Tag Archives: energy

Spokane Tribe Infrastructure Improvements

Here are photos for The Inlander for a story about the Spokane Tribe’s plans to improve infrastructure in the town of Wellpinit, Wash., which includes using renewable energy. https://www.inlander.com/spokane/nation-building/Content?oid=4660112

Wellpinit

Spokane Tribe of Indians Planning Manager Maria Cullooyah speaks in front of solar panels which feed electricity to the early childhood center in Wellpinit, Wash., Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Young Kwak/The Inlander)

Wellpinit

Spokane Tribe of Indians Chair Carol Evans looks at a photograph of Pauline Stearns, top left, her mother who serve as a tribal council member from 1983-1989, at the tribe’s administration building in Wellpinit, Wash., Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Young Kwak/The Inlander)

Wellpinit

A Spokane Tribe of Indians senior citizen housing community is photographed in Wellpinit, Wash., Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Young Kwak/The Inlander)

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Hanford Nuclear Site

Here are a few photos from today for The Washington Post for a story about how locals feel about the Hanford nuclear site. Yesterday, the collapse of a tunnel storing contaminated materials on Tuesday forced a lockdown at the facility. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/an-atomic-town-revels-in-its-plutonic-past-as-tunnel-collapse-raises-contamination-concerns/2017/05/10/f1c0daae-3587-11e7-b412-62beef8121f7_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_hanfordday-825pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.76802cf9f064

Customers at Bomber's Drive-Thru

Zach Haynes, left, and Scott Brown eat lunch at Bomber’s Drive-Thru in Richland, Wash. The two are contract pipe fitters who were locked down for four hours at Hanford on Tuesday. (Young Kwak/For The Washington Post)

Lawrence and Melinda Rouse at home

Former Hanford nuclear process operator Lonnie Rouse looks through files for documents related to his illnesses at his house in Pasco, Wash. Rouse claims that he became ill after working at the facility. (Young Kwak/For The Washington Post)

Hanford Nuclear Reservation welcome sign

A welcome sign is photographed at the Hanford nuclear site, in Washington state on Wednesday. The collapse of a tunnel storing contaminated materials on Tuesday forced a lockdown at the facility. (Young Kwak/For The Washington Post)

Richland High School

Students run in the gym at Richland High School in Richland, Wash. 2017. (Young Kwak/For The Washington Post)

Rosalia Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Nanette Konishi

Mayor Nanette Konishi poses for a photograph with a 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid Energi, owned by resident Lawrence Ordoins, at the Rosalia, Wash. welcome center where Avista Utilities will install two electric vehicle charging units, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (Young Kwak for Saga City Media)

In this photo for Cityvision magazine, Rosalia Mayor Nanette Konishi poses for a photograph, back in September, with a 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid Energi, owned by a local resident. Avista Utilities will install two electric vehicle charging units at the town’s welcome center. https://www.awcnet.org/Portals/0/Documents/Publications/Cityvision/2016/Cityvision0916.pdf. The story is on page 18.