What a great deal! Steal $185,000 worth of fuel, pay back $75,000. I guess the Port managers don't care that the $110,000 that they are giving away came from the taxpayers. $110,000. Well, easy come, easy go. As a reward, maybe we could give Chairman Jim a raise for getting our $75,000 back. We'll probably never get the money back, but the Port made a great settlement. This is a great deal for anyone wanting to steal a large amount of property. Steal from the Port and only pay back less than half of what you stole if you get caught. Commit grand larceny and get a walk from the Port Commissioners. Plus you get your airplane back! Please print the names of the 2 commissioners that voted for this settlement and maybe this could become a great topic for our next election!
Posted 28 June 2015, 9:26 p.m.
Really? How could two "highly regarded employees" over report their hours and use the excuse that their supervisor told them it was okay? Padding one's work hours is theft, surely as stealing merchandise from a department store. And were they really told to do it? Either way it was wrong, and they had to know it. Wrong is wrong, and the school district shouldn't try to sugar coat it. Over 5000 dollars is a substantial amount, and could be used in ways to educate our children. If I stole that much from my employer, I would likely be prosecuted. Paid back or not, it was still theft. "Highly regarded" employees don't steal money from their employers- the tax paying public. As one, I am very upset!
Posted 12 June 2015, 11:49 a.m.
Martin Field, I'd like you to meet a number of local pilots. It's what the regional airport really wants. After all, who needs all those pesky airplanes at an airport. Besides, they probably get in the way of all those international flights. Oh, and the noise of all those general aviation airplanes annoy the patrons of the restaurant. Or would if they had one.
Posted 14 May 2015, 9:43 p.m.
Obviously, the moral of this story is: Don't p**s off the sheriff and his girlfriend by running against him. Not if he is your boss. Being able to run for the office is his right. Not winning and trying to keep your job isn't. Maybe he should have filed a complaint to get a huge raise. Turner should get behind that.
Posted 27 April 2015, 5:44 p.m.
Seriously... The worst call in SB history????? The coach called a play that was one that the Patriots wouldn't expect. If it had worked, he would be considered a genius, a Legend of the world of football. When it didn't, he's a loser. The worst coach ever. His Reason was maddening? When Jerry Brewer Has coached a football team to a Superbowl victory, I'll listen to his silly a## whining. It's easy to Monday morning quarterback but try to do it with the stress Carroll was facing. He had no way of knowing the ball would be intercepted and lost to New England. It's football. Stranger things have happened, get over it. I am so sick of the whining of Seahawk fans "We Was Robbed! Lousy Call! Refs had it in for us!" By the way, you didn't win or lose anything, you sat on your butts while THEY played. If Seattle wins, they are the greatest football team in the world. If they lose, they were robbed. They lost. Get over it. What a sore loser.
Posted 2 February 2015, 9:09 p.m.
Do you really think Walla Walla drivers can ever learn to use these abominations? Apparently, you don't drive here much.
Posted 8 January 2015, 9:12 p.m.
Only 4 words for this-----oh dear god nooooooooo! i know why pot was legalized in WA. So our city council can come up with crap ideas like this. But really, there's nothing wrong with roundabouts that an earthmover and 4 pounds of C-4 wouldn't cure.
Posted 8 January 2015, 9:09 p.m.
You mean like the party of "no" has worked with the Democrats? What Bi-partisan means to the Repubs is when the Dems totally give in and give McConnell and his bunch everything they want.
Posted 8 January 2015, 1:04 p.m.
Maybe it was really Goober or Gomer that took Barney's car out to the fillin' station to service it. Call Aunt Bea, She'll come and pick you up.
Posted 8 September 2014, 9:23 p.m.
Let's see. A County Sheriff who leaves his keys in an unattended car. On 9th St. I'm pretty sure that is something that they teach on the first day of police academy. It could happen to anyone that hasn't seen public service announcements warning about just that. They have been put out for, oh, 40 or 50 years. A Sheriff should know better. What's next, "oh, I put my gun down when I got out and talked to a friend, and now I can't find it". It really is difficult to put it in park and pull out the keys. Barney, ask Howard the barber. He'll show how to do it.
Posted 8 September 2014, 9:18 p.m.
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