Monthly Archives: November 2017

Peach Wants More Info on Power Outages

Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach is spearheading an effort to find out more information from Bonneville Power about length of West End power outages.

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Stay Secure, Spend Within Means this Holiday Season

A few safety tips can help folks keep their private information secure during the holiday shopping season. It’s also important to make a budget before going on the hunt for gifts.  Eric Tegethoff reports:

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Wind Advisory in Effect on West End

NWS calling for 50+ MPH wind gusts, possible landslides

The National Weather Service is advising parts of the Olympic Peninsula to be ready for high winds and potential landslides into today. Steve Reedy, meteorologist with the National Weather Seattle in Seattle says he’s expecting sustained winds of 30 MPH.

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There is a wind advisory in effect for the coastal areas including Neah Bay and La Push until 4 PM.

Ready says the wet windy weather will continue for another day or two – but we could see a few days of dry weather by the weekend.

 

Digging Deep for a Climate Change Reversal

A researcher in Washington state has found better land management practices could make soil capable of reversing climate change. Deep soil layers have the capacity to store large amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.

Eric Tegethoff reports:

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Grad Students: GOP Tax Bill is “Primary Concern”

Graduate students are anxiously watching what happens to the tax bill in Congress because of a provision that could make tuition waivers taxable income, which would increase the financial burden for students who already live on modest means.

Eric Tegethoff has more:

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