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Talks continue with other unions amid concern there might be a worker exodus ahead of the Oct. 18 deadline.
The governor’s mask order, which takes effect Monday, comes as COVID-19 infections rise and hospital ICUs fill up.
An agreement between the state and their union also provides for some leeway in meeting the deadline.
In a three-year pact, the union and district focused on increasing pay for beginning teachers.
The Tulalips expect to have their sports book operational sometime after Nov. 1.
Nervous and excited students filtered back into classrooms full-time in five districts in Snohomish County.
The excitement of returning to classrooms is tempered by a surge in COVID-19, mask wars and vaccine mandates.
Sound Publishing President Josh O’Connor has held the job since 2013. Alcott was a longtime publisher in Federal Way.
The governor also ordered employees of public schools, colleges and child care centers to get vaccinated.
Family members and civic leaders have pressed corrections officials for information and answers.
State Rep. Robert Sutherland still cries foul, long after ballots were tallied in the loss of Donald Trump.
Otherwise, the state superintendent warned, schools could close and students might need to be quarantined.
The superintendent of public instruction says the governor should require vaccinations for school employees.
The 2.5% hike in each of the next two years will apply to everyone: drivers, bikers and walkers.
Workers must do so by mid-October to keep their jobs. The order also covers long-term care providers.
Another round of ballot counting shook up the leader board for Mukilteo and Mill Creek contests, too.
In Lynnwood, a 21-year-old is winning, while in Edmonds only 81 votes separate three hopefuls.
Voters in the Sultan area, meanwhile, were rejecting a larger commission to oversee rural Fire District 5.
Voters will trim the field in contests for mayor, and seats on city councils, school boards and more.
Incumbent Dana faces ex-council colleague Guzak and activist Baty as 3 first-timers vie for other seat