Shellie Hart

Back-To-School: Eastside Firefighters Work to Feed Kids Breakfast

Credit: Eastside Firefighters School Nutrition Program

The School Nutrition Program was established to address child hunger in schools. Too often, children come to school without having eaten breakfast. Many times those same children did not have a proper dinner the night before, which leaves them with only school lunch to rely on. With that in mind, the Eastside Firefighters Benevolent Fund established the School Nutrition Program ... Read More »

Bertha Ready to Dig Again! [video]

Credit: SDOT/YouTube/SR99 Tunnel

While we worked this week, so did SDOT lowering Bertha’s 4 million-pound cutter head & drive.  The unit is now submerged!  Tunnel now just 27 months behind schedule with traffic set to flow through the new tunnel in spring of 2018.  We hope:) Check out the time lapse video released by SDOT. Read More »

Do You Know What They Mean?

Credit: WSDOT Blog

The zigzag markings are a test – the first of their kind in Washington state – to see if they might help improve driver’s compliance with slowing down approaching a crosswalk. While we haven’t had any specific safety problems in these areas, this is a low-cost way for us to try something that we believe will increase the level of ... Read More »

Volunteers Needed To Fight Wildfires

Credit: Washington State Dept. of Natura Resources

We all want to help, your first step is the  NORTHWEST REGION of AMERICAN RED CROSS (HERE).  As resources/your gifts are needed for Red Cross sheltering, feeding dozens of wildfire evacuees. For the first time, the state is asking for volunteers… The following information is directly from the Washington Department of Natural Resources: OLYMPIA – For the first time in ... Read More »

Don’t Make That Fashion Faux Pas

Credit: Fractl & eBay Deals

Found this on WHO WHAT WHERE on fashion mistakes that make us cringe!  But which style faux pas are the top-named offenders by the population at large? Fractl, a research company, aimed to answer just that question with a study on behalf of eBay Deals Biggest offender: Too Much Animal Print See the others (HERE) Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Says Labeling Clothing as Plus-Size Tells Some Women They’re Not ‘Worthy’

Credit: Melissa McCarthy_Seven 7

• Melissa McCarthy’s clothing line Melissa McCarthy Seven7 is launching at major retailers, McCarthy takes issue with the label “plus size,” and how it feels when women’s clothing is segregated in stores. • “Seventy percent of women in the United States are a size 14 or above….so you’re taking your biggest category of people and telling them, ‘You’re not really worthy.’ I find that ... Read More »