I-1552 fails to gather sufficient signatures to make the ballot

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This week I-1552 failed to make the ballot, falling short of the necessary numbers. Email update follows. –editor To our friends, volunteers, and faithful supporters,   This is not the message I was hoping to write to you today. Unfortunately, despite a Herculean effort from a heroic team of volunteers, we were unable to gather enough signatures to get I-1552 on the ballot. We exceeded last year’s total by over 20,000 signatures, and we know that so many more people throughout the state would be willing to sign if given the chance, but the truth is that we simply couldn’t… Click Here to Read More

Our July Double Event is Live on SJI!

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  (this information can also be accessed here)   July 15, 2017 DOUBLE FEATURE @ Earthbox in Friday Harbor (410 Spring Street)   Central Committee Meeting 11:30 am – 1 pm All Republicans welcome. The Central Committee is the primary organizing body of the county Republican Party. For more information on who makes up the central committee and how it works, click here.   Then……………….. Ice Cream Social and Speaker! Come get the Scoop! 2 pm @ Earthbox in Friday Harbor   “Water Wars: Will Government Control Water on Your Property?” Speaker Ed Kilduff:  Hydrologist and Water Issues Expert Learn more… Click Here to Read More

BLM applications

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In response to the Islander article regarding applications for a position on the advisory committee with the BLM, due May 26th: (email from Marcia deChadenedes follows) Attached you will find the announcement, with links through to the nomination forms. This is for a position on the National Monument Advisory Committee, not for a position relating to a San Juan County government, just to be clear. I attached an info sheet with a map so that you can see where the monument properties are located. An individual can nominate themself. The nomination package must be submitted in hard copy, not email. Only two… Click Here to Read More

Lopez Conservatives Concerned about New Hospital District

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Recently a measure to establish a new hospital district on Lopez was put on the ballot for the April Special Election on Lopez: From the ballot: “The San Juan County Council adopted Resolution No. 9-2017 regarding the formation of a Public Hospital District. If approved, Public Hospital District No. 2 would be established with a boundary of all land within precincts of Lopez North and Lopez South with the purpose of operating health care facilities and providing hospital services and other health care services.“ This ballot is due April 25th at 8 pm. Lopez ballot drop box is open. Ballots… Click Here to Read More

Our Lincoln Day Event is now live! (updated 3/13)

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This week we are announcing to our membership via email and post that we will be holding our 2017 Lincoln Day Event, featuring Herb Meyer. Full details are on our website already. We will be holding events on Orcas, Lopez, and San Juan Island. Drawing from Mr. Meyer’s bio on Storm King Press: “Mr. Meyer is widely credited with being the first senior US Government official to forecast the collapse of the Soviet Union — a forecast for which he later was awarded the U.S. National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, which is the Intelligence Community’s highest honor.” Registration is being handled via… Click Here to Read More

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