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Former OPALCO GM honored with lifetime achievement award

  • May 27, 2015 at 11:06AM

Randy Cornelius, who stepped down from the local power Co-op's top administrative post a year ago and was recently elected to the OPALCO board of directors, was recognized for 40 years of service in the electric utility industry and his effort on behalf of public power.

 

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Revision to state law allows county to use road fund for marine-related projects

  • May 26, 2015 at 4:49PM

In practice, the change in definition will allow the county to spend money from its road fund on maintaining, improving and replacing a variety of marine-related facilities, including Odlin dock (No. 14 on Public Works' 2015-20 transportation improvement program, Obstruction Pass boat launch, and Hunter Bay dock and boat ramp (No. 6 on the transportation improvement program).

How are we doing? Gains in revenue clouded by rising costs | Guest column

  • May 25, 2015 at 12:00PM

For the first quarter of 2015, after years of recession reporting, I can truly say that the county, as a whole, has recovered to pre-recession levels of cash. Of course, general fund expenditures have gone up almost 30 percent since 2007, but at least we’re close to being back on par.

San Juan men take lead role in campaign against domestic violence

  • May 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

Getting men involved in the violence against women discussion has become a national trend. Groups like A Call to Men, Coaching Boys Into Men, Men Can Stop Rape and MenEngage promote building relationships based on respect and equality.

Mount Grant on display in fundraiser campaign kick off

  • May 24, 2015 at 7:00AM

Plans for the Mount Grant nature preserve include hiking trails weaving through densely wooded forests en route to the summit, where 360-degree views span the horizon eastward to Mount Baker, north to the Canadian Gulf Islands and across the archipelago of islands as well.

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