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Be Prepared – New Year tips for your emergency supply kit (Alert)

With the start of the New Year, it doesn’t hurt to get back to basics and review some of the essential items that you should have in your house and as a part of your preparedness plan. One of the … Continue reading

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Be Prepared – Bonney Lake!! – Week 6 – Resource Links

I promised to provide the links that I found on the Internet and used in researching the information I provided over the past weeks in this blog about preparing a 72-hour emergency preparedness go-kit. I do not officially endorse any … Continue reading

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Be Prepared – Bonney Lake!! – Week 6 – Other Gear

Just to get last week’s task (shelter) checked off, I’m going with two emergency blankets per member of my family. I figure one for each person can be used for personal comfort and the other can be contributed to the … Continue reading

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Be Prepared – Bonney Lake!! – Week 5 – Shelter

Week 4’s task was to assemble clothing to include in your 72 hour go-kit. You may have experienced your go-kit container quickly approaching capacity when you added the clothing. As a remedy, you might choose to always have a sturdy … Continue reading

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Be Prepared – Bonney Lake!! – Week 4

Did you feel the earthquake?? The Gig Harbor area experienced a 3.6 magnitude earthquake yesterday morning. Let’s be prepared! As we move forward with our goal to assemble our 72-hour emergency preparedness go-kit for ourselves and family members, I try … Continue reading

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Be Prepared – Bonney Lake!! – Week 3

These Blog posts are a simple guide to building a 72-hour emergency preparedness go-kit for you and each member of your family. I hope you are keeping up with me as I gather supplies for my family’s kits. It’s not … Continue reading

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Be Prepared – Bonney Lake!!

Building the 72-hour Emergency Go-Kit. This is the second installment of a blog by Harwood Edvalson, Bonney Lake Administrative Services Director/City Clerk and Admin PIO. —– Natural disasters are pretty much inevitable. It really is a question of when, not if. … Continue reading

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Fire Preparedness Tips – Think “Ready, Set, Go!” (PC Alert)

The following information comes from the Pierce County Citizen Corps.   Washington State emergency responders are joining forces to encourage residents to be prepared for fires, especially in this hot and prolonged period of dryness. Even Western Washington is ripe … Continue reading

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ARE YOU PREPARED?!?

We live under constant threat of an earthquake, or lahars and ash fall from our close friend, Mt. Rainier. And then there’s always Old Man Winter– the next most likely cause for us on the plateau to experience emergency weather … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather on its way Thursday through weekend – www.weather.gov – Weather Alert

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch and a Special Weather Statement for Thursday through the weekend (Oct. 13-16, 2016). An impressively stormy period is coming up for western Washington from Thursday through the weekend (Oct. 13-16, … Continue reading

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