Posts Tagged ‘Media’

My Response to a Paid Hack

I have posted recently on an incident where the WSF ferry M/V Elwha had a mechanical problem and needed assistance getting back to it’s port.  That incident in itself probably didn’t merit more than a few minutes thought, but I did take the time to chastise those who thought that a mechanical incident should indicate […]

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Upcoming November Election Issues

Just a heads up for my regular readers: Over the next 11 weeks or so until Election Day, I will be presenting a series of posts on the Washington Ballot Initiatives, the Oregon Ballot Measures, and on the candidates running for major offices around Cascadia.  Of course, you will be graced by my usual flavor […]

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Getting our Kids Hooked on Pot

Let’s start the week out with an issue that is not particularly Earth-shattering: An article from The Olympian this weekend reveals that a bus driver and some riders of Intercity Transit in Olympia are complaining about an advertisement on the bus that features a picture of a marijuana leaf.  The advertisement is for an event […]

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The “Elwha Disaster”

This last Wednesday, the Washington State Ferry M/V Elwha suffered a mechanical problem that caused it to stop in the water soon after leaving the ferry dock at Shaw Island in the San Juan Islands.  While there was a potential for problems, since it was some time before they could get generators running again, the […]

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The Demise of “The Newstand”

The business section of today’s Bellingham Herald has a story of the imminent closure of a newsstand business that offers around 3400 titles of magazines and out-of-town newspapers, as well as a selection of books, maps, and other items.  While a lot of people might not get excited about the closure of a single business […]

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