Emergency response system http://www.kplu.org en CenturyLink, Agencies Say 911 Service Restored After Overnight Outage http://www.kplu.org/post/centurylink-agencies-say-911-service-restored-after-overnight-outage <p>Emergency 911 phone service has been restored in Washington after a 6-hour-long statewide overnight outage.</p><p>CenturyLink spokeswoman Kerry Zimmer in Spokane says service was restored about 8 a.m. Thursday in Washington. Service was restored about 6:30 a.m. in parts of Oregon that also were affected.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:02:00 +0000 Ed Ronco & The Associated Press 15870 at http://www.kplu.org New emergency response system will streamline response http://www.kplu.org/post/new-emergency-response-system-will-streamline-response <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980677.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980677.mp3</a></p><p>In some counties in Washington, access to emergency care is among the best in the nation. But in other parts of the state there are fewer paramedics and specialists to respond to heart attacks and strokes.</p><p>A new emergency response system will reduce the time it takes for patients to get the treatment they need.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Monica Spain 2254 at http://www.kplu.org New emergency response system will streamline response