‘Life-altering for everyone’: Kindering bridges the virtual gap to help kids with special needs

Leilani Chaco was worried when the nonprofit that helped transform her daughter’s life was forced to go exclusively online earlier this year. Since the age of 18 months, Emilia — or Emi for short — had been attending classes and receiving therapy almost every day through Kindering, which specializes in services for children with special […]

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Oregon fines gym $90K for violating COVID order

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials have fined a fitness business $90,000 for defying Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 order and remaining open throughout a current two-week freeze. The Statesman Journal reports officials with Oregon Occupational Safety & Health said the penalty is the result of citations against each of the […]

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Coronavirus daily news updates, November 26: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

As the coronavirus pandemic restricts people throughout the country from gathering for yet another holiday, many Washingtonians are finding ways to be creative with outdoor meals and virtual dinners. But, to health officials’ dismay and despite their pleas, millions of Americans still risked traveling for Thanksgiving to see their loved ones. In Europe, a top […]

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