Brightwater http://kplu.org en Why did blackberry brambles become such a NW problem? http://kplu.org/post/why-did-blackberry-brambles-become-such-nw-problem <p><em>“It just doesn’t like to stop. It’s very tenacious.”</em></p><p>If you have property in the Pacific Northwest, there’s one plant you’ve most likely encountered … and battled – The Himalayan Blackberry.</p><p>It’s enemy No.1 in the Northwest. So, where did this plant come from and why did it become such a pervasive pain in the garden?</p><p><strong><a href="http://kpluwonders.org/content/why-did-blackberry-brambles-become-such-nw-problem">Read more on I Wonder Why...?</a></strong></p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 5161 at http://kplu.org Why did blackberry brambles become such a NW problem? Tuesday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-16 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><b>Heavy Rains Coming Wednesday Trigger Flood Watch</b></li><li><b>Pierce Transit Makes Some Deep Service Cuts Permanent</b></li><li><b>King County Project Likely Culprit of Massive Sinkhole</b></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Flood Watch Tomorrow for Western Washington</b></p><p>Heavy rains over the next few days <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=WAZ505&amp;warncounty=WAC033&amp;firewxzone=WAZ657&amp;local_place1=2+Miles+NE+Renton+WA&amp;product1=Flood+Watch">have triggered a flood watch beginning tomorrow</a> afternoon for many western Washington counties. The National Weather Service office in Seattle forecasts warmer temperatures as a very wet frontal system stalls over the region tonight and tomorrow, dumping rain and raising mountain freezing levels from 7,000 to 9,000 feet.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 14:49:55 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1093 at http://kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines Monday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/monday-mornings-headlines-5 <p>Making headlines this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Investigation Begins into Port Orchard Shootings</strong></li><li><strong>King County's 'Brightwater' Grinds Toward Completion</strong></li><li><strong>All Aboard: Amtrak Ridership Gains in Northwest</strong> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:58:05 +0000 KPLU News Staff 623 at http://kplu.org Monday morning's headlines