Letters to the Editor

Candidates often talk, Hughes does | Letters

Every Friday night, the children of Orcas Island have a treat in store for them. County Councilman Rick Hughes and his wife Marlace organize a safe, fun night of roller skating. In the winter, there are few family activities.

As everyone knows, this time of year can be cold, dark and gloomy. Stepping into the warm, bright gym, you are greeted with hip-hop music, parents chatting, and exuberant kids skating by.

My brothers and I look forward to roller skating all year long. The Hughes have done the island community a great service. Roller skating is just one example of the public service done by Rick Hughes. Thank you, Rick, for preserving this fun, family tradition. Candidates often talk about giving back to the community, but you’re really doing it.

Brodie Miller, Orcas Island (age 15)

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates