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"homos county" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA
"And you look at johnstown very conservative. You're putting them with a county and fort collins. So that's that's an interesting mix. Now isn't a commissioner thing that's exactly right But even area. It's a that's a town rather march with In the news with occasional identity crisis because it straddles boulder and while the county's And the opinions pretty sharply divided along those lines. So when i've for example held joint town halls and eerie and i've even held on with the democrat who represents the boulder county side. It was really remarkable How people divided themselves even along. The lines of the room The boulder side with literally go to the west side of the room and the weld county would retreat to the east side of the room and it was. It was remarkably different From one side of the room to the other so they even divide in a room along those lines so So i think we need to really be sensitive to that that once you crossing the weld county. There's a completely different attitude. And as i said in the article would only counting colorado's debt no sales tax that produces a different attitude in itself. Plus we're the ones who feed denver in boulder. We are number one producer of agricultural products and the number one producer of energy in colorado. That keeps your heat on the winner and and your lights on and you're electric cars running. And i would say the only county there are others to be sure but one of the counties as you. So singly. Said that really is the backbone of the state when it comes to oil and gas production agriculture funny how those under the state goal dome wanna bite the proverbial hand that feeds it. That's right and we actually the are. We do have a unique status as humble county as well. There are a couple of homo counties. But again i'll repeat would only actually the only county in the nation without debt and without cell sacks that's unique in itself not just in colorado so But yeah getting a excuse. Me two districts take a bite out of weld county That's that's that's really unacceptable. Now again this is a preliminary map a subject to change so and it's very complicated process. redistricting again. It's isn't it. Yeah and i wouldn't want their job saw you again. You're right. It is a preliminary map So that might not be what looks like in the end. But i think it's you know this is where time the voice our opinions and say. Hey look i you know. I see where you're going with this but you know we've we've been pressing the issue that we need to keep all talk county hole and will continue to Advocate of four. That wholeness to the greatest extent. Possible now you have some commissioners saying saying that. This and i wanted to get your take on this. This preliminary map of for these eight congressional districts in colorado is good news for republicans. Your take in. it's possible. I i. I don't have that expertise scale the redistricting commission and i certainly haven't been looking at bats For the past year but What what i will say is i..
"homos county" Discussed on KOMO
"Each other knew the attacker. That is this woman was in the mall with her mother in law and her young son when the shots rang out. How does anyone wrap their head around something like that? Maybe he was aiming for someone specifically, but any time a gun is fired. There's a risk mall opened for business Today. Trial continues for an average man accused in the brutal beating and stomping death of a woman in 2019 couples. Carleen Johnson, reports 31 year old Jemele Alexander is on trial instead homos County for The first degree murder of Shana Bruhn in October 2019. He admits he paid her for sex on the night of October 11th but denies the killing. Bruise. Naked, crushed body was found in the woods near an apartment complex off 1/16 and 99. A murder described in court papers as an over killed, injuries were devastating in nature with broken bones. Soft tissue damage and swelling of the brain ever held reports during opening statements Friday, the defense argued race played a role in Alexander's arrest because he's black and the victim's white. But the prosecution points to evidence including surveillance cameras from a nearby store, where Alexander is seen looking down at a red stain on his shoe. Vans with a pattern that match the shoe prints all over the victim's body, which had also been gouged with thorns. Witness testimony continues today. Carleen Johnson Co. Moh news recent violence that Lake City's Albert Davis Park is prompting neighbors to demand action. They want the city to remove the homeless encampment that's been in the park since the pandemic hit almost Cara costume. It reports a powerful explosion that turned Lake City's Albert Davis Park in doing Inferno. Fire that burned just steps away from neighborhood homes. I don't think I've slept more than a couple hours any night this week, just 24 hours before the fiery explosion, a double shooting at the encampment in broad daylight with drugs, crime and more. It's love neighbors, terrified and saying no more uncommon should be removed. And that's never what I Really wanted because I don't think that it's often a sustainable solution. Neighbor Jimmy Hightower's fought for compassionate solutions and worked in the park with the city for more than a year. Now, she believes it's not working. This is not safe. This is clear and present danger. We can't. We can't keep living like this parks across the city filled with homeless encampments after the pandemic hit, But in recent months, the city is removed. Encampments Aquel Anderson Park, Denny Park, Miller Playfield University Playground and, most recently, Gilman playgrounds. Almost Cara Constant is reporting in the city says there are no plans to remove the encampment. At Albert Davis Park may is mental Health awareness Month then we could get off with a question. How much can we control the thoughts that pop up in our brains? Doctor Daniel Amen says. There's a lot you can control. His new book, titled Your Brain Is Always Listening, Walks readers through the process of Taming the Dragons in there. That's his word for the issues that he says can really sabotage happiness. Hidden dragons are the big issues. All of us have whether it's The anxious dragon or the Death dragon with the pandemic, where the grief and loss dragon The hopeless and helpless dragon That's driving depression or my favorite dragon is Thea Ancestral dragon, where the emotional issues you have. They're actually not yours, Dr Emmons says. After figuring out which dragons you have you work on strategies to tame them and bring any anxiety you may have under control. Some of those strategies are really quite simple, too. For instance, doctor Ayman tells me that he starts every day by saying out loud to himself. Today is going to be a great day, he says. By doing that he's telling his brain that it really is going to happen. He also ends every day by answering a simple question. What went right today. This, he says, keeps your thoughts positive. And some days, his answer is a simple is holding his life's hand during their walk. Almost Denise Whitaker come on his time to 40 time for a sports update from the Beacon Plumbing, sports task and Eric Heights, the seal exit only three picks and the 2021 NFL draft but made the most of them by selecting players in three key areas. The topic was wide receiver Dwayne Eskridge of Western Michigan. Eskridge was asked if head coach Pete Carroll had indicated where he would play in the offense yesterday. I just pretty much learned all 33 positions, you know, that's how I learned concept anyway, to be able to move fast within the offense, so we don't really talk specifically about a position, you know, we just talked about what I'll be able to retain everything to be able to play all do decisions to see action and added Oklahoma cornerback Trey Brown and offensive tackle Stone four sites out of Florida. The NFL network boards. The Seahawks are not expected to pick up the fifth year option on running back Rashaan Penny Penny a struggle to stay healthy since he was drafted in 2018 Bills. Quarterback Josh Alan and linebacker Tremaine Edmund's are staying around for at least two more seasons with the Bills. The team announced today it is exercising the fifth year options of both players contracts and retain them through the 2022 season. The Mariners shut out the Angels Sunday to nothing. They take two of three games and begin tonight. Hosting Baltimore for another three first pitch is 7 10 and the Sounders Beat the L. A Galaxy Sunday night. Three Nothing. The Wind puts them atop the MLS West with seven points. Sports attendant 40 minutes past the hour. I'm Eric Heights. Come on. Ooh, me, me. Me. Me, me, me, but also you the.
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"homos county" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"Northwest calm. There is still a lot of work to do in Olympia. Bill, We got bridges we've gotta fix. Governor Jay Inslee says he will call a special legislative session if lawmakers come to an agreement on a transportation spending package before next year. Despite leaving that undone when they ended work on Sunday legislative session that was as productive both as to quality and quality this year. The governor also congratulated legislators for avoiding a cove It outbreak during the session, something that has slowed lawmaking in other states. President Biden is signing an executive order today to set a new $15 an hour minimum wage for federal contractors. CBS is Stephen Portnoy reports no precise White House accounting of how many employees of federal contractors make less than $15 an hour, But aides say the move will boost the wages of hundreds of thousands of people, mainly cafeteria staff, cleaning crews and maintenance workers. This executive order and keeping with a promise the president made when he first took office would boost the current minimum wage for contractors from 10 95. $15 an hour and index it to inflation going forward. Some of you may still need to fill out your ballot and turn it in for today's special election in North King County, a merger between the North Shore Fire Department and wouldn't fill fire and rescue is being voted on shoreline residents weighing in on a parks and recreation bond and install homos County, the Edmonds and liquid District's are asking for approval of school levies summer camps already in high demand this year after last year's options were slim to none due to the pandemic. Cairo seven TVs Alison Grandi reports from Redmond, where the city is offering part and full time summer came. Redmond already has 1000 families signed up for day camp. The first day of registration was on par with the regular year, allowing opportunities for them to become socially connected with their peers again. And socially connected with caring adults in their life. We just really anticipate that having great return on investment for kids mental health when it comes to overnight camps, the CDC says Everyone 16 and older should get vaccinated at least two weeks before camp. Those who can't get vaccinated should quarantine for two weeks before they go. And most summer camps will stick to the outdoors with kids wearing masks. Speaking of the great outdoors, animal hospitals and rehab centers, say Calls about wild animals are up 50% in the past year because so many people are outdoors, but don't disturb a wild animal you're concerned about instead, and we will consult with you about the species you are dealing with. We might even ask you to take a picture of it on your smartphone and text it to us. Susan West with Sorrv, a wildlife center Instead, Holmes County says Don't give food or water to wild animals because it might be hard for them to digest and could interfere with medical treatment. 6 33 will get to the opening bell after we check the roads this morning, Sully Well, this accident we have up in the South Linwood area. They're basically right around 1 96, the 44th. Really causing the doing a number on the drive. Right now we're backed up almost all the way to one 28th, often on with some of the brakes there, so plan on about a 15 minute trip from ever it into Seattle right now, That's a 15 minute delay that just kind of jumped up because of this right lane blockage. There's you Get down towards 44th. We're also start to see this impact the drive to the Bellevue area because you have to get through some of that slowing before you make the transition to four or five. Four or five itself is pretty heavy through the Canyon Park area. Give yourself about will put it in about 38 minutes, right now, from ever it into Bellevue. The rented the Bellevue drivers up in about a half An hour now is we're starting to see it fill in. Little over 40 minutes now to make the drive, probably closer to 45 as we go federal way to Seattle. That's because of the slowing we have up through the Kent. The Mines Road, which has been pretty heavy this morning and more from basically the beginning of Boeing feels very heavy today is to try to work your way up past the Michigan curb. The effort. Sorry, the Tacoma drive is filling in as well. We're starting to see things really start bogging down there through the weaving emerging. Give yourself 38 minutes to go from the Olympia area into coma and the Valley Freeway very slow at the south and part of that drive all the way up through Pacific and then more north and 45 minutes there, too, so I'm not exactly the best of drives. 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Snow disrupts COVID-19 vaccine sites in Seattle area
"You seemed the road conditions out there. The snow is definitely disrupting some covert 19 vaccination appointments as well. Swedish cancel Tomorrow's Vaccine clinic at Seattle University. If you are planning to get the Madonna vaccine, you could go to the clinic Monday and Tuesday. Vaccine appointment scheduled for today and tomorrow with the Auburn site have now been moved inside to can show where arena there will be no vaccinations happening in Pierce County this weekend drive thru vaccinations there were already moved up because of the weather and site since the Homos county have not been closed yet, But if that changes the county will post that change online by 7 A.m. the day of the closure, so you'll want to check Testing sites are closed until Sunday.
"homos county" Discussed on KOMO
"News 1000 FM 97 7 Good afternoon couple news time 12 31 I'm Taylor Vance Ice Now our top stories from the Coma 24 7 News Center. Opening earlier in north Redman, north of Redmond of person has died, another critically injured following what's been described as a domestic violence incident. It happened this morning at a home 179th Avenue northeast. In the English Hill neighborhood. That's where deputies found the one person dead and the second rushed to harbor view with life threatening injuries. This is still a developing story, and we'll bring you more information as it becomes available. New numbers from the Health Department show more than 942,000 vaccine doses administered in our state. So far, that's nearly 80% of the doses that the state has received. And since the last report, there have been 723 new cases of coronavirus for total of more than 323,000 overall. Department, cautioning, though the health Department that there may be up to 1200 duplicates in the count. 197. More people have also been hospitalized with virus. The state reporting two additional deaths since Friday. But they say the figure is incomplete because of some processing issues. The head of the CDC says the United States needs to boost its effort to identify new variants of covert 19 so we can better understand the prevalence. Calls Nick Problem explains how genome sequencing is helping to find those variants here. It's a randomized way to see what version of covert 19 is circulating where we look more. We're certainly going anticipate we might find more. CDC director Dr Rochelle Wollensky is referring to Genome sequencing, which looks that positive covert 19 cases and finds out if they're a variant of the virus. It's what the virology lab at the University of Washington has been doing to find the UK variant King and stuff, Homos counties. We save those positive specimens, and we perform sequencing on a random, some set.
"homos county" Discussed on KOMO
"Becomes available. Local health leaders are urging people to remain vigilant with the covert variant. Now, as some restaurants prepared to resume limited indoor dining comas Cole Miller has the latest on how they're preparing, looking inside Calypso in advance. You might think odor Michael's got. Chambers has jumped the gun on indoor dining, but that's not the case. He's following a relatively new provisions. We have windows that open. Most restaurants don't have opening windows that breeze way, allowing him to see inside. Outside, there's no space to set up any kind of tent elsewhere in town. Those structures are nearly everywhere. And in just a few days, restaurants in what's known as the Puget Sound region can welcome back diners inside at 25% of their capacity. Let's go. Most Comella reporting covert variants are now part of the projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. But in the next couple of weeks, the researchers will also have to consider new studies that show vaccines are less effective, especially against the South Africa. Variant ih Me's Dr Christopher Murray says the likely fast spread of the variance Is one factor that has European countries discussing more restrictions. While places like Washington and California are starting to open more. That's a very fine balancing act. I think it'll be incredibly important to track very carefully if we start to see the new variants show up and spread. Marie also says polls show that people's willingness to take vaccines suggest we might get to around 50% of Americans vaccinated by summer, which he says makes herd immunity unlikely and another winter surge a real possibility. Covert activity in King County is still very high, even after a three week decline in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths, and that has the health officer worried about how quickly the UK very it could spread now that it has been detected in the county for the first time. Dr Jeff Duchin says he believes the variant was spread widely but doesn't believe moving into face to reopening is necessarily a mistake. We're skating forward on a lake not knowing how thick the Isis so we really need to be able to very nimbly pivot back if we see things heading in the wrong direction again. You can also says, you need to be especially careful to make sure you don't contribute to the virus Spread. King County is opening two new community vaccine sites for the elderly on Monday in South King County. One will be in Kent at the show, where center of the other an Auburn at the city's General Services Administration. Complex appointments will be available only to those living in South King County who are 75 or older. Or a caregiver living in a multi generational home outside of King County. There are several other community vaccination sites opening to the public. There are four insta Homos County, which included pain field in the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. We have a link on our website. To each of these sites go to comb. Oh news dot com slash coronavirus..
"homos county" Discussed on KOMO
"FBI here in Seattle, and that car fire was very close to those headquarters. So that's why we've seen such a strong presence, a big presence of law enforcement. Numbers of units from the Seattle Police Department, dozens of officers on scene But again, the real reason they're here is because it's near a federal building this car fire and it's on this weekend as we're leading up to inauguration date. Roads in the area was shut down for several hours while officers investigated. The truck has since been towed away. Right now, all 50 state capitals are on high alert for potential demonstrations this weekend. Security forces that are Capitol campus in Olympia are prepared for armed protests and 8 FT fence surrounds much of the Capitol campus, and National Guard members and state troopers are assigned to protect the grounds. This comes after the U. S capitol siege and violence and in our state when protesters breached the gate at the governor's mansion that same day. It's also in preparation for protest ahead of leading up to President elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, Chelsea Hudson with ws pieces they are ready for any threat on the Capitol campus or elsewhere in Libya. We have enough personnel on hand to handle whatever is gonna happen, You know, unprecedented times. Obviously everybody's really unsatisfied in the lake is a really disturbing time for everybody. Law enforcement says there's no explicit threat against the state capital. But the increased security around the capital will last through Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, the Department of Health says all eight regions of the state will remain in phase one of the governor's healthy Washington plan until at least January, 25th. Almost Nick problem. Reports and counties are concerned about being lumped with different counties in the same region We've seen throughout the pandemic times when we've been doing better than other counties and other kinds been doing better than us, which presents a significant scenario for STO Homos County executive Dave Summers right now, none of the group two regions in Washington are able to move on to phase two. But even though they're technically in the Puget Sound region, Summers would want to be rewarded for his county's progress, not just the region's progress. If we got to the point where snow which county was meeting all the criteria, we would be asking the governor to let us go because our businesses are suffering and our families you're suffering, But neither Snohomish nor the Puget Sound region are progressing in that way. The region as a whole is still not seeing enough of a decline in covert 19 hospitalizations. Along with that, according to the Department of Health. Snohomish County's positivity rate over the last week was 20%. That's calm Was Nick Problem reporting? We drive to a vaccination sites are now open in Snohomish County. There.
"homos county" Discussed on KOMO
"FBI here in Seattle, and that car fire was very close to those headquarters. So that's why we've seen such a strong presence, a big presence of law enforcement numbers of units from the Seattle Police Department. Dozens of officers on scene. But again, the real reason they're here is because it's near a federal building this car fire and it's on this weekend as we're leading up to inauguration date. Roads in the area was shut down for several hours while officers investigated. The truck has since been towed away. Right now, all 50 state capitals are on high alert for potential demonstrations this weekend. Security forces that are Capitol campus in Olympia are prepared for armed protests and 8 FT fence surrounds much of the Capitol campus, and National Guard members and state troopers are assigned to protect the grounds. This comes after the U. S capitol siege and violence and in our state when protesters breached the gate at the governor's mansion that same day. It's also in preparation for protest ahead of leading up to President elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. Chelsea Hudson with ws pieces they are ready for any threat on the Capitol campus or elsewhere in a Libya. We have enough personnel on hand to handle whatever is gonna happen, You know, unprecedented times. Obviously everybody's really unsatisfied in the lake is a really disturbing time for everybody. Law enforcement says there's no explicit threat against the state capital, but the increased security around the capital will last through Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. Department of Health says all eight regions of the state will remain in phase one of the governor's healthy Washington plan until at least January. 25th comas, Nick problem reports and counties are concerned about being lumped with different counties in the same region. We've seen throughout the pandemic times when we've been doing better than other counties and other kind has been doing better than us, which presents a significant scenario. First, the Homos County executive Dave Summers right now, none of the group two regions in Washington are able to move on to Phase two. But even though they're technically in the Puget Sound region, Summers would want to be rewarded for his county's progress. Not just the region's progress. If we got to the point where snow which county was meeting all the criteria, we would be asking the governor to let us go because our businesses are suffering and our families you're suffering, But neither Snohomish nor the Puget Sound region are progressing in that way. The region as a whole is still not seeing enough of a decline in covert 19 hospitalizations. Along with that, according to the Department of Health. Snohomish County's positivity rate over the last week was 20%. Let's go, almost Nick Pop on reporting. We drive through vaccination sites are now open in Snohomish County..
California Reservation's Solar Microgrid Provides Power During Utility Shutoffs
"In recent months California's been electric utilities. been taking the unprecedented step of shutting off power to millions. The move is meant to prevent power equipment from sparking catastrophic Hata Straffic Wildfires Jefferson public. Radio's Eric Newman. Reports on a renewable energy micro grid proving to be one solution to this ongoing the problem the Blue Lake rancher retry lives just north of Eureka California behind the Tribes Casino and hotel. Janna Ghanaian opens a chain link. Fence inside are more. Than fifteen hundred solar panels slanted toward the Noonday Sun. or up. Just a little on a little platform for that can oversee most of the array. Gin is the sustainability director with the Blue Lake Richer retreive. This is the view that I liked the best gaining help. Build the solar or micro grid as part of the tribes goal to have climate resilient infrastructure and to be ready for earthquakes and soon nominees but then beginning in October it became useful in a whole new way. The utility Pacific Gas and electric or PG any shut off power to more than thirty counties in central and northern California. On October night we had Probably thirty to forty five minute. gaslines people that fueling vehicles but also their home generators that continued it basically for the duration of the twenty eight hour outage as one of the only gas stations with power. They gave diesel to united Indian health services to refrigerate their medications wins and to the mad. River fish hatchery. Fish alive. The local newspaper used a hotel conference room. Area residents stopped by to charge their cell phones. They the estimate that on that day more than ten thousand nearby residents came to the reservation for gas and Supplies Ryan. Derby is the emergency services manager for Humboldt County Eighty. He says they've been warned about these shut offs but didn't know they were happening until that day so our entire planning model for the last eighteen months got thrown out the window. Suddenly Humboldt County of one hundred thirty. Six thousand people was in the dark. Homo County prides itself on being resilient but I think in light of the public safety our our shut off so we realized how dependent we really are on electric city. The county focused on people who relied on medical devices like respirators oxygen tanks at the ranch Ria Anita huff was directing emergency services for people with critical medical. Needs we had eight people in here. Who could not have lived without electricity so we saved a lives in the tribe built a micro good with help from the shots? Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University. Dave Carter was the lead technical engineer. Microbes are very complex because and in some ways. They're kind of like snowflakes where there's no two of them are the same. Because it depends on where you are on the great and what. Your facility is micro grids. Keep the energy flowing to customers even after disconnecting from the overall power grid the Blue Lake micro grid goes into island mode. Large Tesla Battery System Balances Energy supply lie in demand. By comparison conventional solar arrays have to automatically shut down during outages. So they don't electrocute powerline workers micro grids. Do come a cost. This one was six point. Three million dollars Janna Ghanaian with a Blue Lake Ranch area says with future. Electricity shut offs rural communities need to to be especially resilient and that's true for reservations as well. Many many tribal nations are located at the end of the line in terms of the electricity grid. They may have no power. They may have poor quality. Power and micro grids are away to just do an end run around all of that last month. PG announced its soliciting listening bids to build twenty new microbes near utility substations that could be affected by future power shut offs.