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MultiCare Health System announces new treatment for COVID-19 patients

Seeks plasma donations from people recovered from coronavirus

  • Apr 28, 2020

Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package

$300 million to cities, counties across state

  • Apr 28, 2020
Nolte State Park is a 117-acre Washington state park located 6 miles northeast of Enumclaw at the western edge of the Cascade Mountains. Photo courtesy Washington State Parks

Inslee to loosen restrictions on outdoor recreation: “Data, not dates, determine how we act”

Boat ramps, trailheads and golf courses can reopen with social-distancing measures in place.

Nolte State Park is a 117-acre Washington state park located 6 miles northeast of Enumclaw at the western edge of the Cascade Mountains. Photo courtesy Washington State Parks

COVID-19 deaths climb to 30 in Renton, 23 in Kent, 21 in Enumclaw

‘We still have way too many cases occurring each day,’ Health officer says

Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo

Inslee gives construction a green light

It was unclear when sites would re-open, but employees will have to have PPE and stay six feet apart.

Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo
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FWPS free meal program shifts to once-a-week pickup

Parents will receive five days worth of meals during just one trip to a pickup location beginning next week.

Photo courtesy of FWPS

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020

Shooting victim identified: ‘I miss you my boy’

King County Medical Examiners have identified the 19-year-old man killed in Monday night’s shooting.

Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal Way. File photo

Why are golfers still playing at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal Way?

Because the golf course is private property, according to law enforcement, mayor and club directors.

Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal Way. File photo
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Renton man federally charged for murdering woman in Olympic National Forest

Alejandro J. Aguilera Rojas is accused of killing 21-year-old woman in February.

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Josiah Hunter

Excessive force by police: Federal Way to pay $655K for lawsuit appeal

In September 2014, Josiah Hunter was put into a chokehold by a Federal Way officer and later sued the city.

Josiah Hunter
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal. (Sound Publishing file photo)

No one fails: School districts won’t give out Fs this year

State Superintendant Chris Reykdal said Wednesday the lowest grade a student can earn is an incomplete.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal. (Sound Publishing file photo)

Medical Teams pivots to help with COVID-19 response in King, Snohomish counties

The organization has converted its dental fleet into a testing command center and emergency dental clinics.

Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4

In a televised address, Jay Inslee announced a framework for a very gradual end to social lockdown.

Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19

First confirmed cases at two correctional facilities

  • Apr 21, 2020

Former COVID-19 patients’ plasma could help treat the virus

Swedish Health Services is going through its bank of recovered patients and asking them to donate.

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

Police investigating fatal shooting of 19-year-old man in Federal Way

Police responded to a shooting at the Westway Community Center around 10:40 p.m. April 20.

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

Sound Transit makes additional cuts to light rail service

COVID-19 impact on staffing, ridership

How will it end? Testing, testing, testing, tracing and time

As the COVID-19 pandemic winds down, broad testing and contact tracing will be crucial, experts say.