Island County Newswire (Page 3)

Island County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Island County, WA. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 47 of 47 in Island County, WA

  1. Nuclear Power Russian Roulette: The Game ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | River Cities' Reader

    ... June 2, 2016, reported that the annual payroll at the Cordova plant is some $75 million, and its yearly Rock Island County property-tax bill amounts to nearly $8 million. Thus, the short-term preservation of jobs and revenue trumped common sense. ...

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  2. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... Local leaders from both parties say they couldn't have predicted Trump would win when the race started. Rock Island County Republican Bill Bloom says he saw a shift in the GOP leading up to Election Day. "There's millions of Americans who haven't ...

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  3. Voters don't necessarily pay attention to the facts checked after debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    All of the topics made for an interesting conversation with Democratic Political Consultant Porter McNeil and Andrea Anderson, president of the Republican Women of Rock Island County. Tim Kaine and Mike Pence did their best Tuesday night to show the American public they're ready to be next in line for the presidency should something happen to Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.

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  4. Snow continues Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    With some totals up to 6 inches already, it now looks like we'll end up with 7 or 8 inches of snow in parts of the metro area. That is high enough to warrant a warning and this Winter Storm Warning includes Scott and Rock Island county, as well as Whiteside, Henry, Clinton, Muscatine and Cedar counties.

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  5. Residents happy bill passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... Bill will subsidize two Exelon plants in Illinois: in Clinton and Cordova. The Cordova nuclear plant is Rock Island County's largest tax payer, with a large portion of that funding local schools. It also supplies the area with 800 jobs, and ...

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  6. New energy bill amendment has Rauner's support & could save Exelon Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... but it also keeps the Exelon plants in both Cordova and Clinton open. Exelon is the biggest taxpayer in Rock Island County, paying nearly $8 million in taxes each year. Keeping the plants open also makes sure thousands of people keep their jobs. ...

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  7. Awaiting the new minimum wage - and a bigger daycare billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... wood, economic development officials say businesses haven't made an issue of the higher minimum wage. In rural Island county, the head of economic development says there's no drama, because there so few jobs are involved.

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