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Planning can help prevent heat-related illnesses

The official start of summer is just around the corner. Summer days bring summer fun, but the season also brings its own hazards and increased risk for injury. Planning ahead and taking simple precautions can help keep you and your family safe this summer.

Thanks needed for those with risky jobs

We would all like to believe we’re the best at whatever we are or do, right? Maybe we are; most likely, we are not. I am surprised at myself sometimes when the judgmental self surfaces and I become an expert at not only what I do but also what someone else does (or is doing).

Businesses need to prepare for emergencies

Get ready and stay ready, Nevada: Are you prepared for an emergency? Last week I discussed having a family plan, so this week I will cover how to prepare a business for an emergency.

List of contacts crucial during emergencies

Get ready and stay ready, Nevada. Are you prepared for an emergency? Last week I discussed a list of suggested items to stock and suggestions for storage. This week I will suggest you create a family plan.

Be wary of bees; leave them be

You may have noticed that spring is a prime time for the re-emergence of bees in our area. Sometimes you will see many of them — and by many, I mean thousands.