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Hugs go long way in Oso

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

My husband and I recently delivered some wool socks, work gloves and warm shirts to the volunteers in Oso. It was so incredibly bad; whatever pictures you may have seen aren't the real thing. The media calls it a mudslide, but I saw for myself that half a small mountain swallowed that sweet little town.

 

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Initiative 502 is bad for us

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

The more that I read concerning the marijuana issue, the more that I believe that Initiative 502 was and is bad legislation. Marijuana is an addictive drug and is also a gateway drug to more powerful drugs, such as methamphetamine or heroin.

Vote yes on Proposition 1

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

The excitement was obvious when Amazon recently announced they would open a new location in Kent. This will mean hundreds of good-paying jobs coming to our area.

City is foolish to ban marijuana sales

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

I admire the mayor and certain members of the City Council for their quixotic efforts to eliminate marijuana from the city of Kent.

Selling the par 3 golf course a big mistake

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

The reasons for selling are the same reasons for keeping the par 3. The money from the par 3 will soon be gone, then what valuable asset will Kent then sell?

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