March 12, 2012

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

5 Myths About Water Conservation
http://www.greenerideal.com/lifestyle/home-and-garden/0309-5-myths-about-water-conservation/

Public Policy

County, city at odds over Bremerton officer’s credibility
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/10/county-city-at-odds-over-bremerton-officers/
Removing an eyesore takes time, Bremerton says
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/11/removing-an-eyesore-takes-time-bremerton-says/
Special session begins in Olympia, but with limited agenda
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/03/12/2026298/special-session-will-start-slow.html#storylink=cpy
Wash. school shooting raises supervision issues
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/03/09/2429516/wash-school-shooting-raises-supervision.html
Dicks exit will shrink state’s clout in D.C.
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/03/11/2062122/dicks-exit-will-shrink-states.html#storylink=cpy
OUR VIEW | Lawsuit forces clarity on BI shooting
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/10/our-view-lawsuit-forces-clarity-on-bi-shooting/#ixzz1oqA86qWb

Elections

Kitsap County Commissioner Josh Brown weighing run at 6th District
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/142145323.html
Rep. Inslee to resign to focus on governor’s race
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/142203685.html
Rep. Angel will not run for spot in Congress
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/10/angel-will-not-run-for-spot-in-congress/#ixzz1oq9xM1EI
DCCC Chairman says Democratic Party will fight to keep Inslee’s seat
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/142204775.html

Business/Economy

Internal criticism aired as Kitsap Humane Society prepares internal investigation
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/10/internal-criticism-aired-as-kitsap-humane/#ixzz1oq9UVXTM
CenturyLink billing problems a cautionary tale for county bean counters
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/11/centurylink-billing-problems-a-cautionary-tale/#ixzz1ou4idfII
Advice to budget writers: Cut the sustainability rhetoric
http://crosscut.com/2012/03/11/washington-legislature/22063/Advice-to-budget-writers:-Cut-the-sustainability-rhetoric/

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy/Technology

Port Gamble cleanup might benefit in Olympia budgets
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/11/port-gamble-cleanup-might-benefit-in-olympia/#ixzz1ou38rLhF
6th Ave. project designed to reduce polluted runoff
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/142099663.html
Northwest lab hoping to give jolt to electric cars
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/03/12/2063093/northwest-lab-hoping-to-give-jolt.html#storylink=cpy
Sun shines on energy-efficient house
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/homes/shines+energy+efficient+house/6265588/story.html
Finding an energy game plan
http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2012/03/finding_an_energy_game_plan.html
Evaluating Green Communities
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-hostetler/green-homes_b_1326489.html
Best light bulb ever will cost you $50
http://grist.org/list/best-light-bulb-ever-will-cost-you-50/
Weekend Tech Scan: Decisions, decisions: Buy the new iPad? Password-protect your smartphone?
http://crosscut.com/2012/03/10/technology/22058/Weekend-Tech-Scan:-Decisions%2C-decisions:-Buy-the-new-iPad–Password-protect-your-smartphone-/

Environment

A new piece gets added to the 7,000-acre puzzle
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/#ixzz1oqAhqPOr
Tohoku Earthquake 1 Year Later: What It Means for Bainbridge Island
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2012/03/11/tohoku-earthquake-1-year-later-what-it-means-for-bainbridge-island/
NW tsunami preparedness still shaky
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/03/10/2024707/nw-tsunami-preparedness-still.html

Transportation

Transportation budget passes, but reckoning awaits
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Transportation-budget-passes-but-reckoning-awaits-3398067.php
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Citizen Advisory Committee Holds Final Scheduled Meeting
http://kpbj.com/business_weekly/2012-03-12/tacoma_narrows_bridge_citizen_advisory_committee_holds_final_scheduled_me
OUR VIEW | Keep bridge toll hikes affordable
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/10/our-view-keep-bridge-toll-hikes-affordable/#ixzz1oqAJ7mbm

Schools/Education

Read to students and earn money for college
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/community/142101543.html
Woodward Middle School announces Students of the Month
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/community/142018633.html
Bremerton High Receives Washington STEM Award
http://www.bremertonschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=3556&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=2090&PageID=1
CKSD to Host Final Round of Community Budget Forums
http://www.cksd.wednet.edu/News/PDF/March2012BudgetForums.pdf
Bainbridge Island Student Art Contest draws 229 entries
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/entertainment/142027343.html

Military

Newspaper returns to war zone
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/03/11/2062168/newspaper-returns-to-war-zone.html
Military considers some consolidation of health services
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120312/BIZ/703129941/1005#Military-considers-some-consolidation-of-health-services%0A

Tribes

S’Klallam Tribe achieves a first
http://kpbj.com/business_weekly/2012-03-12/sklallam_tribe_achieves_a_first
Tribes may ask state to cede jurisdiction to feds
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/142102153.html
Some American Indian Tribes Recording Faster Growth Than Rest of US
http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/american-life/Some-American-Indian-Tribes-Recording-Faster-Growth-Than-Rest-of-US-142263195.html

Community/Social Services

Emergency supplies pick-up locations being established
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/142095283.html
Easter Seals Washington seeking Kitsap County board members
http://kpbj.com/business_weekly/2012-03-12/easter_seals_washington_seeking_kitsap_county_board_members

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