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March 2011 Blog Posts (9)



Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:05 AM EDT

Blessings of being a grandparent

I feel blessed to be the grandparent (Pappy) of four beautiful grandchildren — Reaghan, Landen, Elijah and Quentin.

It has been said that grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old. Grandkids remind you of your of your own kids when they were little, making you reminisce about the wonderful times you experienced with them. A grandparent is a little bit… Continue

Added by Brian Patrick Swanner on March 28, 2011 at 4:22pm — 2 Comments


Mountain Music” “Feels So Right”  “Angels Among Us”   You know the voice.  As lead singer for the country group ALABAMA, Randy Owen…

Added by Fyre Walker on March 28, 2011 at 12:32pm — 1 Comment

Rye couple donates pet oxygen masks to Fire Dept.

Fire Chief William "Skip" Sullivan recalls two incidents in his career involving pets suffering from smoke inhalation, some unconscious after becoming trapped in a burning building.

From now on, treating those animals will be much easier, thanks to two residents with a love for pets.

Ian and Katie…


Added by Fyre Walker on March 26, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

Call for doing away with State Fire Marshal's office heats up

If there is a fire, are kids safe in Kansas schools?

The state fire marshal said "no" dozens of times since last September and wrote fire code violations for more than thirty districts. At issue is a type of window on or above classroom doors that would allow smoke to travel from room to room in the event of a fire.

It could cost millions to fix.

Paul Larkin is communications director for Liberal Schools.

"Well I'm sure the… Continue

Added by Fyre Walker on March 21, 2011 at 11:29am — 7 Comments

Spent Fuel in Japan


Update: links should be fixed now


The spent fuel pools near the Japanese reactors affected by the earthquake are a significant concern at this point. During the power generation process fission products build up in the fuel rods. In particular for the first several years after their removal from the reactor the radiation levels are fairly significant and the the rods can generate a fair amount of heat. Most reactors have a storage pool nearby in…


Added by Benjamin Van Eck on March 18, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

1,600 preregister for Fire & Rescue College

Hundreds of emergency services workers will blaze a path to the county this weekend.

It’s time for the 2011 McDowell Fire & Rescue College, the largest of its kind in North Carolina and one of the biggest in the southeastern U.S.

Brad Ledbetter, director of continuing education at McDowell Technical… Continue

Added by Fyre Walker on March 17, 2011 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Radiation and Japan

There is a lot of information floating around the internet about radiation safety because of the events in Japan. Unfortunately much of it is incomplete or wrong. You have to be very careful where you get information from as many incomplete or wrong ideas tend to get spread out of fear. I'd like to try to clear up a few significant misconceptions and will provide references from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or similar sources.

Radiation can cause both long term and short term… Continue

Added by Benjamin Van Eck on March 16, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Flood Safety Awareness Week 2011

It's that time of year again .. today kicks off Flood Safety Awareness Week that runs thru March 18, 2011.

FEMA and NOAA's National Weather Service are providing tips and information to help individuals and families prepare for flooding dangers during the week and throughout the spring season. The resources can be accessed at the Flood Safety Awareness Week… Continue

Added by Janet Liebsch on March 14, 2011 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Radioactive safety data

Okay .. I'm not trying to be an alarmist and this is just my personal opinion but .. posting this as fyi in case things completely go south with Japanese nuclear reactors. Hopefully officials can contain all since structures have multiple safeguards, but sharing this in the event a complete failure or meltdown could potentially impact the west coast of North America. (Please note, I'm not talking about anything released to date .. there are no concerns with that whatsoever. Just thinking worse… Continue

Added by Janet Liebsch on March 13, 2011 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

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