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Melborne named DAR ‘Good Citizen of the Year’
Dec 31 2012, 5:17 PM
The DAR “Good Citizens” program and scholarship contest encourages and rewards qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all high school seniors. The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism to an outstanding degree.
Lessons learned in ‘Sandy’ tragedy | Guest Column
Dec 31 2012, 5:21 PM
It is in the embrace of strangers — not higher walls — wherein lies our long-term salvation from desperate acts of horror.
Ocean acidification: another reason to just say ‘No’ to coal | Letters
Dec 31 2012, 5:24 PM
In past epochs, mass extinctions occurred when the oceans became similarly acidic. However, because the chemical changes occurred over many centuries, the ancestors of today’s sea creatures were able to adapt. The present rapid chemical changes may not allow marine organisms to develop survival strategies.
Clueless in Seattle: writer fails to connect dots | Letters
Dec 31 2012, 5:26 PM
Could that be the reason she so often fled Seattle for the delights of our ports-of-call? It has taken 40 years and she still hasn’t made the connection. Some people are simply clueless.
In memory of Sam Carter | Letters
Dec 31 2012, 5:28 PM
All of you, both there in person or in spirit, showed your incredible love for a gentle man. Thank you from his immediate family to his extended family.
County council better with Byers | Letters
Dec 31 2012, 5:30 PM
Working as director of OPAL Community Land Trust, or on such committees as her recent role on the solid waste committee, Lisa Byers has a proven record of using her skills and experience to achieve healthy discussion and outcome.
Orcas man sentenced to nine years for Valentine’s Day assault, hit-and-run
Dec 31 2012, 5:39 PM
According to court documents, Mobley and the two men, both of whom are from off-island, “smoked drugs” on the night of Feb. 14 and he then accused each of them throughout the night of having separate affairs with two women that he was dating. When one of the women got into a car with the two men, Mobley then pursued them in his vehicle and slammed into their car several times.
NPS to share ‘Year in Review’ & 2013 preview
Dec 31 2012, 5:48 PM
This year’s achievements, and upcoming plans, of San Juan Island National Historical Park will be featured at reception and briefing, Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the San Juan Island Historical Museum.
Political newcomer challenges incumbent in Lopez Island council race
Dec 31 2012, 5:59 PM
The field of three candidates vying for the District 1 (San Juan) and District 2 (Orcas) County Council positions will each be winnowed down to two following the “special” primary election, Feb. 12.
Meanwhile, Islands Weekly editor Cali Bagby offers a glance at competitors in the Lopez Island council race, with a profile of each and a following Q & A.
First-year status review; Mulcahy at the helm
Dec 31 2012, 6:06 PM
“I knew there would be problems,” Public Works Director Frank Mulcahy said recently, reflecting on his first 15 months as manager of the largest department of county government, “but so far none of them have involved live ammunition or explosions.” The former Navy commander was previously stationed in Kosovo and in Iraq.