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Check your zip code: Map shows which King County neighborhoods are getting vaccinated

The new tool shows the county is moving in the right direction when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations, with some counties still lagging behind. SEATTLE — As the nation works to...

Federal grant aims to help Washington restaurants hit hard by the pandemic

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed in March by President Joe Biden, created the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund to help struggling businesses. KIRKLAND, Wash. — Restaurants, bars and...

Western Washington business owners, industry leaders fear return of Phase 2 restrictions

For many, cutting already limited capacity would be "functionally like closing again," which could cost jobs, one business group says. SEATTLE — As counties across Washington face the possibility of shifting...

Washington state adopting national guidance on outdoor face masks

Gov. Jay Inslee and the Washington Department of Health share support for the new CDC guidelines. OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state will adopt new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control...

Seattle gets 50,000 more doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan believes a strong vaccination effort can result in greater community immunity by the end of May. SEATTLE — The city of Seattle is receiving 50,000 more doses...

Pandemic postpones Seattle's Bumbershoot music fest for 2nd year

Organizers of the annual Bumbershoot festival are forming an exploratory committee to look at the event's success over the years and plan for the best future. SEATTLE — A popular music...

Derek Chauvin murder trial was 'unusual,' UW professor says

Professor Mary Fan explains what sets the case against the former Minneapolis police officer apart from others. SEATTLE — As the eyes of the nation closely watched the murder trial of...

Lawmakers close to approving millions for Washington state's firefighting efforts

With more than 90 wildfires reported in one week in April, advocates are pushing for a bill that would provide $125 million in resources every two years. OLYMPIA, Wash. — As...

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