Saturday, October 20, 2012

Spokane County Library and Spokane Public Library

The county and city libraries offer a way to save money and spend time with books, DVDs, tape recordings, and other materials.

Spokane County Library District
http://www.scld.org/

Spokane Public Library
http://www.spokanelibrary.org/

Friday, October 19, 2012

Columbia Riverkeeper Tests Fish for Arsenic, Mercury, and PCB October 2012


"The tests found levels of arsenic, mercury and PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) that exceed what the Environmental Protection Agency recommends for safe, unrestricted fish consumption.
One of the fish, a sucker from Columbia Slough, contained 27,000 percent more PCB than the level EPA says is safe to eat without health concerns."

"Test Reveal High Levels of Toxic Pollutants in Columbia River Fish." By Cassandra Profita. Ecotrope. October 18, 2012.
http://ecotrope.opb.org/2012/10/tests-reveal-high-levels-of-toxic-pollutants-in-local-fish/

Here's one website with contact information of our public servants in Washington, D.C.
http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml

"How to Contact Your Congress and President." By Stacy Johnson. MoneyTalksNews.  July 26, 2011,
http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2011/07/26/how-to-contact-your-congress-and-president/

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Autumn Arrives with the Wind in Spokane, Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Autumn Arrives in Spokane, October 16, 2012

A pretty, windy, gusty day, with wind speeds of 25, 35, or 50 mph. Leaves are blowing in swirls. It's a perfect day for October. Here's a video of the day:

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