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Statement from Sen. Liz Lovelett, Rep. Debra Lekanoff, and Rep. Alex Ramel on the fire in downtown Friday Harbor

Statement from Sen. Liz Lovelett, Rep. Debra Lekanoff, and Rep. Alex Ramel on the fire in downtown Friday Harbor

Senator Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes), Representative Debra Lekanoff (D-Anacortes), and Representative Alex Ramel (D-Bellingham) released the following statement in response to the fire in downtown Friday Harbor: “We are saddened to see the devastation in our community following the fire in downtown Friday Harbor. Thank you to San Juan Island Fire & Rescue, Orcas Island Fire and Rescue, Suquamish and Tillikum Washington State Ferries crew members, and all others who assisted in the quick response and ongoing efforts to ensure the area is safe. As of now it looks like the fire is mostly contained, and that is thanks to the hard work of our first responders. While it is a relief to know that no one was ...

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About Sen. Lovelett

As a fifth generation Anacortes resident, Liz is rooted and invested in the 40th District. She has served as a community leader, championing affordable housing, water management, school construction, oil train safety, and improving lives for people in her community. She has served Anacortes as a city council member, and regionally as a board member for several organizations.

Liz is a mother, sister, and daughter of Anacortes residents. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, studying politics, environmental science and public health. She has been a small business owner and operator, and is a proud homeowner.

Read Sen. Lovelett’s full biography here.

Liz In the News

Cascadia Daily News: Investments in ferries, environment key to future

Cascadia Daily News: Investments in ferries, environment key to future

Millions of families rely on Washington’s ferries every year. For many of our state’s residents, especially here in the 40th legislative district, our marine highway system is an essential part of their daily commute to work, school, doctor’s ...

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Crosscut: Shrinking WA kelp and eelgrass beds draw legislative attention

Crosscut: Shrinking WA kelp and eelgrass beds draw legislative attention

One of the building blocks of Puget Sound aquatic life is disappearing from the ecosystem, and scientists have only a fuzzy idea of why it’s happening and what to do about it. What the scientists do know is that they are way ...

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Go Skagit: Transportation package passed by State Senate could help fund Guemes Island ferry

Go Skagit: Transportation package passed by State Senate could help fund Guemes Island ferry

New legislation moving through the state Senate and House of Representatives would fund several climate-friendly projects, including fully funding the Guemes Island ferry run by Skagit County.
The transportation package was presented in part by Sen. Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes). ...

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