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Articles from the February 24, 2011 edition

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 By Jim Miller    Columns    February 24, 2011

Raising Grandkids

Savvy Senior Grandfamilies: Resources for grandparents raising grandchildren Dear Savvy Senior, Where can grandparents raising grandchildren find help? My two grandkids are about to move in with me indefinitely, and I’m looking to find out what...

 By Laura Snyder    Columns    February 24, 2011

Sending them Packing

I should have known better. Of course, I should have. I don’t know what I was thinking. I asked my kids to pack one bag for themselves with the things they’d need for our trip to Hawaii. Yes, I was starting the process way before I had...

 By Monika Kristofferson    Columns    February 24, 2011

Banish Paper Piles

I’d have to say, as a professional organizer, one of the biggest problem spots I see with clients is where and how they store their paperwork. It might be in boxes. It might in piles. It might be on the floor, covering a desk or a countertop. W...

 By Melanie Coon, Wsdot Communications    News    February 24, 2011

WSDOT crews shifting focus to freezing conditions

OLYMPIA – As freezing temperatures take hold on wet roadways today and tonight, more than 200 Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) trucks are plowing and treating Western Washington roadways. “Our crews have been working...

 News    February 24, 2011

PUD Recognizes CDi Engineers

Local Business Garners BetterBricks Award for Energy Efficiency Everett, WA – Snohomish County Public Utility District today recognized the exceptional efforts of CDi Engineers, based in Lynnwood, which was honored with a 2011 BetterBricks Awar...

 By Chris Thomas    News    February 24, 2011

NW Author Pens New Book on Salmon Recovery, Politics

HOOD RIVER, Ore. - The sport-fishing season for salmon starts next week on the Columbia River, and once again this year, only hatchery fish can be kept - wild chinook salmon and wild steelhead trout have to be released. Advocates for native salmon...

 News    February 24, 2011

John Ladenburg Forms Exploratory Committee for Attorney General

Ladenburg will spend time consulting with family and friends about potentially running for Attorney General in 2012 Tacoma—John Ladenburg, former 14 year Pierce County Prosecutor and 8 year Pierce County Executive, announced today that he is...

 News    February 24, 2011

Inclement weather forces cancellation of Kristiansen telephone town hall tonight

With upwards of three to five inches of snow accumulation in Olympia and more forecasted to fall, Rep. Dan Kristiansen has decided to cancel his telephone town hall meeting that was scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight. Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, said he w...

 News    February 24, 2011

Animal Advocates ask Washington Lawmakers to Protect Animals at Humane Lobby Day 2011 in Olympia

(Feb. 17, 2011) – Washington animal advocates met with state lawmakers in Olympia for Humane Lobby Day 2011 today, and urged support of bills to protect sharks and dogs, and oppose legislation that would harm egg-laying hens. The Humane...