Kelley Unger Introduces Seattle’s Discovery Institute

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Conservative Organizations in Washington… Who Knew?   by Kelley Unger, Friday Harbor  Kelley is currently employed as the Director of Development Operations at Discovery Institute, where she has served since 2006.   In an age of fake media, polarizing social media posts, and left-leaning academic institutions, where do conservatives turn for positive news and programming? Believe it or not, there are many reliable and trustworthy organizations who are promoting conservative values. In fact, Seattle, Washington is home to one such organization. Discovery Institute is a nonpartisan, secular think that that promotes thoughtful analysis and effective action on local, regional, national and… Click Here to Read More

Ballot Observers Needed!

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It’s Election Time…   … and observers are needed!   Have you ever wondered how ballots are collected from Lopez and Orcas? The relevant law is found here: WAC 434-250-100: Ballot deposit sites. On Lopez and orcas, the ballots are usually picked up two to three times per election. The Box can only be opened with two people present, per state law. They open the box, move the ballots into a secure container (see picture), sign the log with the proper ID number (corresponding to the seal) and place it INSIDE the container with the ballots, attach a padlock, and then… Click Here to Read More

Jinyoung Englund earns endorsement of The Seattle Times

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Schreiner (206) 349-7542 October 13, 2017 Jinyoung Englund earns endorsement of The Seattle Times Woodinville, WA — Earlier today, The Seattle Times Editorial Board endorsed Jinyoung Englund for 45th legislative district senate race. The Seattle Times is the largest-circulation daily newspaper in the state of Washington, and has the largest Sunday circulation in the Pacific Northwest. In their endorsement, the Times noted “Voters in the 45th Legislative District should elect Jinyoung Lee Englund to the state Senate to preserve a balance of power between Democratic and Republican control in state government.” Englund has campaigned widely on the importance of preserving a… Click Here to Read More

Orcas Republican Meeting – Oct 7, 2017

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Join the SJCRP on Orcas as they hear from fellow islander (Lopez) Ed Kilduff, Hydrologist, who will be speaking about the WA State Supreme Court Hirst Decision, which basically halts drilling of wells on undeveloped property, and why it is important to everyone in our state….so important that the Republican leadership is holding out on the budget until the Hirst “Fix” gets passed and signed. This is important on our island and to our future. All are welcome to attend the meeting 12:30 pm, Saturday, October 7th at the Eastsound Fire Station.  Please RSVP to

Central Committee Meeting on Sept 30th (and the news digest)

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  GREETINGS CONSERVATIVES:   Announcing: Central Committee Meeting  Sept 30th, 12 pm Heritage Bank meeting room in Friday Harbor  535 Market Street  (go around back)   And Announcing an Encore Event: with Ed Kilduff, Hydrologist  Oct 7th Orcas Island  More details forthcoming Save the Date!   Public Service Announcements: Flu Clinic, Burn Ban lightened  First a public service announcement — fall flu clinics are coming shortly, between Sept 20th and Nov 15th, depending on your island.   Also, campfire restrictions are being eased. It’s been a bad year for fires!   Lasty, the “local newspapers are producing the second annual Senior Resource Guide. Like last… Click Here to Read More