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Chinatown-International District businesses recovering after vandalism, looting 2020-06-03 10:00:21SEATTLE -- All over Chinatown-International District, Seattle city crews have shored up businesses with plywood to protect them from vandals and loote

Pride online: 10 virtual ways to celebrate LGBTQIA+ 2020-06-03 08:55:32June is Pride Month, a time when the LGBTQIA+ community comes together to celebrate and express themselves. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic and socia

Trump with a second religious photo op: Catholic, 2020-06-02 18:22:33President Trump has now done two photo ops in two days at religious sites in Washington, D.C.,  St. John's Episcopal Church on Monday and the Ro

Washington US Rep. Smith decries 'militarization of America,' 2020-06-02 15:54:25The Washington congressman who chairs the powerful House Armed Services committee is worried at "militarization of America" and President Trump's b

Statewide COVID-19 death toll increases by 6 amid 2020-06-02 10:34:42After reporting zero new coronavirus deaths Sunday state health officials said there were six new deaths associated with COVID-19 Monday while a serie

12,000 complaints filed against SPD; Seattle mayor defends 2020-06-02 08:55:10At an afternoon news conference on Monday, a reporter asked Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best what grade she would give Seattle police officers for the

Inslee chokes up in call for non-violence, decries 2020-06-01 19:53:19Gov. Jay Inslee appeals for non-violence, decries the "rants" of President Trump, quotes Robert F. Kennedy, and briefly loses his composure in a pre

Connelly: Out of control uprisings in Seattle — 2020-06-01 18:35:23Out of control: 50 years of violence-marred protest in Washington's largest city, from the 1970 trashing of the old Federal Courthouse to the weekend

No new COVID-19 deaths in Washington, but new 2020-06-01 10:46:53No new deaths from coronavirus were reported by Washington state health officials on Sunday - but the daily increase in the number of new confirmed ca

Bellevue looks to clean up after protests, looting 2020-06-01 10:03:25BELLEVUE, Wash. — Bellevue city leaders on Sunday declared a civil emergency and imposed a citywide curfew after dozens of people began pro

Connelly: Racism is America's social pandemic, and it 2020-05-31 10:26:17"Where do we go from here, chaos or community?" Dr. Martin Luther King asked in the title of his last book, published just before he was assassinate

Thunderstorms rock Puget Sound region as severe weather 2020-05-30 12:50:53Lightning lit up the skies over the Puget Sound region Saturday morning as heavy rain and large hail pelted windows of those who tried to sleep throug

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Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant: “My season is New! 2020-06-05 22:08:05NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant won’t play for the Brooklyn Nets if the NBA season resumes. “My season is over,” Durant told The

Plane crashes in rural Georgia; 2 children among New! 2020-06-05 21:59:36EATONTON, Ga. (AP) — A small plane crashed Friday in rural Georgia, killing all five on board, including four members of a Florida family who we

A’s owner John Fisher to pay club’s minor New! 2020-06-05 21:40:31OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics owner John Fisher has decided to pay his team’s minor league players after all, saying he made a

Inslee pledges state review of Manuel Ellis’ death New! 2020-06-05 21:40:08Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday pledged an independent state review of the death of Manuel Ellis, a Black man killed in March while he was being arrested an

Calling for reforms to police and education, Seattle New! 2020-06-05 21:39:34"I think it's toxic" to have police in schools, said Savannah Blackwell, a Franklin High School student who attended the protest in Seattle with he

Shouts of solidarity for black reporter pulled from New! 2020-06-05 21:38:21A black reporter from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was told she could not cover the city’s protests over the death of George Floyd because of a t

King County home prices dropped as coronavirus squelched New! 2020-06-05 21:30:18Stay-at-home orders kept many potential homebuyers and sellers out of the market in April, sending prices in King County tumbling for sales completed

Kansas agrees to $2.55M settlement with ex-football coach New! 2020-06-05 21:28:04LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas announced late Friday it had reached a settlement with former football coach David Beaty, who had

Public health officials worry tear gas, pepper spray New! 2020-06-05 21:26:19The recent protests are the first time since World Trade Organization protests in 1999 that Seattle Police have used tear gas for crowd control, the p

N.C. court: Death-row inmates can use repealed bias New! 2020-06-05 21:13:40RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Most death row inmates in North Carolina can again use a law addressing racial discrimination to seek life sentences instea

Surfers ‘paddle out,’ circle up in memory of New! 2020-06-05 21:13:18SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — On a sliver of sand that before the Civil Rights era was derisively dubbed “The Ink Well” because of its

Fans and soccer back in Vietnam after coronavirus New! 2020-06-05 20:39:02HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Soccer was back and so were the spectators in Vietnam on Friday when the top domestic league resumed after the

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J.C. Penney files list of 154 stores it New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54J.C. Penney said Thursday it will start closing 154 of its stores next week in what it is calling the first phase of its efforts to shrink its footpr

Spokane County health officer allows playgrounds to reopen New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54Playgrounds and jungle gyms in public parks reopened Friday after Spokane County Public Health Officer Dr. Bob Lutz rescinded his order closing the pl

Twitter disables Trump campaign’s George Floyd video tribute New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media pl

US consumers shunned borrowing in April as economy New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer borrowing plunged in April as households fretted about the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and cut bac

Reddit co-founder leaves board, urges black replacement New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black can

Former site of Vien Dong Vietnamese Restaurant on New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54The building that formerly housed Vien Dong Vietnamese Restaurant is undergoing renovations into a mixed-use space. Property owner 1724 Sprague LLC, w

Autozone remodeling space for new store in Argonne New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54Autozone is opening in the Argonne Village Shopping Center in Spokane Valley.The Memphis, Tennessee-based automotive parts retailer applied for a buil

Idaho offers $1,500 to unemployed if they to New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54Idahoans out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic may be eligible for up to $1,500 in cash when they rejoin the workforce as part of an effort by G

New restaurant, animal adoption facility planned for former New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54Nectar Wine and Beer owner Josh Wade is embarking on a new project in the building that was formerly home to The Blackbird Tavern & Kitchen.Wade f

Spokane school board to discuss racial equity measures New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54Hoping to back its words with a promise of action, the Spokane Public Schools board of directors will hold a special meeting Saturday morning to addre

French forces kill al-Qaida’s North African commander New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54BAMAKO, Mali – French forces have killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of al-Qaida’s North Africa affiliate, the France’s defense

Germany investigating McCann suspect in another case New! 2020-06-05 22:40:54BERLIN – German prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether a 43-year-old who has emerged as a possible suspect in the disappearance

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Thurston County adds 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases on New! 2020-06-05 22:20:09The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Thurston County rose by five Friday for a total of 165, public health officials announced. The five cases

State Patrol and Attorney General will review investigation New! 2020-06-05 21:21:57The Washington State Patrol will review the investigation of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department into the death of Manuel Ellis and the Attor

No curfew for Olympia. Mayor asks citizens to New! 2020-06-05 17:12:12Olympia Mayor Cheryl Selby said Friday the city will not impose a curfew and asked citizens to self-police, saying she expects outside groups may inst

Olympia warns of violent, destructive protests New! 2020-06-05 14:48:21Olympia mayor Cheryl Selby says the city is expecting out-of-area protesters bent on violence and destroying property, as local activists decry gun-ca

Coronavirus updates: Pierce County approved for Phase 2; New! 2020-06-05 11:00:38This page includes coronavirus developments around Washington state for Friday, June 5. STATE REPORTS 264 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 11 DEATHS Updated 6:30 p

Watch the tense but largely peaceful protest marches New! 2020-06-05 10:44:12About 100 people marched through Olympia streets, June 4, 2020, the sixth such protest downtown after the death of George Floyd, a black man who died

New, free curbside pickup parking spaces available downtown New! 2020-06-05 08:45:00As downtown Olympia businesses re-open following Phase 2 of the state’s Safe Start Plan, Olympia Parking Services is creating spaces for no-cont

Downtown Olympia businesses The Estate Store and Seed New! 2020-06-05 08:45:00The Estate Store, a downtown Olympia store that sold antiques, collectibles, clothing and housewares to raise money for Senior Services for South Soun

Deaths for June 5 New! 2020-06-05 08:45:00Hopper, Charlotte J., 95, Lacey, died Monday, June 1, 2020, at home. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Lacey, 360-491-3000. … Click to Continue »

Tense, but largely peaceful gathering marks sixth night New! 2020-06-05 08:45:00About 100 people marched through the streets of Olympia Thursday night, the sixth such protest downtown since the death of George Floyd, a man whose n

Inslee urges those with mild symptoms to get 2020-06-04 21:39:31As part of Washington state’s new strategy to defeat the new coronavirus, Go