1921 – President Harding publicly condemns lynching

On October 21, 1921, President Warren G. Harding delivers a speech in Alabama in which he condemns lynchings—extrajudicial murders (usually hangings) committed primarily by white supremacists against Black Americans in the Deep South and elsewhere. Although his administration was …read more


Air Quality Alert – The Puget Sound

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Air Quality Alert issued October 20 at 11:42PM PDT by NWS Seattle


An Air Quality Alert for Smoke has been issued by the following agencies: Olympic Region Clean Air Agency Northwest Clean Air Agency Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Southwest Clean Air Agency until 10 AM PDT Friday.

The air quality is expected to be unhealthy to sensitive groups to unhealthy across the region. The air quality along the Cascade Valleys may be further diminished during this period especially for locations near fires.

Everyone, especially sensitive groups, should limit time spent spent outdoors, avoid strenuous activities outdoors, and choose light indoor activities.

For current air quality conditions and additional information visit your local air quality agency at http://www.orcaa.org, http://www.nwcleanairwa.gov, http://www.pscleanair.gov, and swcleanair.gov.

The Air Quality number for the Seattle Area is reported at approx 200 = very unhealthy, and varies depending on your location… be careful … Nativegrl77