Due to Phase 2 restrictions in Pierce County, indoor high school basketball is impossible. However, league officials found a unique way for the season to continue.
Central Washington University, Western Washington University and Seattle Pacific University join a growing list of colleges in the state to require students to be fully vaccinated before the fall 2021 term begins.
Eastern Washington University will not require students to get a COVID-19 vaccine before this fall, breaking with most, if not all, colleges in the state.
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.
The Seattle Mariners are the latest team to open "vaccinated-only" sections at T-Mobile Park, allowing 5,000 more vaccinated fans to attend home games for as little as $10.
"It’s time. While other states have a plan for moving forward, Washington’s plan only moves in one direction: backward," said Anthony Anton, president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association.
A group of state lawmakers, led by a Pierce County Democrat, sent 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.
The Tacoma Rainiers will be the first team in the Puget Sound region to have vaccinated sections when they play their home opener at Cheney Stadium Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Corrections will resume in-person visitations at Washington state prisons starting May 9 after more than a year without them.
About 10% of the population of Republic, a small city in north-central Washington, has tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak traced to large indoor events last month at the local Fraternal Order of Eagles hall.