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Political correctness

A refreshing movement is sweeping our country. The political insiders, political strategists, elected and former elected representatives are being soundly rejected. Both political parties are being rejected by the majority of citizens. It’s refreshing to see new “non-politically correct” people moving to the top of the polls.

Samuel supporter

After a great deal of consideration I have changed out the election sign in my yard from what I allowed to be placed there four years ago. I am following up that decision by writing this letter of support for Montesano Mayoral Candidate Vini Samuel.

Supporting Dingler

I’ll be voting to re-elect Crystal Dingler as Mayor of Ocean Shores. Due to her level-headed leadership, the city is on the right track. I can attest to her industriousness, as we were both members of the Ocean Shores Library Board when the city dropped its funding due to financial constraints. We had to scramble to keep the library open through a difficult year, and I saw how hard Crystal worked at it.

She has her husband’s vote

I would like to express my personal opinion and observation of the Grays Harbor Port Commissioner No. 3. The present commissioner receives a retirement pension from the Hoquiam School District and now a salary from the North Beach School District. He has been a commissioner for 12 years and needs to retire.

Supporting Dingler

The upcoming election is an important one for the Ocean Shores citizens. The economy is on the upswing and we are moving forward economically. We want to keep that momentum going.

Military flyovers are too much

Imagine. It’s 2 a.m., 100-150 feet above your house, four military helicopters buzzing. It is summer and grandchildren sleeping outside are scared. Helicopters taking evasive action to avoid hitting trees that are 100 feet to 200 feet tall. Wildlife, eagles, flocks of geese and ducks being spooked and diverted by military helicopters.

In praise of public servants

The Aug. 18, Daily World carried a story headlined “Organizers question intent of camper’s arrest.” One of our police officers observed a person thought to be a wanted felon in an outdoor place, confirmed that the man was wanted for arrest, and the police department arrested the man. There was no evil plot here, it was professional policing. This is what we want our police officers to do; to protect and serve. They do it very well and we should thank them for their service. When I say thank them for their service, I don’t mean just pertaining to one arrest that was illustrated in a newspaper article, but for all of the selfless and professional service they give to our communities, seen and unseen.

History we don’t want to repeat

In the mid 1970s, due to the initiative of a city official, the City of Aberdeen changed the three-lane configuration on Wishkah Street to two lanes. Needless to say, chaos and congestion ensued. The three-lane configuration was restored after one week.

Supports Dingler for mayor

Crystal Dingler is my choice for mayor of Ocean Shores. I choose to vote for her because she is capable, committed, connected, and has demonstrated that she can do the job well, plus she has the desire to “re-up” for another four-year term.