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Anna King keeps walking every day to gain more strength and endurance. Now she can make it around her block slowly. Before COVID-19, she was walking five miles quickly on her lunch breaks. CREDIT: Anna King/N3

Can I Blame It On … The Dog? Looking Into Just How I Got Sick With COVID-19

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.
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Michael Reinoehl is seen during a protest in front of Mayor Ted Wheeler's residence Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Portland. Reinoehl was the prime suspect in the killing of 39-year-old Aaron “Jay” Danielson, who was shot and killed in Portland on Saturday, Aug. 29. CREDIT: Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP

Man Suspected In Shooting Death Of Person At Tense Portland Protest Killed By Police In Lacey

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

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Point Roberts , Washington, on the southern tip British Columbia is stuck between a rock and a border closure during the pandemic. CREDIT: Esmy Jimenez/KUOW. Created with DataMapper

Ferry Service Boosted To Washington Town Of Point Roberts, Cut Off By U.S.-Canada Border Closure

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

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Bud Lewis accomplished his 100 Laps To 100 Years feat ahead of schedule - and kept on walking. CREDIT: Tom Banse/N3

Two WWII Vets – One In The Northwest, One In Britain – Lap Expectations For Their 100th Birthdays

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

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University of Idaho sign and fountains

University Of Idaho, With In-Person Classes, Reports COVID-19 Cases, But Not Like In Nearby Pullman

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

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