Letter: Oak Harbor on a path to ‘stinkiest little city in west’


Kudos to the aesthetically-gifted city leaders responsible for siting the massive sewage plant in the middle of downtown Oak Harbor. It contributes as much to the ambiance of the area as a giant octopus swamping a ship.

Now we not only have another eyesore that adds little to the city’s ambiance, but also one that contributes an olfactory bouquet that stuns the senses of townspeople and tourists alike.

Maybe it is too late to undo the sewage plant, but let us hope that something can be done to alleviate the horrible odor penetrating our city before we become know as “The Stinkiest Little City in the West.”

Helen Bates

Oak Harbor

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