King County’s North Seattle isolation and quarantine site on April 8. The North Seattle/Aurora facility is located at 1132 N 128th St. in Seattle. It features six modular units with a total capacity of 23 people. Corey Morris/staff photo

King County facilities readying for COVID-19 peak

Facilities are located throughout the county to assist patients with varying levels of support.

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Students will not return to classrooms this school year

Monday’s decision applies to all schools — public, private and charter.

Life Care Center (LCC) of Kirkland is facing more than $600,000 in fines for its response to the COVID-19 outbreak in its facility. Samantha Pak/Sound Publishing

Life Care in Kirkland facing more than $600K in fines for COVID-19 response

The facility has until Sept. 16 to pay or address areas of concern or it will be terminated.

Dentist checking patient’s teeth. Sound Publishing file photo

Dental foundation serves Medicaid patients through COVID-19

The Arcora Foundation is also attempting to expand its urgent care database, allowing those with different insurances to use its services during the outbreak.

Gov. Jay Inslee during a press conference April 2, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Gov. Inslee’s Facebook page)

Gov. Inslee extends stay-home order to May 4

As in other states, demand for intensive health care due to COVID-19 is expected to peak later in April.

Find beauty right in your garden this spring!

With contactless delivery options, Cedar Grove helps you get in your garden this spring

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

The Brewmaster’s Foundation weekly Community Supported Agriculture box includes fresh produce from local farms and beers from Washington breweries.

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Inslee, nonprofits launch fund for state’s food banks as supply levels drop

Demand expected to double this week to 1.6 million people in need

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No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

Sports

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

 

 

Life

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

 

Opinion

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

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Future looks bright for popular Redmond cannabis shop

Hashtag Cannabis preparing for move to large new site in downtown Redmond, café to be added

 

A little bit of Italy in downtown Redmond!

Salvatore and Valentina Lembo bring a passion for authentic cuisine to new family-friendly eatery

 

Bail agents Taylor Nakamura, left, and Cherokee Pierce, who run All City Bail Bonds’ Sixth Avenue location in Seattle, work closely with families to help them navigate the court system and secure access to community resources.

Human factor personalizes the bail system

All City Bail Bonds agents support clients and their families to make positive change

 

Business

Relief fund formed to support Kirkland small businesses, nonprofits

Google.org provided the $250,000 seed money for the fund, which is a partnership with the city, the chamber of commerce and Banner Bank.

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Jersey Mike’s Subs makes a difference during COVID-19 pandemic

Kirkland owner Tim Trieb leads the way with helping those in need.

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