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Community Comment archive for Sept. 12, 2012


BURIEN -- Frank Straub makes his case to the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission for a waiver of the requirement to attend the police academy to obtain a commission. (Jim Camden)

Our potential new police chief 

Good evening, Netizens... For better or for worse, come October 1 we will have a new police chief here in our delightful little burgh. That is, as soon as Dr. Frank Straub completes his online training course, nine weeks to being a certified police officer…

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Free speech in Brigham City, Utah... 

Good evening, Netizens... Suffice it to say I have lived a portion of my life among various cults, including the Moonies and I include members of the Mormon religion among these groups. I would probably keep my opinion of their religion to myself were it…

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A Word A Day -- peripatetic

September 12, 2012 Word of the Day peripatetic \pair-uh-puh-TET-ik\ DEFINITION adjective 1 : of or relating to the Greek philosopher Aristotle or his philosophy : Aristotelian 2 : of, relating to, or given to walking 3 : moving or traveling from place to place :…

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