The Seahawks, led by Russell Wilson (in red), open training camp Wednesday.  The Seattle Seahawks held their first practice of the 2020 season Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at the VMAC in Renton, WA. 214765
The Seahawks, led by Russell Wilson (in red), open training camp Wednesday. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)
Seahawks

Seahawks football is back: Here’s how the first practice of an unusual training camp looked

The Seahawks' first official practice of the season looked pretty much like any other early training camp workout. But a closer look revealed this is no usual camp.

Education

With many details in flux, Seattle School Board approves a fall online learning plan, possibility of outdoor classes

Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau, left, takes questions after announcing school closures for a minimum of 14 calendar days due to factors surrounding the coronavirus, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Seattle. At right is Seattle School Board President Zachary DeWolf. 213315
REI is abandoning its brand new headquarters in the Spring District in Bellevue.

(Note: no signage.  A construction worker told me this is the REI building in the Spring District in Bellevue.
Best to doublecheck)

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REI to sell its never-used Bellevue headquarters and shift office work to multiple Seattle-area sites

At the Snohomish Health District in Lynnwood. Drive through testing was started today.
Dr Mary Jo Kintner, MD, a retired family practice physician from Edmonds, is volunteering to help with testing.  She’s holding a test swab ready to be packaged and sent out to the Shoreline State Department of Public Health and Testing. 213809

Washington state to change how it counts negative coronavirus test results

Seattle City Council overrides Durkan’s veto of plan to spend reserves on COVID-19 relief, then trims plan

Families with students receiving special education file lawsuit asking court to overturn emergency pandemic rules

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