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November 2019

A Herron Island sunset, a country road in Longbranch, a menacing woodpecker and more.

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Lisa Bryan November 1, 2019
Remember to vote. Our community is strengthened by the power of our collective engagement in it.
Lisa Bryan

November 1, 2019
The mysterious William H. Brown.
Carolyn Wiley

November 1, 2019
Between two trees.
Rich Gelinas

November 1, 2019
Don’t lick the banana slugs
Nancyrose Houston

November 1, 2019
Inspired by immigrants.
Jeff Minch

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Richard A. “Dick” Dixon died Oct. 3 after a year plus bout with cancer.

Elsie Vezzani of Gig Harbor died Sept. 8, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Virgil Iverson was born in Bellingham, Washington on April 17, 1934 and died Sept. 3, 2019

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November 1, 2019
Our leaders are not asking the right questions. Why so many mass shootings now? (Barry Bookman, Vaughn)

November 1, 2019
I apologize for an error on my campaign signs. (Mark Michel, Lakebay)

November 1, 2019
As dedicated former Parks co-commissioners, we strongly support Mark Michel's candidacy. (Bill Trandum, Tacoma, and Bill Anglemeyer, Gig Harbor)

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