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11
Sep

Preparedness Month: Phone Numbers

September is National Preparedness Month! Each week this month we will be providing tips on how to keep you and your family safe in an emergency. This Week: Know Important Phone Numbers While many people are aware of how to prepare your home for an emergency (with an emergency kit, for example), not many people know who to contact and when

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6
Sep

WSAC Staff Invades Idaho

Boise, Idaho – Last week, several members of the WSAC staff traveled to Boise, Idaho to take part in the first ever Western States Association Staff Retreat. The event was hosted by the Idaho Association of Counties (IAC). WSAC staff arrived on Thursday and set out to explore the city and the Idaho State Capitol campus before the scheduled programming began.
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4
Sep

Preparedness Month: Disaster Kits

September is National Preparedness Month! Each week this month we will be providing tips on how to keep you and your family safe in an emergency. This Week: Create an Emergency Kit The office of Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Washington State Department of Health recommends that all individuals and families keep an emergency preparedness kit able to sustain

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29
Aug

Atlantic Salmon – Counties Asked for Net Pen Ban Five Years Ago

So, it is Sunday morning… and after reading more articles about the environmental catastrophe and the release of thousands of Atlantic Salmon into the waters of Puget Sound, I am drawn to my computer to pen a few words about how Counties identified this as a significant environmental issue over 5 years ago, and how the state environmental agencies and

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