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Protesters halt operations at some Western ports

December 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Heady with their successful attempts to block trucks and curb business at busy ports up and down the West Coast, some Occupy Wall Street protesters plan to continue their blockades and keep staging similar protests despite requests to stop because they’re hurting wage earners. Continue Reading

Occupy protesters block some gates at western US ports

December 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Hundreds of Wall Street protesters blocked gates at some of the West Coast’s busiest ports on Monday, delaying truck traffic in a day of demonstrations that organizers hope will cut into the profits of the corporations that run the docks. Continue Reading

Experts: Don’t worry about radiation in U.S. milk

March 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

So now Japan’s radioactive fallout is showing up in milk on the U.S. West Coast. Not to worry, though, experts say. It turns out that traces of radioactivity are in many foods we eat, the air we breathe and the water we swim in. Continue Reading