Blogs

Reopening

July 06, 2021

After 15 months, Washington has reopened. Fifteen months. We’ve made a lot of changes, but what exactly does “reopening” mean? When the governor or state officials talk about reopening, they’re referring to businesses. The main difference as of June 30, is that businesses and events are open at 100% capacity. The exception is for indoor venues with a capacity of 10,000 or more; they are still limited to 75% capacity. Most businesses — including restaurants, bars, movie theaters, grocery stores and offices — get to operate like they did before the pandemic, as long as they’re following the workplace safety requirements set by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).

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Fourth of July

Fourth of July

June 25, 2021

It’s time to celebrate. Not only do we have the tradition behind Independence Day to reflect on, but we can also celebrate how much progress our community has made towards overcoming the pandemic in the last year. Independence Day looked different last year. This year it may feel a little more normal, but now that more people are getting vaccinated and the state is reopening, there may be some confusion about what’s safe and what isn’t. Let’s cover some basics on how to have a fun and safe Fourth of July celebration this year.

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It's Smoke Ready Week!

June 18, 2021

It’s Smoke Ready Week! What does that mean? It means it’s time to get ready for the smoke that comes with wildfire season. Some years wildfire smoke can be worse than others, so it’s always good to be ready with helpful information and tools.

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Summer Food Programs

June 11, 2021

If you or someone you know is struggling to afford nutritious food, let’s talk. There are some great programs going on in our community this summer that can help. Here is an overview of some helpful programs.

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