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New HomelessYouth Service Center to Open in Redmond

There’s a Grand Opening on Wednesday, October 10 for the new center, which will offer emergency overnight shelter for young adults and full-service daytime drop-in hours for the homeless ages 15 – 24.

10/06/2012

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Hospital Removes Eel From Man’s Backside

An unidentified man had to seek emergency medical care to get an eel safely removed from his rectum.

09/24/2012

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Seattle Police Find Hostile Crowd at Scene of Shooting

Police say a hostile crowd prevented emergency responders from immediately helping a man with multiple gunshot wounds Wednesday night in the parking lot of a south Seattle fast food restaurant.

05/17/2012

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Snow Globes Cause House Fire

Several decorative snow globes led to a house fire in one local home.

03/22/2012

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Man Rescued From Submerged Vehicle

Firefighters and sheriff’s officers have rescued a man from a car submerged in high water near two storm-fed rivers in Albany, Ore.

01/27/2012

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Gov. Gregoire Proclaims Winter Storm Emergency

Governor Chris Gregoire has issued a Winter Storm Emergency, putting the WA National Guard on stand-by.

01/19/2012

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Emergency Shelters Open on Eastside

Two drop-in emergency shelters in Bellevue are open for those needing shelter in light of cold temperatures and a potential winter storm.

01/17/2012

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Thurston County Hosts Emergency Preparedness Expo

On Saturday, October 29, bring your family to Thurston County’s “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Expo. The fun, family-friendly vendors and displays will help you get ready for winter and that just-in-case emergency.

10/24/2011

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SNAP! It’s Time for Emergency Preparedness

Are you ready for “the big one” promised us in the Pacific Northwest? Or any other disaster for that matter?

09/15/2011