April 13, 2012

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

7 Green Home Trends: From Baby Steps to Extreme Updates (See Energy)
http://realestate.aol.com/blog/2012/04/12/green-home-trends-from-baby-steps-to-extreme-updates/
The Rain-barrel Connection
http://daily.sightline.org/2012/04/12/the-rain-barrel-connection/
Rainwater cisterns to help cut down on water use costs
http://www.buffalonews.com/city/communities/erie-county/article808659.ece

Public Policy

Poulsbo Residents to city: ‘Slow down’ on shoreline plan
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/147247635.html
City growth to bring changes to sign code
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/147250565.html
Bainbridge Island: Planning commission expects to make recommendation for the SMP
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/147238005.html

Elections

Inslee: The $1 million fundraising screech
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2012/04/12/inslee-the-1-million-fundraising-screech/
Ferguson Laps Dunn in Fundraising for AG’s Race
http://publicola.com/2012/04/12/ferguson-laps-dunn-in-fundraising-for-ags-race/
Goodman Drops Out of First District Race
http://publicola.com/2012/04/12/goodmans-out-in-first-district-race/
State schools chief Randy Dorn announces re-election bid (See Schools)
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politicsnorthwest/2017968915_state_schools_chief_randy_dorn.html

Business/Economy

Bethel annexation brings revenue, worries
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/147250165.html
New taxes on roll-your-own smokes has businesswoman reeling
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/apr/12/new-taxes-on-roll-your-own-smokes-has-reeling/#ixzz1rvHZujZk
Gregoire deems legislative session her most difficult
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120412/NEWS03/704129788#Gregoire-deems-legislative-session-her-most-difficult
Wash. lawyers cut their bar association dues $3.6M
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/04/12/2067199/wash-lawyers-cut-their-bar-association.html

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy/Technology

Take the ‘water pledge’ to boost your ‘city’
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/#ixzz1rvIKAZDY
7 Green Home Trends: From Baby Steps to Extreme Updates (See Contemporary Water)
http://realestate.aol.com/blog/2012/04/12/green-home-trends-from-baby-steps-to-extreme-updates/
Home Energy Improvements Pay Off at Tax Time
http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2012/04/12/home-energy-improvements-pay-off-at-tax-time/
Using Solar Energy to Power Stadiums
http://www.onlinetes.com/renewable-solar-energy-Missouri-041312.aspx

Environment

Wetland pumping concludes at Fort Ward spill site
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/147250505.html
A state-by-state glance at Western fire season
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/04/12/2478463/a-state-by-state-glance-at-western.html#storylink=cpy

Transportation

BC, Washington ferry officials to explore benefits of working together
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/apr/12/bc-washington-ferry-officials-to-explore-of/#ixzz1rvGkLgk2
Bremerton to request grant funding for Hanford Avenue speed humps
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/apr/12/bremerton-to-request-grant-funding-for-hanford/#ixzz1rvGuDEAc

Schools/Education

Central Kitsap School District may dodge layoffs this year
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/apr/12/central-kitsap-school-district-may-dodge-layoffs/
State schools chief Randy Dorn announces re-election bid (See Elections)
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politicsnorthwest/2017968915_state_schools_chief_randy_dorn.html
Bremerton School District: 2012 Washington State Science & Engineering Fair
http://www.bremertonschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=3556&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=2287&PageID=1
SKHS Student Heads to Broadway
http://www.skitsap.wednet.edu/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=3065&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=19546&PageID=1

Military

Stennis officer named ‘Ship Handler of the Year’
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/apr/12/stennis-officer-named-ship-handler-year/
USS Reagan Sailors get ‘Street Smart’
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/apr/12/uss-reagan-sailors-get-street-smart/

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