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emmy group foto2(1) A Night at the Emmy Awards Banquet - A night at the Emmys is everything you ever imagined it to be—and more. Nine young Emmy-nominated students from the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center were invited to attend by virtue of their being nominated in the “Sports Live Program”...
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octopus800 Deconstructing the recent fluoride flyer - Deconstructing the friendly flyer on fluroide (At end of this article see 50 reasons to avoid fluoride, complete with scientific citations plus an article from Newsweek debunking fluoride)   By now, if you are a registered voter, you have received...
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octopus800 Harvey Who? - This is a manmade climate-related disaster. To ignore this ensures our greatest challenge goes unanswered and helps push the world towards catastrophe. By George Monbiot   September 4, 2017, 11:53 AM GMT It is not only Donald Trump’s government that censors the...
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octopus800 The War on Drugs and The War on Pain by Claire Pomeroy, M. D. - Reprinted under Fair Use Doctrine as educational.   The war on drugs and the war on pain By Claire Pomeroy, M.D. Published August 18, 2017 Tragically, skyrocketing numbers of deaths from narcotics abuse are causing heartbreak for families across the...
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octopus800 Civil Asset Forfeiture Back on Front Burner - Reprint from National Motorist Association Civil Asset Forfeiture takes a Turn: NMA E-Newsletter #449 August 20, 2017 • CAF, civil asset forfeiture, CIVIL FORFEITURE, DUE PROCESS, EMAIL NEWSLETTER, FIFTH AMENDMENT, NEVADA, NEWSLETTER, PENNSYLVANIA Kentucky Senator Rand Paul recently wrote an...
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octopus800 Save Our Salmon, Save Our Orcas by Diana Somervile - Save Our Salmon, Save our Orcas By Diana Somervile Whether it’s from the beach, while riding on a ferry or a whale-watching cruise, seeing orcas in the wild is a uniquely memorable experience. Our struggling pod of endangered southern resident...
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octopus800 Shell-game happening with corporate personal property taxes - There seems to be some type of shell game being played on county taxpayers by some of the industries doing business in the county. When a business operates in the county they must have “personal property” necessary to run the...
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octopus800 Great time to audit humane society - With the recent firing of the executive director at the local humane society it might be a good time to audit their books.  The humane society, and all non-profits, are supposed to file IRS Form 990 each year to show...
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octopus800 Are laws inadequate to stop Wells Fargo from plundering the public? - Readers may remember a year ago when the news came out that Wells Fargo Banks were signing up customers for accounts without the customer’s knowledge or consent.  The bank would then tap the customer’s account for fees to cover the...
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octopus800 Sheriff sounds alarm - Clallam County Sheriff’s Office – Home | Facebook www.facebook.com Clallam County Sheriff’s Office, Port Angeles, Washington. 6K likes. The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing Ethical, Quality, and… **NEWS RELEASE FROM SHERIFF BENEDICT** **PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST FOR ANIMAL...
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octopus800 Cougar sighted in West Port Angeles - A cougar was sighted at the 1100 block of W 9th Street in Port Angeles at 3:00pm today according to the Sheriff’s Department.  Fish and Wildlife have been notified and are going to the scene of the sighting.   Residents are...
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octopus800 John Marrs’ “Swan Song” - I worked once for an editor whose weekly column of personal commentary became notorious for rhapsodies about his roses. He lacked the touch of deft humor or insightful metaphor, and the resulting prose bored. An earlier editor coached me to...
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octopus800 Sewer sleuth smells something by Brian Frazier - A bit of statistics;  According to the 2015 U S Census, American Community Survey there is a total of 552  residential dwelling units in the Carlsborg UGA. Of these 354 are in mobile home parks that never have to connect...
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octopus800 Scam Alert, page A-4 of today’s daily paper - Believe it or not there is a full page ad in today (Thursday) daily paper soliciting buyers of $2 bills for 12 times their face value.  No, really. The ad is made to look like a news story.  It is...
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octopus800 LTE: Oppelt unfit for city council - Letter to the Editor: Mr. Wilson: There are several of us involved in this activity; none of us are fond of anonymous letter-writers.  However, because  of the circumstance of the case, anonymity is an absolute necessity. You or somebody on...
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vietnam-memorial-wall Vietnam Wall Facts So We Don’t Forget - Vietnam Wall Facts So We Don’t Forget A little history most people will never know. Interesting Veterans Statistics off the Vietnam Memorial Wall. There are 58,267 names now listed on that polished black wall, including those added in 2010. The...
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