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K–12 state internet access program allows more students to learn from home

Students from low-income families can connect online at no cost to them

  • Oct 1, 2020
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The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)

Report: Boeing will end 787 Dreamliner production in Everett

Boeing declined comment on a Wall Street Journal story saying the passenger jet’s assembly will move to South Carolina.

The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)
A multifamily housing development. COURTESY PHOTO, King County

New toolkit will help King County cities develop customized climate strategies

A way to mobilizing the region’s efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions

A multifamily housing development. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
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State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered ‘essential’ this year

Presence of COVID-19, flu viruses could put more people in the hospital

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Washington teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok

Washington teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok

A video posted by kindergarten teacher Mackenzie Adams has been viewed more than 10 million times.

Washington teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok
King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

Fares were suspended in March due to COVID-19

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

A new paper outlines a potential plan for the region.

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study
Dan Satterberg

Satterberg responds to ‘anarchist jurisdictions’ label by DOJ

Prosecutor refutes allegation that laws are not being enforced in King County

  • Sep 21, 2020
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Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?

Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?

With funding tied to getting students to school, districts are uncertain how much money they’ll receive.

Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?
Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Scientists from across the nation believe it’s most likely a specimen of Haliphron atlanticus.

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach
Constantine highlights anti-racism, criminal legal system transformation in upcoming budget

Constantine highlights anti-racism, criminal legal system transformation in upcoming budget

King County executive says invest, divest, reimagine

  • Sep 16, 2020
Constantine highlights anti-racism, criminal legal system transformation in upcoming budget
Inslee, Culp gubernatorial debate set for Oct. 7 broadcast
Inslee, Culp gubernatorial debate set for Oct. 7 broadcast
King County voters to decide $1.74B Harborview Medical Center measure

King County voters to decide $1.74B Harborview Medical Center measure

Improvements include a new medical tower building

  • Sep 14, 2020
King County voters to decide $1.74B Harborview Medical Center measure
Inslee sends letter to Trump on the role of climate change in historic wildfires

Inslee sends letter to Trump on the role of climate change in historic wildfires

I implore you to recognize the science behind this destruction’

  • Sep 14, 2020
Inslee sends letter to Trump on the role of climate change in historic wildfires
Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters
A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb

Antifa isn’t starting Washington wildfires

Online conspiracy theories are spreading as the West Coast burns.

A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb
Seven decades later, the search for two missing Navy pilots continues

Seven decades later, the search for two missing Navy pilots continues

The pilots are thought to have disappeared near Black Lake, northeast of North Bend.

Seven decades later, the search for two missing Navy pilots continues
Tips to combat ‘unhealthy’ air from wildfire smoke | King County Emergency Management
Tips to combat ‘unhealthy’ air from wildfire smoke | King County Emergency Management
Why is COVID-19 more severe in men and elders? | UW Medicine

Why is COVID-19 more severe in men and elders? | UW Medicine

SARS-CoV-2 usually triggers a strong immune response, but less so in men and people over 60

  • Sep 11, 2020
Why is COVID-19 more severe in men and elders? | UW Medicine