New blog hopes to reach teens with mental health, drug issues

December 30, 2014

With topics ranging from managing panic attacks to managing eating disorders, a new blog site for Issaquah- and Sammamish-area students already is covering a lot of ground.

“‘Mindfulness’” should have been the 2014 Word of the Year, because I’m seeing it everywhere. There’s even a new magazine called ‘Mindful,’ available on newsstands…”

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King County unveils health care blog

September 24, 2013

The most common complaint about the new health care law is that it’s too complicated.

Figuring out what’s happening locally can be a challenge. The blog, created by Public Health — Seattle & King County, should help.

It keeps track of the events, milestones and stories unfolding locally. The blog is also used to communicate with a network of local health and human services organizations that are assisting the uninsured get health coverage. It’s not targeted at a wide public audience.


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Issaquah native hopes to jaunt around the world

September 22, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 22, 2013

Issaquah native and Skyline High School graduate Robert Acinapura needs the public’s help to secure what is being described as the “best job around the world.”

Acinapura hopes to become’s chief world explorer, earning a chance to be sent around the world and blog about the adventure.

“I love meeting new people, learning about other’s lives and seeing the world through their eyes,” Acinapura said in his audition video.

The public can view, and then “like” Acinapura’s video here. Viewers can vote once per day to help him achieve his dream and show Jauntaroo that people would be interested in following his journey.

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