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Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens makes transition

After 40 years of service, The Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens (MOSC) was transitioned in 2017 from a direct service provider model to an Age Friendly Seattle service coordinator model. Over the years, community based partners have grown in both number and service capacity, leading to the need to re-structure the office into a supportive […]

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Featured Northwest Lifestyles Outdoor Activities Washington

Winter RVing in Sunny Sequim

Caption: Olympic Discovery Trail. Written by Dave Helgeson Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted with permission from the Northwest RVing Blog hosted by MHRV (Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle) Show Association. Are you one of the many readers of NorthwestRVing.com that lives in Western Washington? Have you had enough of the wet soggy weather […]

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Winter Washington RV trek ideas

Caption: Take the RV Written by Dave Helgeson Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted with permission from the Northwest RVing Blog hosted by MHRV (Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle) Show Association. For information, go to www.northwestrving.com. Washington is well known for its many historic and scenic State Parks across the state offering day use […]

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Anchoring our yacht at Washington’s Blake Island.

See our cruising video to Blake Island. We’re heading out to test our new ROCNA 55, or “Rocky” as he’s aptly named! We decided to go to our most problematic anchorage spot on the west side of Blake Island Marine State Park where depths are sketchy and where our old anchor was anything but reliable. […]

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Pacific Northwest artist captures the mystical world of Mermaids

Caption: Sea Dreams by Andrea Traphagen Pacific Northwest artist Andrea Traphagen paints her original watercolors and acrylics in vibrant hues…taking you from fantasy worlds to old world to current times. With the stroke of a brush and a vivid imagination, Andrea’s paintings transform you into a world of mermaids, dragon flies and old growth forests. […]

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Spend the holidays on Mount Rainier

Are you ready to spend the holidays at a unique Washington mountain retreat? Mount Rainier National Park is offering the following packages at the National Park Inn. Hollydays Package Hollydays Package includes a room and dinner for you and your party on the evening of December 25, 2021 at the National Park Inn. Seared duck […]

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Pacific Northwest unique holiday adventures

Caption: For Oregon Wine Giving Season, Cória Estates is offering private vineyard tours with the purchase of 12 bottles. (Photo by Joey Hamilton Photography) Are you ready to celebrate the holidays? There are hundreds of holiday events and activities taking place throughout the Pacific Northwest. Here are just a few of them: Made in La […]

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Environment Technology Washington

Conservation dogs help endangered wildlife

Caption: “Pips” of Rogue Detection Teams was able to find larvae and larval poop of the endangered checkerspot butterfly for the Forest Service in Washington State in 2019. Credit: U.S. Forest Service- Pacific Northwest Region, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk: What are conservation dogs?— Jon Gretcham, Portland, OR Simply put, conservation dogs are canines specially trained in […]

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Dinosaurs to invade Clark County Event Center

Jurassic Quest, North America’s largest dinosaur event, will take over the Clark County Event Center in Vancouver Nov. 26-28 during Thanksgiving weekend. See over 100 Life-Size animatronic Dinosaurs including Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus, T-Rex and a 50 Foot Long Megalodon. Meet the trainers, baby dinos and watch a live interactive Raptor show. Other attractions include dinosaur rides, […]

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Environment Uncategorized Washington

Seattle’s new arena promotes Climate Pledge

Caption: Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, the first net-zero-emissions arena of its size in the world, is home to the NHL’s Kraken and WNBA’s Storm. Dear EarthTalk: What is the “Climate Pledge” that Seattle’s new hockey arena is named after all about? — E. Howard, Washington, DC When Seattle’s new sports and concert arena opened […]