NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Public officials in Virginia hosted a roundtable on Monday to discuss the future of infrastructure in coastal Virginia. Rep. Elaine Luria, Rep. Bobby Scott, and local Hampton Roads leaders hosted the roundtable to highlight the bipartisan Infrastructure Act (BIL) efforts to modernize and improve infrastructure atRead More →

ALBANY — New campaigns to combat misinformation about state criminal justice reforms intensified this week in an effort to steer a politically saturated debate about the need to change state bail laws and Discovery. Albany’s legislative leaders are expected to continue discussions next week on whether to revisit the state’sRead More →

A cost and equipment sharing agreement between the Parker County District Attorney, the Sheriff and the Weatherford Police Department will allow future Parker County judges and jurors to take virtual tours of crime scenes in important business. “Late last year, Sheriff Russ Authier, Weatherford Police Chief Lance Arnold and IRead More →

The personal information of more than a quarter of a million licensed professionals may have been exposed in a breach of a Washington State Licensing Department database, agency officials said Friday. The agency, which licenses around 40 categories of businesses and professionals – ranging from auctioneers and private investigators toRead More →

Longview Police Department presents awards Retired Longview Police Chief Mike Bishop presented several awards in January to department personnel: sergeant. Luke Altman – Civic Excellence Award; Officer Nora Cheatham – Officer of the Month for October; Lieutenant Kendric Montgomery – 10 years of service; Brent Creacy – 10 years ofRead More →

The Harvest Foundation has become synonymous with economic development throughout Martinsville and Henry County, but after a 20-year history, the nonprofit created by the sale of Memorial Hospital is changing direction. Its new strategic plan revolves around three main axes: “a prosperous youth”, “a dynamic community” and “a resilient andRead More →

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Idaho National Laboratory has just completed the 10-year, $40 million project to introduce arguably one of the most comprehensive power grid test beds in the nation. The network is rated up to 138 kilovolts with 32 miles of reconfigurable distribution lines. The new projectRead More →

Monday evening, January 3, 2022 State Ally Isom begins process of securing primary ballot for Senate seat Republican Senate candidate Ally Isom launched her signature-gathering effort on Monday. She challenges incumbent Senator Mike Lee, R-UT. Isom is due to collect more than 28,000 signatures from registered Republicans in order toRead More →

Amid a continued rise in COVID-19, the Village of Wilmette is joining the Cook County Public Health Department in recommending restraint at the rally this holiday season. Wilmette recently counted 122 new cases of the virus per week, the best weekly score for the community since the start of theRead More →

Dallas Powell, Hornady’s Environmental Compliance Officer, left, accepts the 2021 Scott Wilbur Award for Best Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant from Amit Shrivastava, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Water Environment Federation Association, honoring Powell and Hornady for creating a rotating vacuum drum filtration system with LR WaterRead More →

Nefcy Around the same time, just a year ago, northern Michigan was facing an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases as the winter break approached. In response, we have collectively taken responsible and proven measures that have reduced the spread of COVID-19, saved lives, and protected our healthcare system. Since NovemberRead More →

“This new partnership brings the best of all options to Southwest Virginia,” Levine said. “Hospitals will continue to be operated by people with whom communities have become familiar, while unlocking historic investments in the communities served by these critically important assets in which we have also invested so much. TheRead More →

A panel of reporters discussed the importance of finding optimism during a current local news crisis during a webinar hosted by Evanston RoundTable on Wednesday. More than 1,000 communities have become news deserts, completely devoid of local journalism due to problems with their financial models, declining advertising revenue and decliningRead More →