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Minutes - Garfield County Commission - 9/30/14

Garfield County Commission

Agenda - Columbia County - 10/1/14

When: Wednesday, 10 a.m. Where: Columbia County Courthouse, 341 E. Main St., Dayton

New Honda dealership to officially open doors Oct. 21

A grand opening celebration is on tap in October for Walla Walla Valley Honda, which is open for business at 1240 S.E. Commercial Drive in College Place.

Sports

Warriors move up to sixth place

The WWCC men move up one spot from Sunday’s first round during second-round play on Monday.

Seahawks tight end Miller out after ankle surgery

Zach Miller’s surgery will keep him out at least two games, with Luke Willson taking over for him.

Are this year’s QBs Pac-12’s best ever?

Oregon football coach Mark Helfrich has lavished so many superlatives on his quarterback, Marcus Mariota, that a couple of weeks ago, he opted to trim the adulation back to a short version: “Marcus is Marcus, and we love him.”

Business

New Honda dealership to officially open doors Oct. 21

A grand opening celebration is on tap in October for Walla Walla Valley Honda, which is open for business at 1240 S.E. Commercial Drive in College Place.

Corps of Engineers to hold event for potential industry contractors

Want to learn more about how to do business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers?

Bookseller rings in anniversary with sale

Just Right Books is celebrating 14 years in business with a sale.

Editorials

Greenhouse gas reduction isn’t state’s priority

If Gov. Jay Inslee is serious about proposing legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that would result in consumers in this state paying more at the gas pump, he needs to get himself some fresh air. He needs to snap out of it.

Forest Service can’t ban access based on film’s content

The U.S. Forest Service was bashed in the media last week when it proposed banning media filming in wilderness areas. News organizations were outraged.

Splash pads crash landing over innovation is ridiculous

What Washington state needs is a Department of the Obvious. This agency could step in when reason and logic have been ignored.

Letters to the editor

Letter - Sheriff’s Office felony closure rate is low

The current sheriff, John Turner, would have the public believe he has done a fantastic job during the last four years as sheriff. There is one alarming fact that really says it all.

Letter - Lack of transparency on Cooper’s health concerning

I attended the candidates forum the other week at Walla Walla Community College. I especially wanted to hear Tom Cooper. I was disappointed.

Letter - What is done when rules are broken? Ignore it

A group of 10-year-olds started a club last year. The club was a great club and pretty soon everyone wanted to join. The members decided to make up a set of rules for joining the club.

Poll question

  • Favor it. Something has to be done. 13%
  • Oppose it. The U.S. should not be involved. 42%
  • Oppose it. The U.S. should send in troops. 45%

31 total votes