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
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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
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
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