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New timeline of summer 2022 for opening HOV lanes through Tacoma

I-5 traffic often backed up both directions near project

12 hours ago

Washington secretary of state gets federal job

Kim Wyman taking job with Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

15 hours ago

Racial disparities in bike helmet law forces decision by King County health board

On Oct. 21, the King County Board of Health discussed striking down a county law that requires bicycle riders to…

2 days ago

King County to require vaccination proof at certain events, businesses

Begins Oct. 25 at restaurants, bars, indoor recreational events

4 days ago

Washington nurse accused of being imposter for over a decade

Alieu Drammeh, 53, didn’t have a license, but was hired repeatedly around Puget Sound.

5 days ago

Rather than get vaccine, nearly 1,900 state workers lose jobs

Exactly how many people will be out of work for ignoring Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate isn’t known yet.

7 days ago

Flu vaccine offers best defense for people this season

State Department of Health recommends getting a shot

1 week ago

Trooper Eric Gunderson’s family issues statement about his death from COVID-19

Press release answers inquiries about his vaccination status

2 weeks ago

Inslee: No ‘massive disruptions’ as worker vax rates hit 90%

A surge in vaccinations has eased concern about service slowdowns ahead of a Monday deadline.

2 weeks ago

Office lacks power over King County law enforcement in misconduct investigations

Director Tamer Abouzeid presents OLEO annual report to law and justice committee on Tuesday.

3 weeks ago

Four COVID-19 variants are more likely to cause hospitalization

Four COVID-19 variants are more likely to put you in the hospital, according to the Washington State Department of Health.

3 weeks ago

King County woman dies from ‘rare’ Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine blood clot

The woman received her shot on Aug. 26 and died in early September, according to public health.

3 weeks ago

New King County program connects homeless people to jobs and housing

Temporary jobs at county parks for $20 to $25 per hour

4 weeks ago

Booster shots build onto protection of initial vaccinations | UW Medicine

People 65 years and older among those who qualify for shots

4 weeks ago

Seattle Children’s Hospital identifies racial disparities in infections, security response

The healthcare provider did not respond to multiple requests for data used to identify disparities.

1 month ago

King County’s unemployment rate lower than most of Washington

South King County has been slower to recover compared to North King County.

1 month ago

Ban on single-use plastic bags in WA begins Oct. 1

Shoppers will have the choice to pay for a reusable plastic or recycled paper bag.

1 month ago

Port of Seattle to require vaccinations for employees

2,200 workers must be vaccinated by Nov. 15

1 month ago