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Beat the Summer Heat

Beat the Summer Heat
Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

As long-time residents of the Pacific Northwest, we can’t wait for our warm, sunny days. You can also say that we suffer through all the different types of weather that fall, winter, and spring can throw at us just so we can enjoy three months of beautiful weather. And if memory serves, a Northwest icon used to sing, “The bluest skies you’ve seen are in Seattle.” Sometimes our summertime weather can get extremely hot. We don’t experience it often, so we don’t always know what to do to stay safe. I’d like to share a few tips for staying cool when summer temperatures rise to dangerous levels. Continue reading “Beat the Summer Heat”

Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go

By Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

April is a popular month for parks activities and outdoor recreation. It is common for local cities and park districts to host Parks Appreciation events that attract park volunteers and lovers of the outdoors. When you get the itch to get outdoors and enjoy this spring and summer weather, here are some things you need to know before you go. Continue reading “Know Before You Go”

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits

By Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

Soooo, how are those New Year’s resolutions going for you so far? Really, you gave up already? If it makes you feel any better, mine are not going so well either! Don’t feel bad. According to Forbes Magazine, less than 25% of people stay committed to their resolutions past 30 days, and less than 10% actually accomplish them. Continue reading “Healthy Habits”

YOU vs. The Rising Cost of Health Care

Doctor imageBy Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

I’ve scoured the internet to find helpful tips for lowering health care costs…. and come up with nothing helpful! Oh sure, I found out how to pick the right doctor, when to check into a clinic instead of a hospital, which type of prescription drug to buy, and even which insurance options are best for employers…..but something is missing. Continue reading “YOU vs. The Rising Cost of Health Care”