While permit-exempt wells represent a source of water for many landowners in the North Olympic Peninsula, withdrawals through these wells…
OLYMPIA (September 29, 2006) ― There is a traditional Indian belief that we do not actually own the land. We are part of it, and it is part of us. We are all temporary tenants and we’re responsible for its care.
It’s a concept that is as valid today as it has ever been. If people can begin to understand their connection to the earth, they will treat it with much greater sensitivity than they have over the past century.
These are the thoughts that come to me when I think about the so-called property rights initiative, I-933, which will be on your general election ballot in November.
To say I believe you should vote no on I-933 would be an understatement. You should vote “hell, no!”
I-933 is far more dangerous and damaging than you might think.