The News Cycle Is Crushing Seattle’s Vibrant Restaurant Scene

Among the first in the country to go into Covid-19 lockdown, the city has also experienced the effects of protests and wildfires. It has been vertiginous for a dining community shaped by prosperity.

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A Governor Bestowed Apples on Wildfire Victims. The Maggots Were Unintended.

Gov. Jay Inslee apologized for transporting the pest to maggot-free counties in Washington, which produces about 70 percent of the nation’s apples. After the discovery, the hunt was on.

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Wildfires Live Updates: Rain Could Offer Some Relief for Oregon and Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee expressed confidence that Washington State could contain its fires, and offered help to Oregon, but warned that the air was still at “historically polluted levels.”

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Oregon, California and Washington State: Live Wildfires Updates

As wildfires raged up and down the West Coast, officials said one of the most damaging fires in Oregon may have been deliberately set.

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Wildfires Live Updates: Out-of-Control Blazes Add to Vast Destruction

Wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington State have killed seven people, with growing fears more have died in towns destroyed throughout the West.

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Washington State Beat Back Covid-19. Now It’s Rising Again.

Washington was the initial epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, and an early lockdown helped contain it. Six months later, cases are spiking again, and the future looks uncertain.

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America’s Governors Get Tested for a Virus That Is Testing Them

The pandemic has put many governors of both parties under a spotlight for which none of their aides and consultants have a playbook.

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Inside Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’: Trump Tells Mayor: “Take Your City Back”

President Trump challenged Seattle’s mayor to “take back your city” after police vacated a precinct and protesters laid claim to the neighborhood around it.

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‘Take Back Your City’ From Protesters, Trump Tells Seattle Mayor

The president tweeted that Mayor Jenny Durkan and Gov. Jay Inslee were being taunted by protesters. Some demonstrators have used barricades to occupy several city blocks.

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Jay Inslee Endorses Biden, Citing Private Conversations on Climate Policy

The governor of Washington State, one of the Democratic Party’s most prominent environmentalists, urged progressives to get on board with the presumptive presidential nominee’s campaign.

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Coronavirus and Reopening: Governors Say They Lack Tests as Trump Administration Says Supply Adequate

Democratic and Republican governors bristled at claims from the Trump administration that the supply of tests was adequate to move firmly toward reopening the country.

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Trump Says States Can Start Reopening While Acknowledging the Decision Is Theirs

The guidelines released by the president effectively mean that any restoration of American society will take place on a patchwork basis.

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The East Coast, Always in the Spotlight, Owes a Debt to the West

California, Oregon and Washington have shipped 1,000 ventilators to New York. Should Western states be getting more attention for their relative success in battling Covid-19?

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Amid Warnings of a Coronavirus ‘Pearl Harbor,’ Governors Walk a Fine Line

As officials warned people to brace for a surge in cases and deaths, governors pleaded for a consistent strategy and more help from Washington.

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