April 14, 2021

The 10 best Christmas vacations for 2019

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Christmas is approaching fast and everybody seems to be excited and in the festive mood. Making vacation plans has been in progress for quite some time, but there are still those indecisive who cannot make the final decision on where to go. Whether you love snowy Christmas or you prefer one at the beach, we […]

Smoke brings Seattle its worst air pollution in decades

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By Jeff Masters From Weather Underground Smoke from the wildfires raging in southwestern Canada and the Northwest U.S. have brought Seattle and much of Washington State their worst PM2.5 air pollution in the past twenty years over the past few days. At Seattle’s 4103 Beacon Hill S monitoring site, 24-hour-average fine particle pollution (PM2.5) levels […]

Poloniex quits Washington State as new exchange rules become active

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From bitcoin.com Back in April, Washington politicians finished piecing together and finalizing the regulations for bitcoin exchanges. Those guidelines and rules are now active. Lawmakers pushed Senate Bill 5031 through the House and Senate, and it was signed into existence by governor Jay Inslee. Bill Requirements for Bitcoin Exchanges The rules declare that anyone who […]

Washington State mother ‘injected her 3 kids’ with heroin to help them sleep

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By Jack Durschlag From WN.com ITV reports a Washington State mother is on trial in Pierce County for injecting her three young children with heroin to make them go to sleep, a court heart Tuesday. Ashlee Hutt is accused of giving her three children – aged two, four and six – heroin, a class A […]

Flooding in Washington

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The attached images show the catastrophic flooding in Washington State in 2009.      

Airplane Cutaways, Both IRL and Hollywood-Style

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By hipstomp / Rain Noe From core77 0aircraftcutaways-001.jpg Because our view of an aircraft interior is typically what you see above, it’s kind of cool to see, below, what we’re actually sitting in: 0aircraftcutaways-002.jpg Now you see why airplane cargo containers are shaped the way they are. And it’s only in cross-section that we can […]

N.J. takes up bill to decriminalize small-scale adult use of marijuana

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By Michael Booth, From New Jersey Law Journal Legislation introduced in New Jersey Monday would legalize possession, cultivation and sale of small amounts of marijuana—if the bill isn’t snuffed out by the governor’s promised veto. The measure’s sponsor says New Jersey should join Colorado and Washington State in ceasing to prosecute and starting to regulate […]

Search list expands in Washington State mudslide

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By Kirk Johnson From The New York Times ARLINGTON, Wash. — Estimates about the number of people who may have been in the vicinity when a huge mudslide smashed through the tiny community of Oso continued to grow on Monday, as Snohomish County officials said they had compiled 176 reports of people unaccounted for since […]