States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers

Officials have not kept track of how many doctors and nurses have the disease.

 

Washington returning 400 ventilators for use in New York

The ventilators are not powerful enough to treat coronavirus patients, but they can be used for others.

 

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.

 

Ride the Ducks Seattle files for bankruptcy after closing

The tourist attraction never recovered financially after a 2015 crash that killed five and injured 60

  • Apr 3, 2020

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here

He will be joined by state health officials to give an update on the coronavirus response.

Northwest Folklife Festival postponed

The event will not be held Memorial Day weekend for first time in 49 years.

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.

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Wednesday news conference here

He is expected to discuss the need for manufacturers to provide personal protective equipment.

Flood of coronavirus data overwhelms state reporting system

Public reporting of new COVID-19 cases and deaths in Washington ground to a halt on Sunday.

Aviation pioneer, innovator and entrepreneur Joe Clark dies

He is the man most responsible for those elegant upswept wingtips now standard on new Boeing 737s.

‘I heard the roar’: 6.5 earthquake hits north of Boise, Idaho

Reports of shaking came from as far away as Helena, Montana, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Apr 1, 2020

Seattle woman charged with abusing her young children

She allegedly told the children to lie about how they received their injuries.

  • Mar 31, 2020

Washington statewide snowpack 104% of normal as of March 30

There should be plenty of water through the growing season.

  • Mar 31, 2020

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Monday news conference here

He is expected to discuss enforcement of his stay-home order.

First responders ask public to be honest if they’re sick

More than 80 Seattle fire fighters have been quarantined since the new coronavirus hit.

Dozens from Skagit Valley Chorale have COVID-19 and two died

Theory: The forceful breathing of singing dispersed viral particles that were widely inhaled.

Trump uses wartime act but GM, Ventec are already moving fast

The carmaker is working with the Bothell company to produce up to 10,000 ventilators per month.

Inslee: Washington needs more coronavirus test supplies

The governor urged a “World War II” kind of mobilization to manufacture materials.

Trump says he’s asked Pence to stop calling Gov. Jay Inslee

The Washington governor has been a critic of the president on a number of issues.

Bellingham doctor loses job after blasting hospital over virus

He said his superiors warned him to stop speaking out about what he considered sluggish preparations.