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Concerns about Orcas Fire | Letter

  • May 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Since 2012 this board has gone into executive sessions 54 times in the course of 76 meetings. I understand the reason for confidentiality regarding medical information, qualification and bargaining terms, but 34 performance reviews during this period must be considered excessive especially in light of the fact that since March 2012 there was never any indication but great satisfaction with the performance of the chief who oversees the rest of the employees and volunteers.


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Let’s get money out of politics | Letter

  • May 21, 2015 at 9:00AM

Are you tired of billionaires and corporations running/ruining our country, buying candidates and political outcomes? The only solution is to get money out of politics by passing a constitutional amendment that says that money is not speech and that corporations are not people.

Project PAL thank you | Letter

  • May 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

Twenty years ago, Project PAL was started by Beth Anderson of OPALCO and a few community volunteers so co-op members could give each other a hand up with electric bills in tough times.

‘Across the Universe’ | Letter

  • May 19, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 20, 2015 at 9:47AM

Shakespeare responds to Grace McCune and Jake Perrine who said, “We liken them (The Beatles) to the Shakespeares of pop…”

Letter to OPALCO board, members | Letter

  • May 16, 2015 at 7:00AM

At the OPALCO Election this year, we saw a record voter turnout: 24 percent compared to around 15 percent in past years. Thank you all who have taken the time to vote.

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