March 20, 2012

Public Policy

Councilman Scales gives OK on potential legal advisor
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/143388376.html
Judge upholds Washington state liquor initiative
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017792430_apwaliquorprivatization3rdldwritethru.html
Governor signs child abuse reporting bill into law
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/03/19/2036953/governor-signs-child-abuse-reporting.html#storylink=cpy

Elections

Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland opts out of race for 6th District Congress
http://blog.thenewstribune.com/politics/2012/03/19/tacoma-mayor-marilyn-strickland-opts-out-of-race-for-6th-district-congress/#storylink=cpy
Police lobby will support McKenna
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2012/03/19/police-lobby-will-support-mckenna/

Business/Economy

Silverdale’s Applied Technical Systems streamlining patent process
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/19/silverdale-company-streamlining-patent-process/
Bainbridge Island Downtown restaurants ask islanders to dine local
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/143389426.html
Video of the Week 3/19/12: Grow Community Site Demolition (See Environment)
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2012/03/19/video-of-the-week-31912/
Wash. budget writers discuss alternatives
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Wash-budget-writers-discuss-alternatives-3418957.php
State weighs more private contracts for services
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/03/19/2036068/state-weighs-more-private-contracts.html#storylink=cpy
Job seekers getting asked for Facebook passwords
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/03/20/2445055/job-seekers-getting-asked-for.html
Listening to the ‘hidden nation’ of the unemployed
http://crosscut.com/2012/03/20/hard-times/22076/Listening-to-the–hidden-nation–of-the-unemployed/

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy/Technology

Enter the Kitsap rain garden photo contest and register your rain garden
http://www.kitsapgov.com/press/2012/NR12-20.htm
State auditor: Manager’s contract puts Belfair Water District at risk
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/19/auditor-managers-contract-puts-belfair-water-at/#ixzz1pevmUHpE
Ex-Port Townsend mayor warns of biomass hazards
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20120318/news/303189993/ex-port-townsend-mayor-warns-of-biomass-hazards
PSE answers critics on storm response
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/03/20/2074387/pse-answers-critics-on-storm-response.html
Is Solar Power for Data Centers a Bad Idea?
http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/03/19/is-solar-power-for-data-centers-a-bad-idea/
Clark County continues legal battle against stormwater rules
http://www.columbian.com/news/2012/mar/17/clark-county-continues-its-legal-battle-against-st/
Effects of Wind on Solar Arrays: Not Just Hot Air
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012/03/effects-of-wind-on-solar-arrays-not-just-hot-air?cmpid=rss
Editorial: Not-so-bright idea
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/03/19/2036087/not-so-bright-idea.html
Pure Seattle: Solar Picnic Shelters in Jefferson Park
http://blog.seattlepi.com/energy/2012/03/16/solar-picnic-shelters-in-jefferson-park/
How many signed up for broadband in 2011?
http://gigaom.com/broadband/how-many-signed-up-for-broadband-in-2011/
Social media used by majority of companies
http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/blog/2012/03/social-media-used-by-majority-of.html
NetZero to launch free wireless broadband service — with strings
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120319/BIZ/703209989/1005#NetZero-to-launch-free-wireless-broadband-service—-with-strings

Environment

Video of the Week 3/19/12: Grow Community Site Demolition (See Business/Economy)
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2012/03/19/video-of-the-week-31912/
Sea Lions: Going lethal is sad but necessary
http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2012/mar/16/going-lethal-is-sad-but-necessary/
Elwha River returning to its historic canyon channel
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20120318/NEWS/303189987/elwha-river-returning-to-its-historic-canyon-channel
Engineer wants to stop Arctic warming with a cloud-whitening machine
http://grist.org/list/engineer-wants-to-stop-arctic-warming-with-a-cloud-whitening-machine/
Interstate 5 Goes Electric From Canadian Border to California State Line
http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/interstate-5-goes-electric-from-canadian-border-to/

Schools/Education

North Kitsap School District’s new superintendent: Patrice Page
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/143425736.html
History Day helps students expand their lessons
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/19/history-day-helps-students-expand-lessons/
Bainbridge Island School District seeks new board member
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/143392866.html
The Island School Pilgrimage at Battle Point Park
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2012/03/19/the-island-school-makes-spanish-pilgrimage-at-battle-point-park/
Governor signs collaborative schools bill into law
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Governor-signs-collaborative-schools-bill-into-law-3418895.php

Military

Navy security exercise could cause jams at gates
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/mar/19/navy-security-exercise-could-cause-jams-at-gates/#ixzz1pewQvKwA

Tribes

Governor signs tribal retrocession bill into law
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Governor-signs-tribal-retrocession-bill-into-law-3418894.php
Tribal youths to gather for career day at University of Washington
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20120320/news/303209993/tribal-youths-to-gather-for-career-day-at-university-of-washington

Community/Social Services

Community turns out for Bainbridge Library celebration
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/143374876.html
Scout’s honor: Grann Steele is fourth Eagle in his family; honored by community
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/142967515.html

General Interest

Girl shot at Bremerton school turns 9 in hospital
http://www.seattlepi.com/local/komo/article/Girl-shot-at-Bremerton-school-turns-9-in-hospital-3418387.php#ixzz1pf6E3dZ6

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