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Hannold puts the greater good before himself | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

Like you, I take voting very seriously. And despite my party affiliation, I rarely vote a party-line ballot: When choosing whom to vote for, a person’s character and motivation for serving trumps all.


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Team’s forfeit should make the community proud | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

In light of the tragic shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday, Oct. 24, I am so proud to hear of the decision made by our Wildcat football team to voluntarily forfeit their game to Marysville-Pilchuck.

Shooting hits home for local Marysville grad | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

I sit here in my nice, safe Whidbey Island home and try to synthesize the horrid events in my hometown of Marysville.

Endorsements show Nuñez is qualified | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00AM

I hope voters have noticed that our Island County treasurer, Ana Maria Nuñez, has been endorsed by the Washington state treasurer as well as by fellow county treasurers.

It’s the end of an era for free bus rides on Whidbey | Letter

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 2:00AM

Ms. Martha Rose took weeks of vacation and never deducted them, went to conferences and declared she was there longer than she actually was, misused federal funds, had no performance review for 18 years, gave herself a raise every two years and provided obvious deficient financial reports, and now the board is going to reward her with a $106,000 payoff.

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