By June Williams, Brush Prairie
March 25, 2015 6 a.m.
Mac and I each owned a car — and I use the term loosely — when we married in 1967. We sold my Pepto Bismol-pink Rambler to a friend for a song, and that song was, "How much can you afford?" We left the Rambler parked in front of his house while he was out of town. When he returned, the car had a dead battery and three flat tires. For some reason, our friendship cooled soon after that transaction.
The following are local land-use proposals. The county or city may rate them in three categories: nonsignificant, no environmental impact study needed; nonsignificant, provided proponents meet certain conditions; and significant, requiring an environmental impact study.
Central Vancouver — Members of the Vancouver Fire Department, wearing their gear, raced up 69 flights of stairs in the Columbia Center in Seattle on March 8 as part of the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb.
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