Shellie Hart

Doh! More Emoji’s Coming Soon to Your Smart Phone

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Unicode has released a list of all 67 emojis that have been accepted as candidates by the UTC (Unicode Technical Committee).   More on the story and to see the emojis and meanings (HERE) Read More »

How to Use the I405 Express Toll Lanes

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This is gonna take some serious getting used to, and likely we will see it impact travel times (for the short term we hope?)  The I405 Express Toll Lanes start Sunday, what you need to know starts (HERE) Read More »

National Cheeseburger Day! [Burger Locator]

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Cheeseburger day is celebrated annually on the 18th September. This celebration of one of the most iconic and delicious foods of the USA, has been taking place every year since the early part of the Roaring 20s era.   To mark the day, many burger makers will use their creativity and culinary skills to make new variations on the traditional ... Read More »

Show Your Colors with Community Crosswalks

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Special painted crosswalks are a great way to represent a neighborhood. They can be used to showcase a community’s unique culture and history or just liven up an intersection with artistic and colorful stripes. Love that it not only brightens up a street, but makes those crosswalks VERY obvious:) Interested in one in your neighborhood?  Start (HERE) Read More »

Habits of a Tidy Kitchen [checklist]

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I admire those with a picture perfect kitchen.  While I know I spend probably more time in it than my own bedroom, I just can’t seem to keep up with it.  I know it’s clean, but tidy?  Just don’t look in my cupboards, my fridge is jam-packed and likely more ‘junk’ drawers than utensils. So how do they do it?  ... Read More »

Bruno Mars to Return to the Super Bowl?

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Just two years after performing at halftime with special guests Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Uptown Funk” singer Bruno Mars has surprisingly been invited by the NFL to return for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016. Awesome!  More on the story (HERE) Read More »

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

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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]

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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 »