Kudos! to Melanie Maltry of Public Health

Melanie Maltry, Home-Based Services Manager with Best Starts for Kids, will be receiving a Preceptor of the Year Award for the Population Health track in the University of Washington School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. Melanie, who manages BSK’s Home-Based Services investment area, has served as a mentor for DNP School of…

KC Headlines

King County Learning and Development Opportunities Newsletter 4-3-18 Bytes and Boxes: Secondary Value Roads King County hosting Administrative Professionals Day event Welcome back TrailheadDirect! Beginning April 21, the service will connect Seattle to the Issaquah Alps Seeking consultant to work with Communities of Opportunity partners – Deadline April 27 Now Accepting Applications for Community-Designed Programs &…

Featured Job: 2018 Marine Marketing Intern

Salary: $16.36 – $20.73 Hourly Location: Seattle, WA Job Type: Intern Department: Department of Transportation – Marine Division Job Number: 2018MCK08010 Closing: 4/28/2018 11:59 PM Pacific Description: King County Marine Division has a fantastic summer opportunity for two college students who have an interest in marketing. These positions will focus on marketing support and increasing…

Pet of the Week: Anubis

Crossposted from Tails from RASKC Can you open your heart and home to Anubis, our Pet of the Week? This five-year-old gray tabby was brought in by a good Samaritan in early January. His personality color is “Rambunctious Red,” meaning he’s a spirited cat with a fun-loving personality. Anubis loves to be around people and…

King County’s noxious weed team tackles several high-priority species in April

Crossposted from KCWeeds King County’s noxious weed specialists have their hands full this month and it isn’t going to get easier anytime soon. Top priority noxious weeds they are focusing on this month include garlic mustard, European coltsfoot, giant hogweed and shiny geranium. Other regulated noxious weeds that are following close behind are spotted knapweed,…

King County increased the pet adoption rate by a record 20 percent in a single year

Regional Animal Services of King County – which has dramatically increased the pet-save rate in recent years – set a new record for adoptions last year, delivering on Executive Constantine’s commitment to transform humane animal care. Executive Dow Constantine thanked the staff and volunteers at King County’s animal services division for increasing the pet adoption…