These are principles that we stand by. Every day as stories are published we are ready to defend them if need be.
One hundred and fifteen people attended this first community brainstorming session put on by Islands Climate Resilience
A day after the OPALCO board approved an emergency 10 percent increase in our electric rates, effective at the start of this month, its management issued a press release announcing the “Temporary Revenue Recovery Add-On.” In it, General Manager Foster Hildreth “explained” that the emergency increase was needed because “Members have not been paying their full share” of OPALCO’s costs.
The Oxford English Dictionary announced in June that approximately 500 words have been added to its dictionary.
In reply to Mr. Henigson’s Letter to the Editor published on July 8:
Traveling to Australia – and living there for a year – was the best time I’ve had in my life. The people from all over the world, the weather, the beaches and the work culture all added to an experience that is hard to put into words. What I can articulate is that international travel, particularly independent from family, was eye-opening, rewarding and leaves you wanting more.
When I first began my work as the Lopez Island Fire Chief July 1, 2008, I was challenged to improve communications for our first responders and thereby improve public safety for all.
Last year people in our community were desperate for housing. Now a full year has passed. Has anything changed?