Marc J. Elzenbeck

School Bond Daze
News

School Bond Daze

By Marc J. Elzenbeck It’s that time in the decade when a school district’s thoughts naturally turn to bonds, and next February, the Island will be asked to approve a $19.5 million capital raise. The math works out to a 20¢ increase per $1000 of King County-assessed property values. Those property values went up a…

Of Glitter Bombs and Package Thieves
Commentary

Of Glitter Bombs and Package Thieves

By Marc J. Elzenbeck Whether by trying to conduct business at the speed of thought or due to plain old self-sabotage, institutions and traditions are stressed out and stretched thin. Such could also be said for the Postal Service ever since Ben Franklin took it over from King George in 1775. If only Ben had…