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26 Jul
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Gary Kanter, Ballard of Sakuma Farms song

Gary Kanter, song writer, singer, humorist, and his Ballad of Sakuma Farms song, July 26,2016 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Gary gives his history with the Farm Workers in Skagit County. For more information, go to https://boycottsakumaberries.com/donate/ballad-of-sakuma-cd-by-gary-kanter/, http://garykanter.com/,  or  https://es-es.facebook.com/FamiliasUnidas We ...

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25 Jul
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Action Newsletter — 25 July 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – The Passing of Angelica Guillen It is with great sadness that we received news of Angelica Guillen’s passing on Jul 13. Quoting from an email from her family, “Jovita Angelica Guillen left this world on the ...

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22 Jul
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Skagit County Considers Pressentin Park Improvement Project

Would you like to see picnic facilities, bicycle camping sites or fishing access at Pressentin Park? Share your feedback with Skagit County Parks and Recreation and the Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group (SFEG) at a public meeting July 27. The meeting is ...

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19 Jul
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Alex Ramel, Field Director for Extreme Oil with Stand, explains ‘Just Transition’

Alex Ramel, Field Director for Extreme Oil with Stand July 19, 2016 Interview by Gary Kanter: Alex explains how ending the use of fossil fuels can be a ‘Just Transition.’ For more information, go to http://www.stand.earth/ or http://www.labor4sustainability.org/ We Do ...

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19 Jul
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Gov. Jay Inslee to Continue to Lead NGA’s Education and Workforce Committee

The National Governors Association announced that Gov. Jay Inslee will again co-lead the group’s Education & Workforce Committee, one of five standing NGA committees responsible for governors’ collective, bipartisan advocacy on federal policies. “I will continue to work with my colleagues ...

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18 Jul
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Action Newsletter — 18 July 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. 10th Legislative District Executive Board Meeting is scheduled for 10:00am, Saturday, Jul 23 at the Skagit Democrats Headquarters Office, 300A South First Street, Mount Vernon 2. 39th Legislative District Quarterly Meeting, Saturday, Jul 23, 10:00am – 1:00pm, ...

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12 Jul
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Tiffani McCoy, Field Director of I-735, a WAMend Campaign

Tiffani McCoy, Field Director of I-735, a WAMend Campaign July 12, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes: Tiffani explains what initiative 735 is and why Citizens United needs to be overturned. For more information, go to Yes735.org or http://www.wamend.org/ We Do ...

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11 Jul
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Action Newsletter — 11 July 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. Fidalgo Democrats Candidates Forum Tuesday, Jul 12 at Anacortes Public Library, 1220 10th St. 6:30pm – meet and greet, 7:00pm – forum  The forum will be for Democratic candidates only with federal, state, and local candidates. A ...

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05 Jul
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Conor Casey, Labor Archivist, Richard Correll-Woodcut and Print Artist

“Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington July 5, 2016  Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event hoping ...

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04 Jul
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Action Newsletter — 4 July 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1.  NEW – Skagit County Democrats Executive Board meets Saturday, Jul 9, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Skagit Democrats Headquarters, Mount Vernon Once again it’s a pleasure to invite all members of the Central Committee to attend Skagit Democrats’ Executive ...

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