Monthly Archives: October 2012

Politics Above All Else — Guest Post by Marita Noon

Politics above science; politics above economics—together these two philosophies have created “true sustainability.” We first saw the impact in the science world. Global warming was touted as a catastrophic threat to life on earth. Modern life was deemed to be … Continue reading

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For Washington Winemakers, 2012 Could Be a Year for the Record Books

Record Wine Harvest in Washington by GLENN FARLEY / KING 5 News WOODINVILLE -– Washington winemakers believe the 2012 vintage could be one of their best, thanks to this year’s long growing season filled with plenty of hot weather in … Continue reading

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Columbus Day Storm — a Look Back

Last week we celebrated Columbus Day. The national holiday was Monday the 8th, but the traditional date is October 12. That was also the date of the deadly “Columbus Day Storm” of 1962. Among significant wind storms in Oregon, the … Continue reading

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