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Generator

10 Tips for Safer Winter Generator Usage

Winter weather is here, and if your electricity goes out due to snow and ice, a generator can keep power flowing to your home or business. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor … read more

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smoke alarm

3 Fire Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life

Once a house fire starts, you have three minutes or less to escape. UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) is encouraging you to take three critical steps to help protect yourself and your loved ones should a house fire occur. According to a … read more

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electrical fires

Tips to Help Prevent Electrical Fires at Home

Electrical fires often occur unexpectedly in locations that may be hidden from view. As the second most-common type of home fire in the United States, more than 40,000 electrical fires occur in American homes every year, resulting in hundreds of deaths, over 1,000 … read more

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kids screentime

Screen Time and Sleep — How to Promote Healthy Sleep Habits in Your Kids

Even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, parents were grappling with the effects of screen time on their children’s sleep habits. Now, with so much of the world moving online, kids’ screen time has increased drastically, and many old routines are out … read more

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Car Safety

Car Safety: What To Do if You Lock Your Child In (and how to prevent it from happening)

As much as none of us as parents think we would ever forget our young kids in a locked car, accidents happen. On average, one child dies every nine days due to heatstroke from being locked in a vehicle, according to KidsAndCars.org. The … read more

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Emotionally Preparing Your Children for Back-to-School Season

Between sheltering-in-place, online learning and time away from friends, many children will need a little extra support as they head back to school this fall. Consider these tips from the experts at KinderCare to help you emotionally prepare your children to return to … read more

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boating

Know Before You Go — Boating Edition

The spectacular vistas, lush forests and scenic waterways are all around us on the West Sound. We are, indeed, fortunate to live in such a beautiful place and we also have incredible outdoor recreational opportunities including boating. If you are heading out to … read more

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auto tips
Automotive

Getting Ready to Drive Again? Check Your Car for These Three Things First

As restrictions are being loosened up on stay-at-home orders, so you may be ready to finally take the family on a road trip or return to work. Since your car may have sat relatively idle over the last few months, the following tips … read more

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Water Safety

How to Stay Safe on the Water (and Why)

A personal story from a Search-and-Rescue team member

Every year as Father’s Day comes and goes, my thoughts turn to water safety. I think about how so many people’s lives changed on one fateful Father’s Day and how my search and rescue K9 partner Chips and I became part of this … read more

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