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COVID-19 test sites headed to Snohomish, Monroe libraries

Each site will offer tests for one day this week. Tests will continue at McCollum Park in Everett.

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

The state agency says it has a plan to resolve claims, starting with those who’ve waited the longest.

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

Edmonds residents can apply for up to $1,000 in virus relief

Eligible residents must make less than 60% of the county median income. Aid could be ready by early July.

Snohomish Health District likely has a small virus outbreak

Snohomish Health District likely has a small virus outbreak

One employee tested positive and another has mild symptoms. All are getting tested, district says.

Snohomish Health District likely has a small virus outbreak
Another ship will call Naval Station Everett its home port

Another ship will call Naval Station Everett its home port

The USS John Paul Jones will leave Pearl Harbor for Everett in June 2021, the Navy announced.

Another ship will call Naval Station Everett its home port
Edmonds mayor removes finance director with no cause given

Edmonds mayor removes finance director with no cause given

Scott James joined the city in 2014. He’s the third department director to leave in the past year.

Edmonds mayor removes finance director with no cause given
Hundreds of masked guests line up as Tulalip casinos reopen

Hundreds of masked guests line up as Tulalip casinos reopen

Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek opened the doors on Tuesday after a two-month closure.

Hundreds of masked guests line up as Tulalip casinos reopen
Officials: Snohomish, other counties not ready for Phase 2

Officials: Snohomish, other counties not ready for Phase 2

There are too many new daily cases and not enough testing or contact tracing to advance by June 1.

Officials: Snohomish, other counties not ready for Phase 2

As Arlington gym closes, a Snohomish barber continues to cut

PA Fitness closed after the state attorney general filed a lawsuit. “We would lose,” a co-owner conceded.

Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek to open Tuesday

Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek to open Tuesday

Guests must wear a mask and occupancy is limited, the Tulalip Tribes announced Wednesday.

Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek to open Tuesday

Awaiting a vaccine, doctors search for COVID-19 treatments

The drug Remdesivir may have led to shorter hospital stays and fewer deaths for patients in Everett.

Somers announces $14 million in relief for small businesses

One program will target aerospace companies. The other will focus on service and retail industries.

Was coronavirus here in December? Health officer has doubts

Was coronavirus here in December? Health officer has doubts

Antibody tests were positive for two patients who had symptoms a month before the first confirmed U.S. case.

Was coronavirus here in December? Health officer has doubts
Inslee: State is at toughest point in fight against COVID-19

Inslee: State is at toughest point in fight against COVID-19

Warm weather and Mother’s Day are near, but data shows Washington may be stalling against the virus.

Inslee: State is at toughest point in fight against COVID-19
Angel of the Winds Casino Resort set to reopen May 13

Angel of the Winds Casino Resort set to reopen May 13

Masks and temperature checks will be required for guests. Tulalips leaders are eyeing a May 26 opening.

Angel of the Winds Casino Resort set to reopen May 13
Gov. Inslee extends stay-home order through end of May

Gov. Inslee extends stay-home order through end of May

The state is entering phase one of a four-tiered plan to reopen businesses and loosen restrictions on activities.

Gov. Inslee extends stay-home order through end of May

Edmonds offers up to $1,000 in COVID aid for bills or food

Those earning less than 60% of the median income are eligible for rent and grocery money and more.

Inslee to loosen restrictions on outdoor recreation on May 5

Inslee to loosen restrictions on outdoor recreation on May 5

Boat ramps, trailheads and golf courses can reopen — with social-distancing measures in place.

Inslee to loosen restrictions on outdoor recreation on May 5

Edmonds may fund $1,000 cash payments for coronavirus relief

If approved, residents earning under $52,000 could qualify for cash or services via nonprofits.

Governor gives construction a green light — with constraints

Governor gives construction a green light — with constraints

Mayors, meanwhile, urged him to be transparent about plans to gradually resume commerce and reopen society.

Governor gives construction a green light — with constraints