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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Solution proposed to OLF noise

Editor:

How about the people that object to the noise from jets using the OLF Coupeville take the initiative to alleviate the situation. Instead of making the taxpayers spend several million dollars to move the Growlers to Lemoore, how about Ken Pickard and the others that object to the noise form a non-profit organization like the Nature Conservatory.

It could apply for grants from a foundation like the Gates Foundation to buy property from those in the noise zone that want to move to a more noise friendly area. The foundation could auction off the recycle rights. When everything of reuse was removed, they could let the structure that’s remaining be used for fire fighting training or the police for swat training. The property could be returned to its former natural state or other appropriate use.

Carl Smith

Oak Harbor

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