July 24, 2016

City of West Fargo Blog

Jul 22 Fri

This Unit is a division of Valley Water Rescue who operate as part of Cass, Clay and Richland County Sheriff's Departments. It is a non-profit volunteer organization that provides trained personnel and dogs to law enforcement agencies to assist in finding lost or missing individuals.

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Jul 13 Wed

Not using seat belts, car seats, and booster seats contributed to over 9,500 crash deaths. Drunk driving contributed to more than 10,000 crash deaths. Speeding contributed to more than 9,500 crash deaths.

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Jul 12 Tue

During the month of July, forty-eight law enforcement agencies in North Dakota are adding extra traffic safety patrols for the Click It or Ticket campaign to bring awareness to the importance of seat belt use to prevent injuries and fatalities in motor vehicle crashes. Not using a seat belt is the leading factor associated with traffic deaths. Last year in North Dakota, 93 percent of uninjured survivors of fatal crashes were wearing a seat belt.

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Jul 06 Wed

This article reviews scientific advances in the prevention and treatment of substance-use disorder and related developments in public policy. In the past two decades, research has increasingly supported the view that addiction is a disease of the brain. Although the brain disease model of addiction has yielded effective preventive measures, treatment interventions, and public health policies to address substance-use disorders, the underlying concept of substance abuse as a brain disease continues to be questioned, perhaps because the aberrant, impulsive, and compulsive behaviors that are characteristic of addiction have not been clearly tied to neurobiology.

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Jul 01 Fri

With the holiday weekend coming, we wanted to take the time to let you know how we need you to respond if your pet goes missing.

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Jun 30 Thu

There is little doubt times are changing in North Dakota. According to data provided through census.gov North Dakota’s population was 642,200 during the 2000 census. By the 2010 census the population had grown to 672,591. The population estimate as of July 1 2015 placed the population of North Dakota at 756,927. We have heard of some out migration of people who had been employed in the oil industry, however, the population remains significantly higher today than in 2000.

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Jun 29 Wed

NALOXONE can be a LIFESAVER Overdose deaths in North Dakota increased from 20 deaths in 2013 to 43 deaths in 2014. CDC/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, Mortality 20 DEATHS IN 2013 DEATHS IN 2014 43

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Jun 29 Wed

STOP OVERDOSE NALOXONE Overdose deaths in North Dakota increased from 20 deaths in 2013 to 43 deaths in 2014.

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