Category Archives: Patterns and Connections

Observations that link two or more issues together.

Why schools should embrace, not fight technology

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New deal to bring in more water to Tri-Cities

New deal to bring in more water to Tri-City area | Tri-City Herald – The News Tribune. So, according to the gov, this deal will create BILLIONS more in the state’s economy. Of course, that water is coming from Lake Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Grand Coulee, WA weather and forecast information on WeatherBug.com

I find that WeatherBug generally has better forecasts for the Grand Coulee Dam area, possibly because it has been linked to and gotten data from a small weather station on top of Grand Coulee Dam Middle School for years. Most other … Continue reading

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Save the fish — waste electricity

The normal environmental mantra calls for saving electricity. Conservation is key to forming an environmentally sustainable social and industrial infrastructure. Over the long term, that is no doubt true, but at the moment in the U.S. Pacific Northwest corner of … Continue reading

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63 years ago, a terrible flood left 18,000 homeless

63 years ago, a terrible flood left 18,000 homeless and changed priorities at Grand Coulee Dam. : Oregon History Project http://ow.ly/55bdp

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Spills killing thousands of fish in Columbia

Still working at getting the USBR’s side of this, since by the time I was able to call yesterday, no one was available. I’l update the story at The Star Online as I get more info. Still, the story is … Continue reading

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Agencies managing coming torrent

As local areas brace for flooding, Lake Roosevelt is a buffer for communities downstream. Even so, Portland is showing a few signs of minor flooding along its swanky waterfront area, where high water is lapping at sidewalks. After a long, … Continue reading

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