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                                Nine-year-old Ezra Lucien, creator of nonprofit BRAGG project.

Young volunteer wishes for AC

Local Nonprofit BRAGG project raising funds to fix delivery van

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                                Nine-year-old Ezra Lucien, creator of nonprofit BRAGG project.

Federal Way couple quarantined on Grand Princess cruise ship confined to room

Couple boards ship Feb. 21 for adventure cruise to Hawaiin Islands; 21 people on board test positive for coronavirus.

A security guard positions cones as he stands watch in front of the Econo Lodge-turned-coronavirus-quarantine site on Central Avenue North on Tuesday. King County personnel were on site preparing the motel’s transformation into an isolation/quarantine center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Petition calls for King County to stop quarantine site

Citizens, councilmembers question process for choosing locations.

A security guard positions cones as he stands watch in front of the Econo Lodge-turned-coronavirus-quarantine site on Central Avenue North on Tuesday. King County personnel were on site preparing the motel’s transformation into an isolation/quarantine center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

CHI opens 11 COVID-19 screening centers around Washington

Federal Way, Bonney Lake, Puyallup and Enumclaw are some of the places people can go to get tested.

Outbreak – Today’s latest news on COVID-19

74 more cases have been reported in King County.

Schindler’s legacy bounces along at Baden

CEO of Baden Sports died unexpectedly in February

Low-wage workers will be hardest hit by economic coronavirus impacts

Nonprofits are expecting dramatic increases in requests following layoffs and hour reductions.

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Teen arrested for threatening voicemails

Threats to Risdon Middle School lead to two teen suspects

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Police search for shooting suspect near Renton High School

The shooting victim was pronounced dead by police

Coronavirus: Live Coverage for Puget Sound

The virus has killed several and sickened dozens.

  • Mar 10, 2020
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Hazen High School, one of the schools in the region closed due to a positive case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

Hazen student tests positive for COVID-19

School closed the rest of the week

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Hazen High School, one of the schools in the region closed due to a positive case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
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                                Renton city administrators, Mayor Armondo Pavone, Renton City Council and other city staff attend the 2020 Council Retreat, Feb. 28 and Feb. 29 at Maplewood Golf Course.

Council discusses range of issues

Council retreat includes topics of street maintenance, taxes and outreach

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                                Renton city administrators, Mayor Armondo Pavone, Renton City Council and other city staff attend the 2020 Council Retreat, Feb. 28 and Feb. 29 at Maplewood Golf Course.
Vice President Mike Pence addresses the coronavirus outbreak situation in Washington after meeting with Governor Jay Inslee and public health officials at Camp Murray. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/WNPA News Bureau

Vice President arrives with federal health experts to ‘epicenter’ of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

“We’re all in this together,” Mike Pence told Washington state officials.

  • Mar 5, 2020
Vice President Mike Pence addresses the coronavirus outbreak situation in Washington after meeting with Governor Jay Inslee and public health officials at Camp Murray. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/WNPA News Bureau
Mike Weatherill holds up a picture of his mother, Louise, at a March 5 press conference. Louise, who was a resident of Life Care, died yesterday. It is unknown whether she died from coronavirus. Blake Peterson/staff photo

‘If anyone’s questions should be answered, it’s ours’: Life Care families demand answers

Families of residents organized a press conference in front of the facility Thursday.

Mike Weatherill holds up a picture of his mother, Louise, at a March 5 press conference. Louise, who was a resident of Life Care, died yesterday. It is unknown whether she died from coronavirus. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Photo courtesy Wikipedia

Possible medical supply shortages worry Virginia Mason doctor

Masks, gowns and gloves are all in high demand.

Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Photo courtesy Wikipedia
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks with Reporter staff in 2018. File photo

AG Ferguson takes actions to respond to coronavirus

The attorney general’s office warned of scammers and announced a formal investigation into price gouging.

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks with Reporter staff in 2018. File photo

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

Photos courtesy of Linda Smith

Celebrating Black Excellence

Local organization honors Black History Month

Photos courtesy of Linda Smith

Renton closing community center over novel coronavirus concerns

The city states it’s unconfirmed but reported that a preschooler came into contact with one of the COVID-19 cases

City leaders upset at county’s plan for quarantine facility in Kent | Update

King County releases details about purchase of Econo Lodge