I do not believe that public taxes should support any religion in pursuit of its ministry, whether it is charitable, educational, or delivering health care to the public. What should be a bright line of separation between church and state is becoming blurred in our state.
After the ribbon cutting, take a tour around the totally transformed interior and enjoy a grand community pie potluck (with complimentary commemorative T-shirts for the first 30 to arrive with their donated pies). The Chameleons will then entertain until 6 p.m.
Thanks to the Journal for a wonderful article about the opening of our new American Camp Trail (ACT) from Spring Street to the Visitor Center. Just one correction: It was landowner Louisa (not Laura) Nishitani who cut the ribbon. Otherwise a splendid story.
The areas in question now are massively pot-holed, not as bad as a third-world country, but for Orcas Island, one of the richest areas in the state, this is nothing less than a “Shonda”. That is Yiddish for disgrace.
The Auxiliary would also like to express its deepest thanks to all those who purchased poppies during this annual Memorial Day observance, May 19-31. The poppies are made by disabled veterans and all proceed from the sales stay on-island to help support our many veterans and their families.