Ebola preparedness continues in Washington hospitals | Department of Health

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:14PM

Preparations for identifying, isolating, evaluating and treating patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease in Washington continues, even though the likelihood of the virus appearing in the state is still considered low.

Cell phone tower vandalized | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

  • Today at 9:00AM

Officers responded to a SR 410 store regarding theft from a cell phone tower. When officers arrived and spoke with an employee, he told them it appeared someone had cut through the chain link fence and damaged the cell phone processing system.

Make your holiday travel safe | Washington State Patrol

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 2:00PM

The season of visiting family, celebrating holidays and snow is upon us, which means many drivers will be travelling over the passes. We want to remind travelers that driving conditions change rapidly.

Even the best holiday cooks benefit from food safety tips | Department of Health

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 1:17PM

Food takes center stage at many holiday gatherings. However, when food-related illness strikes, holiday joy can turn into stomach pains. Food safety experts at the Washington State Department of Health have safety tips for cooks to make sure that everyone enjoys holiday meals.

Pierce County celebrates #GISDAY with free Open Data Portal

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 1:16PM

In celebration of International GIS Day, Pierce County is launching a free new site that makes it easy to research census data, zoning, local parks, property parcels, and more! The new Open Geospatial Data Portal makes the County’s GIS data widely available to the public.

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