October 5, 2012

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

Recycled Water vs. Clean Water
http://www.sonomacountygazette.com/cms/pages/sonoma-county-news-article-720.html

Public Policy

Shoreline plan open for comments
http://blogs.northkitsapherald.com/poulsbobeat/shoreline-plan-open-for-comments/578/
Club opposed to shooting range ordinance
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/172739211.html

Elections

McKenna, Inslee differ on plan for needy schools
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20121004/NEWS03/710049875#McKenna-Inslee-differ-on-plan-for-needy-schools
Cantwell heard from: Another $1 million raised
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2012/10/04/cantwell-heard-from-another-1-million-raised/

Business/Economy

Poulsbo leaders optimistic about 2013 preliminary budget, despite shortfall
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/04/poulsbo-leaders-optimistic-about-2013-budget/#ixzz28QY2lirz
Kitsap home prices rise, but shadow inventory remains a threat
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/04/kitsap-home-prices-rise-but-shadow-inventory-a/#ixzz28QV4kWp5
Prosperity Partnership 2.0 — ready to go
http://kpbj.com/headlines/business_tools/2012-10-04/prosperity_partnership_20_ready_to_go
North Kitsap growing, sprouting gray hair
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/04/north-kitsap-growing-sprouting-gray-hair/
Harrison may be close to concluding its merger search
http://kpbj.com/special_report/healthcare/2012-10-04/harrison_may_be_close_to_concluding_its_merger_search
Tribes in Western Washington Are Bullish on the State’s Economy (See Tribes)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/10/04/tribes-in-western-washington-are-bullish-on-the-states-economy-137546
L&I consumer outreach team will be at Home & Remodel Expo at Kitsap fairgrounds
http://kpbj.com/business_daily/2012-10-05/li_consumer_outreach_team_will_be_at_home_remodel_expo_at_kitsap_fairgroun
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble’s Nook partnership finalized
http://seattletimes.com/html/microsoftpri0/2019340661_microsoft_and_barnes_nobles_nook_partnership_final.html
State insurance exchange is gearing up for 2013 launch
http://kpbj.com/people/healthcare/2012-10-04/state_insurance_exchange_is_gearing_up_for_2013_launch
Nonprofit foundation helps find prescription medication assistance
http://kpbj.com/headlines/charities_and_philanthropy/2012-10-04/nonprofit_foundation_helps_find_prescription_medicat
Opinion: Nine ways to fix Washington’s tax mess
http://crosscut.com/2012/10/05/washington-legislature/110832/tax-incentives-solutions-washington-state-budget-d/?page=1

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy/Technology

Bainbridge joins coalition in opposition to state (fighting proposed storm water standards)
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/172739751.html
Coal trains take their lumps in Yakima debate
http://seattletimes.com/html/edcetera/2019334919_coal_trains_take_their_lumps_i.html
Map of the most energy-efficient states looks kind of familiar
http://grist.org/news/map-of-the-most-energy-efficient-states-looks-kind-of-familiar/
Weather deals setback to Oregon wave energy project
http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20121004/NEWS/310040040/Weather-deals-setback-Oregon-wave-energy-project
Oregon volcano power project gets green light
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22334-oregon-volcano-power-project-gets-green-light.html?cmpid=RSS|NSNS|2012-GLOBAL|online-news
Walmart, Costco among top solar-using companies
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2012/1005/Walmart-Costco-among-top-solar-using-companies
How to: Recycling energy-efficient light bulbs
http://fresh-energy.org/2012/10/how-to-recycling-energy-efficient-light-bulbs/
Verizon and Energy Star Help Improve Energy Efficiency Nationwide
http://www.utilityproducts.com/news/2012/10/05/verizon-and-energy-star-help-improve-energy-efficiency-nationwide.html

Environment

Shelton wildfire threatens dozen homes
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/10/04/2717057/new-w-wash-wildfire-threatens.html
Battle Point Park Duck Pond—Where’s the Water?
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2012/10/04/battle-point-park-duck-pond-wheres-the-water/
Oregon Looks At Options For Greenhouse Gas Reductions
http://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-looks-at-options-for-greenhouse-gas-reductions/

Transportation

Ivar, killer whale in running for WA ferry names
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019345318_apwaferrynames1stldwritethru.html

Schools/Education

Unemployed veterans retraining catching on at O.C. (See Military)
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/172674011.html
Bainbridge task force taking look at school reconfiguration
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/04/bainbridge-task-force-taking-look-at-school/#ixzz28QXMls4m
South Kitsap will seek four-year replacement levy
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/172565011.html
Student-led movement results in new playground
http://www.portorchardindependent.com/news/172547221.html
WA schools chief Randy Dorn asks for extra $4.1 billion for K-12 schools
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/10/05/2321199/dorn-schools-need-41-billion.html

Military

Rededication ceremony for Tomb of the Unknown Soldier draws hundreds
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/172674981.html
ShipShape Program comes to Naval Hospital Bremerton
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/oct/04/shipshape-program-comes-naval-hospital-bremerton/
Unemployed veterans retraining catching on at O.C. (See Schools/Education)
http://www.centralkitsapreporter.com/news/172674011.html
PSNS & IMF Apprentice Program graduates nearly 200
http://www.thenorthwestnavigator.com/news/2012/oct/04/psns-imf-apprentice-program-graduates-nearly-200/
Kilmer sits down for veterans roundtable
http://www.bremertonpatriot.com/news/172675671.html

Tribes

Tribes in Western Washington Are Bullish on the State’s Economy (See Business/Economy)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/10/04/tribes-in-western-washington-are-bullish-on-the-states-economy-137546
City intervenes in troubled Seattle Indian Service Commission
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019346399_indianservices05m.html

Community/Social Services

Medicare Part D assistance
http://kpbj.com/people/healthcare/2012-10-04/medicare_part_d_assistance
Travel author will speak at KARE conference
http://kpbj.com/headlines/2012-10-04/travel_author_will_speak_at_kare_conference

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