September 8, 2011

Public Policy

Kitsap Parks Department might turn over rodeo to nonprofit groups
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/sep/07/kitsap-parks-department-might-turn-over-rodeo-to/#ixzz1XMVgmSBd
Odd couple chairs supercommittee, shares power
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Odd-couple-chairs-supercommittee-shares-power-2159925.php
Old Glory soon to fly high in Gorst
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/sep/07/old-glory-soon-to-fly-high-in-gorst/#ixzz1XMXDdddn

Business/Economy

Bitter, protracted battle between mental-health agency, union ends
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/sep/07/bitter-protracted-battle-between-mental-health/#ixzz1XMWLBm9n
Safeway proposes a grocery store, pharmacy, gas station at 10th and Lincoln
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/nkh/news/129422663.html
Layoffs affect 50 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/pat/news/129411913.html
Carrying the freight
http://crosscut.com/2011/09/07/boeing/21275/Carrying-the-freight/
Contractor delayed in hiring: Security clearance holds local company from creating 200 jobs, Murray promises inquiry
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/pat/news/129412028.html
WA insurance chief orders Regence to fix problems
http://www.theolympian.com/2011/09/07/1790053/wa-insurance-chief-orders-regence.html#ixzz1XMiYhIL2
Many still laboring to find jobs this Labor Day: Poor economies leave little to celebrate this year
http://www.theolympian.com/2011/09/05/1786728/many-still-laboring-to-find-jobs.html#ixzz1XMj5jSbZ

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy

Should data protection and user privacy be taught in schools?
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/should-data-protection-and-user-privacy-be-taught-in-schools/12617?tag=content;selector-blogs
State may grant Yelm 20 years worth of water
http://www.yelmonline.com/articles/2011/09/02/local_news/doc4e614752129b3778258871.txt
Falling Into the Gap
http://www.distributedenergy.com/blogs/de-editors-blog/falling-into-the-gap-85665.aspx
Modeling Nutrient Transport
http://www.stormh2o.com/blogs/sw-editors-blog/modeling-nutrient-transport-85652.aspx
Electric vehicles becoming more mainstream
http://www.kplu.org/post/electric-vehicles-becoming-more-mainstream
For water, gray is the new green
http://www.sustainablebusinessoregon.com/articles/2011/09/for-water-gray-is-the-new-green.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sbo_articles+%28Sustainable+Business+Oregon+Articles%29
Forecast shows Eastern Wash. water demand to grow
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Forecast-shows-Eastern-Wash-water-demand-to-grow-2159439.php#ixzz1XMfJAjev
Electricity usage tapering off
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20110908/BIZ/709089962/1005
Super Wi-Fi or white spaces, what’s up with unlicensed broadband?
http://gigaom.com/broadband/super-wi-fi-or-white-spaces-whats-up-with-unlicensed-broadband/
IBM’s high performance SAN products target cloud and virtual data centers
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/virtualization/ibms-high-performance-san-products-target-cloud-and-virtual-data-centers/3735?tag=content;selector-blogs
Six companies doing big data in the cloud
http://gigaom.com/cloud/6-companies-doing-big-data-in-the-cloud/
Microsoft lines up its big swing at tablets
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/08/us-microsoft-tablets-idUSTRE78708X20110908

Environment

Big Hump fire grows
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/sep/07/big-hump-fire-grows/
Largest U.S. Dam Removal to Restore Salmon Runs
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/08/110831-dam-removal-elwha-freshwater-science-salmon
Oyster beds closed north of Hoodsport
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/sep/07/oyster-beds-closed-north-of-hoodsport/
Proposal Puts National Security Ahead of Environmental Protection
http://earthfix.opb.org/land/article/national-security-trumps-environmental-protection-/
Ranger kills persistent mountain goat in Olympic National Park
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20110908/NEWS/309089991/ranger-kills-persistent-mountain-goat-in-olympic-national-park

Schools/Education

First day of school is a brief one for North Kitsap students
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/nkh/news/129408038.html
SK schools try to make first day back a fun one
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/poi/news/129439943.html
Central Kitsap School District: Learning to bridge the achievement gap
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/ckr/news/129411673.html
Central Kitsap School District continues updating strategic plan
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/ckr/news/129411103.html
Wash. a bottom dweller in higher ed support
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2011/09/07/wash-a-bottom-dweller-in-higher-ed-support/

Military

JBLM ups security for 9/11
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/09/08/1814204/jblm-ups-security-for-911.html
Navy chiefs help out — Chief petty officers’ association keeps watch over gates at county fair
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/ckr/news/129413688.html
Military tries to ease stress of deployments
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/09/07/1814007/military-tries-to-ease-stress.html

Community/Social Services

200 pounds of help collected for classroom in Kenya
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/sep/07/200-pounds-of-help-collected-for-classroom-in/#ixzz1XMWzJnMd
Free shuttle service to Stand Down for Veterans Sept. 13 at fairgrounds
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/kitsap/nkh/news/129401018.html
‘Far From Perfect’: Authenticity at the Wooden Boat Festival
http://crosscut.com/2011/09/08/outdoors/21262/-Far-From-Perfect-:-Authenticity-at-the-Wooden-Boat-Festival/

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