News from Across eWashtenaw

These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.

Ebola Information

Ebola Information

While a large Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, the risk of an outbreak in the United States remains small. If an infected person arrives in Washtenaw County, our health system will respond promptly and appropriately to limit spread of the disease. Washtenaw County Public Health is providing this information to keep residents informed.

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Nexus Pipeline

Information for Citizens on the Nexus Pipeline

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ET Rover Pipeline

Information for Citizens on ET Rover Pipeline

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Sheriff’s Undercover Investigation Results in Guilty Pleas to Accosting a Child for Immoral Purposes and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime

Sheriff’s Undercover Investigation Results in Guilty Pleas to Accosting a Child for Immoral Purposes and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime

Following up on a “tip” received through the Washtenaw County “help desk”, Sheriff’s Detectives initiated an undercover investigation into the alleged use of a computer to solicit a child for immoral purposes.

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John Sting 6-19-14

John Sting 6-19-14

On 6/19/2014, the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office conducted a prostitution sting as part of the E.A.S.Y. project.

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John Sting 6-19-14

John Sting 6-19-14

On 6/19/2014, the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office conducted a prostitution sting as part of the E.A.S.Y. project.

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Enterovirus D68 - Michigan Information

Enterovirus D68 - Michigan Information

The Michigan Department of Community Health has now confirmed 25 cases of EV-D68 in Michigan. One case has been confirmed in a Washtenaw County child. This is the first case with neurologic symptoms reported in Michigan. Washtenaw County Public Health continues to monitor the situation.

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Lyme Disease in Washtenaw: Frequently Asked Questions

Lyme Disease in Washtenaw: Frequently Asked Questions

All Washtenaw residents diagnosed with Lyme disease are reported to Washtenaw County Public Health. To date, there is no evidence that transmission of Lyme disease has occurred in Washtenaw County. In West Michigan, however, infected tick populations are present along the lakeshore. County residents may be exposed in other parts of Michigan or in other states.

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Deputy Visel & K-9 Karn earn United States Police Canine Association ‘Catch of the Quarter’ Award

Deputy Visel & K-9 Karn earn United States Police Canine Association ‘Catch of the Quarter’ Award

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Deputy Visel and K-9 Karn has been awarded "catch-of-the-quarter" award by the United States Police Canine Association. K-9 Karn was recognized for his ability to track down a probation absconder in a heavily wooded and overgrown area.

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Leslie Park Golf Course/Traver Creek Restoration

Leslie Park Golf Course/Traver Creek Restoration

Working in partnership with the City of Ann Arbor and the Leslie Park Golf Course, we have completed a yearlong restoration of Traver Creek. This $1.7 million project reduces sediment, phosphorus and polluted runoff entering the Huron River from the 4600-acre Traver Creek watershed.

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Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying 1985 Homicide Victim

Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying 1985 Homicide Victim

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, along with the Medical Examiner's Office, are asking for your help identifying an unknown homicide victim from 1985.

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Planning Your Parks System

Planning Your Parks System

Commission Adopts 5-Year Recreation Master Plan ~ The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) unanimously voted to accept the updated 2015-2019 Parks and Recreation Master Plan on August 12, 2014. With acceptance of this master plan, WCPARC recommits itself to the mission, goals and objectives, and principal initiatives outlined within. The master plan serves to guide the decision making for the next five years in the development and enhancement of park and recreation facilities. The approved plan also enables the Parks Commission to pursue grant funding for projects.

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2014 Citizens Police Academy

2014 Citizens Police Academy

Registration is now open for the 2014 Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Citizens Police Academy.

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