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April 4, 2020

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Woodland teen hospitalized with eighth viral meningitis diagnosis

April 2, 2020, 8:33am Health

LONGVIEW — In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Woodland teenager Elianna Neumann was hospitalized not with COVID-19, but with a painfully familiar disease — meningoencephalitis. Read story

Man killed over parking dispute was shot in the head

April 2, 2020, 8:30am Northwest

LYNNWOOD — A 27-year-old Lynnwood-area man has been charged with second-degree murder, accused by Snohomish County prosecutors of fatally shooting a man after a fight over parking. Read story

King County had decade’s third-largest population growth among U.S. counties

April 2, 2020, 8:30am Northwest

Let this sink in: In the past decade, King County added more people than 34 of the 50 U.S. states. Read story

Everett police launch homicide investigation after body found

April 2, 2020, 8:25am Northwest

EVERETT — A homicide investigation was launched by the Everett Police Department after a body was found in Skagit County. Read story

Oregon relaxes new restrictions on drugs to fight virus

April 1, 2020, 7:25pm Northwest

SALEM, Ore. — A doctor at a veterans home in Oregon used a malaria drug to treat eight patients there for coronavirus, but said a state rule enacted last month would prevent him from treating any more veterans there. Read story

Inslee seeks help from manufacturers for COVID-19 supplies

April 1, 2020, 4:53pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday he is asking Washington manufacturers to start producing personal protective equipment, saying that the federal government has not been able to supply the state fast enough to meet the growing need amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Food-processing operations safe, Washington agriculture officials say

April 1, 2020, 4:10pm Newsletter

With about 75 percent of the nation under stay-at-home orders, regional agriculture officials said they do not fear that food-processing operations pose a risk for spreading the coronavirus. Read story

Ranchers can apply for grazing allotments Hammonds’ lost

April 1, 2020, 4:07pm Northwest

SALEM, Ore. — Cattle producers can apply to compete for access to federal grazing allotments that Oregon’s Hammond Ranches lost in a court decision. Read story

National Guard to support food banks during virus crisis

April 1, 2020, 3:30pm Newsletter

SEATTLE — A look at virus-related developments in Washington: Read story

Feds: Bi-state grouse not threatened

April 1, 2020, 1:54pm Northwest

RENO, Nev. — Two years after a U.S. judge ordered the Trump administration to reconsider its refusal to protect sage grouse populations along the California-Nevada line, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has again decided against listing the bi-state grouse as threatened or endangered. Read story