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COVID-19 fraud: What to watch out for

May 18th, 2022 | By

Authorities are warning the public about frauds related to COVID-19, including bogus offers of tests and other services aimed at obtaining sensitive information from victims.



Survey: Seattle-Tacoma cost of living is among highest in U.S.

May 12th, 2022 | By
Survey: Seattle-Tacoma cost of living is among highest in U.S.

Taking into account the cost of consumer goods, services, and housing, the overall cost of living in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area is 12 percent higher than the national average, making it one of the least affordable regions anywhere in the U.S. That’s one of the results of a nationwide survey by Porch, an online company
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Report: Zero-emission vehicles can save lives, improve public health

May 4th, 2022 | By

A nationwide transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Washington residents, according to a new report by the American Lung Association.



COVID vaccinations total 599,000 in Pierce County, 1.8 million in King County

Apr 27th, 2022 | By

The share of Pierce County’s residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is approaching the three-quarters mark. As of April 9, 70.2 percent of vaccine-eligible residents (ages 5 and up) were fully vaccinated, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. The 1.4 million shots given to 599,600 people included boosters.