oldguyonabike 3 weeks, 2 days ago on Letter - Tourism threatens Walla Walla’s identity, culture

Acceptable spending of Hotel-Motel tax funds can be used for operations and capital expenditures of tourism-related facilities owned or operated by a municipality, such as the aviary.

http://www.mrsc.org/subjects/finance/lodgingtax.aspx

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oldguyonabike 4 weeks, 1 day ago on Column: Does U-B tilt to the right or left?

Both the left and right have harmful opinions. The UB's opinions sometimes are self serving and a detriment to public safety. http://union-bulletin.com/news/2013/m...

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oldguyonabike 1 month ago on Walla Walla cuts tie with city-county planning agency

It has to be about money and control. If it was about good planning Rose St. would have bike lanes.

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oldguyonabike 1 month ago on Letter - City should focus on primary roadways

Bicycle lanes on road projects such as Rose St. are also missing thanks to city councils misguided direction. Proper lane markings provide a safety element to our roadways that the city has chosen to ignore.

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oldguyonabike 1 month, 2 weeks ago on City water leakage ‘astonishingly’ high

The leakage also does a very good job of watering our urban trees while at the same time providing a robust root structure that has wreaked havoc on the sidewalks. Some cities have a sidewalk program that helps provide maintenence funds for sidewalk repair.

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oldguyonabike 1 month, 3 weeks ago on Letter - Sheriff John Turner is a strong leader

Making positive changes in public safety hasn't been a priority for Councilmember Jenkins as evidenced by her vote on the removal of bike lanes from Rose Street corridor development. I am still undecided as far as sheriff.

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oldguyonabike 2 months ago on City gives streets summer makeover

Putting the bike lanes back on Rose St. would make the road safer for everybody. Councils direction of engineering is ethically challenged and fiscally irresponsible.

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oldguyonabike 2 months, 2 weeks ago on It’s summertime — be alert for kids playing

I have never quite understood why when kids are in their classrooms we lower speed limits, but when they are out of school it is full speed ahead. Safe travels everybody.

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