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The fall movie season approaches

September has come to a close, and that also means that the 2015 summer movie season is at its end. This summer saw some huge winners both in terms of box office take and pure artistry, and the fall and ...

Letters to the editor

Honoring Hub DeJong    I’m very sorry to hear that Hub DeJong passed away. He was a real community asset and gave of himself in every possible way to the community. He was probably the most faithful ...

Election ahead ­— be informed

Some of us have a natural interest in politics, candidates, public issues and how our government runs. For others of us, it can all be a turnoff. Either way, this is the season when political matters are ...

Letters to the editor

Supports Briscoe    I am very excited about the opportunity to elect Bobby Briscoe to our port commission. Making his living fishing for over 40 years, he understands the maritime economy up close ...

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Kershner doesn’t own her past mistakes I am really disappointed in Kathy Kersher’s refusal to own up to her mistakes. In 2010 while on County Council, she voted to cut funding for both domestic violence ...

Sidhu: Farming is not for the fainthearted

A farmer sits down his son, who has finished a degree in business management. The farmer says: Son, the time has come to pass on the farm to you. You have worked hard with me and grandpa as you were growing ...

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We haven’t adhered to Washington’s words In 1789 our first president George Washington was inaugurated. In his address he said, “The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation ...

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Sadness at the fair    I love the Northwest Washington Fair and attended it again this year. It is always so amazing and has so much to offer all, young to old. I have attended year after year and ...

Five things to know about salmon in streams

More than 7 million pink and chinook salmon are now making their way from the Pacific Ocean into Washington’s rivers and streams to spawn. This summer, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association staff members ...

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Why we should defund Planned Parenthood    This is why Planned Parenthood should be defunded. According to the organization’s own annual report for 2013: • Planned Parenthood facilities performed ...