Jerry Cornfield

Tribal casino will go smoke-free in response to pandemic

When Angel of the Winds Casino Resort near Arlington reopens, it will be entirely non-smoking.

Amid falling revenue, Sound Publishing lays off 70 workers

The company shed 20% of its workforce. Here at The Daily Herald, a dozen people lost their jobs.

State Supreme Court denies request to release more inmates

At an online hearing, an attorney for prisoners had said conditions do not allow for adequate social distancing.

Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4

In a televised address, Jay Inslee announced a framework for a very gradual end to social lockdown.

Under court order, 46 inmates released to Snohomish County

More are to be freed this week as the state works to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in prisons.

Tulalip leader, state lawmaker John McCoy to retire

In a 17-year career, McCoy gave a quiet, firm voice to those without one in the political process.

State ready to free hundreds of prisoners amid COVID-19

Corrections published a list of over 1,150 inmates set for release under Gov. Jay Inslee’s order.

When life returns to normal, it won’t be the normal you knew

COVID-19 social distancing will likely end in phases, over months. State and local health officials preach patience.

Inslee signs order to free hundreds of nonviolent prisoners

The state may release up to 950 inmates as officials look to prevent COVID-19 deaths behind bars.

Inslee: We are not close, yet, to lifting restrictions

As governor warns the lockdown may last awhile, builders offer path to freeing their industry now

Up to 950 inmates to be let out early amid COVID-19 concern

After a protest at the Monroe prison, the state says it will take immediate steps to thin populations.

After Monroe ‘riot,’ governor plans release for some prisoners

COVID-19 infected prisoners and staff in Monroe. Gov. Jay Inslee announced a tentative response Thursday.

Over 100 Monroe prisoners riot after COVID-19 outbreak

Inmates set off fire extinguishers. Dozens refused commands. It was reportedly under control by 9 p.m.

COVID-19 outbreak worsens at Monroe prison

Six incarcerated men and five employees have reportedly tested positive for the virus.

Habib backs Liias to succeed him as lieutenant governor

The state senator picks up key endorsement as Congressman Heck considers entering the race

1.2 million students won’t return to classrooms anytime soon

The governor has extended a statewide closure through June 19 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Get comfortable: Governor extends stay-home order to May 4

As in other states, demand for intensive health care due to COVID-19 is expected to peak later in April.

Inslee to state businesses: Pivot to make medical equipment

The governor said Wednesday that the state must become self-reliant in the fight against COVID-19.

Ferguson calls out price gouging by online sellers

A Mill Creek woman was selling N95 masks at six times regular price, says a cease-and-desist letter.

The governor warns of stepped-up ‘stay home’ enforcement

Meanwhile, Snohomish County has postponed the deadline to pay property taxes until June 1.