Related Program: The Record Biweekly Trash Pickup: Are The Savings Worth The Stink? By Hannah Burn • Feb 12, 2014 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email The City of Seattle would save about $6.5 million by switching to the biweekly pickup schedule. Flickr Photo/Jeff Youngstrom Listen Listening... / 5:53 Ross Reynolds talks with Suzie Burke, member of Seattle Public Utilities' Citizen Advisory Committee, about the proposal to move toward biweekly trash pickup. TweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Possible Rate Hikes For Seattle Public Utilities Customers By Steve Scher & Hannah Burn • Feb 6, 2014 Flickr Photo/Joe Shlabotnik Listen Listening... / 5:57 Steve Scher talks with Ray Hoffman, director of Seattle Public Utilities, about the possible rate hikes for Seattle residents. SPU is hosting four public meetings to collect comments from the community. Seattle Keeps Door Open To Biweekly Garbage Pickups By Amy Radil • Dec 16, 2013 KUOW Photo/Derek Wang Listen Listening... / 2:09 Seattle trash pickup could be reduced to every other week by 2015 if the Seattle City Council votes on Monday to keep that option on the table for the next year. If the action passes as expected, biweekly service won’t be definite, however: Mayor-elect Ed Murray and council members will still need to pass the legislation early next year. Up To 2,000 Gallons Of Oil Spilled In Hood Canal By Ashley Ahearn • Feb 12, 2014 Flickr Photo/EcologyWA Officials are responding to an oil spill in Washington’s Puget Sound. The spill occurred at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor and has spread 10 miles north to Hood Canal. Snow On The Mountains Comes With Heightened Avalanche Risk By Jessica Robinson • Feb 12, 2014 Listen Listening... / The Baker County Sheriff in eastern Oregon says two cross-country skiers died Tuesday in an avalanche in the southern Wallowa Mountains. Two others were seriously injured.