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Coronavirus daily news updates, March 23: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Throughout Monday, on this page, we’ll be posting updates from Seattle Times journalists and others on the outbreak and...

‘Is this actually making me happy?’: Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib speaks on why he is leaving Olympia to join the Jesuits

The announcement that Habib would join the Society of Jesus turned the heads of Washington's political class, and constituted...

President issues virus disaster declaration for Washington state | Bellevue Reporter

Governor appoints Navy Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono to oversee COVID-19 response management.

Coronavirus daily news updates, March 22: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Throughout today on this page, we’ll be posting updates from Seattle Times journalists and others on the outbreak and...

Is school really out? Washington state school districts answer that question differently during the coronavirus closure

In the week since Gov. Jay Inslee’s order to shut down Washington schools in the battle to slow the...

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site | Bellevue Reporter

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results,...

Coronavirus daily news updates, March 21: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state, and the nation

Throughout Saturday, on this page, we’ll be posting Seattle Times journalists’ updates on the outbreak and its effects on...

‘It will not be pretty’: State preparing to make life-or-death decisions if coronavirus overwhelms health care system

The triage plan being discussed by state and health care officials would assess factors such as age, health and...

Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing | Bellevue Reporter

Seattle mayor says in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the public cannot allow gatherings at Alki,...

State Supreme Court pauses almost all cases in Washington | Bellevue Reporter

Judges will focus on bail hearings under emergency COVID-19 rules.

90-year-old Life Care resident recovering after testing positive for COVID-19 | Bellevue Reporter

Geneva Wood remains in isolation at Harborview Medical Center.

BSD learns as it goes with remote teaching | Bellevue Reporter

The Bellevue School District hosted an online forum to answer questions from families on March 19.

Grumble Dog: An App is Born

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King County Metro reportedly plans to cut bus service amid coronavirus outbreak

The service reductions are expected to take effect Monday....

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CDC: Life Care staff worked in multiple facilities and while symptomatic for COVID-19 | Bellevue Reporter

Staff members assisted in spreading coronavirus throughout long-term care...

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BSD learns as it goes with remote teaching | Bellevue Reporter

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Dog Runs Across 520 Bridge

  Driving toward Seattle on the SR 520 Monday morning, some drivers may have saw a white ball of fur running toward them on the right shoulder.   It wasn’t their imagination. A small white dog was indeed trotting against rush hour traffic and managed to trek the entire length of 1.4-mile...

Phil Fischer with Jesus Lives Is a Different Kind of Preacher

Previously regarded as the most “unchurched” region in the nation, a local Christian aims to bring about revival in the Seattle area. He doesn’t have a degree in Theology, he doesn’t fly on private jets and he doesn’t ask anyone for money, but he is bringing an original version of...

Bellevue is Booming with moregrowth on the way

Downtown Bellevue has boomed in the last couple of decades, and more growth is on the way. Since its incorporation, the city had its humble start as a suburb 10 miles east of Seattle now to a booming city center housing 139,400 residents. The fifth-largest city in the state has experienced...

Lyft and Uber Tackling Last-Mile Problems

Geolocation around Westlake station. Courtesy of Todd Kelsay. The latest update to Lyft’s app will include a trip planning feature designed to encourage passengers to consider combining rideshare or carpool with transit, walking, and bikeshare. The move comes as part of a large push by the ride hailing company and...

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President issues virus disaster declaration for Washington state | Bellevue Reporter

Governor appoints Navy Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono to oversee COVID-19 response management.

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site | Bellevue Reporter

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses | Bellevue Reporter

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing | Bellevue Reporter

Seattle mayor says in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the public cannot allow gatherings at Alki,...

Inslee: Some folks aren’t taking the virus outbreak seriously | Bellevue Reporter

At a news conference, the governor warned businesses and individuals to get with the program.

State Supreme Court pauses almost all cases in Washington | Bellevue Reporter

Judges will focus on bail hearings under emergency COVID-19 rules.

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Coronavirus daily news updates, March 23: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Throughout Monday, on this page, we’ll be posting updates from Seattle Times journalists and...

‘Is this actually making me happy?’: Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib speaks on why he is leaving Olympia to join the Jesuits

The announcement that Habib would join the Society of Jesus turned the heads of...

Coronavirus daily news updates, March 22: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Throughout today on this page, we’ll be posting updates from Seattle Times journalists and...

Is school really out? Washington state school districts answer that question differently during the coronavirus closure

In the week since Gov. Jay Inslee’s order to shut down Washington schools in...

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Coronavirus daily news updates, March 20: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state, and the nation

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