December 6, 2016.Reading time 5 minutes.
Will it snow or won’t it snow? Oh mother nature, why must you be so fickle? But one thing we do know: if it snows, even a dusting creates havoc for drivers, creating road closures and traffic snarls. In our defense (I’m looking at you, smirking midwesterners and transplants from Boston), our steep hills and temperatures that dip […]
August 17, 2016.Reading time 2 minutes.
Northwest summers can be fantastic, but when is hot too hot? The National Weather Service is on the job to tell us, and what they are saying should get your attention now. They have issued an Excessive Heat Warning for many areas in our region, including King County. This statement lets us know that very hot weather that can affect our […]
October 30, 2015.Reading time 7 minutes.
From the editor: At Public Health, we recognize the risks associated with rats. But not all rats are creepy, and they’re certainly not all filthy. In fact, one of our Public Health Nurses, Lauri Serafin, and her family are owners of sweet, domestic rats. She offered to share her insights – and some pretty cute […]