Richard Conlin http://kplu.org en Seattle councilman wants you to eat more locally-grown food http://kplu.org/post/seattle-councilman-wants-you-eat-more-locally-grown-food <p>Locally grown foods are better for the environment; it takes fewer resources and produces fewer greenhouse gases to get them from farm to table.</p><p>And<a href="http://www.farmland.org/documents/AFTPlantingTheSeedsF.pdf"> a new report</a> indicates that people in western Washington could pretty easily more than double their consumption of local foods.</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7447 at http://kplu.org Seattle councilman wants you to eat more locally-grown food Schedule set for vote on Seattle skyscraper signs http://kplu.org/post/schedule-set-vote-seattle-skyscraper-signs <p>A controversial proposal that would allow major employers in Seattle to put signs at the tops of their skyscrapers will be decided in March.&nbsp; City Council President Richard Conlin says he<a href="http://conlin.seattle.gov/2010/12/16/skyscraper-signs/"> delayed the vote to give the city time to respond to a number of concerns</a>.</p><p>Russell Investments requested the change, to help them re-brand their tower, which is the former home of Washington Mutual Bank.&nbsp; The company <a href="http://www.russell.com/us/news/press-release.aspx?link=press-releases/2009/PR20090909.htm">moved</a> to their new 2nd Avenue address from Tacoma this fall.</p><p> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 14:21:42 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 394 at http://kplu.org Schedule set for vote on Seattle skyscraper signs