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

Letters to the editor

Why I vote ‘yes’ to support schools My great nephews moved in… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Vote yes Vote yes for Arlington schools. I urge you to support… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Think schools Thank you to every Arlington citizen who has supported previous… Continue reading

Vote for schools

Vote “Yes” My wife and I are both teachers for Arlington Public… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Volunteer in schools The single-biggest way most of us help support and… Continue reading

Santa’s helper kind

On Nov. 23 I went to Bartell’s in Marysville to finish my… Continue reading

Letter to the editor

Don’t trust city Don’t trust the city of Marysville. After being forced… Continue reading

Letter to the editor

Thanks for passing levy North County Regional Fire Authority wants to thank… Continue reading

Letter to the editor

Vote for Gobel Isn’t the underlying job of a civil servant to… Continue reading

Letter to the editor

Fell for auditor I have grown fairly critical over the years regarding… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Vote for Alexander As a former prosecutor and life-long civil servant, I… Continue reading

3 retired judges voice support for Okoloko

After a 23-year career as a Snohomish County judge, having served over… Continue reading