Nicholas K. Geranios; The Associated Press
COVID-19Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday applauded numbers showing that some 94% of Washington state employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received exemptions from his mandate, and 3.1% are waiting to get a vaccine or exemption.
Washington State University fired football coach Nick Rolovich and four of his assistants on Monday for refusing a state mandate that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, making him the first major college coach to lose his job over vaccination status.
Officials in Washington state said Thursday they had destroyed the first giant hornet nest of the season, which was found near the town of Blaine along the Canadian border.