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Before moving to Clatskanie, I admit I’d never heard of it. Nearly four years later, I’ll never forget this town.

The twelve days of Christmas are upon us, and I suspect that I am not the only person recalling past years of Christmas joys and sorrows. Most of us have had both wonderful and horrible years of Christmas.

In Governor Brown’s recently released budget, the need to invest in clean water is clearly highlighted and funds are dedicated to improving Oregon’s water resources. The document states: “Safe, secure and reliable water is essential to the health of our communities and our economies.” I coul…