Letter in Support of Christine Minney

Posted July 27, 2020 at 5:45 am by

A tru­ly remark­able woman is run­ning for the San Juan Island seat on the coun­ty coun­cil. Chris­tine Min­ney owns and runs Ernie’s restau­rant with her hus­band Patrick and rais­es much of the pro­duce for the restau­rant in her gar­den. She has a 24-year his­to­ry on the island, dur­ing which time she has owned and/or worked at sev­er­al busi­ness­es, raised two chil­dren as a sin­gle par­ent, built her own home with Homes for Islanders (that’s where she and Patrick met, when he came to help with the elec­tri­cal work for those homes), and con­tin­ues to sup­port and vol­un­teer with many com­mu­ni­ty organizations. 

She is liv­ing through the dif­fi­cul­ties of keep­ing a busi­ness afloat dur­ing these dan­ger­ous times, but at the same time she ful­ly sup­ports the safe­ty rec­om­men­da­tions pro­vid­ed by the coun­ty health people.
You can learn more on her web­site, christine4council.org. Check out espe­cial­ly Meet Chris­tine on that site. She is thought­ful, cre­ative, and hard-work­ing. She’s exact­ly the sort of per­son we need on the council.
Louise Dus­trude
Fri­day Harbor

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  1. I think Chris­tine would be a good choice. I am vot­ing for her.

    Comment by Janet Wright on July 27, 2020 at 7:41 am
  2. As a 50 year res­i­dent of San Juan Island, I thor­ough­ly agree with Louise. Chris­tine is a peo­ple per­son, she’s orga­nized, ded­i­cat­ed with a fin­ger on the pulse of the coun­ty and she has a phe­nom­e­nal mem­o­ry! My wife Ariel and I sup­port Chris­tine Min­ney for Dis­trict 1 Coun­ty Com­mis­sion­er. Make it so!

    Comment by Jim Morrison on July 27, 2020 at 9:38 am
  3. And she isn’t lit­ter­ing our island with yard signs. I under­stand a few are okay but it seems hyp­o­crit­i­cal to pro­duce all that waste and still call your­self an envi­ron­men­tal­ist. Just saying.

    Comment by Adam on July 27, 2020 at 12:33 pm

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