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I believe virtually everyone on the island adores our EMTs and the splendid service they provide. So there had to be some pretty powerful influences to make over 40 percent of the voters say “No” to the levy request. In my opinion there were four contributing factors...
Community Events, March 2014
I was driving west on Bailor Hill Road the other day, out in front of Martel's field and home. It was windy and overcast, and I slowed with heavy heart to look across the field toward Denny's house and shop. I noticed a hawk...
Twenty-five years ago, the small communities of Prince William Sound, dependent (as are we) upon a healthy environment for their economic survival, suffered a devastating loss that is still being felt today. Are we prepared?
I have one major objection to the Master Plan as presented: the aesthetic is quite Space Age... Friday Harbor is a 100-year-old seaside village, not a research hub for NASA. I would like to see fewer “cold steel rails” and more wood (sustainably harvested).
Visitors to the GSA website will find the following text prominently displayed: “President Obama’s Open Government Directive instructs all federal agencies to actively open their operations to the public. GSA’s efforts are rooted in three principles at the heart of the directive: Transparency, Participation, and Collaboration.” Yeah, I know. Let that quote sink in. In no way does it resemble the procurement of Customs offices in Friday Harbor.