Although it seems to be what everyone is talking about, the elections on June 10th will decide more than just the Mayor’s seat. The school board seats and the Parks and Recreation are also two areas that deserve your time and consideration. [Read more…] about June 10th Elections: Why the Parks and Rec Board Candidates Deserve Your Attention
June 10 Elections
In the last election for the Mayor of Williston, only 1,990 votes were cast (2010). We can’t let that happen again. The only way to force change is to do your part and cast a vote. [Read more…] about Voting in North Dakota. It’s Easy so NO Excuses.
This is going to be a long post so settle in. A few weeks back I was standing in Books on Broadway (if you have not been there, it really is a treasure of a shop) talking to Jim Purkey. I went there specifically to talk to him. He is running for Mayor and out of the three candidates I knew the least about him. It was while I was standing there that I realized maybe I was missing the bigger picture. For anyone looking at Williston from a place far away, this might just seem like a small town race for Mayor. Anyone here will tell you different. It makes little difference whether you have lived here for a year or all your life, this race may just be the most important election in the history of a little town called Williston. [Read more…] about Williston’s Race for Mayor. The Most Important Election in Our City’s History.
Imagine living near a field of wild flowers, growing as far as the eye can see. A place that is beautiful. Sadly, where there is beauty, there is often something working to destroy it. You must be constantly vigilant. Always standing guard. You must keep those weeds at bay. If you turn your back for too long, the weeds will over run this field and choke the flowers and all that is beautiful. The flowers will wither and die, leaving only a field of weeds. Maybe from a distance it will look green and luscious but up close the truth will be glaringly obvious. If living in North Dakota has made me feel anything, it is that I feel like I am living near such a field, one that is constantly under threat of being overrun by weeds. [Read more…] about It is Never Too Late to do the Right Thing. This Means YOU North Dakota.