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Idaho church that resisted Idaho stay-home order suspends in-person services

April 3, 2020, 8:32am Northwest

The Coeur d’Alene church that resisted Idaho Gov. Brad Little’s stay-home order by continuing to hold in-person services said that won’t be the case this Sunday. Read story

Man found fatally shot in Tacoma apartment identified

April 3, 2020, 8:19am Northwest

TACOMA — The name of a 28-year-old man shot to death in a Tacoma apartment has been released. Read story

Washington says priority on expanding swab tests

April 3, 2020, 8:19am Health

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized emergency use of a new test for coronavirus antibodies that could be a key part of a broader strategy to help Americans resume a more normal life. Read story

Man arrested in murder of Portland pawn shop manager

April 3, 2020, 8:16am Northwest

PORTLAND — Police arrested a 22-year-old man Thursday in connection with the fatal shooting of a pawn shop manager earlier this week in Portland. Read story

Oregon health officer: Stay-home order working

April 2, 2020, 7:31pm Northwest

SALEM, Ore. — As the COVID-19 pandemic claims a record number of jobs, Oregon’s health officer shared good news Thursday: Modeling shows the state won’t see a huge rise in cases as long as stay-at-home orders are heeded. Read story

Washington stay-at-home order extended through May 4

April 2, 2020, 5:18pm Editor's Choice

OLYMPIA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday extended orders to keep non-essential businesses closed and most of the state’s more than 7 million residents home through May 4, saying social distancing measures must remain in place an additional month to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. Read story

A look inside the Army field hospital at CenturyLink Field

April 2, 2020, 1:45pm Health

SEATTLE — You’ve never seen anything like it. Read story

‘Mind boggling’: Last week’s Washington jobless claims set record

April 2, 2020, 1:09pm Business

OLYMPIA — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits in Washington set a new record last week, with tens of thousands more people in the state filing new claims as non-essential businesses remain closed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Feds propose $611,000 fine at Seattle-area nursing home

April 2, 2020, 1:01pm Health

SEATTLE — Federal authorities have proposed a $611,000 fine for a Seattle-area nursing home connected to at least 40 coronavirus deaths. Read story

Longtime federal judge and Oregon politician dies at 91

April 2, 2020, 8:33am Northwest

PORTLAND — Retired U.S. District Judge James A. Redden, who presided over the Northwest’s biggest salmon lawsuit and had served as an Oregon state representative, state treasurer and attorney general, died Tuesday. Read story