Think All You Have to Worry About in WA are Murder Hornets?
Devil's Coach Horsethomas_koschnick.gmx.de/Deposit Photos. If you think the murder hornets are all there is to be concerned about, then you haven't been paying attention. While most insects in Washingon are relatively harmless, there are a few others you want to watch out for and steer clear of.Read full story
5 Unusual But Fun Things to Do in Seattle
Did you know that there are a ton of fun but unusual things to do in Seattle? There are! These are things that are entertaining but out-of-the-way activities that it's possible even if you live in Seattle you might not know about.Read full story
Childcare Crisis in Seattle?
Smart kiddo in good childcare.Jack Moreh/Free Range Stock. The impact of the Covid-19 world-wide pandemic hit Seattle hard, and the devastation is now coming home to roost. In a system that has had a history of paying low wages, and having wait lists for daycares and schools, the pandemic has made things significantly worse for parents, and childcare workers. When parents lost their jobs or began working from home and subsequently pulled their kids from childcare, many childcare facilities had to close.Read full story
Are You Ready for the Smoke Season in Seattle?
For the last few years, forest fires have raged through the Pacific Northwest. It has not been unusual for the air to be extremely smoky and even for ash to be floating around. None of which is healthy for humans to be breathing. It's only the middle of July and already we are seeing forest fires in Washington. As of July 10th, there are thirty wildfires burning in our state. Even worse Vaughn Cork a fire analyst states that we are three to four weeks early this year for the number of forest fires we're seeing. Normal forest fire season is at the end of August.Read full story
Murder Hornets Back in Washington State?
The very first Asian giant hornets were discovered in America in 2019 in Whatcom County Washington along the Canadian border. The hornet is dubbed the "murder hornet" not because it is all that dangerous to humans, although more than one sting can be fatal to a human, but because they are notorious for destroying and killing honey bees. The Asian giant hornet is known and feared for its ability to destroy honey bee nests, and kill all the honey bees by decapitation in a number of hours. The reason this is bad is that in Washington, honey bees are needed to pollinate local crops.Read full story
Keep Your Pets Cool During Seattle's Heatwave
Dogs playing at the beach.Merelize/Free Range Stock. As if the three digit heat and keeping yourself cool isn't enough, it's important to remember your pets need to be kept cool too. Domestic pets can suffer tremendously during a heatwave like Seattle and the rest of the Pacific Northwest is currently suffering through. It can be no small task to keep your pet cool during extreme heat.Read full story
How to Beat Seattle's Upcoming Heatwave
Seattle rarely has temperatures hot enough to warrant purchasing an air conditioner. It tends more towards the cool and rainy during most of the year. But every so often, particularly during the last few years, it's been drier and hotter during the Summer. The upcoming weekend is supposed to be 100+ degrees. The National Weather Service has put out an excessive heat warning for the entire Pacific Northwest in fact.Read full story