By Rong-Gong Lin Ii, Los Angeles Times December 18, 2014 4:55 p.m.
An earthquake early-warning system could be available to the public in as little as two years, once enough funding is secured, a top federal scientist said this week.
By Patrick Timm December 18, 2014 6 a.m.
As far as mountain snow goes we have good news, bad news and maybe some delayed good news.
By Associated Press December 16, 2014 9:36 a.m.
SPOKANE — Light snow is forecast Tuesday over most of Eastern Washington, and snow in the Cascades is reaching the highway passes.
By Patrick Timm December 16, 2014 6 a.m.
A mixed bag of weather is on the way for us this week with some light showers, some east winds and then heavy rain by Thursday. Snow will fall in the Cascades, maybe a half foot or more, but a warm system will come in over the weekend and melt it away.'
By Chris Mooney, The Washington Post December 15, 2014 7:18 p.m.
The principal argument against taking strong action to curtail the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change has long been that it will be economically costly. By putting a price on carbon, goes the logic, people will spend more for gas, more for home heating — more for many things in the economy, given the dominance of fossil energy in our lives.
By Patrick Timm December 14, 2014 6 a.m.
OK, before we continue, let's review some rainfall from November as promised from your friends and neighbors: Murphy Dennis, near Clark County Rifles, 9.19 inches; Claudia Chiasson, Carson, 10.13 inches; Tyler Mode, Battle Ground, 5.35 inches; Irv St. Germain, Prune Hill, 4.62 inches; Bob Starr, Cougar, 20.08 inches; Phil Delany, Dole Valley, 14.30 inches; Robin Ruzek, Lake Shore, 3.41 inches; Pete Conrad near Tukes Mountain, 4.96 inches; Merle Moore, 2 miles west of Yacolt, 10.89 inches; Dave Campbell, 1 mile west of Heisson, 3.02 inches; Jim Knoll, Five Corners, 5.13 inches; Dan Hein, Camas, 6.14 inches; Bill Sobolewski, Livingston Mountain, 6.20 inches; Judy Darke, Felida, 3.4 inches; Larry Lebsack, Barberton, 4.92 inches; Bob Mode, Minnehaha, 3.71 inches; Matt Sloan, McLoughlin Heights, 3.53 inches; Ellen Smart, Ridgefield,4.10 inches; and our friend, Roland Dersken from the Vancouver up north with 9.56 inches.