Reports find social distancing measures are working but more progress still needed

Social distancing measures appear to be making a difference in slowing the spread of the coronavirus in King County, according to two new reports by the Bellevue-based Institute for Disease Modeling.

Health Department: No need to stockpile, disinfect groceries

The Washington State Department of Health says while we should try to limit our time out of the house, including grocery shopping, there is no reason to stockpile groceries or disinfect them after bringing them home.

Skagit County Public Health investigates cluster of COVID-19 cases

Skagit County Public Health said it is investigating a cluster of recently confirmed COVID-19 cases traced to a group of 60 people that met in early March.

Tenant suspected in landlord’s death taken into custody

A 40-year-old tenant who's suspected in the death of a property owner was taken into custody Saturday.

Costco to temporarily change store hours

In an effort to help protect its customers, Costco announced Sunday it will temporarily implement new weekday closing hours for its locations nationwide.

  Governor says state needs more supplies from federal government

Washington's governor is once again sounding the alarm that our state needs many more supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Man shot, killed over possible dispute related to parking, deputies say

A man was shot and killed late Saturday night over a neighbors’ dispute that may have been related to parking in the unincorporated Lynnwood area, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.

Alaska Airlines employee at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport tests positive for COVID-19

Alaska Airlines confirmed Sunday that one of its customer service agents at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport tested positive for COVID-19.

Former UW head coach Jim Lambright dies at 77

Man stabbed Saturday night in Tacoma

Second TSA officer at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport tests positive for coronavirus

A second TSA officer at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19, causing two checkpoints to close for cleaning Saturday morning.

Bellingham doctor loses job after criticizing hospital’s coronavirus response

An emergency room doctor who publicly criticized the coronavirus preparations at his hospital in Washington state has lost his job.

Local Coca-Cola bottling company employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee at a Swire Coca-Cola facility in Bellevue has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the company.

Museum of Flight opens online doors for new experience

The Museum of Flight has opened its online doors to exciting ways to explore and enjoy activities from your home.

Dean Silverstone, wrestling promoter and beloved record store owner, dies at 73

  Army field hospital just days away

Work is set to start tomorrow to convert the CenturyLink Field Events Center into an Army field hospital for people who don’t have the coronavirus.

  Amazon employee in Kent tests positive for coronavirus

An Amazon fulfillment center worker in Kent has tested positive for the coronavirus.

  Three Seattle-area shelters close after resident tests positive for COVID-19

Three homeless shelters operated by Union Gospel Mission closed Saturday because of COVID-19.

Six cases of coronavirus discovered at Skagit County care facility

Crews battle fire at vacant building near Aurora Avenue

Angel of the Winds Arena being converted into coronavirus quarantine site

Metro Parks Tacoma announces huge cutbacks

Metro Parks Tacoma announced Friday it was making huge budget cuts in response to the stay-at-home order caused by the pandemic.

Swedish Hospital, nurses’ union reach tentative agreement

Swedish hospital management and the nurses’ union have reached a tentative agreement.

  Fire destroys boats, boathouse at south Seattle marina

Seattle fire crews were called Friday night to knock down a heavily involved fire burning at a south Seattle marina.

Man stabbed to death in Tacoma identified. Killing stemmed from prescription drug sale

A man charged with fatally cutting the neck of an acquaintance during a drug deal in Tacoma was arrested Friday.