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April 2017

Road Rules 101: What am I supposed to do at those green bike boxes?

This month, many Northwesterners will wipe the dust off their trusty two-wheelers and begin biking to work again. That means more bikes on the road and more bikes occupying those green bike boxes...

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Turn off your water before leaving on spring break

Before you escape to sun and sand on spring break, protect your home in a surprising but important way: Shut off your main water valve. Water damage – not fire or windstorm...

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15 not-so-obvious tips for a successful first launch of the season

It's the first sunny spring weekend, and hordes of trailer boats clog public launches surrounding Northwest lakes, rivers, and harbors. You've waited your turn, eager to launch, and now you're next in line...

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Eco-friendly ways to recycle vintage electronics

Is your old computer gathering dust in your closet? Need to part with that clunky console TV? If so, you're not alone. Many of us simply hang onto old electronics because we know it's illegal to dump them...

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10 'who knew?' household hacks

So what's the best way to prevent a mess? Organize a space? Repurpose trash to solve a problem? We asked our resident hack-masters to share their best tips, and they didn't disappoint...

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Keep teens safe on prom night

Bow ties, boutonnieres, glittery gowns, and lacquered locks – the props for a picture-perfect prom. Amid the excitement of finding just the right 'do and dress, it's easy for teens to dismiss...

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