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Washington gubernatorial candidate responds to COVID concerns about 2020-10-26 09:51:36CAMAS, Wash. — Washington gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp brushed off concern from health officials worried his campaign event Saturday night

Washington vote-by-mail system earns perfect score in new 2020-10-23 18:40:02Between President Donald Trump's unproven claims that vote-by-mail causes fraud, the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and evidence of forei

Seattle launches 'Trick or Street Block' permits for 2020-10-23 15:46:37With Halloween approaching and cases of COVID-19 rising in Western Washington, city health officials are advising residents that Halloween traditions

First 'murder hornet' nest in US found near 2020-10-23 13:22:05Entomologists from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) located the first known Asian giant hornet nest in the country in Whatcom Cou

15 cases of rare COVID-19 related syndrome in 2020-10-23 10:20:51The Washington State Department of Health has released new data on the number of cases of Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) statew

Cornell Law Dean Eduardo M. Peñalver named 22nd 2020-10-22 19:26:09Taking over the helm of the 130-year-old Jesuit Catholic school located on Capitol Hill, Eduardo M. Peñalver was named the 22nd president of Se

Amazon extends work from home policy until June 2020-10-21 16:30:03Swarms of tech workers won't be returning to South Lake Union until the summer of next year at the earliest. Amazon announced Wednesday that it has e

Early winter weather: cold temperatures, mountain snow on 2020-10-21 12:22:06It's probably a good time to pull out that space heater and dig out last year's gloves and beanie as the first cold snap of the season is expected l

Repair or replace? 7 options to fix West 2020-10-21 09:54:55SEATTLE -- A new report on what it will take to get traffic moving again to West Seattle after the closure of the broken West Seattle Bridge says we c

Seattle officials propose new outreach team to help 2020-10-20 09:31:01More help could be on the way to assist people living unsheltered in Seattle. Now that Seattle’s navigation teams has been defunded little is be

Canada-US border closure extended as third wave of 2020-10-19 11:38:18Amid rising cases of COVID-19 in Washington and around the U.S., Canada has extended the border closure for non-essential travel until Nov. 21 accordi

Century-old statue honoring former governor vandalized in Downtown 2020-10-19 10:00:15SEATTLE -- Crews are working to clean up a statue of former Washington Governor John Harte McGraw which was vandalized in Downtown Seattle over the we

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Heathrow loses claim to being Europe’s biggest airport New! 2020-10-28 05:15:42LONDON (AP) — London’s Heathrow Airport says it has lost its place as Europe’s busiest air hub to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris

Cake Lady helps wounded soldiers heal, one treat New! 2020-10-28 05:07:34LONDON (AP) — David Wiseman heard Kath Ryan before he met her. He was at the far end of Ward S-4 at Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham when shouts

MLB Calendar New! 2020-10-28 04:56:50Oct. 28 — Trading resumes. Nov. 1 — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents.

Cash’s bullpen blunder joins Little, others in playoff New! 2020-10-28 04:39:11Rays manager Kevin Cash stepped out of the dugout, and Blake Snell turned his head to curse. So too, no doubt, did fans watching on TV back in Tampa,

Carmakers FCA and PSA confirm progress toward full New! 2020-10-28 04:34:15MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday confirmed progress toward their full merger to create the globe’s fourth-largest c

Merkel seeks limited lockdown as German virus cases New! 2020-10-28 04:27:18BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a partial lockdown as the number of newly recorded infections in the country hit a

Poles join nationwide strike in revolt over abortion New! 2020-10-28 04:18:07WARSAW, Poland (AP) — People across Poland are vowing to stay off their jobs on Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike to protest a top court

Divided Belgium turns into Europe’s worst virus hot New! 2020-10-28 04:12:45BUIZINGEN, Belgium (AP) — Small, yet so divided, Belgium has been hit hard again by the pandemic, and now presents some of the most worrying sta

Sanofi, GSK to provide COVID-19 vaccine to global New! 2020-10-28 03:49:39LONDON (AP) — Drugmakers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline have agreed to provide 200 million doses of their potential COVID-19 vaccine to the COVAX Fa

Turkish leaders condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoon of Erdogan New! 2020-10-28 03:38:01ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials on Wednesday railed against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo over its cover-page cartoon mocking

Deutsche Bank sees profit of $363 million as New! 2020-10-28 03:31:52FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank reported a third-quarter profit of 309 million euros ($363 million), its third straight quarterly profit

India holds first major state elections since pandemic New! 2020-10-28 03:31:34PATNA, India (AP) — Voting began Wednesday in India’s third-largest state of Bihar, the first major election in the country since the pand

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As Senate confirms Barrett to Supreme Court, Democrats 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>WASHINGTON – The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to become the newest Supreme Court justice Monday evening, capping a succe

Cantwell unveils report on threats to local news 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>WASHINGTON – Sen. Maria Cantwell, the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee, released a report Tuesday detailing the t

100 years ago in Spokane: S-R chooses &#39;safe 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p><span class="print_trim"></span>As the 1920 election approached, The Spokesman-Review continued its editorial page cam

Registering young voters has been a challenge to 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>Rosie Zhou can’t wait for her chance to vote.</p></p><p><p>Problem is, the Ferris High School senior w

Spokane County uses COVID-19 aid to launch $10.8 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>Spokane County Commissioners voted Monday to use $10.8 million in federal COVID-19 aid funding to set up a hospitality grant program

City to spend $1.5 million to relocate engineering 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>The city will spend up to $1.5 million to relocate an engineering department office that will make way for a new middle school in no

Despite more threats Washington voting system not breached, 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>OLYMPIA – Although attempts to disrupt the U.S. elections have increased, Washington’s voting system is safer than it wa

Shawn Vestal: I didn&#39;t like that endorsement either, 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>Occasionally, I will write something so outrageously offensive to some readers that they reach out to let me know they are canceling

Former Spokane City Administrator Wes Crago heads home 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>Former Spokane City Administrator has a new job in his old town.</p></p><p><p>Wes Crago, who <a href="ht

Border patrol agents seize more than $2 million 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>United States Border Patrol agents from the Bonners Ferry Station seized more than $2 million in narcotics Friday .</p></p&

Coeur d&#39;Alene City Council votes to require masks 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>Masks are now mandatory in Coeur d’Alene.</p></p><p><p> With protesters chanting outside the meeting,

Warmer week will follow Monday&#39;s record-low temperatures in 2020-10-27 10:29:05<p><p>After a snowy weekend, record-low temperatures hit Spokane early Monday morning, but a warmer week is on the way, according to the

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Here are the COVID-19 cases and deaths confirmed New! 2020-10-27 18:58:28The Washington state Department of Health reported Tuesday 527 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 16 deaths. Pierce County reported 62 cases Tuesday

Ensign Road sweep postponed after AG’s letter. Half New! 2020-10-27 17:02:53A letter from the Washington state Attorney General’s Office has restrained the city of Olympia’s plans to force a community of vehicle re

WA joins Western States Pact for COVID-19 vaccine New! 2020-10-27 15:13:44Gov. Jay Inslee said Washington is joining a Western States Pact to review the safety and efficacy of Food and Drug Administration-approved COVID-19 v

Inslee: Washington state joins Western States Pact for New! 2020-10-27 14:36:21Gov. Jay Inslee said Washington is joining a Western States Pact to review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccines once they are approved by

Watch: Gov. Jay Inslee spoke Tuesday (Oct. 27) 2020-10-27 12:45:06Gov. Jay Inslee had a virtual press conference at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to talk about Washington state’s response to COVID-19. Inslee: Washington s

Deaths for Oct. 27 2020-10-27 08:45:00Adkins, Billy J., 57, Shelton, died Oct. 23, 2020, at Mason General Hospital, Shelton. McComb & Wagner Funeral Home & Crematory, Shelton, 360-

Olympia port approves 5-year deal to bring Ready 2020-10-27 08:45:00The Port of Olympia commission voted 2-1 Monday evening to approve a five-year contract for two government-owned ships that will tie up at the marine

Man and woman who died in motorcycle crash 2020-10-27 08:45:00A man and woman who died Saturday night near Yelm when their motorcycle crashed into a car have been identified by the Thurston County Coroner’s

Olympia man at center of fatality crash on 2020-10-27 08:45:00A 43-year-old Olympia man was at the center of a fatality crash that closed U.S. Highway 12 in both directions for hours Monday morning, according to

More Washington community and technical college students eligible 2020-10-27 08:45:00More college students in Washington state will be eligible for a program that provides food assistance, tuition help and other support. “The U.S

Thurston County: Second-half property tax payment due next 2020-10-27 08:45:00Thurston County residents have until Monday, Nov. 2, to pay the second half of their property taxes. This year’s Oct. 31 deadline lands on a Sat

COVID-19 claimed the lives of 7 Thurston County 2020-10-26 20:32:49Seven people died of COVID-19 over the weekend, Thurston County Public Health and Social Services announced on Monday. Six of those people were connec