Why in the world would I vote for the Sequim school bonds? I’m in my seventies and have no children or grandchildren in the Sequim schools. If the bond issue wins, my property taxes go up. Does it make sense for me to support the school bonds?
Several people have commented on funding a program in the Sequim public schools. While I would support what I’ve seen in the papers, we should note that we taxpayers are enabled to fund or reject a proposal affecting our public schools.
The note about the passing of Tom Foley, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives,makes this claim: “… Republicans seized control of Congress in 1994.” Was this an armed insurrection?
I read with interest the two articles on the Olympic Medical Center Foundation and what I can say is it should be a lesson to all of those who “manage” nonprofit, charitable or religious organizations.
And I quote, Feb. 5, Page 5: “Ten acres of a proposed 127-acre single family housing project (read slum) could go to the Sequim School District …” Now you see the need for the $15 million city hall/jail! Front page, School eyes $154 million bond vote.
Once again, we wish to thank the following merchants for their generosity and Christmas Spirit in donating (on Christmas Eve day) about 125 poinsettias and Christmas plants for Port Angeles and Sequim nursing homes, Olympic Medical Center and several assisted living facilities.
Did anyone think, “You have to be kidding” when they read on page A-14 of the Dec. 4, 2013, Gazette about the New Wildlife Plan by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge?