January 20, 2012

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

Special website allows comments and questions on water reuse report
http://www.wsomag.com/blog/view/special_website_allows_comments_and_questions_on_water_reuse_report

Public Policy

Port, community meet to discuss Harper Pier’s future
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/137693778.html
Appeals court: Top 2 primary OK, recall limits not
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/jan/19/appeals-court-top-2-primary-ok-recall-limits-not/#ixzz1k0I4TVnA
Sen. Kastama, big business give lift to gay marriage
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/01/19/1956146/sen-kastama-big-business-give.html#storylink=cpy
Wash. state lawmakers weigh new abortion rules
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/01/19/2357535/wash-lawmakers-weigh-new-abortion.html

Elections

McKenna opposes sales tax boost; Inslee not sold either
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politicsnorthwest/2017283535_mckenna_opposes_sales_tax_boos.html
Voter participation in Washington nears top nationally
http://crosscut.com/blog/crosscut/20752/Voter-participation-in-Washington-nears-top-nationally/

Business/Economy

City owes five months rent
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/137710823.html
PSNS & IMF Career Fair nears
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/jan/19/psns-imf-career-fair-nears/
Washington state ignores Euro crisis at its own risk
http://crosscut.com/2012/01/20/econ-finance/21817/Washington-state-ignores-Euro-crisis-at-its-own-risk/
Small-business advocates to lobby Olympia lawmakers next week
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120120/BLOG31/120119777/-1/blog31#Small-business-advocates-to-lobby-Olympia-lawmakers-next-week
Boeing blocked from carrying fuel in 747-8 tail until problem fixed
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2017283893_boeing20.html
State recovery slowed by public sector job losses
http://crosscut.com/2012/01/20/washington/21810/State-recovery-slowed-by-public-sector-job-losses/
Rate on 30-year mortgage down to record 3.88 pct.
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2017278377_apusmortgagerates.html

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy

Port Orchard may offer assistance to low-income utility customers
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/jan/19/port-orchard-may-offer-assistance-to-low-income/#ixzz1k0HorbUQ
Groundwater mismanagement lets giant feedlots drink their fill
http://crosscut.com/2012/01/19/energy-utilities/21816/Groundwater-mismanagement-lets-giant-feedlots-drink-their-fill/
Local water agency urges conservation for Issaquah customers amid power outage
http://www.issaquahpress.com/2012/01/19/local-water-agency-urges-conservation-for-issaquah-customers-amid-power-outage/
Beyond Wednesday’s protest: What if the Web went down?
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/01/19/1989195/internet-battle-ensues.html#storylink=cpy
Nice work web! More than 13M of y’all fought SOPA
http://gigaom.com/2012/01/19/nice-work-web-more-than-13m-of-yall-fought-sopa/
Solar Energy Harvesting Breakthrough
http://bwnews.us/2012/01/19/solar-energy-harvesting-breakthrough/
Apple to dive into e-textbook market
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/01/20/1991015/apple-to-dive-into-e-textbook.html#storylink=cpy
VC funding to web startups hits decade-long high in 2011
http://gigaom.com/2012/01/19/2011-q4-moneytree-vc-funding-web-startup-figures/

Environment

New Study: Biofuel From Seaweed – It’s All About The Microbes
http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/new-study-biofuel-from-seaweed-its-all-about-the-m/

Transportation

Amtrak suspends Seattle-Portland run
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/01/19/2357717/amtrak-suspends-seattle-portland.html

Schools/Education

Why textbooks of the future are not books
http://gigaom.com/apple/why-textbooks-of-the-future-are-not-books/

Military

Keyport celebrates legacy of MLK
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/jan/19/keyport-celebrates-legacy-mlk/
Fire controlmen maintain ‘The Twister’
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/jan/19/fire-controlmen-maintain-twister/
PSNS & IMF Career Fair nears
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/jan/19/psns-imf-career-fair-nears/

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