Coronavirus outbreak

Editorial: Masks, distance drive down infections; keep at it

Wearing masks and social distancing are moving the needle on Covid infections. But we’re not there yet.

And so it begins: A school year like no other, thanks to pandemic

In Darrington, masked teachers met with masked parents well removed from their classrooms.

National Guard headed to Pullman to help slow coronavirus

Police there are issuing tickets to people who are gathering in violation of laws to curb the outbreak.

‘You can’t imagine the joy,’ vet says of war’s end 75 years ago

Marysville’s Farlan Dubarry fought on Okinawa. Before the pandemic, he was invited to Hawaii ceremony.

Spread of coronavirus continues to slow in Snohomish County

The latest tally shows a decrease in the infection rate — to almost half of what it was during a surge in July.

To survive, century-old boat builder needs college football

Football money powers college rowing programs, which keep Pocock Racing Shells in Everett afloat.

School’s back in session but learning will be from a distance

Pandemic is forcing all Snohomish County public schools to begin the year with remote learning

Everett offers more pandemic relief grants to businesses

A second round of COVID-19 funding offers small business in the city grants of up to $20,000.

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

A team of computational scientists has developed web-based software that maps the virus’ protein spikes.

Cancelled by COVID: Life without the Evergreen State Fair

How losing the county’s largest event affects vendors, students, businesses and local governments.

COVID testing continues at Everett Memorial Stadium lot

The health district is also offering testing Tuesday at the Lynnwood Food Bank.

Viewpoints: Finding a vaccine only part of the battle

Production and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine will be complicated. We need to plan for it now.

Working parents’ dream: Care and schooling, all in one place

Programs by the YMCA and the Boys & Girls Clubs will include paraeducators and mental health support staff.

Stevens Pass announces plans to reopen slopes in November

The ski resort will require reservations, face coverings and physical distancing on the mountain.

Edmonds teachers and district at odds over school schedule

Teachers want more prep time than the district is offering. A mediator will try to resolve the dispute.

More good news: COVID infection rate continues to decline

Local leaders urge residents to keep wearing masks and to avoid large gatherings or parties.

Comment: Recall Greatest Generation’s sacrifices; wear a mask

With Covid’s daily death toll surpassing that of U.S. WWII soldiers, we need to go all in on the fight.

Bremerton hospital reports outbreak of 45 cases of COVID-19

30 staff members and 15 patients have been infected.

Food drive to celebrate fair community, despite cancellation

Participants should bring non-perishable goods and decorate their vehicles for the drive-thru event.

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