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Surges in COVID-19 cases are causing disruptions in many parts of the U.S., but as the school year wraps up and Americans prepare for their summer vacations, many people have returned to their pre-pandemic routines.
The National Transportation Safety Board says the wreckage of a floatplane that crashed into the waters of Washington state’s Puget Sound last week has been found on the sea floor.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A sorority accused of charging University of Washington students for housing they couldn’t stay in during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic will pay more than $250,000 in refunds.
SEATTLE (AP) — A 40-year-old Tacoma woman has pleaded guilty to wire fraud involving a scheme to defraud friends and acquaintances out of more than $600,000.
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington and Seattle University will return to in-person learning at the end of January after starting winter quarter online because of a omicron-fueled spike in COVID-19 cases.
SEATTLE (AP) — University of Washington officials said Tuesday remote learning will happen during the first week of the winter quarter in January because of growing concerns about the rapidly spreading omicron variant.
PHOENIX (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is investigating a University of Washington primate facility in Arizona after a Phoenix newspaper reported finding widespread disease with the potential to compromise science at one of the nation’s largest facilities for breeding pigtailed macaques.
SEATTLE (AP) — Public Health – Seattle & King County officials urged people on Friday to prepare for a surge of omicron COVID-19 cases as the highly-infectious variant spreads through the region.
SEATTLE (AP) — The omicron variant is spreading at an alarming rate in Washington state, doubling in case numbers each day, one of the highest rates in the country.
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington has agreed to pay more than $800,000 to settle Justice Department allegations that a professor submitted false documentation relating to a highly competitive grant.
HOODSPORT, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Department of Health has upgraded its water quality rating for a section of tidelands near Hoodsport west of Vashon Island in southern Hood Canal, certifying that clams and oysters there are safe to eat.
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington will require all students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before fall quarter begins.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to “hear” a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 7 about marijuana and tobacco, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a portion of a comment from the New York City Health Department.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state House approved a plan for a new University of Washington teaching hospital, a prominent part of Gov.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 22 looking at public views on the impact of climate change, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the group where climate scientist Heidi Roop works as the Climate Impact Group at the University of Washington.
SEATTLE (AP) — Eight heart-transplant candidates have been transferred to a Seattle hospital following the suspension of a heart-transplant program at an Oregon facility.

MOUNT VERNON — A group of Latino students gathered Saturday at the Kulshan Neighborhood Center to learn about coding and circuitry from Robert Winglee, a University of Washington professor and director at the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium.
The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project.
University of Washington assistant professor Megan Francis will lead a discussion on the PBS documentary “MLK: A Call to Conscience” from 4-5:30 p.m.
Breitbart, the alt-right website, got more than 4,000 comments on a short story Wednesday highlighting a statement from the University of Washington Tacoma Writing Center regarding racism in writing and the values of its faculty.
Spokane civic leaders had been working for years to expand medical education in the region by the time Elson Floyd was named president of Washington State University.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Bellevue family that lost three members to Alzheimer’s disease has donated $6?million to the University of Washington to advance cutting-edge research into the devastating and incurable brain disorder.