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School Closure: What Kiona-Benton families need to know
School Closure: What Kiona-Benton families need to know
BENTON CITY, Wash.-- Students in the Kiona-Benton School District won't attend classes on Monday, as the school implements Gov. Jay Inslee's orders to close all schools in the state one day ahead of schedule. Schools will still provide nutrition services through "grab and go" meals, rather than opening cafeterias to children during the mandated six week closure ...
Gov. Inslee orders schools closed in King, Snohomish, Pierce Counties
Gov. Inslee orders schools closed in King, Snohomish, Pierce Counties
OLYMPIA, Wash.-- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is calling for the closure of schools in three counties in the state in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. Inslee made the announcement Thursday afternoon, just a day after asking businesses and organizations to cancel any public or private events that would have 250 or more people in attendance ...
State marijuana restrictions don’t apply to preschools
State marijuana restrictions don’t apply to preschools
Officials with the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board say a preschool doesn't meet the criteria that would require marijuana retail stores to be established at least 1,000 feet from them. Officials wth the city of West Richland contacted the agency last week after learning that a retail marijuana store had been granted a license to operate less than 400 feet away from Kids Space Preschool and Le