Northwest NewsNewsgroup

A list of the best news from around the region, chosen by a group of cooperating journalists at Washington newspapers.

City of Pacific and King County continue to prepare for possible flooding

Auburn-Reporter.com Oct 28, 2009

Designed for the military, the Hercules Engineering Solutions Consortium Barriers are steel-framed caged sacks filled with sand. The barrier "cells" measure 3-by-3-by-4-feet tall, and linked they form a solid wall against floodwaters.

Local, waflood, kentflood

Flood Update from Kent PD

iLoveKent.net Oct 29, 2009

Paul Balcerak said: Kent PD: City will have approx. 48-96 hour warning of potential flooding and 24-48 hour notice before the Howard Hanson Dam is released (if either happen).

Local, kentflood, waflood

Health officials expanding eligibility for next round of H1N1 clinics

ArlingtonTimes.com Oct 29, 2009

Paul Balcerak said: Those eligible this round include: "household and caregiver contacts of children younger than 6 months, persons aged 25-64 who have medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes or lung disease, teachers and professional child care providers and health care and emergency workers."

Health, H1N1, swine flu, h1n1 flu, H1N1 swine flu

WSDOT will close Highway 18 Nov. 7 for bridge work in case of flooding

CovingtonReporter.com Oct 29, 2009

Paul Balcerak said: The closure is scheduled to last 5 a.m.-2 p.m.

Local, kentflood, waflood

South Carolina Incentives package

The State - South Carolina Oct 28, 2009

Angela Dice said: Highlights of incentives passed by the South Carolina Senate.

Boeing, boeing 787, 787

Delegation disappointed, will still fight for tanker contract

Seattlepi.com Oct 28, 2009

Elaine Helm said: Rep. Jay Inslee tells Seattlepi.com a Boeing official said no tax breaks or government incentive could have changed the 787 line decision.

Business, Boeing, 787, boeing 787

The History of Boeing's Arrival to Charleston

WCIV TV Oct 28, 2009

Elaine Helm said: News of Boeing's decision from ABC News 4 (WCIV TV)

Business, Boeing, 787, boeing 787

Boeing: Charleston to get plant

WCSC TV Oct 28, 2009

Elaine Helm said: News of Boeing's decision from LIVE 5 WCSC TV

Business, Boeing, 787, boeing 787

Machinists: We offered Boeing long-term 'no strike' deal to no avail

The (Everett) Daily Herald Oct 28, 2009

Elaine Helm said: Boeing cited labor stability as a major factor in its decision to place a second 787 line in South Carolina instead of Everett.

Business, Boeing, 787, boeing 787