Category: BNSF Railway

Skykomish Boondoggle needs Volunteers

Sky’s latest version of the Vision has become just one more failed taxpayer funded boondoggle. Skykomish seeks volunteers to operate and maintain its 7.5” gauge Great Northern & Cascade Railway designed to spur economic rebirth. This short, circular kiddie railroad was expected to usher in tourists to ride and spend money at the town’s remaining businesses: …

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Seattle King 5 News papers over BNSF Railway’s Skykomish Environmental Cleanup Scam

Dinner is served and Skykomish is once again on the menu. Lame stream media has recently been showering Sky with a series of warm and fuzzy articles, stories and newscasts. Imagine, with hundreds of towns desperately craving media attention, little ole Sky gets an extra large portion of fluff and puff. What a fluke. What …

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Skykomish Hotel Sheriff’s Sale

The Skykomish Historical Society’s post regarding the recent Sheriff’s Sale of the Skykomish Hotel might lead one to think the buyer, Town of Skykomish, was the successful, winning bidder. 1. Let’s remember, the Hysterical Society is a bought and paid for mouthpiece of King County’s taxpayer funded 4Culture.org, a nefarious, shadowy NGO, whose purpose is …

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Skykomish – It’s a Downhill Ride (video)

Real facts about Skykomish. They’re 100% backed up by incontrovertible evidence. Downhill is great on the ski slopes, but it’s not so good for Sky.   Hi, I’m Megan Baker. Let’s review some Skykomish facts. Number One. Skykomish begins a long decline as WWII comes to an end. Number two. King County promises to return …

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Former Skykomish Mayor Charlotte Mackner Dead!

Charlotte Louise (Skip) Mackner, 1952 Skykomish high school graduate and former two-term Skykomish Mayor, died Tuesday, January 14th 2014 at age 79 following a brief illness. She is survived by husband Robert ‘Bob’ and daughter Chontelle. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Holyrood Cemetery Chapel, Shoreline, Washington. …

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Skykomish Faces an Uphill Battle

Skykomish is struggling to avoid becoming just one more US Highway 2 ghost town. Nearby Grotto and others have already been pushed into the dust bin of history. Some were one horse towns. When their dominant industry and largest employer closed, residents fled, leaving only weeds to sprout from cracks in the street. Sky’s death …

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Skykomish Mayor Fred Black Unexpectedly Resigns

Skykomish Mayor Fred Black resigned suddenly following the blockbuster revelation that $2.3 million in Town funds have gone missing (see: YouTube’s 21 part ‘Municipal Suicide’ series) Black announced via social media that ‘he’s moving to Kansas to begin a new life.’ Mayor Black, along with Town Council, helped destroy Sky’s environment by allowing BNSF Railway …

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Skykomish Council Candidate Ejected from Meeting

Mayor and Council continue Nazi Activities Rick Aydelotte, candidate for Council Position #5, was silenced and ejected from Monday evening’s Council meeting for refusing to obey Mayor Black’s illegal order to shut up and stand where specified. Others were, as usual, allowed to speak at will and address Council from seats and other places convenient to them. You make …

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