URGE KING COUNTY TO FOLLOW THE OPIATE TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATIONS

The opiate epidemic in King County is growing. The King County Opiate Addiction Task Force has recommended a new comprehensive strategy to fight this crisis, including the opening of two pilot safe consumption spaces. In these facilities, healthcare professionals can prevent overdose deaths, reduce the spread of diseases like HIV and Hepatitis C, and efficientlyContinue reading “URGE KING COUNTY TO FOLLOW THE OPIATE TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATIONS”

Please Download the Ready South Texas App BELOW

READY SOUTH TEXAS APP Mayor Ron Nirenberg urged San Antonio residents to stay home this weekend and avoid driving in the rain. He also suggested downloading the Ready South Texas app to receive weather updates. San Antonio is asking any volunteers wanting to help to call 311 Thursday news conference, officials said all evacuees shouldContinue reading “Please Download the Ready South Texas App BELOW”

Hundreds flock to Amazon jobs fair in Kent

Susmita Diyali from Tukwila answers questions in a tent, waiting with others to go inside Amazon’s fulfillment center in Kent to apply for a job Wednesday. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times) By Ángel González Seattle Times business reporter Amazon.com is looking to hire some 50,000 good women and men to pick, stow and pack itemsContinue reading “Hundreds flock to Amazon jobs fair in Kent”

Starbucks in White Center aims to be launchpad for youth job skills

Starbucks manager Tim Webb, back to camera, watches as employee Loni Stubblefield operates an espresso machine at the White Center Starbucks, opening on Friday. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times) By Janet I. Tu The coffeeshop Starbucks is opening Friday in White Center looks in many ways like any other Starbucks store. But to one side ofContinue reading “Starbucks in White Center aims to be launchpad for youth job skills”