rural economic development http://www.kplu.org en County commissioners call for mediation in Skagit Valley water fight http://www.kplu.org/post/county-commissioners-call-mediation-skagit-valley-water-fight <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">In Skagit County, a decades-old fight over water rights has come to a</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">head. </span></p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7082 at http://www.kplu.org Income inequality lower than average in NW, says census report http://www.kplu.org/post/income-inequality-lower-average-nw-says-census-report <p>New numbers show the gap between the rich and poor has grown across the nation. But income inequality in the Northwest is lower than the national level. That&#39;s according to an analysis released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.</p><p> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 18:00:15 +0000 Jessica Robinson 3009 at http://www.kplu.org Income inequality lower than average in NW, says census report Clash over changes to renewable energy law http://www.kplu.org/post/clash-over-changes-renewable-energy-law <p>An effort in Olympia to <u>broaden</u> Washington&rsquo;s renewable energy law is running into opposition.</p><p>Green energy groups say the proposed change would weaken the voter-approved Initiative 937.</p><p> Thu, 24 Mar 2011 22:59:59 +0000 Liam Moriarty 1070 at http://www.kplu.org Clash over changes to renewable energy law