I urge the County Council to purge county boards and commissions of those who have a vested interested in pursuing destructive policies; and I urge local citizens with no vested interests to volunteer for these positions.
A grand total of 3,500 pounds of litter was collected from our roadsides and beaches. The students from Stillpoint School, who combed the town streets between their school and the library, and collected four huge garbage bags full of litter – had this to say: “We love being a part of this event every year. Our loads were lightened when a police officer... "
The sky isn’t falling. The Growler noise is affecting people region wide. The sky isn’t falling, just asking for peace and quiet. The base isn’t closing. The only ones to keep proclaiming that are the Chicken Littles of the region.
Friday Harbor Elementary School and the After School Study Club would like to thank United Way of San Juan County for helping to fund this important program in our school.
Some individuals feel they deserve preferential treatment for some reason, or are above the law altogether.
San Juan County member/owners of the OPALCO co-op are being asked to vote in two new board members.
The result of people standing up for themselves is that now there are several people serving on the planning commission who are looking for rational, common sense solutions to planning for the future of our islands; a welcome change Mr. Dehlendorf opposes.
Residents of San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 who fly on Island Air Ambulance will incur no out-of-pocket expense for that flight.
Washington state laws regarding the penalties for drunk driving are relatively lenient and we, in San Juan County, seem reluctant to even apply those. A slap on the wrist and a promise never to do it again and off the driver goes.
At the recent OPALCO “Town Hall Meetings” a few things were finally made clear. All costs of new fiber-optic cable and all of the proposed wireless internet system will be charged to electricity customers... this is manifestly unfair and unethical.