If you have been postponing signing your child up for swim lessons, or need to find a program that is a better fit for him or her, keep in mind that participating in swim lessons can save a young person’s life. (More)
Source: Seattle Times
Around this time of year, annuals and perennials in containers and hanging baskets can become leggy with flowers only at the end of long branches. At the same time, overly rambunctious growers can overwhelm neighboring plants, crowding or even suffocating them for lack of light and air. (More)
I-90 Bridge Seafair and Blue Angels Closures
The annual visit of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels for their aeronautical performances over Lake Washington and Mercer Island bring traffic and several road closures on Interstate 90 with them. Go here for the full article.
Goat rental for land clearing takes green construction to a new level. Goat rentals are becoming very popular with construction companies, real estate agents, and survey crews.
When you rent a herd of goats to clear land you don’t need to dispose of the debris. You get the job done without noisy machinery. And when you rent goats you don’t need to apply for land clearing permits. Goats can easily clear land on steep hillsides and rough terrain. This all saves you time and money. For more information, go to Rent-A-Ruminant.
Phase I of Swedish Hospital had it’s grand opening in July 2011. Phase II of the new Swedish/Issaquah medical campus in Issaquah Highlands is expected to open a full four months ahead of schedule. Originally set to open in February 2012, Phase II will now open in November 2011.
Swedish/Issaquah is getting very close to the official opening of Phase I of the hospital and medical office building on July 9. Also opening in July are the pharmacy, Education & Conference Center, café and retail stores.
Phase II of Swedish/Issaquah includes the ICU, inpatient surgery, pediatric inpatient unit, medical/surgical inpatient unit, and labor and delivery. With the completion of Phase II, Swedish anticipates that 465 full-time hospital employees, plus 150 clinic staff and providers, will be employed in the 500,000-square-foot medical center