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UW study shows how nonprofits are suffering and sustaining during the pandemic

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 1, 2020

SEATTLE – The number of people seeking help from health and human services nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic have gone up between 10% and 28%, while those same agencies have seen their funding and workforce cut in half, according to survey responses from hundreds of organizations and documented in a new study by the University of Washington.
News >  Washington

Lawmakers, activists set ambitious agenda for police reform

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 1, 2020

SEATTLE – Washington state lawmakers and activists are setting an ambitious agenda for police reform in the upcoming legislative session, saying they hope to make it easier to decertify officers for misconduct, to bar the use of police dogs to make arrests, and to create an independent statewide agency to investigate police killings.

News >  Spokane

Then and Now: Modern Automobile Schools

At their busiest, the school claimed it only took eight weeks to train a mechanic. Many early students were young men from farms who took the training then went back to farming.

Annual health and dental insurance enrollment period open now

 (Courtesy Washington Healthplanfinder)

2020 has been a stressful year for myriad reasons.