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KitsapQuestion

Q: How might Seabeck’s annual rainfall of 50 to 75 inches benefit North Kitsap’s shared water needs?

A: Kitsap Public Utility District has joined with Silverdale Water District to design systems for pumping water out of the Seabeck aquifer. Enhanced pipelines would carry that water into areas such as Hansville, whose annual rainfall is under 30 inches.

Want to know more? http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/making-sure-there-is-enough-water-to-go-around_06205846

October 24, 2014

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

Texas: Gray water trial will help determine feasibility for landscape irrigation
http://phys.org/news/2014-10-gray-trial-feasibility-landscape-irrigation.html

Public Policy

Court of Appeals shoots down city’s request for review on city’s loss in Public Record Act lawsuit *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/280251442.html
City hires consultant to review city manager’s performance *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/280222942.html

Elections

Seaquist files libel lawsuit against Caldier
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/280193412.html
From Advertising To Nail Care, Washington Campaigns Spend Bucks
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-from-advertising-to-nail-care-washington-campaigns-spend-bucks/

Business/Economy

Harrison to Open December 1 on Bainbridge
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/23/harrison-to-open-december-1-on-bainbridge/
Abshire is new Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce director of operations
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/business/280245532.html
Police cameras, firefighters in Bremerton mayor’s budget *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/police-cameras-firefighters-in-bremerton-mayors-budget_73714186
Governor praises Navy innovation during Bremerton visit (Energy, Military)
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/280244732.html
Seattle warns medical marijuana shops to get state license or face enforcement
http://www.oregonlive.com/marijuana/index.ssf/2014/10/marijuana_news_seattle_warns_m.html
Solar power among industries offering ‘takeoff’ for troops (Military, Energy)
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/21/3444516_solar-power-among-industries-offering.html?rh=1

Ports/Parks

Boathouse move creates havoc in Poulsbo Marina
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/280251822.html
Bremerton waterfront tenant pulls up anchor *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/bremerton-waterfront-tenant-pulls-up-anchor_62258598
Mountaineers plan learning center at little-known preserve *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/mountaineers-plan-learning-center-at-littleknown-preserve_26619520
Anderson Point Park could reopen in December *
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/trails-and-tides/2014/10/23/anderson-point-park-expected-to-reopen-in-december/

Water

Vessels may now be dismantled over water
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/280196182.html
EPA orders Navy to fix issues at former Gorst dump (Military)
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/280194422.html
CA: Support for Water Bond Strong, Concern About Drought High, Poll Says
http://www.acwa.com/news/state-budget-fees/support-water-bond-strong-concern-about-drought-high-poll-says
Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles Worst in Millennium
http://news.yahoo.com/another-dust-bowl-california-drought-resembles-worst-millennium-114117098.html;_ylt=A0LEV0M9f0RU5UAAXqtXNyoA
CA: Upper San Gabriel Valley MWD Declares Supply Emergency
http://www.acwa.com/news/water-news/san-gabriel-valley-mwd-declares-supply-emergency-0
EPA Makes Preliminary Determination to Regulate Strontium
http://www.allonewater.com/WM/WMArticles/EPA_Makes_Preliminary_Determination_to_Regulate_St_27525.aspx
Getting the Salt Out (Energy)
http://theenergycollective.com/energyatmit/2146266/getting-salt-out
Scientists can now see fracker’s “fingerprints” all over polluted water (Energy)
http://grist.org/list/scientists-can-now-see-frackers-fingerprints-all-over-polluted-water/
Oil & Water: A captivating, coming of age story – with sludge (Energy)
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/23/films/122420/restless-critic-oil-water-captivating-journey/

Telecommunications/Technology

Cable sees big future in Wi-Fi as video gives way to OTT, high programming costs
http://www.fiercecable.com/offer/gc_cable_wifi_ott?sourceform=Organic-GC-Cable_wifi_ott-FierceCable
With its $5.5 million in funding, Ello looks to the future
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/23/with-its-5-5-million-in-funding-ello-looks-to-the-future/
Google tries to rethink e-mail with ‘Inbox’
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/10/22/google-tries-to-rethink-email-with-inbox/
Amazon opening German cloud computing data center
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2014/10/amazon-opening-german-cloud-computing-data-center.html
Startup uses database tech from the NSA and Facebook to detect fraudsters
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/23/startup-uses-database-tech-from-the-nsa-and-facebook-to-detect-fraudsters/
What Happens When Routers Go Wrong?
http://gizmodo.com/what-happens-when-routers-go-wrong-1650195965

Energy/Utilities

Governor praises Navy innovation during Bremerton visit (Business/Economy, Military)
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/280244732.html
‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’: How utilities are powering the marijuana industry
http://www.utilitydive.com/news/dont-ask-dont-tell-how-utilities-are-powering-te-marijuana-industry/322565/
‘Smart meter’ contractor, city of Port Angeles settle on failed project
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20141023/NEWS/310239993/smart-meter-contractor-city-of-port-angeles-settle-on-failed
Tacoma Power: Lake Cushman Fish Collector Project Nears Completion
http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/environment/19494-lake-cushman-fish-collector-project-nears-completion
First BPA customer schedules energy in 15-minute increments
http://www.bpa.gov/news/newsroom/Pages/First-BPA-customer-schedules-energy-in-15-minute-increments.aspx
Oregon holds steady in national energy rankings
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2014/10/oregon-holds-steady-in-national-energy-rankings.html
All that light pollution is wasting energy AND making you sick
http://grist.org/news/all-that-light-pollution-is-wasting-energy-and-making-you-sick/
Getting the Salt Out (Water)
http://theenergycollective.com/energyatmit/2146266/getting-salt-out
Scientists can now see fracker’s “fingerprints” all over polluted water (Water)
http://grist.org/list/scientists-can-now-see-frackers-fingerprints-all-over-polluted-water/
Solar power among industries offering ‘takeoff’ for troops (Military, Business/Economy)
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/21/3444516_solar-power-among-industries-offering.html?rh=1
Minnesota Gets Ready To Launch Solar Highways (Transportation)
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/24/minnesota-gets-ready-launch-solar-highways/
SolarCity, Nest to Energy Regulators: Open the Grid
http://theenergycollective.com/jeffstjohn/2145116/solarcity-nest-energy-regulators-open-grid
Why do people put solar on their roofs? Because other people put solar on their roofs
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/23/study-solar-energy-isnt-just-for-rich-liberals-any-more/
California getting more Bakken crude by barge than rail
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/23/us-california-bakken-barge-idUSKCN0IC17L20141023
Oil & Water: A captivating, coming of age story – with sludge (Water)
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/23/films/122420/restless-critic-oil-water-captivating-journey/

Environment

Weather Advisory: High Gusts & Possible Thunderstorm on the Way
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/23/weather-advisory-high-gusts-possible-thunderstorm-on-the-way/
Clouds break – Solar eclipse seen from Seattle
http://blog.seattlepi.com/bigscience/2014/10/23/clouds-break-solar-eclipse-seen-from-seattle/#27824101=0
Plastics industry spends big to reverse California’s bag ban
http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/article3314613.html

Transportation/Traffic

Work on Bertha’s repair pit halted after shell-material discovery *
http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2014/10/work-on-berthas-repair-pit-halted-after-shell-material-discovery/
Minnesota Gets Ready To Launch Solar Highways (Energy)
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/24/minnesota-gets-ready-launch-solar-highways/

Schools/Education

CKSD: Lockdown at three schools lifted following threats
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/280242182.html

Military

EPA orders Navy to fix issues at former Gorst dump (Water)
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/280194422.html
Governor praises Navy innovation during Bremerton visit (Energy, Business/Economy)
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/280244732.html
Solar power among industries offering ‘takeoff’ for troops (Business/Economy, Energy)
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/21/3444516_solar-power-among-industries-offering.html?rh=1

Tribes

Chief Kitsap Academy now operated solely by Suquamish Tribe education department
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/280254972.html

KitsapCommunity

Bainbridge Youth Services celebrates 50 years with breakfast *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/280222642.html

KitsapRemembers

Hoover dedicated his life to education in North Kitsap *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/hoover-dedicated-his-life-to-education-in-north-kitsap_86841181

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October 23, 2014

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

Florida: Reusing treated wastewater improves water quality
http://jaxairnews.jacksonville.com/military/jax-air-news/2014-10-22/story/reusing-treated-wastewater-improves-water-quality

Public Policy

Port Orchard discusses how to replace city attorney *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/port-orchard-discusses-how-to-replace-city-attorney_50649680
Washington sheriff says pot rules working
http://www.kxly.com/news/northwest/washington-sheriff-says-pot-rules-working/29282206

Elections

Get early voting help at the Bainbridge Public Library *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/community/280085582.html

Business/Economy

T&C Remodel Phase One Done—Three to Go!
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/22/tc-remodel-phase-one-done-three-to-go/
Bainbridge residents invited to weigh in on Suzuki property *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/280133822.html
It’s No Longer a Question Whether to Use Social Media for Customer Service (Technology)
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238398
The Top 3 résumé bloopers that people make
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/how-to/human-resources/2014/10/the-top-3-r-sum-bloopers-that-people-make.html

Water

Port Madison Bay closed to shellfish harvesting
http://www.kingstoncommunitynews.com/news/280085682.html
Poulsbo considers water rate hikes *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/poulsbo-considers-water-rate-hikes_82394647
Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12268463.htm
New Groundwater Model Can Help Address Growing Water Demands
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=4032#.VEjuvBZAd30
Colorado Springs: Utilities recognized for water conservation work
http://gazette.com/blog-utilities-reconginized-for-water-conservation-work/article/1539987

Telecommunications/Technology

Net neutrality and the disruption of television distribution
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2014/10/21/net-neutrality-and-the-disruption-of-television-distribution/
Internet radio hosts and fans ask FCC to protect net neutrality
http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/10/22/internet-radio-hosts-fans-ask-fcc-protect-net-neutrality/
Lawmakers call on FCC to reclassify broadband for net neutrality
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2837592/lawmakers-call-on-fcc-to-reclassify-broadband-for-net-neutrality.html
Microsoft’s big freaking servers make cloud wars even more interesting
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/23/microsofts-big-freaking-servers-make-cloud-wars-even-more-interesting/
Microsoft, IBM in cloud computing deal
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2014/10/microsoft-ibm-in-cloud-computing-deal.html
Where’s the profit in the internet of things? Hint: not in the things
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/22/wheres-the-profit-in-the-internet-of-things-hint-not-in-the-things/
It’s No Longer a Question Whether to Use Social Media for Customer Service (Business/Economy)
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238398

Energy/Utilities

US tribes testify against Canada pipeline (Tribes)
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/22/3446351_us-tribes-testify-against-canada.html?sp=/99/296/&rh=1
Crude oil prices fall again. Buckle up for gas prices below $3. (+video)
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2014/1022/Crude-oil-prices-fall-again.-Buckle-up-for-gas-prices-below-3.-video
Will low oil prices take a bite out of the US shale boom?
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2014/1023/Will-low-oil-prices-take-a-bite-out-of-the-US-shale-boom
Turning Humble Seaweed to Biofuel
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/turning-humble-seaweed-to-biofuel
A Climate Mitigating Energy Strategy
http://theenergycollective.com/jim-baird/2144931/proactive-energy-production
US Energy Secretary Tours 6.4-MW Rooftop Solar Array in Las Vegas
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/us-energy-secretary-tours-6-4-mw-rooftop-solar-array-in-las-vegas
Pitt researchers awarded a nearly $1-million grant for nuclear power safety research
http://powersource.post-gazette.com/powersource/companies-powersource/2014/10/22/Pitt-researchers-awarded-a-nearly-1-million-grant-for-nuclear-power-safety-research/stories/201410220187
A man returns to Chernobyl after leaving decades ago
http://sploid.gizmodo.com/music-video-a-man-returns-to-chernobyl-after-leaving-d-1649604334/+caseychan

Environment

Lots of rain, but no record *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/lots-of-rain-but-no-record
Record rain, high winds in W. Washington
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/High-winds-hit-Northwest-coast-5839482.php
Oregon Divers Find Hope In Thousands Of Baby Sea Stars
http://earthfix.opb.org/flora-and-fauna/article/oregon-divers-find-hope-in-thousands-of-baby-sea-s/
Oregon agencies blew off complaints, red flags before helicopter sprayed weed killers on residents
http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2014/10/oregon_agencies_blew_off_compl.html
Call for Action Intensifies from Multiple Directions: EPA Needs to Regulate Methane Pollution from Oil and Gas
http://theenergycollective.com/edfenergyex/2145426/call-action-intensifies-multiple-directions-epa-needs-regulate-methane-pollution

Transportation/Traffic

Meeting on fast ferry service set for Oct. 29
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279453752.html

Schools/Education

It’s National School Bus Safety Week!
http://www.nkschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=2482&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=31193&PageID=1
Driver Violations of Bainbridge School Bus Stops Dangerous & Rising
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/22/driver-violations-of-bainbridge-school-bus-stops-dangerous-rising/
One student’s bullying prevention message unites all Commodore students, staff
http://www.bisd303.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=4298&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=15771&PageID=1

Tribes

US tribes testify against Canada pipeline (Energy)
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/22/3446351_us-tribes-testify-against-canada.html?sp=/99/296/&rh=1

KitsapCommunity

BIPD Is Looking for a Few Good Men and Women Who Like Uniforms
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/22/bipd-is-looking-for-a-few-good-men-and-women-who-like-uniforms/
They did ‘Walk in Her Shoes’
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/280094052.html

OtherNews

Forget Ebola, it’s soda that should terrify you
http://www.vox.com/2014/10/21/7028989/forget-ebola-its-soda-that-should-terrify-you

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October 22, 2014

Public Policy

Hard choices ahead, Inslee tells Bremerton crowd *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/hard-choices-ahead-inslee-tells-bremerton-crowd_68649622
Washington Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Backpage Case
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-washington-supreme-court-hears-arguments-in-backpage-case/

Elections

I-594: Giffords to speak; rural sheriffs oppose gun background checks
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2014/10/21/i-594-giffords-to-speak-rural-sheriffs-oppose-gun-background-checks/

Business/Economy

Area restaurant inspection scores released
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279978062.html
Groundbreaking ceremony for Boeing 777X wing plant
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Groundbreaking-ceremony-for-Boeing-777X-wing-plant-279957892.html

Water

Report: US Water Systems, Deteriorated and Slow to Change, Need New Strategy – And Money
http://www.allonewater.com/WM/WMArticles/Report_US_Water_Systems_Deteriorated_and_Slow_to_C_27508.aspx
Almost as Easy as 1,2,3
http://www.waterefficiency.net/WE/Blogs/2110.aspx
Public Health Officials Say Drought May Be Fueling Record Rates of West Nile Virus
http://www.acwa.com/news/water-news/public-health-officials-say-drought-may-be-fueling-record-rates-west-nile-virus
Idaho: Irrigation district to convert wells to surface water
http://www.capitalpress.com/Idaho/20141021/irrigation-district-to-convert-wells-to-surface-water

Telecommunications/Technology

FCC is considering technology-neutral application of net neutrality
http://www.fierceenterprisecommunications.com/story/fcc-considering-technology-neutral-application-net-neutrality/2014-10-20
Here’s what local governments care about when it comes to connected cities
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/21/heres-what-local-governments-care-about-when-it-comes-to-connected-cities/
70% of U.S. broadband households interested in one or more home energy management features (Energy)
https://www.parksassociates.com/blog/article/ses2015-pr2
Connected gadgets will help patients take back their health information. Are they ready for it?
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/21/connected-gadgets-will-help-patients-take-back-their-health-information-are-they-ready-for-it/
You Can Stick These Wireless Light Switches Anywhere
http://gizmodo.com/you-can-stick-these-wireless-light-switches-anywhere-1649275519
Cloud City is booming: Kirkland cloud startup raises $13 million
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2014/10/cloud-city-is-booming-kirkland-cloud-startup.html
The LinkedIn Effect: Why Social Media Is Now Mandatory for Success
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ricksmith/2014/10/20/the-linkedin-effect-why-social-media-is-now-mandatory-for-success/
Social media takes back seat to in-person networking
http://www.mrt.com/business/oil/article_03594fd6-598e-11e4-bac2-0b9e2f118a89.html

Energy/Utilities

City of Port Angeles to take up settlement for smart meter program
http://www.konp.com/local/10127
Utilities experiment on the rural Northwest
http://www.hcn.org/issues/46.17/utilities-experiment-on-the-rural-northwest
Ashland City Council Passes Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution
http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/ashland-city-council-pass-fossil-fuel-divestment-r/
70% of U.S. broadband households interested in one or more home energy management features (Technology)
https://www.parksassociates.com/blog/article/ses2015-pr2
US energy is booming. But can it heat your home this winter?
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2014/1022/US-energy-is-booming.-But-can-it-heat-your-home-this-winter
So What Direction Should Solar Panels Face?
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/2014/10/21/so-what-direction-should-solar-panels-face/
Rooftop solar is just the beginning; utilities must innovate or go extinct
http://grist.org/climate-energy/rooftop-solar-is-just-the-beginning-utilities-must-innovate-or-go-extinct/
Solar Installers Are Getting Around Utilities’ Restrictions
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/21/solar-installers-getting-around-utilities-restrictions/
Report: Solar Is Way Worse Than Other Renewables
http://gizmodo.com/report-solar-is-way-worse-than-other-renewables-1649251290
Wind could supply nearly 20 percent of global power by 2030
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/10/21/uk-global-windpower-idUKKCN0IA1DB20141021
US Wind Industry Booming, Already Surpassing 2013 Levels
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/22/us-wind-industry-booming-already-surpassing-2013-levels/
7.5 Megawatt Wind Turbines(!) & Power-to-Gas Pilot Project In Germany (VIDEO)
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/20/7-5-megawatt-wind-turbines-power-gas-pilot-project-germany-video/

Environment

Kitsap Peninsula hatchery collects returning salmon, gives them away
http://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2014/10/20/ap-photos-washington-hatchery-gives-away-salmon
Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Newborn-Puget-Sound-killer-whale-presumed-dead-279933522.html
Hope of seeing larger orca population dashed by calf’s death *
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/2014/10/21/hope-of-seeing-larger-orca-population-dashed-by-calfs-death/
This could be the hottest year on record, again
http://grist.org/news/this-could-be-the-hottest-year-on-record-again/

Transportation/Traffic

Most ferries return to own routes Wednesday *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/most-ferries-return-to-own-routes-wednesday_65369703
National transit meeting in Houston draws 7 from here *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/transit-convention-101814_66759885
Report: Inaction on transportation is expensive for state, public
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/21/transportation/122433/report-inaction-transportation-expensive-state-pub/
Washington State Traffic Forecast Finally Recognizes Reality
http://daily.sightline.org/2014/10/21/washington-state-traffic-forecast-finally-recognizes-reality/
Digging starts for stalled Seattle tunnel machine
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Digging-starts-for-stalled-Seattle-tunnel-machine-279943712.html

Schools/Education

Bainbridge Schools Prepare to Send Anti-Bullying Message on Unity Day
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/21/bainbridge-schools-prepare-to-send-anti-bullying-message-on-unity-day/
NKSD: School board expected to elect new president Oct. 23
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/279969402.html
Eagle Harbor High student leads school on National Unity Day *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279925602.html

Tribes

Grant continues support of indigenous culture preservation
https://news.wsu.edu/2014/10/20/grant-continues-support-of-indigenous-culture-preservation/#.VEegihY08yo

KitsapCommunity

BYS intern program has promising start *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/community/279923912.html
The Rotary Club Wants You to Watch This Emergency Preparedness Video
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/21/the-rotary-club-wants-you-to-watch-this-emergency-preparedness-video/

KitsapCares

Helpline House Is Asking You to Help Stuff the Turkey
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/21/helpline-house-is-asking-you-to-help-stuff-the-turkey/

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October 21, 2014

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

Recycled water a steady source for irrigation
http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/41810/recycled-water-a-steady-source-for-irrigation

Elections

Some Lobbyists Play Key Role In Washington Campaign Finance
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-some-lobbyists-play-key-role-in-washington-campaign-finance/
Do Background Checks Prevent Gun Violence?
http://kuow.org/post/do-background-checks-prevent-gun-violence

Business/Economy

Top wines from the Great NW Invitational
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/279581482.html
KEDA honored with international award * (KitsapKudos)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/keda-honored-with-international-award_19134479
Harrison Medical Center appoints new board members
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279835842.html
Poulsbo bookstore offers trip back to childhood *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/poulsbo-bookstore-offers-trip-back-to-childhood_39238324
These 16 huge construction projects will change the Puget Sound region forever
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/health-care-inc/2014/10/these-16-huge-construction-projects-will-change.html
5 signs you can retire early *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/financial-fitness/5-signs-you-can-retire-early

Ports/Parks

Council Fast-Tracks Waterfront Park Makeover
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/20/council-fast-tracks-waterfront-park-makeover/
Bainbridge hosts walk/bike ride for new Sound to Olympics Trail *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279713222.html

Water

As Clean Water Act ages, Washington state groups spar over its meaning
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/10/17/3918521_as-clean-water-act-ages-washington.html?rh=1
Amid California’s drought, a bruising battle for cheap water
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-westlands-20141021-story.html#page=1
Detroit water shut-offs bring U.N. scrutiny
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/detroit-water-shut-offs-brings-u-n-scrutiny/

Telecommunications/Technology

Why the internet of things should be designed with efficiency in mind (Energy)
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/21/why-the-internet-of-things-should-be-designed-with-efficiency-in-mind/
More cities call for control of their broadband destiny, as FCC looks at states’ power to overrule them
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/20/more-cities-call-for-control-of-their-broadband-destiny-as-fcc-looks-at-states-power-to-overrule-them/
HBO and CBS join the a la carte streaming brigade, but don’t count cable out yet
http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2014/10/20/not-so-fast-cordcutters-cables-not-going-anywhere
Is your house on fire? Two devices that will tell you.
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/21/is-your-house-on-fire-two-devices-that-will-tell-you/

Energy/Utilities

WA Power plants lead in greenhouse gas pollution
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/18/3438708_power-plants-lead-in-greenhouse.html?rh=1
Best-ever operating results at Washington state’s sole nuclear power plant
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2014/10/best-ever-operating-results-at-washington-states.html
Oil prices make the story
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2014/1021/Oil-prices-make-the-story
Does the Psychological Effect of Oil Prices Impact the Solar Industry?
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/does-the-psychological-effect-of-oil-prices-affect-the-solar-industry
We can provide power to everyone without a huge leap in emissions, study finds
http://grist.org/news/we-can-provide-power-to-everyone-without-a-huge-leap-in-emissions-study-finds/
The Future of Solar Economics and Policy
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/20/future-solar-economics-policy/
Why the internet of things should be designed with efficiency in mind (Technology)
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/21/why-the-internet-of-things-should-be-designed-with-efficiency-in-mind/
PacifiCorp, California venture promises to boost profile of renewable energy
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2014/10/pacificorp-california-venture-promises-to-boost.html
Renewable Energy Storage Gains Critical Mass
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/renewable-energy-storage-gains-critical-mass
For taller wind turbines, Iowa engineer looks to concrete
http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2014/10/20/for-taller-wind-turbines-iowa-engineer-looks-to-concrete/
People Like Wind Power (Exclusive Video)
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/20/people-like-wind-power-video/
FAA ruling could still wind farm plans
http://www.goerie.com/faa-ruling-could-still-wind-farm-plans

Environment

Salmon soon to make a splash in Kitsap waters *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/salmon-soon-to-make-a-splash-in-kitsap-waters_47758963
Residents, politicians worry about radiation at Seattle park
http://www.seattlepi.com/local/komo/article/Residents-politicians-worry-about-radiation-at-5836210.php
Fascinating videos score high in E360 contest *
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/2014/10/20/amusing-monday-fascinating-videos-score-high-in-e360-contest/

Transportation/Traffic

Overnight closures Oct. 21-22 at Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll plaza for annual maintenance
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279797122.html
Floating Cycleway On The Thames: Another Disconnected Idea
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/21/floating-cycleway-thames-another-disconnected-idea/

Schools/Education

SKHS program receives a 3-D printer donation
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/community/279457542.html
The Secret Lives Of Teachers
http://kuow.org/post/secret-lives-teachers

Military

Free movie for active military and families
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279836682.html
Navy conducting force protection exercise this week
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/279840342.html
Faces of Kitsap’s Vietnam war victims added to memorial *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/faces-of-kitsaps-vietnam-war-victims-added-to-memorial_53687583

KitsapCommunity

Kitsap celebrates Washington’s 125th year
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279836482.html

KitsapCares

Local woman receives award for community service
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279838452.html
Islander helps launch effort to assist in HIV/AIDS education in East Africa *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279808992.html

KitsapKudos

KEDA honored with international award * (Business/Economy)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/keda-honored-with-international-award_19134479

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October 20, 2014

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

5 strategies to make L.A. graywater-ready
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/10/16/5-strategies-make-la-graywater-ready
Could desalination solve California’s water problem?
http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article3017597.html

Elections

Candidates stress their differences in Poulsbo forum
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/279583162.html
Q&A: Candidates for District 26 state representative, Position 1
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279450872.html
Money Battle In Oregon Food Labeling Measure Mirrors Washington
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-money-battle-in-oregon-food-labeling-measure-mirrors-washington/

Business/Economy

Housing Resources Board, a Key Org. in Our Community, Turns 25
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/19/housing-resources-board-a-key-org-in-our-community-turns-25/
No comments at public hearing for Port Orchard tax levy
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279450442.html
WA Additional revenue won’t match the additional pressure to spend *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/additional-revenue-wont-match-the-additional-pressure-to-spend_02599653
Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 3.97 percent
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2014-10-16/average-us-30-year-mortgage-rate-at-3-dot-97-percent

Ports/Parks

Poulsbo hopes someone else will operate park *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/poulsbo-hopes-someone-else-will-operate-park_46372298
Bainbridge council OKs marina rezone *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279713232.html
Three honored by Tracyton port
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/279460962.html
Bainbridge getting ready-made park, courtesy of donor *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/bainbridge-islander/bainbridge-getting-readymade-park-courtesy-of-donor_71460417

Water

Poulsbo’s stormwater rates next up for increase
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/279584712.html
Eagle Harbor sewer main to be fully replaced next week *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279623592.html
San Diego water usage lower by 4% in September
http://www.sdentertainer.com/lifestyle/san-diego-water-usage-lower-by-4-in-september/
How To Kill An Invasive Plant On The Metolius River
http://earthfix.opb.org/water/article/how-to-kill-an-invasive-plant-on-the-metolius-rive/

Telecommunications/Technology

Broadband company aims for Poulsbo foothold
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/279584432.html
City of Seattle’s exploration of municipal broadband is far-reaching
http://www.iexaminer.org/2014/10/citys-exploration-of-municipal-broadband-is-far-reaching/
The internet of things is here, but the rules to run it are not
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/18/the-internet-of-things-is-here-but-the-rules-to-run-it-are-not/
Everything You Need to Know About Net Neutrality
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-10-16/net-neutrality-as-fcc-decision-nears-heres-all-you-need-to-know
Why General Motors is Wading Into the Net Neutrality Debate
http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/10/why-general-motors-wading-net-neutrality-debate/96629/
Want an online degree? Net ruling threatens that
http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2014/10/16/net-neutrality-online-degrees/17384523/
FCC Filing: “At Least One” ISP Violating Net Neutrality By Blocking Encrypted Traffic
http://consumerist.com/2014/10/16/fcc-filing-at-least-one-isp-violating-net-neutrality-by-blocking-encrypted-traffic/
FCC To Explore High Frequencies For Broadband
http://www.multichannel.com/news/broadband/fcc-explore-high-frequencies-broadband/384831
Microsoft CEO: In public cloud it’s go big or get the heck out
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/20/microsoft-ceo-in-public-cloud-its-go-big-or-get-the-heck-out/
Cable blackouts could someday be broadband blackouts, too
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/10/16/cable-blackouts-could-someday-be-broadband-blackouts-too/
Never say never: why TV networks are suddenly ready to unbundle
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/19/never-say-never-why-tv-networks-are-suddenly-ready-to-unbundle/
South Korea is about to make the world even more jealous with 10Gbps broadband
http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/south-korea-make-world-even-jealous-10gbps-broadband/
Malware Attacks on ATMs Are Here to Stay
http://gizmodo.com/malware-attacks-on-atms-are-here-to-stay-1648341536
Starbucks to test smartphone ‘pay ahead’ option in Portland
http://www.oregonlive.com/dining/index.ssf/2014/10/starbucks_to_test_smartphone_p.html

Energy/Utilities

Homeowners ‘back-billed’ $3K due to utility’s faulty equipment
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/oct/17/homeowners-billed-more-than-3000-because-of/
Environmental Groups Say Oregon Got It Wrong With Oil Terminal Permit (Environment)
http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/environmental-groups-say-oregon-was-wrong-in-oil-t/
One By One, Tribes Begin Saying No To Wyoming Coal Tour (Tribes)
http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/one-by-one-tribes-begin-saying-no-to-wyoming-coal-/
Manufacturers Gear Up For More Energy Efficiency
http://www.mbtmag.com/articles/2014/10/manufacturers-gear-more-energy-efficiency
Proposed S.F. law would put a solar panel on nearly every roof
http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Proposed-S-F-law-would-put-a-solar-panel-on-5827997.php
How Utilities Can Embrace Solar Energy
http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/10/18/how-utilities-can-embrace-solar-energy.aspx
This startup is putting solar cells on a diet, because thinner is better
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/17/this-startup-is-putting-solar-cells-on-a-diet-because-thinner-is-better/
Electrical Blowout Stops Turbine at Nome Wind Farm
http://www.knom.org/wp/blog/2014/10/16/electrical-blowout-stops-turbine-at-nome-wind-farm/
Investigating The Environmental Impact Of Offshore Wind Farms
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/20/investigating-environmental-impact-offshore-wind-farms/
New Software Modeling Tool a Boon for Wind Industry
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/new-software-modeling-tool-a-boon-for-wind-industry
Yahoo signs renewable energy PPA with OwnEnergy
http://www.pennenergy.com/articles/pennenergy/2014/10/yahoo-signs-renewable-energy-ppa-with-ownenergy.html
How Apple Became One of the Greenest Companies in America
http://theenergycollective.com/sbattaglia/2144851/how-apple-became-one-greenest-companies-america
America Can Nearly Quadruple Its Renewable Electricity By 2030
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/19/america-can-nearly-quadruple-renewable-electricity-2030/
Renewable energy will power the green economy, innovation will drive it
http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/renewable-energy-will-power-the-green-economy-innovation-will-drive-it
How Renewable Energy Could Leave You Mired in Blackouts
http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/10/19/renewable-energy-could-leave-you-mired-in-blackout.aspx
Biofuel Companies Look Beyond the Gas Tank
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/18/business/biofuel-companies-look-beyond-the-gas-tank.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
Finding core support for nuclear power
http://www.macleans.ca/economy/finding-core-support-for-nuclear/

Environment

Weather: Sunny Sunday and a Very Rainy Cooler Week Ahead
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/19/weather-sunny-today-and-a-very-rainy-cooler-week-ahead/
NOAA Issues Winter Outlook
http://www.allonewater.com/WM/WMArticles/NOAA_Issues_Winter_Outlook_27464.aspx
Additional trout releases in Western Washington
http://www.blscourierherald.com/news/279591912.html
A Record-Breaking Year for West Sound Wildlife Shelter
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/18/a-record-breaking-year-for-west-sound-wildlife-shelter/
Environmental Groups Say Oregon Got It Wrong With Oil Terminal Permit (Energy)
http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/environmental-groups-say-oregon-was-wrong-in-oil-t/
Beavers with parachutes in Idaho?
http://www.idahostatesman.com/2014/10/17/3432696_beavers-with-parachutes-in-idaho.html?rh=1
The Planet Just Had Its Hottest September On Record
http://theenergycollective.com/josephromm/2143846/planet-just-had-its-hottest-september-record

Transportation/Traffic

School Bus Safety Week encourages support from community
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/community/279455022.html
Lawmakers might not get to transportation package *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/lawmakers-might-not-get-to-transportation-package_10684675

Schools/Education

Before- and after-school program offered at South Kitsap elementary schools
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279454602.html
CKSD: District SAT and ACT scores higher than state, nation
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/279613632.html
McCleary mandate calls for tangible solutions *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/mccleary-mandate-calls-for-tangible-solutions_76445674
Is Class Size That Important In Education?
http://kuow.org/post/class-size-important-education

Tribes

One By One, Tribes Begin Saying No To Wyoming Coal Tour (Energy)
http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/one-by-one-tribes-begin-saying-no-to-wyoming-coal-/

KitsapCommunity

Planning for new $7M library underway
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/279460272.html
Cleanup Week is Oct. 20-24 in Port Orchard
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/community/279454252.html
CKF&R overtime down; but No. 64 goes unstaffed
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/279611622.html

KitsapCares

Volunteer Chore Services are seeking volunteers
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/279353122.html
Operation Day of Hope offers those in need dignity *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/operation-day-of-hope-offers-those-in-need-dignity_89647507

KitsapKudos

LA Times Calls Ferry Trip to Bainbridge Best Bang for Buck in Seattle Sightseeing
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/18/la-times-calls-ferry-trip-to-bainbridge-best-bang-for-buck-in-seattle-sightseeing/

KitsapArts

A real comeback story: Islanders set up fundraiser to help artist after devastating theft *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279592342.html

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October 17, 2014

Elections

Prosecutor race: Longtime incumbent vs. fresh perspective *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/prosecutor-race-longtime-incumbent-vs-fresh-perspective_42737023
Infographic: Washington’s competing gun control initiatives
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/17/elections/122372/infographic-washingtons-competing-gun-control-init/

Business/Economy

Mega Adoption Event set Oct. 17-19 at Kitsap Humane Society
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/community/279454372.html
Harrison Medical Center names David Schultz as new president
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279487212.html
Thanksgiving will top Black Friday for the best deals this year (+video)
http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2014/1014/Thanksgiving-will-top-Black-Friday-for-the-best-deals-this-year-video
8 companies you didn’t know had Seattle roots
http://mynorthwest.com/1046/2624616/8-companies-you-didnt-know-had-Seattle-roots
WA State Pot-growing acreage could quadruple
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/oct/16/pot-growing-acreage-could-quadruple/
Job Growth Stalls In Washington And Oregon During September
http://kuow.org/post/job-growth-stalls-washington-and-oregon-during-september
Confidence among US homebuilders slips in October
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/confidence-among-us-homebuilders-slips-140203971.html

Ports/Parks

Kitsap County ommissioners approve contract for Anderson Point Park repairs
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279450632.html
Budget talk coming next week for parks *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279469022.html

Water

Utilities reach out to customers (Energy)
http://theworldlink.com/reedsport/news/utilities-reach-out-to-customers/article_45231b64-5497-11e4-a06c-9f0b59508bd6.html
Methow Valley Irrigation Gets Overhaul For Fish
http://earthfix.opb.org/water/article/methow-valley-irrigation-gets-overhaul-for-fish/
New Coalition Launched to Protect Colorado River Headwaters
http://www.allonewater.com/WM/WMArticles/New_Coalition_Launched_to_Protect_Colorado_River_H_27463.aspx
7 Underwater Surprises Exposed in Dried Out California Lakes
http://mashable.com/2014/10/16/7-underwater-secrets-found-in-dried-out-california-lakes/
CA:  It’s time to get extremely serious about conserving water: We need to change our mindset about water
http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article2923396.html
The worst drought of the last 1,000 years was in 1934
http://factually.gizmodo.com/the-worst-drought-of-the-last-1-000-years-was-in-1934-1646655184
Lake Erie water quality, algae concerns draw opinions from Ohio Statehouse, gubernatorial candidates
http://www.cleveland.com/datacentral/index.ssf/2014/10/lake_erie_water_quality_draws.html
Scientists Find Way To Reuse Cigarette Ash As A Water Filter
http://gizmodo.com/scientists-find-way-to-reuse-cigarette-ash-as-a-water-f-1647445900

Telecommunications/Technology

Tech in the classroom promising, but resources lagging * (Schools/Education)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/tech-in-the-classroom-promising-but-resources-lagging_17456498
CenturyLink launches Cloud Development Center in Seattle
http://www.fiercetelecom.com/story/centurylink-launches-cloud-development-center-seattle/2014-10-16
Google’s ambitious broadband plans include testing wireless technology, filing shows
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2835082/googles-ambitious-broadband-plans-include-testing-wireless-technology-filing-shows.html
HBO’s taking on Netflix like never before. But now they’ll share the same headaches, too.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/10/15/hbos-taking-on-netflix-like-never-before-but-now-theyll-share-the-same-headaches-too/
Did the technology invasion begin with the invention of the phonograph?
http://www.redding.com/decodedc/did-the-technology-invasion-begin-with-the-invention-of-the-phonograph

Energy/Utilities

Bainbridge Island: Solar power workshop coming *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279469172.html
Investing in Solar Energy on Capitol Hill Will Save Money on Your Light Bill Through 2020
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/thedailyweekly/955021-129/investing-in-solar-energy-on-capitol
Utilities reach out to customers (Water)
http://theworldlink.com/reedsport/news/utilities-reach-out-to-customers/article_45231b64-5497-11e4-a06c-9f0b59508bd6.html
Op/Ed: Northwest must preserve salmon and hydro dams (Environment)
http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/10/northwest_must_preserve_salmon.html
Battery backup system in Glacier may help in power failures
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/10/15/3912954_battery-backup-system-in-glacier.html?sp=/99/101/102/&rh=1
Seattle report: More can be done to lower risk of oil trains through city, improve response
http://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2014/10/16/seattle-more-needed-to-improve-oil-train-safety
Smart meters can be hacked to cut power bills
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29643276
Smart Cities Are Driving Fundamental Changes In Energy Landscape
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/17/smart-cities-driving-fundamental-changes-energy-landscape/
In Defense of LEDs: Why the Rebound Effect for Solid-State Lighting May Be Overblown
http://theenergycollective.com/rob-day/2144556/defense-leds-why-rebound-effect-solid-state-lighting-may-be-overblown
Existing Nuclear Power Plants May Be Renewable Energy’s Best Friend
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterdetwiler/2014/10/17/existing-nuclear-power-plants-may-be-renewable-energys-best-friend/

Environment

Unmanned aircraft provides unique views of killer whales
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/2014/10/16/unmanned-aircraft-provides-unique-views-of-killer-whales/
Woman Fined $500 For Feeding Bears In Washington Coastal Town
http://earthfix.opb.org/flora-and-fauna/article/woman-fined-500-for-feeding-bears-in-washington-co/
Op/Ed: Northwest must preserve salmon and hydro dams (Energy)
http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/10/northwest_must_preserve_salmon.html
Oregon On Track To Begin Wolf Delisting Process
http://earthfix.opb.org/flora-and-fauna/article/oregon-on-track-to-begin-wolf-delisting-process-ne/
Tornado swarms on the rise?
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Latest-News-Wires/2014/1016/Tornado-swarms-on-the-rise
Watch Neil Young and Stephen Colbert battle over the Earth — through song (For fun)
http://grist.org/list/watch-neil-young-and-stephen-colbert-battle-over-the-earth-through-song/

Transportation/Traffic

Edmonds-Kingston ferry route capacity being reduced for three days
http://www.kingstoncommunitynews.com/news/279438612.html
Ferry Travel Advisory: Wenatchee Replaced & Colman Dock Access Changed
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/16/ferry-travel-advisory-wenatchee-replaced-colman-dock-access-changed/
Expect Seattle-Bremerton ferry delays Oct. 19-21
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279468882.html

Schools/Education

Tech in the classroom promising, but resources lagging * (Technology)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/tech-in-the-classroom-promising-but-resources-lagging_17456498
BISD: Help raise awareness of bullying prevention
http://www.bisd303.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=4298&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=15499&PageID=1
BSD: Traveling Farm Comes to West Hills STEM Academy & View Ridge
http://www.bremertonschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=4388&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=7488&PageID=1
NKSD: Free “Strengthening Families” Workshop
http://www.nkschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=2482&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=31129&PageID=1

Military

Potential For Navy War Games Alarms Peninsula Residents
http://earthfix.opb.org/communities/article/potential-for-navy-war-games-alarms-peninsula-resi/
Tacoma patient shuttle starting at Naval Hospital *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/tacoma-patient-shuttle-starting-at-naval-hospital_49067266

KitsapCommunity

Bainbridge Police Want You to Organize Your Neighborhood for Security
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/16/bainbridge-police-want-you-to-organize-your-neighborhood-for-security/
Kitsap Public Health District preparing for possibility of Ebola
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279501752.html

KitsapCares

Meals on Wheels needs volunteers for deliveries
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279353282.html
Nominees sought for action awards *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279469232.html

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October 16, 2014

Elections

Clerk candidates focus on customer service *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/clerk-candidates-focus-on-customer-service_22198533

Business/Economy

Gas prices plunge in Kitsap * (Energy)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/gas-prices-plunge-in-kitsap_80311618
Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percent
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Washington-unemployment-rate-5-7-percent-5824656.php
Amazon creating 80,000 holiday jobs this year
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2014/10/amazon-creating-80-000-holiday-jobs-this-year.html
Poor Americans want Medicaid, even in red states, says study
http://www.turnto23.com/news/national/poor-americans-want-medicaid-study-says

Water

Storm water cleaning system clearing Puget Sound of toxins
http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/2014/10/08/burien-storm-water-cleaning-system/16899295/
OR: County unveils outdoor stormwater lab
http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/county-unveils-outdoor-stormwater-lab/article_b723c43a-53f1-11e4-825a-23d01d8a24d9.html
EPA Fines Hanford For Stagnating Radioactive Waste Near Columbia River (Energy)
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-epa-fines-hanford-for-stagnating-radioactive-waste-near-columbia-river/
How one building is changing the world (Energy)
http://grist.org/business-technology/how-one-building-is-changing-the-world/
The Risks of Cheap Water
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/business/economy/the-price-of-water-is-too-low.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
Arizona Receives $25M in Water Funding
http://www.allonewater.com/WM/WMArticles/Arizona_Receives_25M_in_Water_Funding_27456.aspx

Telecommunications/Technology

WA State computer network goes on blink, stopping email and other service at agencies for nearly four hours *
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/14/3432402_state-computer-network-goes-on.html
Community Wi-Fi startup Instabridge lands $1M seed round
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/15/community-wi-fi-startup-instabridge-lands-1m-seed-round/
Cloud computing is coming for your DNA, and it will lead to better drugs and health care
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/16/cloud-computing-is-coming-for-your-dna-and-it-will-lead-to-better-drugs-and-health-care/
What will the internet look like in 2040?
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20141015-will-we-fear-tomorrows-internet
How travelers upset their fellow travelers with mobile devices
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2014/10/when-traveling-what-behavior-is-the-most.html
How the Social Media Disconnect Will Affect Business Schools
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-t-delaney/how-the-social-media-disc_b_5985760.html

Energy/Utilities

Gas prices plunge in Kitsap * (Business/Economy)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/gas-prices-plunge-in-kitsap_80311618
Pacific County PUD sets policy on new large-load customers as pot farms take root
http://www.chinookobserver.com/co/local-news/20141014/pud-sets-policy-on-new-large-load-customers-as-pot-farms-take-root
How much is energy efficiency worth in the Northwest?
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2014/10/how-much-is-energy-efficiency-worth-in-the.html
Natural gas’s green image could be hot air, say scientists
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2014/1015/Natural-gas-s-green-image-could-be-hot-air-say-scientists
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Help US Economy
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/15/reducing-greenhouse-gas-emissions-help-us-economy/
EPA Fines Hanford For Stagnating Radioactive Waste Near Columbia River (Water)
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-epa-fines-hanford-for-stagnating-radioactive-waste-near-columbia-river/
Hanford under scrutiny for sick cleanup workers
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2014/10/hanford-under-scrutiny-for-sick-cleanup-workers.html
How one building is changing the world (Water)
http://grist.org/business-technology/how-one-building-is-changing-the-world/
Offshore Wind Power Can Save US Billions On Electricity, Recent DOE Study Finds
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/offshore-wind-power-can-save-u-s-billions-on-electricity-recent-doe-study-finds
Is Solar Power About to Go Through the Roof?
http://www.ect.coop/power-supply/renewable-energy/is-solar-power-about-to-go-through-the-roof/74358
Companies Using the Most Solar Power in America
http://247wallst.com/infrastructure/2014/10/15/companies-using-the-most-solar-power-in-america/
The Case for Electric Vehicles, Part 2: EV Costs
http://theenergycollective.com/ed-dodge/1966621/case-electric-vehicles-part-2-ev-costs

Environment

EPA wants Navy to help fix former dump * (Military)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/epa-wants-navy-to-help-fix-former-dump_56449893
Study: Recent sea level rise is highest in 6,000 years
http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2014/10/14/sea-level-rise-climate-change/17258055/

Transportation/Traffic

Smaller boat coming to Bainbridge Island ferry route *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279364192.html
Speed limit on Highway 303 dropping from 50 to 45 *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/speed-limit-on-highway-303-dropping-from-50-to-45_18730952

Military

EPA wants Navy to help fix former dump * (Environment)
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/epa-wants-navy-to-help-fix-former-dump_56449893
Warplanes over Spokane are just training
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/oct/15/warplanes-over-spokane-are-just-training/

KitsapCommunity

Bainbridge Public Library supporters hold benefit book sale *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/community/279297662.html

OtherNews

Rabies Found in One Bat on Bainbridge and Two Others in Kitsap
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2014/10/15/rabies-found-in-one-bat-on-bainbridge-and-two-others-in-kitsap/
World’s tallest cow: Blosom, a 6-foot-4-inch bovine
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Latest-News-Wires/2014/1015/World-s-tallest-cow-Blosom-a-6-foot-4-inch-bovine

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October 15, 2014

Public Policy

Court decision bolsters new rule on mental health benefits for families
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/279063321.html
Back to drawing board on code-enforcement chapter of county code
http://www.kingstoncommunitynews.com/news/279217962.html
Washington State Police Push Back Against Limits On Drones
http://kuow.org/post/washington-state-police-push-back-against-limits-drones
Panel sets limit for Washington lawmakers’ free meals
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/oct/15/panel-sets-limit-for-washington-lawmakers-free/

Elections

Poulsbo, NK Fire ask voters for money to update equipment *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/poulsbo-nk-fire-ask-voters-for-money-to-update-equipment_22248122
Poll: Washington class size initiative leading nearly 3:1
http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/2014/10/14/washington-class-size-initiative/17256823/
District Court candidates offer voters a choice *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/district-court-candidates-offer-voters-a-choice_24581043
Oregon: Voter Turnout May Tip The Scales On Legal Pot Measure
http://www.opb.org/news/article/voter-turnout-will-tip-the-scales-on-legal-pot-measure/

Business/Economy

Kitsap Bank has gone solar (Energy)
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279069061.html
Apartment rents creeping up in Kitsap
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/minding-your-business/2014/10/14/apartment-rents-creeping-up-in-kitsap/
Divide deep over marijuana in rural areas
http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/members/divide-deep-over-marijuana-in-rural-areas/article_29cf56de-50e1-11e4-8fa0-cb9a8f1cc81d.html
Hospitals dig into sustainable seafoods
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/14/animals-wildlife/122309/hospitals-swim-toward-sustainable-seafoods/
One-Third of Food Is Lost or Wasted: What Can Be Done
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141013-food-waste-national-security-environment-science-ngfood/
Freelance still runs on word of mouth
http://www.redding.com/financial-fitness/freelance-still-runs-on-word-of-mouth

Ports/Parks

Mushroom hunting regulations headed for foragers *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/mushroom-hunting-regulations-headed-for-foragers_95955228
Bainbridge council considers marina rezone *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279204481.html

Water

Four to receive Hood Canal environmental awards *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/four-to-receive-hood-canal-environmental-awards_18955739
Sequim City Council approves utility fees restructuring for water, sewer customers
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20141015/news/310159978/sequim-city-council-approves-utility-fees-restructuring-for-water
If You Drill It They Will Come
http://www.allonewater.com/WM/WMArticles/If_You_Drill_It_They_Will_Come_27442.aspx
To fight drought, Burbank reuses pool water
http://www.burbankleader.com/news/tn-blr-to-fight-drought-burbank-reuses-pool-water-20141014,0,7981345.story

Telecommunications/Technology

Journal: Ad Delivery Could be New Neutrality Battlefield
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Journal-Ad-Delivery-Could-be-New-Neutrality-Battlefield-130849
Op/Ed: FCC’s net neutrality could increase internet tax
http://www.morningledger.com/fccs-net-neutrality-could-increase-internet-tax/138271/
Op/Ed: Google is sitting out the net neutrality fight. Here are 4 possible reasons
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/14/google-is-sitting-out-the-net-neutrality-fight-here-are-4-possible-reasons/
Cities Comcast is Leaving Say Company Providing Few Answers
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Cities-Comcast-is-Leaving-Say-Company-Providing-Few-Answers-130840

Energy/Utilities

Kitsap Bank has gone solar (Business/Economy)
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279069061.html
Low-carbon fuels in Washington: Is mandate needed to spur technological breakthrough?
http://washingtonstatewire.com/blog/low-carbon-fuels-in-washington-is-mandate-needed-to-spur-technological-breakthrough/
Offshore oil rigs can provide prime fish habitat (Environment)
http://www.hcn.org/articles/offshore-oil-rigs-can-provide-prime-fish-habitat?utm_source=wcn1&utm_medium=email
Energy Savings Myths
http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mef45efifi/energy-savings-myths/
Microgrids Can Serve Multiple Purposes With The Right Policy Frameworks
http://theenergycollective.com/christine-hertzog/2143776/microgrids-can-serve-multiple-purposes-right-policy-frameworks
Net-Zero Neighborhoods Gaining Traction
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2014/10/net-zero-neighborhoods-gaining-traction?cmpid=rss
Energy for a Rainy Day, or a Windless One
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/08/business/energy-for-a-rainy-day-or-a-windless-one.html?_r=0
Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/13/wind-power-is-cheapest-energy-unpublished-eu-analysis-finds
Grab the Low-hanging Fruit: Use Solar Forecasting Before Storage to Stabilize the Grid
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/grab-the-low-hanging-fruit-of-grid-integration-with-solar-forecasting?cmpid=rss
Why clean energy might be cheaper than you think
http://grist.org/news/why-clean-energy-might-be-cheaper-than-you-think/
America’s Leading Companies Continue to Invest Big in Solar Energy
http://www.nationaljournal.com/library/189973
Giant Energy Storage Project Aims at Renewable Energy’s Holy Grail
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/giant-battery-unit-shoots-for-wind-energy-storage-holy-grail
New “Groundbreaking Battery” Lasts 20 Years & Recharges In 2 Minutes
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/15/new-groundbreaking-battery-lasts-20-years-recharges-2-minutes/
The Plug Loads Made Me Do It
http://www.businessenergy.net/DE/Blogs/2102.aspx
Beyond LEDs: Brighter, new energy-saving flat panel lights based on carbon nanotubes
http://phys.org/news/2014-10-brighter-energy-saving-flat-panel-based.html
The Case for Electric Vehicles, Part 1: The Driving Experience
http://theenergycollective.com/ed-dodge/1545891/case-electric-vehicles-part-1-driving-experience

Environment

Storing greenhouse gas underground—for a million years
http://news.sciencemag.org/chemistry/2014/10/storing-greenhouse-gas-underground-million-years
Serious about saving the bees? Time to rethink agriculture
http://grist.org/article/serious-about-saving-the-bees-time-to-rethink-agriculture/
Offshore oil rigs can provide prime fish habitat (Energy)
http://www.hcn.org/articles/offshore-oil-rigs-can-provide-prime-fish-habitat?utm_source=wcn1&utm_medium=email

Schools/Education

Students’ global project focused on fighting Ebola
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/279213562.html
Education policy discussion Oct. 16 at Clearwater resort
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/community/279214842.html
6 Wash. state charter schools receive federal grants
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/6-Wash-state-charter-schools-get-federal-grants-279136981.html
Seattle universities dump student insurance plans as enrollment drops
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/health-care-inc/2014/10/seattle-universities-dump-student-insurance-plans.html

KitsapCommunity

NKF&R raises $700 during 9/11 breakfast for health services
http://www.kingstoncommunitynews.com/community/279215082.html
Bremerton firefighters dive in to water rescue drill *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/bremerton-firefighters-dive-in-to-water-rescue-drill_37887099

KitsapCares

Kitsap business owner to lock himself inside business for charity
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/279069151.html

KitsapArts

5 of 6: BIMA boasts five new shows during museum’s sixth changeover *
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/279157061.html

OtherNews

Survey: Most Washington state nurses don’t feel prepared for Ebola
http://www.king5.com/story/news/health/2014/10/14/washington-nurses-not-prepared-ebola/17242257/

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October 14, 2014

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

The US, South Africa and Australia are turning wastewater into drinking water
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/oct/13/us-south-africa-australia-wastewater-drinking-water-direct-potable-reuse
CA: Who’s ready to drink recycled water?
http://kalw.org/post/who-s-ready-drink-recycled-water
Santee Water Purification Project Could Provide 3 Million Gallons Per Day
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Santee-Padre-Dam-Municipal-Water-District-Water-Purification-San-Diego-279000701.html

Elections

Emerson, Gilmore tout government experience in auditor’s race *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/emerson-gilmore-tout-government-experience-in-auditors-race_06291961
Washington Background Check Measure Retains Healthy Lead
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-elway-poll-washington-background-check-measure-retains-healthy-lead/
Giffords to begin 9-state tour on women, guns
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/us/article/Giffords-to-begin-9-state-tour-on-women-guns-5820758.php

Business/Economy

Hospice of Kitsap County to close inpatient care center *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/hospice-of-kitsap-county-to-close-inpatient-care-centerthe-underutilized-center-is-contributing_54665773
KEDA forum will discuss changing economic, demographic profile of Central Kitsap
http://www.kitsapsun.com/kpbj/keda-forum-will-discuss-changing-economic-demographic-profile-of-central-kitsap
Northwest Cranberry Harvest Underway
http://www.opb.org/news/article/nw-cranberry-harvest-underway/

Collaborative Communities/Innovative Partnerships

Op/Ed: The Tacoma-Seattle port alliance: More challenges still ahead
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/13/maritime/122244/port-seattle-tacoma-shipping-alliance-commission/

Water

Popular lake parking lots get permeable replacements *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/popular-lake-parking-lots-get-permeable-replacements_40563695
Drop a brick, feel better about the California drought (But, use an eco-friendly brick!) (Video)
http://grist.org/list/drop-a-brick-feel-better-about-the-california-drought/
DOE Requires Water, Energy Efficiency Verification in Buildings (Energy)
http://www.environmentalleader.com/2014/10/13/doe-requires-water-energy-efficiency-verification-in-buildings/

Telecommunications/Technology

FCC chief under fire for media outreach involving net neutrality
http://watchdog.org/176143/fcc-political-bias/
Tim Berners-Lee, Web creator, defends Net neutrality
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/435626/tim-berners-lee-web-creator.html
Broadband in over 700 million homes worldwide
http://www.tvbeurope.com/broadband-700-million-homes-worldwide/
Hackers slam their way into Oregon Employment Department site
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/morning_call/2014/10/hackers-slam-their-way-into-oregon-employment.html
Dropbox: Change Your Password: Hackers Claim Hundreds of Dropbox Passwords Leaked
http://gizmodo.com/change-your-password-hackers-are-leaking-dropbox-user-1645981610
EMC buys Cloudscaling as the great cloud consolidation continue
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/13/emc-buys-cloudscaling-as-the-great-cloud-consolidation-continues/
Google Street View Straps A Camera To A Camel’s Back To Capture Arabian Desert
http://consumerist.com/2014/10/08/google-street-view-straps-a-camera-to-a-camels-back-to-capture-arabian-desert/
Peering deals speed up U.S. Netflix streams, but European ISPs still a lot faster
https://gigaom.com/2014/10/13/peering-deals-speed-up-u-s-netflix-streams-but-european-isps-still-a-lot-faster/
Amusing Monday: Amazing drones bring us new stories to tell
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/2014/10/13/amusing-monday-amazing-drones-bring-us-new-stories-to-tell/

Energy/Utilities

Northwest Energy Efficiency Gains Hit $3.5 Billion
http://www.ect.coop/industry/trends-reports-analyses/northwest-energy-efficiency-gains-hit-3-5-billion/74305
Op/Ed: Snohomish PUD’s tidal project well worth the investment
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20141013/OPINION01/141019795
Smart grid provides power bridge to Fox Island
http://www.bpa.gov/news/newsroom/Pages/Smart-grid-fills-critical-need-on-Fox-Island.aspx
Why Washington regulators want to slash PacifiCorp’s proposed 8.5 percent rate hike
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2014/10/why-washington-regulators-want-to-slash.html
Energy-efficient economy needs strong railroads * (Transportation)
http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2024742592_biztaltoncol12xml.html
Can We Depend on the Money?: What Washington’s carbon revenue stream could look like through 2050.
http://daily.sightline.org/2014/10/13/can-we-depend-on-the-money/
Standford engineer says ‘smart grid’ needed to shift electrical system to alternatve envegy
http://www.imperialvalleynews.com/index.php/news/california-news/11665-stanford-engineer-says-smart-grid-needed-to-shift-electrical-system-to-alternative-energy.html
Researchers aim to harvest the sun’s energy in cheap, new ways
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/science/researchers-aim-to-harvest-the-suns-energy-in-cheap-new-ways/article21083183/
China Finally Acknowledges Unfair Pricing, To Sharply Lower Renewable Tariffs by 2020
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2014/10/china-finally-acknowledges-unfair-pricing-to-sharply-lower-renewable-tariffs-by-2020
Here’s The Real Reason Why The Offshore Wind Energy Industry Has The Happies
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/10/13/the-real-reason-why-offshore-wind-energy-has-the-happies/
The Future of Energy: Will ‘Cheap as Dirt’ Batteries Transform the Grid?
http://theenergycollective.com/jessejenkins/2142871/future-energy-will-cheap-dirt-batteries-transform-grid
New Report Sheds Light on the Old “Food Vs. Fuel” Bioenergy Debate
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/new-report-sheds-light-on-the-old-food-vs-fuel-bioenergy-debate
Oregon regulators to eliminate some popular weatherization incentives
http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2014/10/oregon_regulators_to_eliminate.html
DOE Requires Water, Energy Efficiency Verification in Buildings (Water)
http://www.environmentalleader.com/2014/10/13/doe-requires-water-energy-efficiency-verification-in-buildings/
LED Lights Are A ‘Transformative Technology’ In The Developing World
http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2014/10/13/354845893/led-lights-are-a-transformative-technology-in-the-developing-world
A former EPA director is pushing for wider use of nuclear power in the US
http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-10-13/former-epa-director-pushing-wider-use-nuclear-power-us

Environment

Fish Are Relocating Toward The Poles To Avoid Warming Waters
http://earthfix.opb.org/water/article/globally-fish-populations-are-heading-to-the-polls/
State expands number of trout to be stocked this fall, winter
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/13/3430306_state-expands-number-of-trout.html?sp=/99/1683/&rh=1
FEMA Awards $2.35 Million in Disaster Funds for Okanogan County PUD
http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2014/10/08/fema-awards-235-million-disaster-funds-okanogan-county-pud
Conservationists Sue For Wolverine Protections
http://earthfix.opb.org/flora-and-fauna/article/conservation-groups-sue-us-fish-and-wildlife-to-pr/
Watch Cascadian Farm’s dramatic effort to save the bees
http://grist.org/list/watch-cascadian-farms-dramatic-effort-to-save-the-bees/
Pentagon unveils plan for military’s response to climate change (Military)
http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-hagel-climate-change-20141013-story.html

Transportation/Traffic

Bremerton ferry run returns to sailings
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279019731.html
Bike share rolls onto Seattle streets
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/13/seattle-city-hall/122311/bike-share-rolls-seattle-streets/
Energy-efficient economy needs strong railroads * (Energy)
http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2024742592_biztaltoncol12xml.html
The Future of Transportation Is Not All Flying Cars
http://www.citylab.com/commute/2014/10/the-future-of-transportation-is-not-all-flying-cars/381333/

Schools/Education

NKSD: School board accepting applications for vacated position
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/279063541.html
Education spotlight: OC foundation donors hear students’ inspiring stories *
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local-news/education-spotlight-oc-foundation-donors-hear-students-inspiring-stories_62456824

Military

Three local grads advance in Army, Navy and Air Force
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279069781.html
Pentagon unveils plan for military’s response to climate change (Environment)
http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-hagel-climate-change-20141013-story.html

Tribes

Tribal Fishing Rights Cases Hit the 9th Circuit
http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/10/13/72401.htm
Bellingham approves ‘Coast Salish Day’ resolution
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Seattle-turns-to-Indigenous-People-s-Day-5819001.php

KitsapCommunity

Kitsap County History Society speaker series continues Thursday
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/279068251.html

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