Saving local businesses from the coronavirus
Last updated 3/11/2020 at 12:53pm
Every day, hour-by-hour, we're watching the coronavirus eat away at our everyday lives. Here in Mukilteo, I'm watching traffic all but disappear, stores with empty shelves, many people with masks. I'm getting calls from family and friends from all over the country who recognize Puget Sound as the U.S. epicenter of the contagion.
So we're panic-buying (good luck with finding toilet paper!), withdrawing into our homes, looking somewhere, anywhere, for reassurance that this is only a brief interruption in our daily lives. Spoiler alert: This may be more than a blip. No one knows for sure. Repe...