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Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

That includes Snohomish County. But the he backs reopening elementaries in counties with low infection rates.

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

Everett school bond loses ground in latest tally of ballots

Some good news in Lakewood where the district’s two-year technology levy inched closer to passage

Gov. Jay Inslee cruises, with GOP’s Loren Culp a strong 2nd

Gov. Jay Inslee cruises, with GOP’s Loren Culp a strong 2nd

Denny Heck leads the contest for lieutenant governor. Incumbent Democrats routed foes in other statewide races.

Gov. Jay Inslee cruises, with GOP’s Loren Culp a strong 2nd
Appointees leading in area legislative races; few close ones

Appointees leading in area legislative races; few close ones

It was a solid night for incumbents, with more than half the expected ballots counted.

Appointees leading in area legislative races; few close ones
Jen Hirman and her daughter Elizabeth, who attends Jackson High, waves signs along Evergreen Way in support of the Everett schools levy on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

School levies are in trouble in Lakewood and Darrington

Everett’s $317 million bond proposal is within striking distance, but levies could go down in the north county.

Jen Hirman and her daughter Elizabeth, who attends Jackson High, waves signs along Evergreen Way in support of the Everett schools levy on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Flower World hit with $4,200 fine for banning face masks

Inspectors say the Maltby nursery’s policy put workers at risk of exposure to coronavirus.

Tuesday is your last chance to cast a ballot in the primary

Tuesday is your last chance to cast a ballot in the primary

Voters will decide school measures and determine the November match-ups for local, state and federal offices.

Tuesday is your last chance to cast a ballot in the primary
With the primary in a pandemic, candidates had to adapt

With the primary in a pandemic, candidates had to adapt

Voting ends Tuesday in an election without big rallies, fundraisers and face-to-face debates.

With the primary in a pandemic, candidates had to adapt

School levies in front of Lakewood, Darrington voters again

After setbacks in February, both districts trimmed their proposals in pursuit of success Tuesday.

Rogue Snohomish barber faces big tab for his political protest

Rogue Snohomish barber faces big tab for his political protest

Bob Martin must pay a $90,000 fine and may lose his license after defying stay-home order in May

Rogue Snohomish barber faces big tab for his political protest
Sex ed, local control at heart of race for state schools chief

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for state schools chief
An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes

An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes

Democrats Anne Anderson and April Berg, and Republican Mark James, are vying to serve the 44th District.

An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes
Everett schools seek to tackle present, future needs with $317M bond

Everett schools seek to tackle present, future needs with $317M bond

The measure replaces schools and adds classrooms. Foes say it’s too pricy and won’t ease overcrowding.

Everett schools seek to tackle present, future needs with $317M bond
As COVID cases soar, Inslee again warns of stay home order

As COVID cases soar, Inslee again warns of stay home order

The governor urges young people, who are not getting infected the most, to curb their social habits.

As COVID cases soar, Inslee again warns of stay home order
Inslee extends pause on counties advancing phases to July 28

Inslee extends pause on counties advancing phases to July 28

Locally, leaders worry a spike in cases could cause hospitalizations and deaths to rise soon.

Inslee extends pause on counties advancing phases to July 28
Ready or not, voting in primary election begins this week

Ready or not, voting in primary election begins this week

Voters will winnow the field for local, state and federal offices. School bonds, levies on tap too.

Ready or not, voting in primary election begins this week

Buffets and salad bars back on the menu in Snohomish County

Gov. Jay Inslee has revised rules to allow self-serve food areas in Phase 2 of the state’s reopening.

High court to consider merits of sheriff’s recall on Sept. 10

High court to consider merits of sheriff’s recall on Sept. 10

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney hopes to derail local attorneys who are working to unseat him.

High court to consider merits of sheriff’s recall on Sept. 10
Supreme Court says state can punish WA faithless electors

Supreme Court says state can punish WA faithless electors

Justices: Presidential electors, including Everett man, must keep pledge to back popular vote winner

Supreme Court says state can punish WA faithless electors
Inslee: Businesses do not serve those who do not wear a mask

Inslee: Businesses do not serve those who do not wear a mask

As COVID-19 cases surge in several counties, governor also pauses reopening to fend off a relapse.

Inslee: Businesses do not serve those who do not wear a mask