Meet Allan McGeough

Meet Allan McGeough. Allan’s the Executive Director of the Mid-Dakota Chapter of the American Red Cross. He’s a resident of Minot. And his house is currently 9 feet under water. […]

Portland Parents Get Prepared

I love how lately Portland parents seem to be jumping on the preparedness and safety bandwagon. Sure, they’ve always done things like baby-proofing kitchen cabinets and keeping hazardous chemicals out […]

CNN: Bomb Shelter Boom

The boom is on. And, on a smaller scale, we’ve been seeing a similar run on the emergency preparedness products in our online store. How much would you be willing […]

Could A Tsunami Flatten PDX?

So I might have a little crush on Willamette Week’s Dr. Know. Sure, according to the illustration he might be a little rough around the edges…but he’s super smart and […]

Would This Crane Withstand An Earthquake?

Today, Willamette Week’s Dr. Know takes on a question that I’m sure has been on everyone’s mind:Like most downtown construction sites, the one near my office is dominated by a […]

Friday Final Cut

It’s Friday, and I once again find myself with a plethora of stories. So here’s your final cut…everything that I want to share, but don’t have time to blog. Enjoy! […]

Your Impact. The World’s Story.

I’ve never given CPR in an emergency. I’ve never been on the scene at a disaster. And I’ve never held someone’s hand after their house had burned down. Still, I […]