Upon his retirement, Ed and Betty moved to the west side of San Juan Island and built their dream home, just the two of them, from the foundations up. They enjoyed frequent vacations to the Caribbean, Hawaii, and South Pacific.
The northern most section of the I-5 bridge spanning the Skagit River collapsed Thursday, shortly before 7 p.m., hurtling several cars and people into the water. Click on this article for an up to date report by Journal sister paper, The Everett Daily Herald.
House Bill 1183, sponsored by state Rep. Jess Morris, 40th District, updates Washington’s State Environmental Policy Act review process regarding wireless structures, exempting those that are constructed atop existing buildings and commercial or industrial areas.
Following just a few short months after the Deep Sea fiasco in Penn Cove, legislation passed this session will help local governments and ports deal with abandoned and derelict vessels, to the benefit of the bays and water of the San Juan archipelago.
Thomas has been city administrator of the city of Enumclaw, population 10,669, Wash., since 2010. Before that, he was director of the city's Department of Community and Economic Development for five years.
Although no final decision has been made, the board previously backed the broadband initiative as a means to enhance its electricity delivery through “Smart Grid” technology, better conserve energy use, and boost communication capability of emergency service.