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5 things you need to know this weekend

Daylight Saving Time ends; Washington voter's guide; Voting centers open in Washington; Rare blue moon on Halloween; COVID safe Seattle trick-or-treat map.

Yes, you still need to turn your clocks back in Washington on Nov. 1

Yes, Washingtonians will still need to turn their clocks back an hour on Nov. 1, despite Washington lawmakers approving permanent Daylight Saving Time last year.

That’s because Washington can't actually do away with standard time unless Congress gives approval.

This year, Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Nov. 1. Read more

Washington state 2020 General Election voter's guide

With the General Election days away, it's crunch time for Washington voters needing to turn in their ballots.

Besides the presidential election, there are several races to watch in Washington state, including for governor.

Here is a voter's guide for the top races happening in our state: Read more

Vote centers in Washington open ahead of general election

County elections offices around the state are opening vote centers ahead of the November 3 general election.

In King County, there are going to be six that open Saturday, including one at the CenturyLink Field Events Center.

The state and counties are encouraging people who might need services at locations like these to act early. Read more

A spooky blue moon will illuminate the sky on Halloween

The night sky will bring an added treat this Halloween in the form of a blue moon, which has not occurred in nearly two decades. 

Contrary to its name, a blue moon does not appear blue in color. It is simply the nickname given to the second full moon in a calendar month.

"On average, the moon is full on Halloween every 19 years," NASA said. "In fact, every Halloween full moon is also a Blue Moon." Read more

The Seattle 2020 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Map delivers safe scares

A Seattle couple has gone above and beyond to help families enjoy Halloween this year with COVID-19 precautions in mind. 

Melinda Haughey and her husband Ryan built a candy chute that goes from their front porch to the street to deliver candy to trick-or-treaters in a socially distant way. 

Plus, the couple created a crowd-sourced Seattle 2020 Trick or Treat Map, so families can check who is offering safe trick-or-treating in their neighborhood. Read more

Also see: Seattle local forecast

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