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Unemployment payments provide necessary cushions for jobless Americans | Don Brunell

Unemployment payments provide necessary cushions for jobless Americans | Don Brunell

The numbers you read on the news are likely lower than the true impact.

Unemployment payments provide necessary cushions for jobless Americans | Don Brunell
NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon

NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon

Goal to land the first woman and next man on the surface by 2024

NASA selects Kent-based Blue Origin to help return humans to the Moon
Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Interactive map provides details

  • Apr 28, 2020
Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area
Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo

Inslee gives construction a green light

It was unclear when sites would re-open, but employees will have to have PPE and stay six feet apart.

Construction worker installs siding to a building in Snoqualmie. File photo
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

70% of employees laid off or furloughed, eight in 10 hotel rooms empty

  • Apr 24, 2020
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide
10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry

10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry

Take safeguards, but economy needs boost

10 mayors from South King County ask Inslee to reopen construction industry
Green River College offers free webinar for local businesses

Green River College offers free webinar for local businesses

The online presentation will go over how to access various federal loans and business basics that will help you weather the pandemic

Green River College offers free webinar for local businesses
State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits

State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits

Employment Security Department had challenges with the volume

  • Apr 20, 2020
State processes record number of applications for unemployment benefits
Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Remarks come on Senate floor: ‘We need the media. …and need to help them’

  • Apr 20, 2020
Cantwell calls for nationwide support for local media hurt by COVID-19 pandemic
Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences

Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences

State attorney general responds to consumer complaints during COVID-19 outbreak

Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences
Boeing to resume Washington airplane production next week

Boeing to resume Washington airplane production next week

More than 27,000 employees are expected to return to work at the Everett campus starting Monday.

Boeing to resume Washington airplane production next week
Local distillery switches gears, selling hand sanitizer

Local distillery switches gears, selling hand sanitizer

After Pursuit Distillery fills its orders of denatured alcohol and hand sanitizer, it opens its doors to the public.

Local distillery switches gears, selling hand sanitizer
We owe truckers our thanks

We owe truckers our thanks

They’ve helped supply all the essential businesses we’ve come to rely on.

We owe truckers our thanks
Local Facebook group aims to support local businesses

Local Facebook group aims to support local businesses

The group decides to support one business for 24 hours, and money raised goes to buying gift cards that are raffled off.

Local Facebook group aims to support local businesses
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

The Brewmaster’s Foundation weekly Community Supported Agriculture box includes fresh produce from local farms and beers from Washington breweries.

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic
Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time

Steps taken to allow social distancing

Fred Meyer limits number of customers in store at one time
Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19

At new headquarters that opened in January

Three Blue Origin employees in Kent test positive for COVID-19
COVID-19 is straining the medical waste system | Don Brunell

COVID-19 is straining the medical waste system | Don Brunell

Gloves and masks must be sterilized before being trashed — can America keep up with the growing amount of waste?

COVID-19 is straining the medical waste system | Don Brunell
Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers