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Lawsuit threat results in a written apology | Letters
Apr 18 2013, 9:32 AM
Port of Coupeville Commissioners Marshall Bronson and Benye Weber finally signed a letter of apology and retraction after they publicly accused me, behind my back, of an illegal and unethical review of public records.
They made their accusations shortly after I questioned the adequacy of the port’s review of Greenbank Farm finances.
Admitting that I did nothing wrong was the right thing for them to do, but it took my threat of a lawsuit to get them to do it.
Former commissioner motivated by revenge? | Letters
Apr 18 2013, 9:34 AM
I was very surprised to read the accusation of “backroom scheming” in your piece last week. I am aware that Laura Blankenship was once in charge at Greenbank Farm and that she was removed by the management group.
When she was elected to be a commissioner of the Port of Coupeville I had assumed that her experience with the Greenbank Farm would prove useful.
Remember that we’re key players in human drama | Faithful living
May 10 2013, 4:14 PM
I like simple things, like slathering homemade bread with butter moments after it has been pulled out of the oven.
I also like stirring a pot of sourdough starter.
While others may see a creamy yellow, bubbling concoction with a distinctive smell, I imagine pancakes and bread. I anticipate quiet conversations, pleasure, and heavenly life lessons.
Wildcats finish 4th at Everett | Boys golf
Apr 19 2013, 8:50 AM
Oak Harbor boys golf team placed fourth in a five-team match at Everett's Legion Golf Course Thursday, April 18.
4-run first carries Glacier Peak over 'Cats | Softball
Apr 19 2013, 8:42 AM
Glacier Peak backed Callie Bircher's two hitter with four first-inning runs to top the Oak Harbor High School softball team 5-1 in Snohomish Thursday, April 18.
Whidbey General Hospital | Births
May 10 2013, 4:29 PM
Colton Jackson Ashby, 8 pounds, 14 ounces, was born April 19. He is the son of Curtis Ashby and Taylor Little of Oak Harbor.
GP slips by Oak Harbor | Track
Apr 19 2013, 9:20 AM
Glacier Peak edged both the Oak Harbor High School track teams in a double-dual meet in Everett Thursday, April 18.
Unexpected prayer policy tabled by Oak Harbor council
May 12 2013, 9:22 AM
An attempt to clarify a policy regarding prayer at the start of Oak Harbor City Council meetings transformed into a political hot potato.
News of a new policy restricting what should be said during council invocations spread quickly over the weekend, upsetting many who argue a change would violated people’s freedom of religion and speech.
County may shorten fireworks season
May 10 2013, 4:41 PM
Fourth of July fireworks season in Island County may be one day shorter next year.
The Board of Commissioners agreed last week to hold a public hearing on a measure designed to bring county rules into conformance with state law, which is slightly more restrictive.
Exposing ironies of trendy environmentalism | Sound Off
Apr 18 2013, 9:40 AM
On April 22, in cities across America, some environmental activists will celebrate Earth Day, claiming only increased government control can protect the environment. Those celebrations will expose a couple ironies.
First, many activists will arrive in a Toyota Prius, which has become the symbol of environmental consciousness.