Students statewide participating in Bike to School Day | Department of Transportation

  • May 4, 2015 at 2:04PM

Hundreds of elementary and middle school students from schools and communities across the state will be participating in the national Bike to School Day Wednesday, May 6. Sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists as part of National Bike Month, Bike to School Day encourages students to bicycle for transportation, better health and a cleaner environment.

County Council calls for Executive to consider specific climate actions | King County

  • May 4, 2015 at 4:16PM

The Metropolitan King County Council wants the County Executive’s update of the County’s Strategic Climate Action Plan (SCAP) to include specific climate actions that can play a role on the battle against climate change. The Council gave its unanimous support to a motion calling for the 2015 SCAP to consider and include activities and policies selected from climate action plans of other jurisdictions.

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Better than 5 blood drive | Cascade Regional Blood Services

  • May 4, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute Class would like to welcome you to partner with them to do Better Than 5. Donate at Cascade Regional Blood Services in Downtown Puyallup and join in the Donor Appreciation Breakfast where you can give blood, grab breakfast and win some prizes.

Whooping cough study shows vaccine protection fades over time | Department of Health

  • May 4, 2015 at 4:00PM

A new study shows that whooping cough vaccinations wear off over time, but they’re still the best protection against the dangerous disease. The study, released in the May edition of the journal Pediatrics, used data from the 2012 whooping cough epidemic in Washington.

State and BBB warn consumers before hiring a mover | Better Business Bureau

  • May 4, 2015 at 2:02PM

The Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) have some words of caution for consumers who need to hire a moving company for an in-state move: check with the state before it's too late!

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