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Child molestation suspect killed after firing at Pierce New! 2020-04-08 10:15:16PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — A child molestation suspect was killed in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday evening after he fired at Pierce Coun

Washington's projected COVID-19 death total could drop 60% New! 2020-04-08 09:56:06SEATTLE -- Everything we’re doing is helping to flatten the curve, according to state health officials Tuesday. But health officials said w

2 more inmates test positive for COVID-19 at New! 2020-04-08 09:48:56MONROE, Wash. -- Two more inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Monroe prison, just days after a first prisoner was diagnosed with the viru

"See it-Snap it-Send it" campaign asks Washington to 2020-04-07 15:30:48"See it-Snap it-Send it" -- the Washington Attorney General's office is enlisting consumers to track down price gougers in a time of the COVID-19 p

2-alarm fire torches abandoned building along Highway 99 2020-04-07 10:27:16LYNNWOOD, Wash. -- A 2-alarm fire has caused significant damage to an abandoned building in Lynnwood Tuesday morning. The fire started sometime just

Hydroxychloroquine drug trial underway at UW but can 2020-04-07 09:59:04SEATTLE – On Monday, scientists at the University of Washington started their second week of trials to determine if hydroxychloroquine can preve

Alaska Air reports 80%+ drop in flight demand 2020-04-07 09:52:27SEATTLE -- As millions of people across the nation stay at home to help fight the coronavirus outbreak, the travel industry continues to take a strong

Suspected car thief on the run after crash 2020-04-06 09:56:20ISSAQUAH, Wash. -- A suspected car thief is on the loose after crashing his car at the end of a high-speed police chase along I-90 Sunday evening, tro

Monroe inmate first to be diagnosed with COVID-19 2020-04-06 09:46:03MONROE, Wash. -- An inmate housed at the Monroe minimum security facility has become the first prisoner to test positive for COVID-19 inside a state p

Washington to send 400 ventilators to New York 2020-04-05 16:12:33Washington state will return more than 400 ventilators it has received from the Strategic National Stockpile so that they can be used in New York and

Prolific burglar connected to at least 15 burglaries 2020-04-03 10:23:11A prolific burglar tied to dozens of crimes was arrested Wednesday night in Queen Anne, continuing an alarming trend in which Seattle businesses are b

Jeff Bezos to donate $100 million to U.S. 2020-04-03 09:56:25SEATTLE (KOMO) – Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he will donate $100 million to food banks across the United States

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Coronavirus drive-thru testing brings extra challenges for people New! 2020-04-08 21:10:35Driving through — whether to pick up food or for coronavirus testing — offers a quick way to limit contact between the person inside the c

Inslee should suspend all water-service shut-offs during coronavirus New! 2020-04-08 21:09:25More than 20 organizations plan to send a letter to Inslee on Thursday asking him to suspend all water service disconnections for nonpayment and to re

27 people test positive for coronavirus in King New! 2020-04-08 20:57:09Twenty-seven people living among 12 King County homeless shelters have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, as o

HHS: Federal stocks of protective equipment nearly depleted New! 2020-04-08 20:54:54WASHINGTON (AP) — The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators, surgical masks, face, shields, gowns and other medical

Delayed coronavirus test results strain Washington’s resources and New! 2020-04-08 20:51:49In the Seattle area, coronavirus test results have taken up to 11 days, causing stress and financial hardship for patients and causing medical provide

Hall of Famer Steve Largent enjoys Seahawks’ appreciation, New! 2020-04-08 20:48:44We caught up with Steve Largent, the Hall of Fame receiver who played all 14 years of his NFL career with the Seahawks. He shared his thoughts on a nu

Cafeteria workers at UW Medical Center demand better New! 2020-04-08 20:37:53Hundreds of food-service workers at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) are demanding more protection from the novel coronavirus, as th

42 Thais who went to Indonesian religious meeting New! 2020-04-08 20:29:01BANGKOK (AP) — Health authorities in Thailand say more than half the people returning from a trip to a mass religious meeting in Indonesia have

Shia LaBeouf buys new Mediterranean-inspired residence for $5.475 New! 2020-04-08 20:19:00The newly built home was designed to evoke the period revival styles of the early 20th century.

Washington state high school seniors will get a New! 2020-04-08 20:17:21Washington state's high school seniors will get a reprieve from certain graduation requirements.

New CDC guidance for essential workers during coronavirus New! 2020-04-08 20:04:19The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidelines for essential workers, such as those in the health care and food supply indus

Senators want details from Amazon on firing of New! 2020-04-08 20:01:16Five U.S. senators sent Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a series of questions in a letter Wednesday focusing on the dismissal, which the worker and other politi

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Northwest Passages Virtual Forum: State Commerce Director Lisa New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30Out-of-work Washingtonians should check which benefits they’re eligible for during the coronavirus pandemic and businesses should be developing

Virus outbreak delivers tech darlings a harsh reality New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30Just as the coronavirus outbreak has boxed in society, it’s also squeezed high-flying tech companies reliant on people’s freedom to move a

Police continue enforcing camping laws, but as ‘last New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30The Spokane Police Department says it will continue to enforce the city’s laws against camping on public property and sitting or lying on downto

Kootenai Health finalizes purchase of Clearwater Valley, St. New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30Kootenai Health has finalized the purchase of Clearwater Valley and St. Mary’s hospitals in north central Idaho.Clearwater Valley and St. Mary&r

Spokane Veterans Home resident dies from COVID-19; employee New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30A resident of the Spokane Veterans Home who was on end-of-life care before contracting coronavirus died from COVID-19 Wednesday, according to the Wash

Whitworth University offering services to remaining students who New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30While most of the 3,100 students have returned to their homes as universities and colleges close their campuses in an effort to reduce the spread of

‘A form of a robotic microscope’: Idaho physician New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30By the time Paul Huling needed surgery last fall, he couldn’t use his left arm. Huling first noticed a problem a few weeks before when he woke u

Whitworth University postpones graduation ceremony until October New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30Whitworth University has postponed its 2020 commencement ceremony until October due to concerns about COVID-19.Graduation events previously scheduled

Sandpoint woman dies in single-car crash north of New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30A 35-year-old Sandpoint woman died in a single-car crash north of Athol Tuesday evening.A Nissan sedan, driven by Jasmine G. Dandurand, was traveling

Local respiratory therapists help fight war on COVID-19 New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30Ventilators are mentioned often in critical care cases for COVID-19 patients. Talked about less are the respiratory therapists who run those devices a

UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30LONDON – A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container that had been ha

Afghanistan frees 100 Taliban, but group hasn’t verified New! 2020-04-08 21:16:30KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan released 100 Taliban prisoners Wednesday, claiming they were among 5,000 detainees to be freed under a deal be

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Two Rainier men arrested Tuesday after fleeing stolen 2020-04-07 12:11:10Two men from Rainier were arrested early Tuesday after fleeing a stolen vehicle, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says. The saga started with a

Coronavirus updates: Inslee, nonprofits launch food relief fund; 2020-04-07 11:00:48This page includes coronavirus developments around Washington state for Tuesday, April 7. YOU CAN BEER CRAWL DURING THE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER — SOR

North Thurston choir teachers harmonize remotely during COVID-19 2020-04-07 08:45:00North Thurston Public School choir teachers have a message for their students while schools are shuttered in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19,

Olympia plans 4 virtual town halls to discuss 2020-04-07 08:45:00The Olympia City Council is planning four online town-hall meetings focused on the resources available during the coronavirus pandemic. The first virt

Do you have PPE you can donate? Thurston 2020-04-07 08:45:00Thurston County Emergency Management is collecting personal protective equipment (PPE) to distribute to local health care facilities, first responders

Mason County willing to waive fees for paying 2020-04-07 08:45:00Mason County Treasurer Lisa Frazier plans to forgive interest and penalties for taxpayers who are in need and unable to pay property taxes by the Apri

Deaths for April 7 2020-04-07 08:45:00Blackwell, Cecil Ray, 73, Olympia, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Lacey, 360-491-30

NTPS choir teachers harmonize remotely 2020-04-07 08:45:00North Thurston Public Schools choir teachers sing The Beatle's Yesterday. Clockwise from top left: Caitlin Van Zee, Sarah Edwards, Austin Schlichting

First Lewis County COVID-19 death announced Monday, 5 2020-04-06 18:56:44A Lewis County resident has died due to complications related to COVID-19, according to Lewis County Public Health & Social Services. It marks the

K-12 classrooms to remain closed through end of 2020-04-06 17:33:12All public and private K–12 schools will remain closed through the end of the school year to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, Gov.

Coronavirus stimulus checks are coming soon: Here’s who 2020-04-06 16:41:10The stimulus checks coming to Washington state taxpayers, probably starting later this week, are expected to help people for a little while. And while

State schools chief: Expect to use distance learning 2020-04-06 14:06:34State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal told parents, educators and students in a video posted Friday that they should expect to use