October 6, 2011

Elections

Big conservation group will back Inslee
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2011/10/05/big-conservation-group-will-back-inslee/
Pelz Says McKenna Not Standing Up to Banks
http://publicola.com/2011/10/05/pelz-says-mckenna-not-standing-up-to-banks/

Business/Economy

Kitsap home sales continue big slide
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/kitsap-home-sales-continue-big-slide/
Swedish, Providence to join forces
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2016417609_swedish06m.html
Harrison Partners with YMCA
http://kpbj.com/cover_story/2011-10-05/harrison_partners_with_ymca
More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, leaving the figure elevated
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/More-people-applied-for-unemployment-benefits-2205446.php#ixzz1a0Q7fDn0
Social media wizards now in demand in the workplace
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20111006/BIZ/710069925/1005#Social-media-wizards-now-in-demand-in-the-workplace
Tech roundup: Microsoft is No. 3, but not out of the running
http://crosscut.com/2011/10/05/technology/21380/Tech-roundup:-Microsoft-is-No.-3%2C-but-not-out-of-the-running/
Steve Jobs, Poet Of The Computer World, Dies
http://news.opb.org/article/steve-jobs-poet-computer-world-dies/

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy

Port Angeles looks at revising utility billing methods
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20111006/news/310069995/port-angeles-looks-at-revising-utility-billing-methods
10 Minutes With Wade Miller
http://www.bcwaternews.com/bcwn/QA/miller/QA_miller.html
Jobs and Water
http://www.stormh2o.com/blogs/sw-editors-blog/jobs-and-water-86551.aspx
Making Building Better – Kitsap Energy Upgrade
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/making-building-better—kitsap-energy-upgrade-666/
New Report Calls For Overhaul of ‘Crumbling Water Infrastructure’
http://earthfix.opb.org/water/article/new-report-calls-for-overhaul-of-crumbling-water-i/
Outgreened and Uncounted
http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18041-outgreened_and_uncounted.html
Deal reached on cleanup for Montana watersheds to protect native fish
http://missoulian.com/news/local/article_9ef06322-eefb-11e0-8121-001cc4c002e0.html#ixzz1a0Oh3Ui0

Environment

Workshops focus on the Sound
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20111003/NEWS01/710039911
North Kitsap trails plan supported by many
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/north-kitsap-trails-plan-supported-by-many/
Coal is not so cheap
http://www.climatespectator.com.au/commentary/coal-not-so-cheap
How environmental and women’s groups can work together
http://www.grist.org/population/2011-10-05-how-environmental-and-womens-groups-can-work-together
Oil sheen reported near Bremerton
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/oil-sheen-reported-near-bremerton/
La Nina to bring another cold, wet winter to the Pacific Northwest
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/10/06/1853368/forecasters-la-nina-to-bring-another.html#ixzz1a0TdfrcK
You, too, can observe oxygen changes in Hood Canal
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/#ixzz1a0K5Gq6M

Schools/Education

Bremerton schools hear tips on narrowing achievement gap
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/bremerton-schools-hear-tips-on-narrowing-gap/#ixzz1a0IDrr2Q
WSU plans $100 fines for misbehaving students
http://www.theolympian.com/2011/10/05/1826657/new-100-fine-for-misbehaving-wsu.html

Military

Lives altered by 10 years of war in Afghanistan
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/lives-altered-by-10-years-of-war-in-afghanistan/#ixzz1a0JPxupz
Port Orchard native awarded Silver Star, Bronze Star
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/port-orchard-native-awarded-silver-star-bronze/#ixzz1a0XxPPY7

Tribes

Zoning error stirs tour boat dispute in Port Gamble
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2011/oct/05/zoning-error-stirs-tour-boat-dispute-in-port/#ixzz1a0HWhjR7

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