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How to Create Your First Garden This Spring

From genetically modified crops to the environmental and health effects of pesticides, more and more Washington residents are questioning whether they should grow what they eat. Wherever you stand on the issues...

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Helping Seniors Have a Wonderful Winter

Slippery sidewalks. Freezing temperatures. Power outages. Winter isn't always a wonderland. If you regularly lend a hand to a senior friend or family member here in Washington, it may be a good time of the year to...

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The Right Tires for Winter Driving

It's easy to forget about your tires when it comes to vehicle safety. But with winter weather already in many parts of the country, tires are an important aspect you should keep in mind. Your tires can be the...

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Holiday Safety Tips for Your Four-Legged Friends

As a nation, our pets are like family, so let's make sure they enjoy the holidays with us while staying safe. As a general rule of thumb, always keep pets on a regular routine, even during the holiday season. Don't let...

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Make Home Safety a Priority While You’re Away for the Holidays

The holidays can be a great time to get out of town to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house stays safe while...

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone who does), you've probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It's a great thought, of course. But,...

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Night Driving Dangers

A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night - Now that summer has ended, and while fall and winter have their own pleasures - including skiing and other fun on the mountain passes - longer nights...

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Home Efficiency Check

Is your home as efficient as it could be? - Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher...

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A Few Tips for the College-Bound

College is expensive enough without the added cost of unexpected accidents or theft, not covered by your insurance policy. If you have a student heading away to school, below are a few tips to help you get the most out...

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We're Supporting Knit for Life

® This month we are proud to be supporting another amazing organization with a laudable and heartwarming goal. Knit for Life helps support cancer patients and their caregivers by giving them the gift of knitting. Knit...

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