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Electric cars and bicycles on display at the farmers market in downtown Yakima | Local

Just as no one else thinks twice about a farmer’s market full of local crops and artisans in downtown Yakima, electric car owners and advocates are hoping that soon their gas-free forms of transportation will no longer be unusual. Three cars and an electric bike were part of Sunday’s Downtown Yakima Farmers Market as part …

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Ghost in the car? These rental cars are controlled by remote control

To the casual observer, this electric rental car looks like another self-driving car test. After all, there is no one behind the wheel. But in reality, someone is driving the car – only they are doing it at a distance of kilometers. And that’s what sets this business model apart from many other autonomous vehicles. …

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FedNat insolvency puts Gulf Coast property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage – Houston Public Media

Lucio Vasquez/Houston Community Media A store in Port Arthur was damaged by winds as Hurricane Laura made landfall on August 27, 2020. About 500 property owners in Harris County and another 500 along the Texas Gulf Coast could lose their insurance coverage after a Florida-based company was declared insolvent and ordered out of business by …

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The Horseshoe Bar embodies the country theme with live music and dancing

The Horseshoe marquee can be seen from Lane Avenue north of campus. Credit: Courtesy of Sharon Colbert Hiddup, Columbus, and get your cowboy boots on at the new campus bar, The Horseshoe Country Bar & More. The Horseshoe, located at 2159 N. High St., opened its doors in early September and is unlike any other …

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Local and national school districts are feeling the impact of the bus driver shortage News, Sports, Work

In a school year where most things are back to normal after the pandemic, challenges like the nationwide shortage of bus drivers still remain for schools both nationally and locally. The bus driver shortage isn’t new this year, but it’s something that’s gotten worse since the school year started. In fact, at the very beginning …

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Southside Children’s Book Fair, Garden Fair and Science Festival Kick Off Fall Season | Evening digest

Last weekend, thousands of Hyde Parkers perused the book stalls, tulip tables and science-related booths as they ushered in the final days of summer. From recurring events like the Children’s Book Fair and Fall Garden Fair to the first South District Science Festival, here’s a look at the weekend. Children’s book fair Dr. Tasha Thompson-Gray …

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Some Utah students are going back to basics, cutting back on technology on Mindful Monday

Approximate reading time: 4-5 minutes SANDY. As teachers and students look for ways to balance the use of technology in the classroom, one school in Sandy is kicking off the week by getting back to basics with Mindful Mondays. “Our school community council wanted to find a way to not limit the use of technology, …

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Advice to car buyers in the conditions of the all-Ukrainian shortage

Mostly used cars and empty lots fill what would normally be a full lot of new cars in Utah County. (Mike Stapley) Approximate reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY. Auto dealers have faced reduced demand as people work and drive less during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, automakers are cutting production. As demand …

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