Most of the cultural and creative arts industry across the region was silenced by the COVID-19 pandemic. King County announced $20 million in economic support towards recovery from the pandemic.
The share of Americans in poverty rose slightly to 11.4% in 2020, but COVID-19 relief payments eased losses for many, census data showed.
Thousands of people in our state will now have to do without key unemployment benefits that dried up just last week.
It's estimated that roughly 8.9 million Americans will lose all or some of these benefits.
President Joe Biden asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to keep an eviction moratorium in place after Georgia and Alabama realtors sought to challenge a lower court’s ruling.
According to a survey, the last rounds of stimulus checks helped improve Americans’ ability to buy food, pay bills, and reduced anxiety and depression.
President of the Downtown Seattle Association, Jon Scholes, talks about how more people are coming downtown and bringing back business to small local shops and restaurants.
The City of Everett is putting up one million dollars in grant money for businesses and other organizations to come up with unique ideas to boost the economy.
Spiffy's Restaurant in Chehalis announced its closure on Monday after rebelling against COVID-19 measures during the winter.
Millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired.
Some businesses in Seattle say they are voluntarily adding more requirements for their customers to say safe from COVID.
The number of jobless claims increased last week to 419,000, the most in two months, from a pandemic low of 368,000 during the previous week.
Study authors found that while the two-dose vaccines were 94-95% effective in preventing COVID-19 from the delta and lambda variants, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine had only 66.9% efficacy “in preventing moderate to severe disease.”
Walking around on a summer night, it feels like Washington is back.
The United States set another pandemic low in this week's jobs report, showing only 360,000 first-time filers for unemployment.
U.S. unemployment claims rose slightly last week by 2,000 to a total of 373,000, even as the economy and the job market appear to be rebounding.
Big changes are coming to Tacoma starting in July as more and more restrictions are disappearing with the state's reopening.
Social distancing is no longer a thing, at least not at some of the most popular tourist sites in downtown Seattle.
The community saw the state’s first coronavirus case reported on January 19, 2020. Since then, 610 people have died from the virus and more than 37,000 people had confirmed cases, according to Snohomish Health District.
Although Washington state is fully reopening its economy on June 30, the Secretary of Health’s mask order will remain in place even after that date, which means that people who are not fully vaccinated need to continue to wear a face mask in public indoor settings.