Houseboat Lending Now Available!

Linda Bagley
After a nearly 4 year hiatus, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has stepped up to the plate to offer houseboat lending in the Seattle area. We salute SMCU for embracing this amazing Seattle tradition which truly helps to define the Seattle character. For those thinking about purchasing a Houseboat in Seattle, this is great news. The program details allow for 75% financing of the combined sales price plus sales tax, 30 … Read More

Seattle Attractions and Things to do

Linda Bagley
Seattle, Washington is probably best known as the birthplace of Starbucks Coffee and Grunge music and although true, this spectacular city is paving the way again as it makes its mark as one of America’s Greenest cities on it’s quest to redefine the American Metropolis living up to it’s ‘Emerald City’ nickname.   Nestled below the watchful eye of Mt. Rainier and the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Seattle is situated on … Read More

Planning A Cruise Vacation For The Perfect Cruise Experience

Linda Bagley
Cruise vacations are one of the most exciting and fun vacations you and your family will ever have. Planning your cruise vacation is the key to making the most of the cruise experience. Cruise ships are floating hotels that sail through ocean while you enjoy all the hotel’s amenities provided. They have casinos, swimming pools, theaters, restaurants, shopping centers or boutiques, spas, gyms and more. As great as taking a … Read More

Protecting National Water Resources: A Call to Ban Copper Sulfate for Use in America’s Ponds and Lakes

Linda Bagley
Protecting National Water Resources The purpose of this paper is to recommend a prohibition of the use of copper sulfate, a toxic and bioaccumulative chemical, in America’s waters. Background Copper sulfate, a naturally occurring inorganic salt, is an algaecide, herbicide, germicide, and fungicide and is commonly used to maintain the aesthetic appearance of lakes, reservoirs, and ponds.  Being a trace element, its poisonous effects can be detected at levels as … Read More