Citizens Protest Navy ‘Growler” Jet Operations on Whidbey Island | Guest column

  • May 13, 2014 at 1:39PM

Citizens from Whidbey Island and the Puget Sound region will gather at the Navy’s Outlying Field at Coupeville, Whidbey Island, Friday May 9 at 1 p.m. to protest the Navy’s resumption of Growler EA-18G electronic attack jet operations.

Visiting Santa Cruz de la Laguna, Guatemala

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 2:23PM

Many of us support international development organizations with our donations, but rarely get to observe their work firsthand. Recently several Lopezians converged at Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala, to see Amigos de Santa Cruz Foundation in action.

Three-step fix for ferry system | Guest column

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 4:30PM

The level of unpredictability and lack of ferry service in recent months is unacceptable. As a frequent ferry commuter myself, I share the frustration other riders have with the inconsistent and uneven service. I also agree that the responsibility for this lies not as much with Washington State Ferries, but right here in Olympia.

Ferries, keep us informed | Guest column

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Most of us in the islands are concerned about the ongoing problems with the Sealth, one of three mainland ferries, which is undergoing lengthy repairs in Anacortes.

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