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EDITORIAL | School district’s policy isn’t about transparency

  • Today at 8:00AM

This month the South Whidbey School District moved forward with a policy of identifying online people who make public records requests. Their names, what they asked for, and the estimated time and expense of fulfilling the requests are detailed. So? Who cares? The information is public anyway. Taxpayers should know everything about the agencies they fund. And as school board members say, anyone with a legitimate request shouldn’t be afraid to put their name behind it.

 

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EDITOR'S COLUMN | Langley’s rabbit woes deserve redress

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 12:00PM

“Ooooo, dat wascaly wabbit. Oooooo.” One can almost picture Elmer Fudd fuming over Langley’s newly declared public enemy number one — Bugs Bunny. Lips pursed, shaking his head and lifting a fist to the heavens crying, “That scwewy wabbit!”

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