You may go years without changing the tires on your car—or admittedly, longer without even thinking about changing the tires on your car. Airliners, which literally weigh tons more than your average Subaru, don’t have the same luxury. Southwest Airlines, for example, usually changes tires every five to six weeks, and in the past year, it has […]
Soccer coach Amy Griffin was in a Seattle hospital visiting a young goalie who was receiving chemotherapy when a nurse said something that made the hair on Griffin’s neck stand up. It was 2009. Two young female goalies Griffin knew had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Griffin, associate head coach for the University of Washington’s […]
A Juneau playground funded and built by the community was destroyed in an arson fire Monday, authorities said. Two boys were charged with starting the fire, according to a police statement early Tuesday.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The fire at the New River Tire Recycling plant will take three to four days to burn itself out and continues to send plumes of black smoke into the air, authorities said. The fire started early Tuesday morning and caused the part of the building’s roof to collapse. No one was injured. […]
Is Rubber tire mulch harmless or harmful. Virgin rubber playground surface CEO Nic Campesi discusses the issue at length. Read more about it here.
A new rope climbing structure was recently added at Lloyd C. Wood Park. In addition to the new structure the park swapped out wood chips for 64 tons of rubber tire mulch. Read more here.