May 18, 2012

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

Going along with the garden
http://www.sequimgazette.com/news/article.exm/2012-05-17_going_along_with_the_garden

Public Policy

Kingston issues on the agenda at Thursday open house
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/may/17/kingston-issues-agenda-thursday-open-house/#ixzz1vDro0Hp2
Anglers catch fish, forget life vests
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/151883955.html
Citizens Park Task Force presents gateway park plan to city council
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/151960145.html
Trees removed on 4th Street in Bremerton
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/151887185.html
Poulsbo makes room for future urban paths in its comprehensive plan
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/may/17/poulsbo-makes-room-for-future-urban-paths-in-its/#ixzz1vDtoIloR

Elections

I am a conservationist, says McKenna
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2012/05/17/i-am-a-conservationist-says-mckenna/

Business/Economy

Poulsbo: Where the Vikings shop
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/05/18/2526711/where-the-vikings-shop.html
Bainbridge couple’s ‘Revolutionary’ debuts at Seattle Film Festival
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/may/15/movies-bainbridge-couples-revolutionary-debuts/#ixzz1vDvEwLtZ
KPS Health Plans to issue refunds after billing error
http://kpbj.com/business_daily/2012-05-18/kps_health_plans_to_issue_refunds_after_billing_error
Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/may/17/postal-service-to-begin-closing-plants-this/#ixzz1vDvQv9RQ
Ad exec creates floating billboards for Seattle
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/05/18/2149327/ad-exec-creates-floating-billboards.html
Boeing 767 chief foresees opportunity, uncertainty
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120517/BIZ/705179951/1005#Boeing-767-chief-foresees-opportunity-uncertainty%0A
State workers in TV ads sue executive ethics board
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/05/18/2109693/state-workers-in-tv-ads-sue-executive.html#storylink=cpy

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy/Technology

A Water Plan For Fish, Families And Farmers
http://earthfix.opb.org/water/article/a-water-plan-for-fish-families-and-farmers/
Waterkeepers Washington File Amicus Brief in State Supreme Court Case Over Non-Point Source Water Pollution
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bart-mihailovich/waterkeepers-washington_b_1518134.html?ref=green
Clallam County board denies biomass moratorium
http://www.konp.com/local/7892
Senate bill would make Chinese-made solar panels ineligible for US tax credits
http://www.snl.com/Interactivex/article.aspx?CdId=A-14904517-12336
SolarCity: Ditch Your Big Utility And Get A Free Rooftop Solar System
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/05/16/ditch-your-big-utility-and-get-a-free-rooftop-solar-system/
More People Are Generating Their Own Power
http://ecotrope.opb.org/2012/05/more-people-are-generating-their-own-power/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Ecotrope+%28Ecotrope%29
Energy Efficient Homes On Rise, But US Will Lag
http://www.earthtechling.com/2012/05/energy-efficient-homes-on-rise-though-us-lags/
Comcast to hit heavy data users in system
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/05/18/2149129/comcast-to-hit-heavy-data-users.html#storylink=cpy

Environment

Dam removal ahead of schedule: Glines gone in a year
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20120517/NEWS/305179992/dam-removal-ahead-of-schedule-glines-gone-in-a-year
Dust in the wind?
http://portlandtribune.com/sustainable/story.php?story_id=133721219844877400
Cantwell gets few answers from NOAA at tsunami debris hearing
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politicsnorthwest/2018228436_tsunami.html
A Map Of U.S. Marine Protected Areas
http://ecotrope.opb.org/2012/05/a-map-of-u-s-marine-protected-areas/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Ecotrope+%28Ecotrope%29
Fedex Ramps Up Energy Efficiency Goals
http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/05/fedex-energy-efficiency-goals/

Transportation

Community meetings will allow ferry riders to provide feedback, get questions answered
http://kpbj.com/business_daily/2012-05-18/community_meetings_will_allow_ferry_riders_to_provide_feedback_get_questio
Watch for cyclists during ‘Bike to Work Day’
http://www.seattlepi.com/local/transportation/article/Watch-for-cyclists-during-Bike-to-Work-Day-3567372.php
Seattle to get first electronic ‘cycle counter’
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2018233969_cyclecounter19m.html

Military

NHB nurses share career advice with speed mentoring
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/may/17/nhb-nurses-share-career-advice-speed-mentoring/
Reservist Newman one of Navy’s top sailors
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/may/17/reservist-newman-one-of-navys-top-sailors/
Fitness Fair helps build healthy life, one habit at a time
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/may/17/fitness-fair-helps-build-healthy-life-one-habit-ti/
Sailors support local community projects while in port
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/may/17/sailors-support-local-community-projects-while-por/
Navy Nurses honor retirees, share legacy
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/may/17/navy-nurses-honor-retirees-share-legacy/

Tribes

Yakama Nation opens $12 million, state-of-the-art jail
http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2012/05/16/yakama-nation-opens-12-million-state-of-the-art-jail
Oregon Bans American Indian Sports Mascots In Schools
http://news.opb.org/article/oregon_bans_american_indian_sports_mascots_in_schools/
US Senate Mulls Tax Reform For Tribes And Territories
http://www.tax-news.com/news/US_Senate_Mulls_Tax_Reform_For_Tribes_And_Territories____55483.html

Community/Social Services

Bainbridge Burned with the Fires of Energy and Conviction Wednesday Evening
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2012/05/17/bainbridge-burns-with-the-fires-of-energy-and-conviction-wednesday-evening/
Armed Forces Day parade aims to provide healing from year’s tragic events
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/may/17/armed-forces-day-parade-aims-to-provide-healing/#ixzz1vDt8e7KQ
Velkommen til Poulsbo og Viking Fest
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/151964035.html
Bainbridge Island celebrating pastime with ‘Baseballarama’
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/may/17/historical-society-celebrating-bainbridge-with/

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