State Fire Marshal’s Office Recognizes Fire Prevention Week 2021 Asking Residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety”

WA Fire Marshal

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OLYMPIA – The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.”

New Research Confirms Hospitalization Risk Higher With Four COVID-19 Variants

Washington Department of Health

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OLYMPIA -- People in Washington state infected with Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta variants have a higher risk of hospitalization compared to those infected with non-variant versions of SARS-CoV-2, according to new research from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), in collaboration with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Institute for Disease Modeling at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and UW Medicine Virology Lab. The variants Gamma and Beta have the highest estimated risk for hospitalization.

High Crude Oil Prices May Prevent Idaho Drivers From Saving at the Pump This Winter


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BOISE – If gas prices throughout the year resemble a roller coaster ride, this is normally the time when Idaho drivers can look forward to taking a plunge.  But the high cost of crude oil may prevent a thrilling drop in seasonal gas prices and leave motorists stuck on the track.


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