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Governor Jay Inslee orders a statewide school closure to slow the spread of COVID-19 on March 13, 2020.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee (b. 1951) orders a statewide school closure to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 13, 2020. Several schools in the Puget Sound region have already been shuttered for ...

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Governor Jay Inslee issues a statewide "Stay Home-Stay Healthy" order on March 23, 2020.

Washington residents begin a period of COVID-19 isolation when Governor Jay Inslee (b. 1951) issues a statewide "Stay Home-Stay Healthy" order on March 23, 2020. The order changes life fundamentally f...

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West Seattle Bridge closes unexpectedly on March 23, 2020.

On March 23, 2020, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) unexpectedly closes the West Seattle Bridge after rapidly expanding cracks are found in its support structure. Further investigation ...

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The first of many deaths from a COVID-19 outbreak at the Spokane Veterans Home occurs on April 8, 2020.

On April 8, 2020, a severe COVID-19 outbreak at the Spokane Veterans Home results in the first of many deaths. The deceased was a resident who had been on end-of-life care before contracting the coron...

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Tyson Fresh Meats packing plant in Wallula shuts down because of a deadly COVID-19 outbreak on April 23, 2020.

The Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Wallula shuts down on April 23, 2020 because of a deadly COVID-19 outbreak among its workers. The company takes this step when more than 100 cases of the virus and one d...

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Washington potato growers begin efforts to donate a million pounds of surplus potatoes during the COVID-19 crisis by handing out tons in Ritzville on April 29, 2020.

On April 29, 2020, volunteers hand out free potatoes in a drive-through giveaway that causes a rare traffic jam in the small Eastern Washington city of Ritzville in Adams County. The distribution of n...

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An estimated 60,000 participate in a March of Silence in Seattle to protest police brutality and institutional racism on June 12, 2020.

On June 12, 2020, Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County calls for a statewide day of action that includes a March of Silence and a general strike. The protest is one of scores held across the nation ...

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