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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 KIRO-TV Expose’ on Nichols Tomorrow (Thursday) at 5pm - This just came in this morning: I just saw a local ad on the Steven Colbert Late Show.  The ad aired at 11:48 PM.  It says that on Thursday (tomorrow) on the 5 PM Kiro 7 news the Kiro 7...
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octopus800 Videos of various Candidate Forums available on PAPA - This is a site you can go to periodically to see which videos are added each day. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsVI4cxBB4KSny1rlslE0fQ/videos
octopus800 Caught in the act - The county commissioners are attempting to amend the county charter and create an entirely new department with an appointed department head called “Chief Financial Officer” to circumvent the current financial committee made up of three elected offices, the auditor, the...
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octopus800 UPDATE: Another good reason to record interviews with PDN - In yesterday’s story on candidates appearing before the local Rotary Club the daily paper quoted me as saying we should ship wood pellets and wood pellet stoves “instead of logs” to China.  Of course I never said “instead of logs.” ...
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octopus800 Shortest interview ever at PDN - Shortest interview ever at PDN by Dale Wilson; Candidate for County Commissioner On July 3rd I received an email from Jesse Major, reporter for the daily paper. He invited me to sit down with him and his editor; Leah Leach...
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octopus800 Interesting Discovery in re: Campaign Sign Thefts - Interesting Discovery I made an interesting discovery when investigating the history of interference with local elections. I filed a public records request with the Port Angeles Police Department seeking to determine how many reports they have on file for stealing...
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octopus800 Case Dismissed, Viada’s “careless disregard for the truth.” - Jason X. Viada was head honcho over the OPNET team during this saga.  Mark Nichols attempted to prosecute it.  A ragged attempt to take away a working man’s half-million dollar home for possession of 90 Marijuana plants.  Court’s ruling?  “Careless...
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octopus800 Open letter to Port Angeles City Council - Hate Crimes Ignored by Top Brass in Police Department Open letter to the city council Ladies and gentlemen of the city council. I write today, not to alarm the city council but to sound the alarm to the entire community....
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octopus800 Bio of Dale Wilson, Candidate, Clallam County Commissioner - Recently I was asked to provide a short biography in preparation for a speaking engagement.  I did not have one laying around so I put this together last night… Dale Wilson, born in Texas, reared in rural Mississippi and Tennessee. ...
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octopus800 Legal Lying at PABA Meeting - Candidates for Clallam County Prosecutor squared off before the Port Angeles Business Association yesterday morning.  The format was pretty much the same as usual, each candidate gets 3 minutes to introduce themselves and then members get to ask questions. Didn’t...
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octopus800 Commissioner Candidates Debate at Joshua’s - Here is a link to the candidates’ debate from Joshua’s Restaurant June 12, 18
octopus800 Overnight crime wave hits Port Angeles - Here is the message sent to Chief of Police, Brian Smith and to Sheriff Bill Benedict Good Morning Sheriff, Brian: Yesterday I put out a dozen campaign signs, within the city limits and with permission of the property owners. This...
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octopus800 Socialize costs, privatize profits, Port business model - The Port of Port Angeles was created by voters in 1918 to be the “job-creating engine’ for the county.  All the most valuable waterfront property was GIVEN to the port by taxpayers.  All the infrastructure owned by the port was...
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