Liquor licensee risks with New Years alcohol sales

The new year begins at the end of this week, and many people will be out reveling and ringing it in. Some may stay at home, but other will have a night out on then town. Those celebrating are not the only ones that need to be careful. If you are …

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Don’t let the New Year start deadly

New Year’s Eve is one of the worst days of the year for alcohol related car crashes and deaths.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on average, 130 deaths take place on New Year’s Eve. Here are some tips regarding staying safe on New Years: Designate a sober …

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Host a safe holiday office party

A holiday office party is a great way to bring people together, boost morale, and show staff how much they’re appreciated. Be aware, if alcohol is served, some guests may overindulge. The increased opportunities to party this time of year account for a spike in binge drinking. Some party goers will …

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Hit by the delivery driver

This time of year seeing a UPS or Fed Ex truck on the road is a common occurrence.  Driver’s delivering packages this time of year are often under a lot of pressure. UPS expects to deliver 630 million packages between Black Friday and Christmas Eve. During the holiday season delivery drivers will …

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‘Tis the season for holiday decorating injuries

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but also ‘tis the season for emergency room visits to surge due to holiday decorating injuries. More than 15,000 individuals “decking the halls” find themselves in the ER during the month of December according to estimates by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), …

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Death of Attorney General Janet Reno

Janet Reno, our first female Attorney General, has died at age 78 from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. While serving as Florida’s State Attorney in Miami, she was nominated by Bill Clinton, and served under his presidency for almost eight years.She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1995, but she didn’t let …

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Ivan the Gorilla

The bronze tribute immortalizing Ivan the Gorilla has finally been unveiled at the Point Defiance zoo. Many younger people probably do not know of Ivan and his role in Tacoma’s rich history, but he left a giant footprint in our city. He is much deserving of the statue built in …

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