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Facts on Ebola

While a large Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa and a handful of cases have been reported in the U.S., the risk of an outbreak in the United States continues to be very small. The City of Seattle is monitoring the situation and will work closely with Public Health - Seattle & King County to alert the public if the situation changes. More information can be found on the Public Health website and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.

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An armed 31-year-old man arrested by Seattle police at Monday‚Äôs Ferguson demonstration is facing charges after officers found a cache of weapons, ammunition, and explosive materials in his backpack and vehicle. A bystander alerted police to a suspicious man Monday and reported seeing him handling a road flare during a well-attended demonstration. Officers contacted the […]
City of Seattle services on Thanksgiving holiday
All City of Seattle offices will be closed on November 27 and 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Seattle Public Libraries will be closed on November 27 and open on November 28. No garbage, food and yard waste or recycling collections are scheduled in Seattle on November 27.
How to make Thanksgiving a happy holiday for your pets
The Seattle Animal Shelter wants to help you make Thanksgiving a safe one for the furry members of your family, by offering a handful of holiday tips.
Winterfest at Seattle Center
Winterfest at Seattle Center welcomes the winter season with five weeks of spirited entertainment and inspired, child-friendly diversions, from November 28 – December 31.
Holiday gift guide from Seattle Arts & Culture
This holiday season, support artists, local businesses and your community by giving your loved ones arts-related items, memberships, classes and experiences.
Greening the Emerald City, one home at a time
Community Power Works is driving clean energy innovation and generating economic growth by delivering energy efficiency solutions to Seattleites.
Prevent flooding in your neighborhood, adopt a drain
Don't let fall rainstorms flood your street. Help clear your local storm drain of leaves and other debris by adopting your local storm drain.
Call for films for the 12th annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival
The Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute is seeking submissions for the annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival in April, which is celebrating its 12th year. The submission deadline is February 5.
Accordable Care Act enrollment help
The Seattle Public Library and Public Health - Seattle & King County are collaborating to help people determine their eligibility for the programs offered under the Affordable Care Act.