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Distancing efforts working and must continue in key Washington counties

Distancing efforts working and must continue in key Washington counties

New report shows individual, household efforts having a positive impact

Distancing efforts working and must continue in key Washington counties
Pedestrian killed on Highway 18 in Covington

Pedestrian killed on Highway 18 in Covington

A 55-year-old Hoquiam man died after being hit by a vehicle while standing in a lane along Highway 18 in Covington. A vehicle driven by… Continue reading

Pedestrian killed on Highway 18 in Covington
A rendering of what the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe’s new 18-story, 400-room hotel resort will look like when it is expected to open in 2021, next to its main casino in Auburn. COURTESY IMAGE, Tribe/Smarthouse Creative

State Department of Commerce announces $5 million emergency response grant for tribes

All tribal communities across the state will have access to funding to help with COVID-19 response

A rendering of what the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe’s new 18-story, 400-room hotel resort will look like when it is expected to open in 2021, next to its main casino in Auburn. COURTESY IMAGE, Tribe/Smarthouse Creative
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
The National Guard helps out at a Second Harvest food warehouse this month in Eastern Washington. National Guard members also are assisting at the Northwest Harvest warehouse in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Second Harvest
The National Guard helps out at a Second Harvest food warehouse this month in Eastern Washington. National Guard members also are assisting at the Northwest Harvest warehouse in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Second Harvest
King County regional trails closed except for essential use

King County regional trails closed except for essential use

Green River, Interurban trails part of system

King County regional trails closed except for essential use
Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Steps taken to allow social distancing

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time
Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

At new headquarters that opened in January

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19
Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers
COVID-19 deaths reach 10 in Kent; 7 in Renton; 5 in Enumclaw

COVID-19 deaths reach 10 in Kent; 7 in Renton; 5 in Enumclaw

Latest South County results from Public Health—Seattle King County

COVID-19 deaths reach 10 in Kent; 7 in Renton; 5 in Enumclaw
Kent man faces murder charge in Renton shooting

Kent man faces murder charge in Renton shooting

Victim shot March 10 in parked car

Kent man faces murder charge in Renton shooting
King County reduces jail population by more than 600

King County reduces jail population by more than 600

At facilities in Kent, Seattle

King County reduces jail population by more than 600
Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020

Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020

Horse training continues at Auburn racetrack

Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020
King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent

Incident began in Issaquah early Tuesday morning

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent
6 deaths so far in Kent, 4 in Renton, 3 in Auburn from COVID-19

6 deaths so far in Kent, 4 in Renton, 3 in Auburn from COVID-19

Latest King County results from Public Health—Seattle & King County

6 deaths so far in Kent, 4 in Renton, 3 in Auburn from COVID-19
Amazon says its taking ‘extreme measures to ensure the safety of employees’ at Kent site

Amazon says its taking ‘extreme measures to ensure the safety of employees’ at Kent site

Fulfillment Center employee tested positive for COVID-19; facility remains open

Amazon says its taking ‘extreme measures to ensure the safety of employees’ at Kent site
A 3-year-old boy suffered serious injuries as a passenger in this car that crashed early Monday along Interstate 5 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol

3-year-old boy seriously injured in Kent crash

Single-car wreck along Interstate 5 early Monday morning

A 3-year-old boy suffered serious injuries as a passenger in this car that crashed early Monday along Interstate 5 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol
City of Kent loses third attempt to halt King County quarantine facility

City of Kent loses third attempt to halt King County quarantine facility

Judge rules city permits not needed for emergency use of former motel, but will be for future plans

City of Kent loses third attempt to halt King County quarantine facility
FAQ about enforcement of Governor’s Executive Order | State Patrol
FAQ about enforcement of Governor’s Executive Order | State Patrol
State unemployment insurance applications jump 843 percent over previous week

State unemployment insurance applications jump 843 percent over previous week

133,464 new claims due to COVID-19 related layoffs

State unemployment insurance applications jump 843 percent over previous week