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WGH name change a bitter pill, though it didn’t have to be | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 2:00AM

Unfortunately, once again, the hospital’s board of commissioners have left the public with a bitter pill to swallow, concluding that it knows what’s best for the public hospital and the community that funds it.

 

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Navy’s time, energy would be better spent improving pay, health services | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 2:00AM

According to a Jan. 7 article in the Navy Times, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has called for a review of all job titles to explore options for removing all references to “man. If changes are stripped of gender designations, titles such as seaman or yeoman would no longer exist. A personnelman would probably become a personnel specialist.

Settlement was way to guarantee future access | Sound Off

  • Jan 30, 2016 at 3:00AM

I believe that Wonn Road is a road-end and the beach access belongs to the public. However, my personal beliefs will not resolve the dispute.

Question of the Week: A state commission enacted rules requiring that bathrooms in public accommodations be based on “gender identity,” not sex. What do you think?

  • Jan 30, 2016 at 2:00AM

Question of the Week: A state commission enacted rules requiring that bathrooms in public accommodations be based on “gender identity,” not sex. What do you think?

Ryan’s House idea for motel is a good one | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 3:00AM

Ryan’s House for Youth, a small Freeland-based nonprofit organization that serves homeless youths ages 13-24, is hoping to purchase the former Countryside Inn south of Coupeville with plans to convert the former motel into a center complete with expanded drop-in services as well as a number of temporary living quarters. It’s an exciting and innovative idea.

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