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Rainier Beach Football Standouts Have Longstanding Friendship Forged Through The Love Of Sports

Sports has the ability to forge friendships. Jaelin Green and Josh Conerly, members of Rainier Beach High School’s Football team, are prime example of this theory. A lot of different experiences in life can bond friendships and through sports Green and Conerly’s friendship has flourished over the years.

Omega Psi Phi Give Back To Community With Book Bag Drive And Student Mentorship

This project was originally slated to start at the beginning of the last school year, but due to the pandemic, it had to be delayed a year. Along with Washington Middle School, the Omegas also partnered with Rainer Valley Leadership Academy (RVLA).

Oldest Washington Resident, Ruth Apilado, Passes At 113

Ruth Moselle Mays Apilado was the oldest Washington State resident, the oldest known living Chicagoan, and the Gerontology Research Group listed her as the 10th oldest United States “supercentenarian.” In addition, she was known to be the oldest living Civil Rights advocate before she passed away on August 15, 2021.

Firefighters On Front Lines, No Strangers To Risk, Push Back Against Covid Vaccine Mandates

“I have been doing this for 27 years, and I can tell you that I have never buried a firefighter for a line-of-duty death because of the flu,” said Peña, adding that if the deaths had been from other duty-related activities, the union would push for action. “Just because this is a medical issue does not mean that we should not be looking for how to better protect our firefighters. The vaccine is one way we can achieve that.”

R. Kelly Found Guilty In New York Of Sex Trafficking, Racketeering

The R&B star could face life in prison when he’s sentenced next year.

Seattle & King County To Provide COVID-19 Boosters

More local vaccination service options are ramping up for people who are now or soon eligible for booster shots in Seattle and King County. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently approved booster doses for those who received the Pfizer vaccine at least six months ago who are at higher-risk of serious illness from COVID-19 or who work in high-risk settings. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are anticipated to be approved for booster doses soon.

These Schools Use Weekly Testing To Keep Kids In Class — And Covid Out

Within a few weeks of schools reopening, tens of thousands of students across the U.S. were sent home to quarantine. It’s a concern because options for K-12 students in quarantine are all over the map — with some schools offering virtual instruction and others providing little or no at-home options.

COVID Worsen’s America’s Racial Wealth Gap

As the global pandemic continues to take lives and infect multiple generations, virtually every dimension of life is challenged. And people with the fewest financial resources before COVID-19 are being challenged more than ever before.

Facebook Is Hitting The Brakes On Instagram For Kids

Instagram is pressing pause on plans to develop a version of its service for kids under 13 after facing pressure from lawmakers to back down on the effort and new questions about the impact the photo-sharing service has on teen girls.

Mounting Covid Deaths Fuel School Bus Drivers’ Fears

Three school bus workers in Georgia's Griffin-Spalding County School System have died of covid-19 since the beginning of the school year....

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Huskies Celebrate National Championship Team, But Fall To UCLA 24-17

UCLA was able to find in the running game, the clock was their friend as they looked to grind out a tough fought victory handing Washington their second straight loss.

Lincoln Tops Franklin, 35-6

Franklin looked to build off their scoring drive as their defense forced penalties, and a turnover on downs. Although the momentum appeared to be going in the Quakers direction, Lincoln made the adjustments and exploded for 35 unanswered points.

Metro League Football Roundup 10-16-21

Scores and highlights from Seattle Metro League football action from October 15, 2021.

Do You Feel Like Haitian Immigrants Are Being Treated Fairly?

Adults in Seattle talk about if they feel like Haitian immigrants are being treated fairly.

Citing Driver Shortage, Seattle Public Schools To Suspend Some Bus Routes Starting Monday

According to a release from the SPS, the suspension of the bus routes will begin on Mon., Oct. 18 and will impact approximately 140 routes – out of a total of 600 district-wide – and an estimated 6,740 students.