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Renewing levy crucial to maintaining emergency operations | Letter to the Editor

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 3:54PM

This November, the fire district is asking voters to renew a maintenance and operations levy. If approved, it would renew the expiring levy at the current, annual levels of approximately 37 cents per $1,000 of assessed property values through 2018.

 

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Political signs are a part of the democratic process | Special to the Courier-Herald

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Public participation is necessary to our democracy, whether we are involved in a national election or a local school levy. As the western writer Louis L’Amour said, “To make democracy work, we must be a nation of participants.”

Families have resources to ensure kids’ success

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

Many thanks to Katherine Smith for her comprehensive and helpful coverage of the “fail” label for schools in Washington state.

Let's make sure all kids remain safe, respected | Letter to the Editor

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 3:37PM

As we enter a new school year let's not forget the millions of kids in this country who are living with poverty or fear. The millions of kids in this country who are bullied and persecuted for being different than the majority in their school.

Cannot have peace when one seeks to destroy | Letter to the Editor

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 1:17PM

The hostilities between Israel and the Palestinians have been heating up the past couple months. The internationally recognized terrorist group Hamas has been launching missiles into Israel, thus killing innocent civilians.

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