Take Back Your Meds (Senate Bill 5234) is the proposed statewide program that would provide convenient drop-off locations for unused medicines for safe and secure disposal. Supporters of the program, like Executive Director of the Washington Poison Center Jim Williams, believe a statewide system is needed to ensure that all Washington residents have easy access […]
KIRO 7 recently reported on the Museum of Flight’s $12 million Space Gallery project, which is being built in hopes of receiving one of America’s three retiring space shuttles. On March 2 Construction workers erected a 40-foot glass facade at the site of the new 15,000-square-foot Space Gallery. The 40-foot glass wall will be supported […]
The Seattle Times wrote a story about The Museum of Flight’s new Space Gallery project. If museum supporters are successful, this $12 million gallery project will eventually house one of America’s four retiring space shuttles. To read the full story, click here.
JOHN DODGE; Staff writer A bill to create a statewide program for safe disposal of unused prescription and over-the-counter medicines faces a showdown on the Senate floor. Supporters of Senate Bill 5234, including local governments, law enforcement, medical associations and environmental groups, say a secure drug take-back program is needed to stem drug abuse by […]
Check out the Take Back Your Meds PSA on KIRO 97.3. Jim Williams, executive director of Washington Poison Center speaks to KIRO radio on the Take Back Your Meds program. The program, proposed as Senate bill 5234, would require the pharmacy industry to devise a plan to safely dispose of drugs, keeping prescription pills out […]
The Seattle Times published an opinion piece about the Take Back Your Meds program written by supporter Jim Williams, Executive Director of the Washington Poison Center. Williams believes a comprehensive, statewide system is needed to ensure that all Washington residents have easy access to a place to take their unused drugs. To read the full […]
Retired astronaut Dr. Bonnie Dunbar traveled to the Tri-Cities on February 16 to outline the efforts of Seattle’s Museum of Flight to bring one of NASA’s three retiring space shuttles to Washington state. In addition to interviewing with KNDU/KNDO-TV, KVEW/KAPP-TV, and KONA Radio, Dunbar had a chance to speak to the Pasco-Kennewick Rotary club. She […]
The Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) recently featured Overlake Hospital Medical Center in an article about “culinary surprises” in the Puget Sound. The PSBJ recognized Overlake for its “seasons dining” in-room service, in which they give their patients “the best,” according to Chris Linaman, executive chef. To read the full story, click here.
KOMO Radio’s Ian Sterling experienced first-hand the life-saving capabilities of local paramedics when he rode along in a Medic One ambulance on Tuesday. The ambulance responded to a few calls and Sterling had the chance to interview paramedic-in-training Justin Clouse, who said the rigorous paramedic training, offered largely in part because of the funds the […]
Enterprise Washington has received the STAR Award from the national business organization BIPAC for its efforts in engaging employees and voters in the public policy and elections processes in Washington state. The award recognizes Enterprise Washington for outstanding integration of grassroots programming in its statewide election efforts. “We are extremely proud of G.R.O.W., the grassroots […]