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Use some city funds to repair the streets | Letter

  • Jun 25, 2016 at 3:00AM

I may not be caught up on all the latest concerning the funds obtained when the city property was logged, but I was wondering if there might be some consideration to using some or all of those funds to repair the streets of Oak Harbor.


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County must do job, address noise issues | Letter

  • Jun 25, 2016 at 3:00AM

This is the statement I prepared to present to the Island County Board of Health on Tuesday afternoon. Citizens arrived to testify only to find that the meeting was canceled. It is clear that this is a most unusual circumstance, canceled without notice. Therefore, I would like to share my testimony with you.

Those under jets ‘at risk’ of losing hearing | Letter

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 2:00AM

In his June 15 letter, Ted Brown, Energy and Environmental Public Affairs Officer, Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Va., asserted that Growlers are quieter than Prowlers. Not sure what data he was using. Maybe those gentile, southern-boy, Norfolk Growlers speak softer than our Washington Growlers?

Democrats’ logic does not make much sense | Letter

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 2:00AM

Most Republicans view the recent tragedies as acts of terrorism. Most Democrats view it as gun violence.

Navy showing ‘callous disregard’ for civilians | Letter

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 2:00AM

Navy Spokesperson Ted Brown’s recent letter makes it clear that the Navy won’t be giving serious attention to the pressing issue of Growler jet noise-induced health harms.

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