Glenn Farley

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Levy to fund tsunami evacuation structures on the ballot in Grays Harbor County

The $110 million bond levy would cost taxpayers $31.50 per month if they own a $300,000 home, according to the school district. PACIFIC BEACH, Wash — Residents who live in the...

Research finds lungs may be resistant to omicron variant

Though lungs do well against omicron, cells in the nose do not, which is believed to make omicron so much more infectious. SEATTLE — Research at the University of Washington Medical...

Why Cascade mountain pass closures become necessary during winter weather

A major reason the passes close is to allow specialized crews to remove the avalanche hazard. SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. — If you're wondering why Snoqualmie, Stevens and other passes across the...

Washington to get federal funding to clear port backlog

Some of the infrastructure bill money will be used in the short term to unsnarl Washington's ports. SEATTLE — Nearly $9 billion of the $1.2 trillion  Biden infrastructure plan is heading...

Omicron variant likely identified in more than 50 COVID-19 cases at UW virology lab

The trajectory of infections is going up as more cases are being confirmed in Washington state. SEATTLE — The virology lab at the University of Washington School of Medicine has identified...

Mayor Durkan announces nearly $100 million for affordable housing in Seattle

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a massive investment in affordable housing as one of her last acts in office. SEATTLE — In one of her last acts as Seattle’s mayor, Jenny...

Swarm of more than 50 earthquakes off Oregon's Coast an indicator of previous activity

Since Tuesday, more than 50 small-to-moderate earthquakes struck off the Oregon coast. The swarm of earthquakes in the Blanco Fracture Zone off the Oregon coast is part of a larger active...

UW seismologists raise concern about ShakeAlert earthquake warning system

Seismologists are concerned the early warning system for earthquakes may not be able to correctly send out notifications that shaking is heading to certain areas. Seismologists at the University of Washington...

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