Webinar: Protect your business from Spring Weather Threats

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This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.

Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts.  Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms. [Read more…]

KBTC, KCTS leaders earn national advocacy awards

The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) today presented the 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director & General Manager, KBTC, for their exceptional efforts in furthering public television’s legislative goals and marshalling grassroots support for public broadcasting. [Read more…]

Fourteen businesses, HOAs recognized for stormwater management

Fourteen local businesses and homeowner associations have been recognized for taking steps to reduce the amount of pollution entering Pierce County’s waterways in 2014.These businesses and associations received Pierce County’s “5-Star Excellence in Stormwater Management” award for exceeding operational and maintenance standards for their stormwater systems: [Read more…]