Long-awaited water plant installation underway in Tuluksak

The community of Tuluksak originally expected to have the portable water plant months ago. After the Tuluksak washateria fire, the community lived off donated bottled water for a month and a half. Then, in early March, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation was able to restore access to running water. YKHC installed …

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First West Nile virus case discovered in 2021 in Bear Lake County

West Nile mosquito | Photo file The following is a press release from the Southeast Idaho Public Health District. BEAR LAKE – Public health officials in Southeast Idaho have confirmed the identification of the very first pool of mosquitoes positive for West Nile virus in Bear Lake County, located at …

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Wall Street predicts this dividend-paying stock will skyrocket by more than 40%

Baseball players and fans alike know all about the game of sacrifice. It is when a batter hits the ball (either at the bunting or outfield) that gets an out for the opposing team but advances one or more base runners. Sometimes investors may think that some sort of sacrifice …

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Houseplants near me: Semillas Plant Studio Chicago in the growing community of Pilsen; Angelica Varela wants to improve mental health

CHICAGO – When Angelica Varela thinks about her childhood, she is surrounded by lush plants in her Mexican grandmother’s house. If Varela was having a bad day, her grandmother would put a plant in front of her and tell her to describe every detail. By focusing on plants, Varela felt …

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Effects of chemical fertilizers on human health and the environment

The use of chemicals as fertilizers and pesticides has increased dramatically over the past decades in Sri Lanka and around the world. Chemical fertilizers, despite their extremely harmful impact, have become a boon to Sri Lankan farmers which allows them to harvest improved agricultural yields, although the long-term adverse effects …

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Alpine plants are threatened by the increasing heat of the climate

Like many mountainous regions, the European Alps are heating up quickly. Alpine plants will suffer – and life underground too. July 3, 2021 through Climate information network leave a comment By Kieran Cooke The early snowmelt in the Alps is not only bad news for avid skiers and for those …

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Bayside Corners: a community emerging from the pandemic

With COVID restrictions loosening and summer in full swing, there seems to be a lot more activity in Bayside! This past weekend, The Power of Pollinators Festival welcomed visitors to the Jacoby Creek School Garden and the Jacoby Creek Land Trust Kokte Ranch and Nature Preserve for hands-on activities on …

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Ionia County Health Department issues advisory on algae hazardous to Lake Morrison

The Ionia County Department of Health, in consultation with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, has issued a public health advisory regarding potentially harmful algae identified in Morrison Lake, located in the Clarksville area and Saranac. People and pets should avoid direct bodily contact with frothy lake water, …

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What to do when selling a home with Hue smart lighting

As we’ve written on GearBrain before, it might be a good idea to leave some smart home devices behind when you move to a new home or apartment. Smart lighting is an obvious example here, especially if you have a house full of lights which, if left in place, could …

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