On Dec. 28, Don Orange was sworn in as a Commissioner for the Port of Vancouver. This marked a successful electoral win — especially because his opponent’s campaign was funded by fossil fuel interests. More than that, this was a victory for hopefulness. Individual citizens who care about the future of their community can make a difference.
As we enter a new year, challenges remain. In particular, we must oppose the world’s largest methanol refinery proposed for Kalama. Let’s encourage Gov. Inslee to lead our state into a clean-energy future.