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ShoWare Center acting on governor’s directive; events impacted

Prohibits gatherings of 250 people or more due to COVID-19

  • Mar 11, 2020
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CHI opens 11 COVID-19 screening centers around Washington

Federal Way, Bonney Lake, Puyallup and Enumclaw are some of the places people can go to get tested.

Outbreak – Today’s latest news on COVID-19

74 more cases have been reported in King County.

Low-wage workers will be hardest hit by economic coronavirus impacts

Nonprofits are expecting dramatic increases in requests following layoffs and hour reductions.

Coronavirus: Live Coverage for Puget Sound

The virus has killed several and sickened dozens.

  • Mar 10, 2020

Fred Meyer store in Auburn is among Washington Lottery’s Luckiest Retailers

A Fred Meyer store in Auburn is among the Washington Lottery’s 2019 Luckiest Retailers, those stores that sold the most “Big Win” tickets for prizes… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2020

AVHS Gala & Auction on May 30 to benefit the animals

Party for Paws theme to raise funds to help lost, abandoned and homeless animals

  • Mar 9, 2020

Keep untreated medical waste out of your trash

All of King County Solid Waste Division’s transfer stations are open and ready to take your garbage, recycling and yard waste. It does accept garbage… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2020

Blood supply hits emergency level due to coronavirus concerns

Community action needed to prevent blood supply collapse

  • Mar 9, 2020

4Culture call for South Sound artists and Muckleshoot Tribal members

4Culture, the cultural funding agency for King County, is looking for artists to help create site-specific or site-integrated artwork for the new South County Recycling… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2020

Kent Mayor Ralph stands up to King County over coronavirus facility

Concerns about operations; future use of site

House passes Wilson bill to improve timetable for childcare subsidies

Legislation passed unanimously late Thursday by the House will ensure that a child who qualifies for 12 months of Working Connections childcare receives the full… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2020

Auburn Police blotter | March 6

Auburn Police responded to numerous calls for service between Feb. 24 and March 2, among them the following: Feb. 24 Felony vandalism: 7:46 a.m., 2707… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2020

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | March 6

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 240 calls for service between Feb. 24 and March 1, among them the following: Feb. 24 Aid call:… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2020

Senate passes bill to legalize sports gambling in Washington

Betting limited to the premises of tribal casinos

  • Mar 6, 2020

Ready to be heard at Carnegie Hall

Auburn Riverside’s ensemble, orchestra taking their big sound to the Big Apple

Vice President Mike Pence addresses the coronavirus outbreak situation in Washington after meeting with Governor Jay Inslee and public health officials at Camp Murray. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/WNPA News Bureau

Vice President arrives with federal health experts to ‘epicenter’ of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

“We’re all in this together,” Mike Pence told Washington state officials.

  • Mar 5, 2020
Vice President Mike Pence addresses the coronavirus outbreak situation in Washington after meeting with Governor Jay Inslee and public health officials at Camp Murray. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/WNPA News Bureau
Mike Weatherill holds up a picture of his mother, Louise, at a March 5 press conference. Louise, who was a resident of Life Care, died yesterday. It is unknown whether she died from coronavirus. Blake Peterson/staff photo

‘If anyone’s questions should be answered, it’s ours’: Life Care families demand answers

Families of residents organized a press conference in front of the facility Thursday.

Mike Weatherill holds up a picture of his mother, Louise, at a March 5 press conference. Louise, who was a resident of Life Care, died yesterday. It is unknown whether she died from coronavirus. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Photo courtesy Wikipedia

Possible medical supply shortages worry Virginia Mason doctor

Masks, gowns and gloves are all in high demand.

Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Photo courtesy Wikipedia
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks with Reporter staff in 2018. File photo

AG Ferguson takes actions to respond to coronavirus

The attorney general’s office warned of scammers and announced a formal investigation into price gouging.

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks with Reporter staff in 2018. File photo