Thomas Jefferson High School gym
Federal Way resident competes for top 20 spot on ‘American Idol’

Federal Way resident competes for top 20 spot on ‘American Idol’

Todd Beamer senior Myra Tran previously won “The X-Factor Vietnam” in 2016.

Federal Way resident competes for top 20 spot on ‘American Idol’