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State Parks Wanting More Money To Survive

I believe having our state parks in good shape and available for the public is a great thing. I'm sure they have provided many family memories over the years and continue to do so. If you don't know the Governor appointed a task force which makes suggestions for the betterment of the State Parks. In their recent report, the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor … [Read More...]

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Seattle Recycle Your Food Or Get Fined

Recycle Your Food Or Get Fined

I've said it a hundreds times before on the Emerald City Journal, the Seattle Council and our government for that matter sits around all day thinking of new ways to … [Read More...]

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Dr. Robi Ludwig

Dr. Robi S Ludwig is a nationally renowned modern psychoanalytically trained psychotherapist, award winning author and a reporter. Being a well-known … [Read More...]

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Reducing Energy Bills At Home

Reducing Your Energy Bills At Home

Reducing your energy bills is a big issue for many these days. This is especially true because Seattle Utilities and Puget Sound Energy just keeps raising their rates on us. What are we going to do except continue to play their game and pay the increases … [Read More...]

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Randy Jokela Back On The Job Writing Pot Tickets

Just a quick follow-up on the article about Randy Jokela who is the top pot ticket writer on the Seattle police force. The police force didn't see the value in having him sit on the sidelines while he was being investigated by the Office of Professional … [Read More...]

Seattle Utility Rates Increasing

Seattle Utility Rates Increasing

It's that time of year. The time of year the Seattle council and utility companies claim poverty or increased inflation to demand rate increases. Now it's a done deal because the Seattle Council just approved the increase on your utility rates. Isn't that … [Read More...]

Affordable Healthcare Issues

The Major Issue With Healthcare

As you know there are a lot of issues with Obamacare (affordable healthcare act). The biggest issue being the monthly fees and deductibles. I truly believe most people want to be healthy and have the luxury of a good healthcare program, however, the fees are … [Read More...]

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Smart Energy Today – Olympia Washington

With all the news of energy costs going up in the Seattle area and the Pacific Northwest, we need solutions to combat this. Being a homeowner, I know my rates are constantly increasing yet I've done nothing to move into using more smart energy solutions. This … [Read More...]

Seattle Police Smoking Pot Tickets

Seattle Cop Doesn’t Like Pot!

As you know Washington State continues to delay the full release of the new marijuana laws. Slowly we are making steps in the right direction when it comes to the licenses and retail stores being allowed to sell it. It's just taking forever and the state has … [Read More...]

Seattle Park Measure

Prop. 1, Seattle Park District Measure

DO NOT TAKE POWER AWAY FROM THE VOTERS!!!!!!! This is a terrible way to fund parks. Every one loves a park. Voters have generously passed a parks levy every six years. Seattle is pro-parks. Prop 1 isn't a replacement of the existing parks levy. With the … [Read More...]