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Some King County libraries to reopen to the public

Six libraries are reopening to the public with modified services. KENT, Wash — After months of curbside service, community members will soon be able to browse through books at some King...

2001 earthquake lifted, rotated Washington Capitol building's dome

Repairs, renovations began shortly after the Nisqually earthquake. OLYMPIA, Wash. — Nothing like an earthquake to shake lawmakers into action. The 2001 Nisqually quake rocked Olympia, damaging the dome...

Huskies lose a close one to Arizona, 75-74

James Akinjo scored a career-high 26 points, dishes a kick-out to Azuolas Tubelis who converted a baseline jumper for a 75-74 victory over Washington. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored...

Puyallup City Council rejects calls for commission to address racism and discrimination

Activists in Puyallup have put forward a proposal to create a commission to address bigotry, but the City Council says it goes too far. PUYALLUP, Wash. — Puyallup continues to deal...

Despite recent births, 'a long way to go' to save Southern Resident orcas

Even with recent births, Center for Whale Research founder Ken Balcomb worries for the future of local orcas. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — There has been a flood of orca news lately...

'I'd like to apologize': Gig Harbor chiropractor fined $60,000 for defying mask orders

About 50 patients complained about Harbor Life Chiropractic in Gig Harbor, say state officials. OLYMPIA, Wash. — The state’s Department of Labor and Industries fined Harbor Life Chiropractic $60,000 this week...

Seattle students create 'Project Prevent' to help homeless fight COVID-19

Project Prevent is focused on addressing healthcare equity gaps across Seattle. A group of students from Seattle's Garfield High School started Project Prevent, a non-profit focused on providing supplies and information...

Washington rural communities could benefit from one-shot vaccine, new storage rules

Farm and fishing workers would benefit from a vaccine that is effective after a single dose, such as the one by Johnson & Johnson, health officials said SEATTLE — Washington is...

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