Health & Fitness

Yakima River Kayaking Accident Claims New Retiree’s Life
A man from Everett, on vacation celebrating his recent retirement, lost his life in a kayaking accident on the Yakima River.
Charles Lackey had been kayaking on the river with his wife Cathy about 12 miles south of Ellensburg. He fell out and started trying to swim to shore near the Umptanum Recreati…
Therapist Dates Patient Gets Matching Tattoos Loses License
The Washington Department of Health has accepted the surrendered credential of a Benton County mental health counselor under an agreement with the Mental Health Counselor Program, the department which regulates health care providers.
Brenda Lea Vanderpool's license was initially suspended in 201…
Triple-Digit Heat Advisory Issued for Tri-Cities Area
It's gonna be HOT! The next few days we will see triple-digit highs in the daytime. When it gets this hot, safety is always extremely important! If you work outside make sure to wear light fabrics when possible, take breaks, and drink plenty of water...
Escape Eclipse Blindess with Special Free Library Glasses
Excitement is building for the many venturing out to catch the total solar eclipse just a bit south of us in Oregon on August 21st, the first total solar eclipse since 1918. Being in the path of totality is a truly breathtaking and once-in-a-lifetime experience...
No, the Teens Are Not All Having Sex
A new survey revealed a significant increase in the use of birth control among teenagers between 2011-2015. That's compared with the 4 years prior to that and compared to when the survey first began 30 years ago.
Boys and girls are both using more birth control and the rate of teen pregnancy is …

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