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Legislative session 2015 update | Guest column

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:16AM

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday filled with family and friends. The 2015 Legislative Session began Jan. 12. Here are my top priorities for this year.

 

Community Events, January 2015

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County reaches semifinals of $5M energy contest

  • Today at 7:00AM

San Juan County on Wednesday advanced to the semifinal round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition challenging communities across the U.S. to rethink their energy use.

New carbon pollution bill

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 10:47AM

Bills introduced by Sen. Kevin Ranker (D-Orcas Island) and Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (D-Burien) on Jan. 16 will require the state’s major polluters to pay for producing carbon pollution.

LIFRC winter workshop opportunities

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 9:36AM

January is a time of year where many of us reflect and contemplate changes. Perhaps you’ve made (or are still considering) some resolutions for the new year. The Lopez Island Family Resource Center may be able to help you out!

Beauty and wonder of the national parks

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 7:00AM

Join Lopez Island favorite Professor Emeritus of Geology Donn Charnley, Saturday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m., at Woodmen Hall, for the third installment in the Lopez Library’s Winter Wanderlust Series, “The Geology of the National Parks: Northwest Region.”

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