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Fast action by Vashon Treatment Plant neighbors helps recover missing buoy

When Tyson Wright stepped out on his deck for coffee one recent morning, he noticed something was missing. A buoy off Gorsuch Beach that normally marks an outfall pipe where treated wastewater goes to Puget Sound from our Vashon Treatment Plant was gone. 220 more words

Community Engagement

McClellan is Rebuffed I

When General Johnston was severely wounded at Fair Oaks, President Davis assigned command of the Confederate army in front of Richmond to Robert E. Lee. Lee had already surmised that McClellan intended to repeat his tactics before York- town and make the battle for Richmond one in which artillery and engineering would determine the outcome. 2,077 more words

Biography

McClellan is Rebuffed II

The final course open to McClellan to counter Lee’s attack on his communications, and the one he chose to take, was to change his base to the James and, because he lacked a secure line for bringing forward supplies or heavy artillery to the Chickahominy, withdraw the Army of the Potomac to the James. 1,364 more words

Biography

Industries honored for dedication to clean water

Believe it or not, industry is still a major employer in King County, accounting for over 100,000 jobs in the city of Seattle alone.

Another little known fact is how much emphasis our local industries put on environmental stewardship. 1,078 more words

Protecting Our Waters

What Google Can Teach Restaurants

Most people don’t know what Google’s PageRank really means.  It’s not a ranking of website pages, it’s named for Google co-founder Larry Page because he devised the initial algorithm to rank a website’s importance.   642 more words

Operations

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection; Asian operations not part of filing

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Toys “R” Us Inc, which has struggled to lift its fortunes since a buyout loaded the retailer with debt more than a decade ago, is preparing a bankruptcy filing as soon as today, according to people familiar with the situation. 702 more words

Money Matters