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Washington State snowpack melting early, experts say

No snow on Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park in March. - National Park Service
  • Apr 25, 2015 at 8:00AM

SPOKANE – Washington State snowpack is melting earlier than usual, according to data from the fourth 2015 forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

 

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Letter to the editor: Student musicians hit a high note

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:18PM

I came home from our concert last night all pumped up! Our performer was Rob Verdi featuring the Central Kitsap High School Woodwinds Band and the Jazz Ensemble directed by Michael Woods. I think it was the best concert of our season!

Letter: State income tax, other reforms needed

  • Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

Washington State has the most regressive tax system in the U.S. (Christian Science Monitor, March 2, 2015). Washington takes a "greater share of income from low and middle income families than from wealthy families."

Letter: African American students’ meeting with police chief a success

  • Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

In the wake of last year’s highlight on police killings of black men throughout the United States and last week’s news of a white police officer from Seattle arresting a 70-year-old black man for carrying a golf club, the students of the African American and Caribbean Heritage Club of Olympic College met with Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan last week.

Letter to the Editor: Incorporating Silverdale would not lead to higher taxes

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

In a recent article regarding the Future of Silverdale, it was reported that some members of the audience attending a county sponsored meeting to gather input on Silverdale's future in order to "update" (or revise) the county sub-area plan for the next 20 years, reacted negatively to the phrasing "Within the 20-year planning horizon, Silverdale will be a self-governing city".

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