I recently wrote about my nearly two-months as a COVID-19 longhauler. And the number one question I heard was: “How did you get it?” So I decided to dig into the possibilities. Turns out, there are four likely ways I could have picked up the virus: husband, dog, surfaces or the air.
Continue Reading Can I Blame It On … The Dog? Looking Into Just How I Got Sick With COVID-19
Just hours after an interview was posted online in which Michael Forest Reinoehl took responsibility for the fatal shooting of Patriot Prayer supporter Aaron J. Danielson, Reinoehl has been killed in an attempted arrest in Lacey, Washington, near Seattle. Continue Reading Man Suspected In Shooting Death Of Person At Tense Portland Protest Killed By Police In Lacey
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asked states to prepare to distribute a potential coronavirus vaccine as soon as late October, according to a series of planning documents sent to public health officials last week. Continue Reading CDC Asks States To Plan For Potential Vaccine Distribution Starting In Late October
The Port of Bellingham is increasing temporary ferry service to the isolated enclave of Point Roberts, Washington. That community was largely cut off from the U.S. mainland when Canada and the U.S. closed their land border this spring to nonessential crossings to control the spread of the coronavirus. Continue Reading Ferry Service Boosted To Washington Town Of Point Roberts, Cut Off By U.S.-Canada Border Closure
The story of Captain Tom in Britain reached Bud Lewis of Portland through a chain of friends and family. The two men are virtually the same age. Lewis also served in World War II in the tropics. The U.S. Army veteran was convinced by his circle to copy his British counterpart. Continue Reading Two WWII Vets – One In The Northwest, One In Britain – Lap Expectations For Their 100th Birthdays
On her last day on the job, Carmen Best, the city’s first Black woman police chief, reflected on nationwide demonstrations against police violence and her own department’s handling of recent protests. Continue Reading Outgoing Seattle Police Chief Says She Felt ‘Destined To Fail’ After Cuts And Public Backlash
Efforts to slow WA’s revolving door from state service to lobbying have been thwarted in recent years. That makes the state an outlier in not requiring a cooling off period. So how much does this happen? Continue Reading In Washington, The Revolving Door Between State Public Service And Lobbying Is Well Greased
On Monday, Aug. 31, the Moscow-based school reported 24 COVID-19 cases. That’s from over 2,300 recent tests on students and staff. Unlike in nearby Pullman across the border, Moscow has not seen a huge spike in cases. Washington State University is responding to a recent surge – more than 300 cases in Pullman in the past 10 days. Continue Reading University Of Idaho, With In-Person Classes, Reports COVID-19 Cases, But Not Like In Nearby Pullman
The new eviction ban is being enacted through the Centers for Disease Control. The goal is to stem the spread of the COVID outbreak, which the agency says in it’s order, “presents a historic threat to public health.” Continue Reading CDC Issues Sweeping Temporary Halt On Evictions Nationwide Through December
The U.S. Postal Service still has a number of hurdles to overcome to support upcoming general election mail-in ballots, its inspector general’s office says. Continue Reading Postal Service Watchdog Outlines ‘Concerns’ Surrounding Election Readiness
“Portland is a mess, and it has been for many years,” the president tweeted Monday. The city’s mayor blames Trump for the violence and for creating “the hate and the division.” Continue Reading Man Killed During Portland Protest Identified, President Trump Threatens Unspecified Intervention
Although daily COVID-19 deaths have fallen somewhat in recent days, the number of infections has continued to rise in many places with no end in sight. Continue Reading 6 Million Coronavirus Infections Now Confirmed In U.S., With Actual Count Likely Much Higher
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