Koster for Council

Recently there have been several letters accusing County Councilman John Koster of caring little for the land, being a “tool” of large land developers and failing to keep in touch with local community’s needs and activities.

Nothing could be so untrue!

John was raised on a farm near Island Crossing. Farming is in his blood and no one cares more for the land and property rights than he.

Darrington is a very small town but as a County Councilman he keeps in touch with our Mayor and City Council on a regular basis. Several months ago he participated in the dedication of our new bridge over the Sauk River and recently attended a “Candidate’s Forum” at our local libarary. He knew there would not be a large crowd in attendance but he came anyway to meet our townspeople and answer their questions.

John understands our concern about rising taxes and he continues to pledge that he will not vote for any new or increased taxes. He has been faithful to to the principles he held when he first ran for this office and can be counted upon to keep his word. The positive nature of the campaign he has run against his opponent also attests to his character.

Let us keep the values of experience, good judgment and balance that he brings to the County Council and reelect John Koster.

Shirley Johnson

Darrington

More in Letters to the Editor

New Lakewood supe says door is always open

Vote for Tolbert The mayoral election that’s just around the corner is… Continue reading

Nice 4th show, but please clean up

This was my first 4th of July living in downtown Arlington. And… Continue reading

Thanks for participating in putting fire levy on ballot

North County Fire/EMS wants to say thank you. Our Fire Authority recently… Continue reading

Thank to Marysville for another successful Strawberry Festival

The Marysville Strawberry Festival Board of Directors would like to thank you… Continue reading

Community support appeciated

Dear Editor, North County Fire & EMS provides fire suppression and emergency… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Opioid bill flawed, as is request for more money for schools

Schools already get lots of funding

Marysville School District is spending $15,700 per student, yet the union wants… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Socialism worked in Netherlands Steve Powell - what kind of a reporter/journalist… Continue reading

Children’s lives end every Wednesday

A voice for the unborn We are pro-life. We stand peacefully praying… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Thank you to Mr. Powell for exposing the confusing evolution about gender… Continue reading

Here’s another vote for the Arlington school bond

Arlington School District has a bond proposal on the ballot Feb. 12.… Continue reading

More support for Arlington school bonds

Vote for schools We want to voice our support for the Arlington… Continue reading