Whatcom County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. 8 family members escape Deming house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | KOMO News

    ... rest of the family instead of fighting the flames. By the time everyone was out, the fire was out of control. Whatcom County Fire District 1 Chief Mel Blankers says the garage was engulfed in flames and the fire had reached the house when fire crews ...

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  2. Fire destroys old home; 8 family members escapeRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... rest of the family instead of fighting the flames. By the time everyone was out, the fire was out of control. Whatcom County Fire District 1 Chief Mel Blankers says the garage was engulfed in flames and the fire had reached the house when fire crews ...

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  3. Hong Kong halts some U.S. poultry imports due to bird flu in U.S.Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Reuters

    Hong Kong said Monday it has suspended imports of certain U.S. poultry and poultry products because strains of avian influenza have been identified in the United States, marking the second foreign market to issue such a ban. Two separate virus strains were identified in Whatcom County, Washington, including H5N2 in northern pintail ducks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a statement last week.

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  4. Bird Flu Found in - Backyard' Oregon Poultry Flock, USDA SaysRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... borders British Columbia. The virus strain in Oregon is the same that was found in captive Gyrfalcons in Whatcom County, Washington, the agency said. A separate strain, H5N2, was found in northern pintail ducks in Washington, the USDA said Dec. 16. ...

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  5. Avian flu detected in wild birds in Washington StateRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Southwest Farm Press

    The United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in wild birds in Whatcom County, Washington, earlier this week. The Texas Animal Health Commission is warning commercial poultry operators, farmers and rural residents who raise or maintain poultry on their premises to exercise caution after the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in wild birds in Whatcom County, Washington, earlier this week.

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  6. Wash. governor proposes billion-dollar carbon emissions cap-and-trade planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... to an energy tax that industries would pass on to consumers. State Sen. Doug Ericksen (R), who represents Whatcom County, home to a major BP oil refinery, said the plan would dramatically increase gas prices. "The centerpiece of [Inslee's] idea is a ...

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  7. Puget Sound Energy and RES Americas to Develop Battery Storage ProjectRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Electric Energy Online

    Puget Sound Energy and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. have signed agreements to cooperate on launching an innovative battery storage project in Whatcom County that could pave the way for larger scale efforts in PSE's service territory. Electricity will be stored in state-of-the-art battery modules that are as large as 40-foot shipping containers, the same amount of energy found in 1.7 million AA batteries.

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  8. USDA: Highly Pathogenic H5 Avian Influenza Confirmed In Wild Birds In Washington StateRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    USDA: HIGHLY PATHOGENIC H5 AVIAN INFLUENZA CONFIRMED IN WILD BIRDS IN WASHINGTON STATE Dec. 18, 2014 Source: USDA news release The United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in wild birds in Whatcom County, Washington. Two separate virus strains were identified: HPAI H5N2 in northern pintail ducks and HPAI H5N8 in captive Gyrfalcons that were fed hunter-killed wild birds.

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  9. H5 avian influenza confirmed in Washington StateRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | FarmingUK

    A pathogenic H5 avian influenza has been discovered in wild birds in Whatcom County, Washington. Two separate virus strains were identified: HPAI H5N2 in northern pintail ducks and HPAI H5N8 in captive Gyrfalcons that were fed hunter-killed wild birds.

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  10. Whatcom County man accused of using whip on sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Whatcom County sheriff's office says a man forced his 10-year-old son to run for three hours on logging roads at the crack of a horse whip. Other family members reported the 32-year-old man and another relative who were punishing the boy Sunday for not doing his chores properly at their home in Maple Falls.

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  11. PSE, RES Americas to develop battery storage projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Kirkland Reporter

    Puget Sound Energy and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. have signed agreements to cooperate on launching an innovative battery storage project in Whatcom County that could pave the way for larger scale efforts in PSE's service territory. Electricity will be stored in state-of-the-art battery modules that are as large as 40-foot shipping containers, the same amount of energy found in 1.7 million AA batteries. 1 comment

  12. Inslee details cap-and-trade to pay for transportation, educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Declaring it "time for polluters to pay their fair share," Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a new cap-and-trade system that would cut industrial carbon emissions while generating $1 billion a year for schools, transportation projects and other programs. The central piece of Inslee's proposal is a Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, which would affect the top 130 carbon-emitting facilities and fuel distributors in the state - those that produce more than 25,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases per year.

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  13. Bird flu found in wild birds in Washington state - USDARead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Reuters

    Two strains of avian influenza have been confirmed in wild birds in Washington state, near the U.S. border with Canada, but there is no immediate cause for public health concerns, U.S. agriculture officials said on Wednesday. Two separate virus strains were identified in Whatcom County, Washington, including H5N2 in northern pintail ducks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a statement.

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  14. Whatcom County man accused of using horse whip on sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The Whatcom County sheriff's office says a man forced his 10-year-old son to run for three hours on logging roads at the crack of a horse whip. Other family members reported the 32-year-old man and another relative who were punishing the boy Sunday for not doing his chores properly at their home in Maple Falls.

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  15. Police: Dad arrested for using horse whip on son in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Robert Thomas Toy remained in jail Tuesday night facing a felony charge, accused of forcing his 10-year-old son to run for three hours in the woods and using an 85-inch horse whip on him, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's office. The Sheriff's office says the 32-year-old father felt the boy, whose 11th birthday is Saturday, didn't do his chores properly around their home in Maple Falls, WA, a small town near the Canadian border near Sumas.

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  16. Man shoots neighbora s cat with arrow, authorities say; late-night news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... a man accused of forcing his 10-year-old son to run for hours in the woods and using a horsewhip on him. The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office said the 32-year-old father said the boy didn't do his chores properly. Members of the family called ...

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  17. Avian flu confirmed in wild birds in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... its death to the state. A USDA lab in Iowa confirmed the virus over the weekend. The viruses were detected in Whatcom County, which is on the Canadian border, but Mansfield said officials do not yet know whether the flu spread from British Columbia.

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  18. Avian flu confirmed in wild birds in Washington; officials say no immediate health concernRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | CFRA

    ... of highly pathogenic avian influenza in 20 years, the CDC said. In Washington, the viruses were detected in Whatcom County, which is on the Canadian border, but Mansfield said officials do not yet know whether the flu spread from British Columbia. ...

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  19. Police: Dad arrested for using horse whip on son in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | KOMO News

    Robert Thomas Toy remained in jail Tuesday night facing a felony charge, accused of forcing his 10-year-old son to run for three hours in the woods and using an 85-inch horse whip on him, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's office. The Sheriff's office says the 32-year-old father felt the boy, whose 11th birthday is Saturday, didn't do his chores properly around their home in Maple Falls, WA, a small town near the Canadian border near Sumas.

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  20. PSE faces opposition over options for Eastside power-line routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... The utility plans to experiment with electric battery backup systems in Bainbridge Island and Glacier, Whatcom County, next year. "When this new line needs to be replaced, and it should last through at least the 2030s, I hope battery technology has ...

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