A group of state lawmakers, led by a Pierce County Democrat, plan to send a scathing letter to Gov. Jay Inslee Thursday threatening to call a special legislative session if he doesn't reconsider the state's reopening plan.
Updated analysis by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington School of Medicine found that COVID-19 deaths are significantly underreported in almost every country.
Western Washington University in Bellingham will require students, staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19 when in-person classes start again this fall.
The COVID-19 crisis in India is hitting home for many families in Western Washington.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000, the lowest point since the viral pandemic struck 14 months ago and a sign of the job market’s growing strength as businesses reopen and consumers step up spending.
Washington health officials say they are seeing signs of hope in the COVID-19 case and hospitalization data and also now expect more consistent vaccine allocations from the federal government.
President Biden said right now only about a quarter of restaurant owners in the country are expected to return to normal operations within the next six months. He’s hoping his American Rescue Plan can change that.
The Department of Justice is fighting to keep a national eviction moratorium in place after a federal judge invalidated the measure that aids financially strapped tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier has vetoed a measure that would mandate hazard pay for grocery workers in unincorporated parts of the county.
People in Pierce County are confused why they face more restrictions than counties with similar COVID case numbers.
Sporting and other entertainment venues that add "vaccinated sections" to their seating arrangements can increase their capacity by thousands of people, Gov. Jay Inslee's office confirmed Monday.
One profession booking more appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic is the massage industry as vaccine rates continue to increase in Washington state.
All counties in Washington state will remain in their current reopening phases for at least two more weeks, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday.
A restaurant and bar in Seattle's University District is closed until further notice for violating COVID-19 masking and occupancy protocols.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said Monday that all people who live or work in King County can now walk up without an appointment to three of the city's mass vaccination sites.
The University of Washington, the state's largest university, has joined at least three other Washington colleges in requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students before the start of school this fall.
As the coronavirus pandemic marches on, there is a growing concern among youth summer camps that the virus could keep them closed for a second year in a row.
Washington State University, the state's second-largest college, will require students and employees to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for the 2021-2022 school year.
The Department of Corrections will resume in-person visitations at Washington state prisons starting May 9 after more than a year without them.
The music festival is just one of several research efforts the UK government is offering as a way to test whether such events spread the coronavirus.