The EMS professionals provide much more than emergency care when disaster happens, they support their patient and give surrounding friends and family emotional support and important information about what happens next.
The amount of money being requested now is far in excess of that which is necessary to provide quality service to our community with the level of emergency response to which we have become accustomed.
It seems that when the solid waste transfer truck from Friday Harbor is in transit on the ferry, it is depositing maggots on the car deck of the ferry. Lots of them.
The entire branding idea (justifiably in my opinion) may be sliding into obscurity. Look at where we live. Do we really need branding?
Renovations are currently underway at Friday Harbor High School to create a new STEM Center to promote science, technology, engineering and math education. This year’s phon-a-thon will seek funds to equip the new computer lab, in addition to many other initiatives in the elementary and middle schools.
Many St. Francis parishioners received an email, which was thought to represent the entire parish and administration, but it did not; it reflected the desires of some members of the Tarte family, who want the chapel to remain a consecrated space for Catholic worship during the summer season.
The ongoing prairie restoration work at American Camp reflects an active and thoughtful approach to land management.
It's been a pretty long time since a man has spun fantasies about me, so in a way I should be grateful to Mr. MacLeod for thinking about me in his off hours.
Less well known is the Foundation’s involvement in support of practically invisible services geared toward those least able to advocate for themselves.
Over the next several years, I observed significant and positive motivational changes in the student. Ron remains one of the most committed parents I have met in my 27 years here.
I can look at a 100-year-old building or a post-war structure and appreciate that each has something to say about America, and even our community, at a given moment in time.
Imagine walking into a room and being transported back to 1964 where you felt you were continuing a conversation that you had started 50 years ago.
I am asking the community to do one more thing for me and all those fighting cancer now and in the future. Please attend the Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer society on Sept. 27 at the Fairgrounds from 3-11 p.m., and show us your support. There are many in our community that would benefit.
It is life-affirming to live in a place where ideas matter, and where the hard work of many can create true change. For that we are grateful.