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King County’s 4Culture to offer federal relief funds to ‘cultural producers’ impacted by the pandemic
Applications open until Feb. 2.
Kirkland-based company sues to challenge ‘tribal gaming monopoly’ in Washington
Company called the state’s policy an “erroneous application of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.”
Widespread burnout among healthcare workers prompts change at hospitals
Healthcare workers unions are supporting HB 1868 and companion bill SB 5715.
King County health expert is ‘mind-boggled’ by spread of Omicron variant
Omicron wave could peak by mid-January, according to predictions.
Leesa Manion, chief of staff for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, to run for county prosecutor
Announcement comes the same day that Dan Satterberg announced he would not run for re-election.
Washington part of multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to packaged salads
Cases were found in King, Snohomish, Whatcom, Pierce, Thurston, Mason and Skagit counties.
Kent Police chief awards three residents for their bravery
Dustin Everett, Brian Yeater and Clarence Tewasiliyaro all earned awards for their heroism.
Kent Police chief gives annual crime data report to City Council
As crime trend increases, Padilla feels the city does not have resources to address roots of crime.
Seattle Police bust suspected Renton drug trafficker
Police found thousands of grams of narcotics and a large collection of weapons in the suspect’s home
King County to skip annual homeless count again, citing faulty methodology
The King County Regional Homelessness Authority said the count is inaccurate and “harmful.”
SeaTac girl, 16, charged in two hit-and-runs has Jan. 20 court date
A plea could be entered or a trial date set at hearing
Nana’s Southern Kitchen and Microsoft executives team up to give away 1,200 meals on Christmas Day
Kent and Covington locations will each give away 600 free meals to the public.
Pfizer, Moderna vaccines now recommended over Johnson & Johnson
Recommendation comes following additional reports of blood clots after J&J vaccinations.
UW researchers looking for stressed nurses and doctors to take part in a psilocybin study
Study will examine how psilocybin can be used in therapy for clinicians burned-out by the pandemic.
Health department: COVID outbreaks linked to high school wrestling tournaments
At least 80 cases are tied to the events which included attendees from multiple counties and states.
King County close to making trade with Seattle for City Hall Park
The proposed swap needs to be approved by Seattle City Council.
Renton Police find three dead in home, cause of death unknown
Police say the medical examiner will perform further examinations in the coming week.
Healthcare workers facing widespread burnout amid pandemic, say multiple unions
Healthcare workers unions are pushing for increased staffing to avoid mass resignations.
King County adopts amended districting plan
Residents can view adopted districting map on the county’s website.
Surgeon General sounds alarm on mental health in young people during pandemic
A report called the rising levels of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation a potential crisis.