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Bags of candy line the shelves at grocery stores, pumpkins are everywhere you look, and Halloween is right around the corner. October is one of the spookiest and most festive times of year. It can also create a lot of waste. This year, try these earth-friendly tips for a greener Halloween.
Community Events, October 2016
By Hank Myers, David Carson and Toby Nixon
By Redmond Mayor John Marchione, Bellevue Mayor John Stokes and Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler
Fall is finally here. The leaves are turning yellow and red; families and teachers are settling in with back-to-school schedules. It's the perfect time to make reducing, reusing and recycling part of new routines at home and school.
I remember waking up on the morning of Sept. 11, 2011 being late for work. I didn't turn on the TV because I didn't have time. I let our dog out, got ready for work, and bolted out the door. At the time, I was the sports editor at the Whidbey News-Times in Oak Harbor, Wash. Tuesdays were deadline day at the paper and being late meant putting everything into a time crunch.