Naturally, it was surprising to wake up the way we did, with the clocks and calendars wrong, and the direction of the sunsets and sunrises switched, but soon enough the unthinkable became routine, as it always does.
In attempting to sort through the communications fiasco that accompanied the arrival of rolling blackouts, it seems clear that whatever surprises Avista faced, it also had to have been aware that blackouts would be a possibility at some point.
On an August day nine years ago, Sayed A. Hussaini was riding in a car from Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, to the province of Ghazni, when the driver crashed into another car – one driven by a member of the Taliban.
To the list of cities that have been held up as examples of how to fight homelessness successfully – from Salt Lake City’s original housing-first models to the jail-or-treatment ultimatums in Marysville, Washington – you can now add San Diego and Bakersfield, California.
“(T)he local health officer shall not be removed until after notice is given, and an opportunity for a hearing before the board or official responsible for his or her appointment under this section as to the reason for his or her removal.”
If anyone’s wondering about the real-world implications of the movement in Idaho to censor educators, cut school funding as ideological punishment, and dictate a curriculum of pro-white, pro-conservative views, look no further than North Idaho College.
Anna Harbine had the ultrasound procedure that showed she and her husband were expecting a daughter in March 2020, mere hours before the governor announced the first emergency shutdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic.