Water alliance has washer rebates
Cascade Water Alliance, an association that includes Covington Water District, has added an extra $50 in rebates for purchasers of high-efficiency clothes washers.
The total rebate of $150 that will be offered from April 15 to May 15 is for WashWise models, which save money on water and energy bills and conserve water.
Rebate applications are available online at www.cascadewater.org.
Cascade can be reached at (425) 453-0930.
The water alliance works on joint water supplies for approximately 370,000 residents of King County.
Reunion time for Tahoma class of ’98
The hunt is on for members of Tahoma High School’s class of 1998, whose 10-year reunion is scheduled for this summer.
The reunion committee is asking all class members to register their name, address and e-mail information at firstname.lastname@example.org for the reunion to be held July 19 at 7 p.m. at Snoqualmie Pass. A spokeswoman said the committee also wants members to contact classmates and help “spread the word.”
Truck added to list of Covington chamber’s auction items
Need a pickup truck? The Covington Chamber of Commerce auction next month may have the answer.
A 1991 GMC Sierra, donated by Valley Pontiac Buick GMC, is among the items that will be up for bids during the May Day Madness auction and dinner May 1 at Meridian Valley Country Club.
Other items will include hot air balloon rides, vacations, jewelry and dinners. Tickets, reservations and additional information are available from the chamber at (253) 631-6117.
County has new head of emergency agency
Robin Friedman, who served in the Army for 16 years before entering government work, has been named director of King County’s Office of Emergency Management.
Effective April 7, he will head all countywide planning and preparedness for emergencies, officials said.
Friedman previously was director of security and emergency management for Seattle Public Utilities.