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Kid recruits sought for next generation of state time Capsule Keepers

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:06AM

Members of the original Centennial Time Capsule Keepers are in the final days of recruiting a new generation of replacements in time for the state’s 125th birthday celebration, Nov. 11 in Olympia. Nominations for new Capsule Keepers end this Tuesday, Oct. 21. Any child living in Washington state who was born from Nov. 4 to Nov. 18 in 2004 is eligible. Children of 1989 Capsule Keepers are also eligible. Interested children should have a parent or guardian complete a registration form. Parent or guardian permission is required.

 

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King County to fight against obesity, new types of tobacco

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 9:58AM

King County will use a federal grant to coordinate a regional fight against obesity and tobacco by taking on the marketing of junk food, sugary sodas, and new tobacco products. Using a $9 million grant awarded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health - Seattle & King County will lead a partnership of cities, school districts, community organizations, and businesses. The coalition will help local residents make healthy decisions, help schools provide healthier meals and more opportunities for exercise, and help cities design more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly communities.

Fall Festival is this weekend at Carnation's Camp Korey

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 2:14PM

Join Camp Korey at Carnation Farm for its Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 17, 18 and 19, to celebrate the season. Bring the family for a fun day on the campus, with hay rides and 'smore-making, farm animals to visit, pumpkin picking, the chance to learn about Camp Korey’s sustainable organic farming, and other activities.

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