Chris Reykdal, state superintendent of public instruction, speaks in a press conference on Monday, March 2, 2020 in Olympia. Gov. Jay Inslee is behind.  (Amanda Snyder / The Seattle Times)
Chris Reykdal, state superintendent of public instruction, speaks in a press conference on Monday, March 2, 2020 in Olympia. Gov. Jay Inslee is behind. (Amanda Snyder / The Seattle Times)
Education

It’s unsafe for most of Washington students to return to school buildings this fall, state says

Gov. Jay Inslee and the state's top education and health officials said Wednesday that schools in 'high risk' zones should begin the school year remotely. Updated

Boeing & Aerospace

FAA proposes fining Boeing $1.25 million for exerting undue pressure on safety reps in South Carolina Updated

FILE – In this March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees stand near the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at the company’s facility in South Carolina after conducting its first test flight at Charleston International Airport in North Charleston, S.C.  The International Association of Machinist says six of its earliest and most vocal members have been fired at Boeing’s South Carolina plant, months after some employees at the sprawling North Charleston campus voted to join the union.  The Machinists tell The Associated Press that half a dozen employees were terminated from the North Charleston production facilities earlier in 2018. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File) NYDK501
Christine Eaton, an official observer (center) watches as ballots are opened in King County Elections HQ on primary day, Tuesday, August 4, 2020.   She said that she is vey reassured in the accuracy of mail in voting after watching what happens with the ballots.  She also said that she is going to be the first person to sign up to be an observer for the November election.  43%, or 590,000 ballots are predicted to be turned in.  In November, they are expecting from 1.1 – 1.2 million ballots cast in the general election. 214665

Not much of a blue wave, but primary results show Washington is getting more polarized | Danny Westneat

Seattle, Wa  – 07/15//09  –  96517  –  GG  – Legendary voice of hydroplane racing Pat O’Day (cq) will be co-grand marshal along with former Seahawk coach Mike Holmgren at the Seafair Torchlight parade.

Seattle broadcasting legend Pat O’Day has died, his son says  VIEW

Primary 2020: Election results as they stand after Tuesday night in Washington state  VIEW

Alaska Airlines will enforce face coverings: No mask, no travel, no exceptions

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