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…

It’s National Social Security Month!

by Kirk Larson, Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist National Social Security Month is celebrated in April and is dedicated to educating you about Social Security programs and services. From programs that help support you through life’s journey, to services that help put you in control, to systems that help protect what’s important to you,…

King County hosting Administrative Professionals Day event, April 25

Career Support Services and the Administrative Professionals Advisory Committee are pleased to host King County’s 3rd Annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Day event on Wednesday, April 25. This year, approximately 100 outstanding administrative professionals were nominated for recognition. Join us as we recognize and celebrate the valuable contributions administrative professionals throughout King County government are making.…

The county’s risk journey

What is risk management? This is a common question posed to The Office of Risk Management Services. Very much like the title implies, the office manages risk. But, what is risk? Director Jennifer Hills describes risk as, “unplanned events that have the potential to prevent an organization from meeting their objectives.” That’s the traditional way…