News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
You and your family are invited to join us for an overnight camping adventure! August 6-7 and 13-14
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable summer. With summer in full swing, the lakes and rivers are a great place for recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, kayaks and canoes.
Do you live in a subdivision? Perhaps you shop at local big box stores or use public parking facilities?
Let me begin by sharing my thoughts and prayers with all those that have been directly and indirectly affected by the recent events in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas.
Check out the new Find Us map for locating Washtenaw County departments.
Parents or guardians opting out of the vaccinations required for their child or children to attend childcare or school, must request a waiver from their local public health department. To schedule an appointment in Washtenaw County, please call 734-544-6700.
Pipeline, a publication of the Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioner, Vol 25, No 2, Summer 2016, includes an interview with Evan Pratt and his thoughts and roles on the Governor's 21st Century Infrastructure Commission
On June 15, 2016 at 7:47 p.m., Washtenaw Metro-Dispatch received a 911 call from Isabel Kipke (18), who reported that her sister Tessa (16) had just passed out in their kitchen and was not breathing but had a faint pulse.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is hosting a Gun Turn-In program this Saturday, June 25th. If you have a gun that you would like to dispose of come turn it in to the WCSO. For each working firearm you return you will be given a $50 Visa gift card.
WCSO Deputies & Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety partner with a Dexter Daisy Troop to learn about safety!
Back in April, Corporal Stuck, Deputy Spike and Kalamazoo DPS Officer Higby visited a Dexter Daisy Troop at the Dexter Library to talk about safety.
Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2016; Congresswoman Dingell and Gene Kopf from Kalamazoo to Speak at Press Conference.
All the law enforcement agencies in Washtenaw County have joined together to help make our County and our residents safer, by holding a Gun Safety Week June 20th through June 25th, 2016 in order to educate and raise awareness and encourage responsible gun ownership. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on June 1st declaring June 20th through June 25th as Gun Safety Week in Washtenaw County.
Farm Stand Thursdays at Washtenaw County Public Health start June 16th! Join us 11 am - 2 pm in the courtyard at 555 Towner Street, Ypsilanti
A section of the B2B in Gallup Park (Geddes Dam to the Gallup Picnic Shelter) will be closed for reconstruction on July 5 through September.
WCSO Deputies participated in a friendly trap shooting competition with the Dexter High School Trap Team on May 17th at the Ann Arbor Moose Sportsman’s League in Dexter. A great way for WCSO to engage with the youth and the communities we serve.
After two years, it is time to reevaluate and make improvements to make our Continuum of Care even stronger
The 2016 Geocache Adventure is live. Find all of the caches across the county and submit the code words for a collectible pathtag. Don't forget to find the Challenge Cache! The first person to find all of them and submit the correct codes will get a special prize.
The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences. Below is the write up and YouTube video of Director Jackson… check it out!
WCSO partnered with Michigan Works, Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce and My Brother’s Keeper to assist Washtenaw County's Youth population in obtaining employment over the summer months.
Over 2,900 local residents participated in the 2015 Health Improvement Plan (HIP) survey. Learn more and explore the data online.