People and dogs walk around Green Lake on Monday, July 6, 2020. Some people wore masks and some didn’t. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
People and dogs walk around Green Lake on Monday, July 6, 2020. Some people wore masks and some didn’t. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
FAQ Friday

What type of mask is best? How often should I wash it? Answers to your questions about masks

After we published several stories in the past week about masks, Seattle Times readers sent us a lot of great questions that were still on your minds. On this week's FAQ Friday, we'll address a handful of them.

Local News

Seattle police clear Cal Anderson Park after demonstrators occupy building to distribute food, supplies Updated

Protesters and Seattle police face each other at Cal Anderson Park following a reported sweep Friday morning. Others gather in the street on the east side of the park. Friday. August 14, 2020  214797
Coronado Apartments in Eastlake on Jan. 2, 2020. 212578 212578

Mayor extends Seattle’s eviction moratorium through December Updated

A box of absentee ballots wait to be counted at the Albany County Board of Elections in Albany, N.Y. Though the terms vary from state-to-state, as do the laws, the terms “absentee voting,” “mail-in voting” and even “universal vote by mail” have different meanings than the ones Trump has assigned to them, causing some confusion about the November election. (Hans Pennink / The Associated Press)

Postal Service warns 46 states their voters could be disenfranchised by delayed mail-in ballots

2 men charged in shooting at Kent bus stop that injured 7, including 3 juveniles Updated

Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed leaves practice with apparent leg injury Updated

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