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Question of the Week: What do you think of the hydroplane races coming back this year under a new organizer?

  • Apr 30, 2016 at 4:00AM

Question of the Week: What do you think of the hydroplane races coming back this year under a new organizer?

 

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Congratulations to district for improving students’ education | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 30, 2016 at 4:00AM

Whether it’s Oak Harbor High School’s Robotics and DECA teams shining in major competitions, or students like Austin McBride, who recently competed in the National Junior Olympics Men’s Air Rifle, it’s clear that things are going very right.

Climate is shifting on huge tax breaks afforded Boeing Co. | The Petri Dish

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 5:00AM

The first time area aerospace machinists tried to claw back bits of Washington’s ginormous tax break to the Boeing Co., they found themselves up against national leaders of their union and the governor of the state. The next time, they won’t.

Blatant land-use violation should not go unpunished | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 23, 2016 at 4:00AM

As the saying goes, “It’s better to beg for forgiveness than to ask for permission.” In Island County, however, you apparently don’t even have to beg for forgiveness. Sometimes, even if you’ve been flouting the law for years, you can still get permission to do what you want, just by eventually doing what the law required from the beginning.

I-732 won’t be painless, but it is a good start | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 5:00AM

I-732 won’t be pain-free, but it’s a good start to addressing a global problem.

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