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  • Seattle and tech companies want internet for all

    Internet Essentials SPONSORED — Most of Seattle’s residents enjoy internet connectivity at home, but a small yet important population does not have regular online access. A recent study shows that low-income and insecurely housed groups are most affected by the “digital divide,” so the city and local tech companies are working together to bridge that […]
  • What’s that weed clogging up Washington lakes?

    Milfoil King SPONSORED — If you’ve ever gone for a swim or out on a boat on one of Washington’s lake, you’re probably familiar with milfoil. Nasty, gunky, and dangerous, Eurasian Milfoil is an invasive and aggressive plant with deep roots that clogs up waterfront property. Milfoil is dangerous for swimmers, can ruin boat motors, […]
  • Five Whales You Can See in Seattle

    Whale Watching with Puget Sound Express SPONSORED — You may think that whale watching happens only to weathered sea workers fishing in frigid waters, or tourists on an Alaskan cruise. But you don’t have to sail the wild shores of Alaska—or be Captain Ahab—to spot a whale. In fact, the Salish Sea near Seattle is […]
  • Reading your car dashboard: The meaning of 10 common symbols

    Find a local Point S SPONSORED — If you change your car’s oil on time, get your tires rotated frequently and fill the chips in your windshield soon after they happen, you’re a pretty responsible car owner. You’ll likely feel that way, too, right up until a light flashes on your dashboard and you have […]
  • How to buy a bed with confidence

    Bedrooms and More SPONSORED — Your bed is the part of your house where you spend a third of every day, so buying a new one represents a pretty life-changing decision. However, most people don’t realize until they go to a mattress store just how many options are out there. The basics The “just the […]
  • Introducing the WSECU & KIRO Radio Hometown Hero: Randy Pennington

    NOMINATE your Hometown Hero WSECU SPONSORED — Randy Pennington has a clear commitment to serving others, as evidenced by his 12 years serving in the army, work as a paramedic, 911 dispatcher, volunteer firefighter, fire commissioner and most recently serving as a reserve police officer for the city of Toledo for the last 33 years. […]
  • App provides support for heart attack survivors

    American Heart Association SPONSORED — Approximately every 40 seconds, someone in America has a heart attack. While people who survive may feel lucky, recovering from a heart attack is taxing, both physically and emotionally. A heart attack occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely reduced or cut off […]
  • 5 things to do now to prep your home for summer

    State Roofing SPONSORED — While spring may have just begun, many homeowners already have their eyes on summer. From barbecues to lazy days in the shade to harvesting fruits and vegetables from the backyard garden, summer is the best. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to enjoy going outside when your yard isn’t comfortable or you’re spending too […]
  • Live music is the alternative to a boring company picnic

    Live Nation Season Tickets SPONSORED — There’s a popular idea that having experiences is better than accumulating stuff, and that idea is more than just a trend – it’s rooted in science. People are more satisfied when they spend their money on experiences instead of objects, according to a study in the Journal of Consumer […]
  • Introducing the WSECU & KIRO Radio Hometown Hero: Verneda Obrien

    NOMINATE your Hometown Hero WSECU SPONSORED — Verneda Obrien, Patient Services Coordinator at the Swedish SCI Thoracic Institute located on Seattle’s First Hill has the reputation of having an amazing work ethic and a caring heart. However, her colleagues were recently surprised to learn just how far beyond her generosity and kindness went, in addition […]