Coronavirus outbreak

Drive-in movies coming to the Port of Everett this summer

The traditional sail-in cinema is transforming to meet Inslee’s Phase 2 requirements.

Waxes and haircuts: Getting pretty involves new rules

Salons are busy styling and removing hair in Phase 2. But no more wine or magazines for clients.

UW psychiatric unit to close after $500 million shortfall

The Seattle facility was operating 10 of its 14 impatient beds before closing.

Judge: U.S. must release $679M in tribal virus relief funds

Funds were reserved for Alaska Native corporations awaiting the outcome of a lawsuit over eligibility.

Editorial: Want to keep Safe Start going? Wear your mask

New research reinforces the importance of face masks in limiting the spread of coronavirus.

Everett, Mukilteo, Stanwood host virus test sites this week

The Snohomish Health District is sponsoring testing at McCollum Park and Sno-Isle Library locations.

COVID-19: Summer events and looking toward Phase 3

Public Health Essentials! A blog by the Snohomish Health District.

It survived a pan from Gordon Ramsay — but not a pandemic

The building with a colorful past of dancing and fine dining at 1414 Hewitt Ave. is for rent — again.

Child care services are in limbo as the reopening commences

Advocates worry the fiscal toll of COVID-19 could shutter some day-care providers for good.

Larry Jubie holds a photograph of his sister Christine Jubie outside his home on Friday, June 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Christine Jubie, who lived at a care facility in Everett, died of COVID-19 on June 2. She was 67. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Our sister got it’: Family hopes others keep up COVID fight

An artist and global traveler, Christine Jubie lived at a care facility before she died of the virus.

Larry Jubie holds a photograph of his sister Christine Jubie outside his home on Friday, June 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Christine Jubie, who lived at a care facility in Everett, died of COVID-19 on June 2. She was 67. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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.

Over 100 COVID-19 cases reported at state prison in Connell

The prison is restricting movement in its medium-security unit.

As dentists open, expensive PPE is in short supply

Patients may see the new charges on their next bill. Many single-use masks can now cost up to $10.

Oregon announces largest virus count, Gov. pauses reopening

Increased testing, more contact tracing and reopening in some counties are to blame, officials say.

They’re voices for the disabled amid the coronavirus pandemic

An Arlington mother and other advocates are working to ensure people with disabilities get the help they need.

State schools chief expects classrooms to reopen this fall

Superintendent Chris Reykdal says in-person instruction is possible if schools comply with safety rules.

State auditor to probe causes of massive jobless claims fraud

Auditors want to know how criminals used stolen IDs to collect up to $650 million in benefits

Snohomish Health District likely has a small virus outbreak

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

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