Meet Quin! #WhyNotMePets

SEATTLE — Meet Quin! This neat companion dog loves being social with people. Quin is a two-years-old German Shepard and is looking for a forever home. He is originally from a high kill shelter in Texas, but was transferred to the Humane Society of Skagit Valley. He has a lot of energy and would fit best with someone who is active. Quin plays well with kids and generally with other dogs. He is very smart and alert, but still needs […]

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Music4Life program puts instruments into hands of hundreds of local students

As school districts struggle with finances, music programs often feel the pinch — and parents, struggling with how to pay for instruments, can be forced to keep their kids out of band classes. That led to the creation of a non-profit called Music4Life. “We acquire lovingly used instruments from adults who no longer need them, and have them in their garages or attics,” said Dave Endicott, who founded the group ten years ago. The group then refurbishes those instruments and […]

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Use THIS trick not THAT trick for last-minute online shopping savings

SEATTLE — Cyber week has come and gone, but chances are you’re still doing some holiday shopping online and chances are you still want to get a good deal. Q13 spoke to online shopping expert and president of PriceBlink Karl Quist about how you can still save some cash. Comparison Shopping. When you’re buying something online, Quist said it’s always worth taking the time to compare prices and make sure you’re getting the best deal online. With browser add-ons, that’s […]

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Meet Daisy! #WhyNotMePets

SEATTLE — Meet this sweet girl, Daisy! She is an Old English Bulldog looking for a forever home. Q13 is partnering with Pet Connection Magazine and Pawsitive Alliance’s ‘Why Not Me Pets’ campaign. Daisy is two-years-old and is staying at the Everett Animal Shelter. She can be a lot of fun, but would do best  with a family that has a lot of time to spend with her. Daisy can be stubborn at time and does not know many commands, […]

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Is Washington’s distracted driving law making a difference?

Over the summer, Washington implemented tougher distracted driving laws months earlier than expected.  Under the new law, drivers can be pulled over and ticketed for holding any kind of electronic device at the wheel.  If you break any other traffic laws, and the officer who pulls you over discovers you are distracted by anything else – like food, or putting on makeup – it will increase your ticket. Because Governor Jay Inslee opted to veto a proposed waiting period and […]

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Vancouver oil train terminal meeting

On November 28th, the Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) will hold a public meeting, followed by a public vote, on Tesoro Savage, LLC’s proposed Vancouver Energy Terminal. Tesoro Savage wants to build a terminal at the Port of Vancouver that can ship up to 360 barrels of crude oil per day to refineries.  Opponents say adding all those extra oil trains to the region increases the risk of a dangerous crash, derailment, or spill. The EFSEC will hold […]

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Fan of “Portlandia?” Adopt this puppy named Carrie Brownstein #WhyNotMePets

REDMOND, Wash. —  If you love to cuddle up and watch Netflix, we found the puppy for you! Q13 is partnering with Pet Connection Magazine and Pawsitive Alliance’s #WhyNotMePets campaign to help Carrie Brownstein find a home in the Pacific Northwest, just like on the TV show! As you might have guessed by her name, Carrie is named after the actress in the TV series ‘Portlandia.’ She’s the last of her litter at Motley Zoo Rescue in Redmond. Her brother […]

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Meet Eaton! #WhyNotMePets

SEATTLE — Meet Eaton! This wonderful and affectionate cat is looking for a new home. Q13 is partnering with Pet Connection Magazine and Pawsitive Alliance’s “Why Not Me Pets” campaign to get Eaton adopted. The folks at Seattle Feline Rescue said they don’t know much about his past life and believe he is around eight-years-old. He was found wandering around in Eatonville and that is where his name comes is from. Eaton loves three things; dinner, breakfast and love. He […]

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Meet Lark and Jigglypuff #WhyNotMePets

SEATTLE — Meet Lark and Jigglypuff! Two chihuahuas looking for a new home. Q13 is partnering up with “Pet Connection Magazine” and Pawsitive Alliance’s WhyNotMePets campaign to find this pair a forever home. They were taken to Emerald City Pet Rescue after they were found in a hoarding situation in California. The rescue believes they could be brother and sister. Lark is about seven-years-old and she’s the one with black spots. Jigglypuff is around three-years-old and he has brown spots. […]

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