KIRO 7 Reports on the Museum of Flights $12 million Space Gallery Project

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 […]

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Rx drug disposal bill faces deadline on Senate floor

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 […]

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Take Back Your Meds PSA KIRO 97.3

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 […]

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Drug companies should help consumers dispose of unused, dangerous drugs

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 […]

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Bonnie Dunbar Travels to Tri-Cities, WA to promote Museum of Flight’s efforts in bringing a space shuttle to Washington State

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 […]

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Overlake featured in Puget Sound Business Journal

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.

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KOMO radio gets an action-packed glimpse into the life of a Medic One paramedic

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 […]

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Enterprise Washington recognized for voter education and political outreach programs

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 […]

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