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Google FeedBurner Service to be Discontinued

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  Why is this important for Creekside?   For those of you who subscribe to posts and receive them in your email inbox, this service will stop delivering them in August.   Why is this happening? No explanation has been provided.  It's Google. Is there an alternative? If you don't use the Subscription service, there is nothing you need to do.  Otherwise, the simplest alternative is to set up a feed manually in your email client.  Here are the instructions for both Outlook-365 and the Windows 10 Mail app:   Under your address, look for a folder named RSS Feeds or RSS Subscriptions . Right-click on that folder to open a menu.  Select "Add a new feed." Copy and paste the following link into the text box of the dialog that opens: https://csvanacortes.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss Note:  Do not use the address creeksidenow.org here.  Copy it exactly as it appears. Click Save.   This is a straightforward process, so other email clients (gmail, etc.) should be simi

Life After Vaccine

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  Reprinted from Washington State Coronavirus Response (Covid-19) Just got your vaccine? Watch this video to learn what to expect over the next few days:   Every day, more of us across Washington are getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The really good news is that once you’re fully vaccinated, you can start doing some of the activities you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. However, we also need to be mindful that others are still at risk.   Think of it this way:  If you’re fully vaccinated, the vaccine protects you from severe COVID-19 symptoms. To protect others, you still need to wear a mask, stay 6 feet (2 meters) apart, and avoid crowds and indoor spaces without open windows. That’s because we don’t know enough yet about whether the vaccine prevents the spread of COVID-19 from one person to another. What does “fully vaccinated” mean? You are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after you get your second shot if you had to get two doses (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna)

Evening Light, Creekside Circle, Spring, 2021

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It's Official, from the CDC...

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  Keep in mind, some businesses, offices and agencies may elect to continue indoor mask mandates in their premises.  Be sure to check ahead of time or take a mask with you.  Use good judgement and consideration for both your safety and that of others.  It may take some time for everyone to adapt to these new recommendations.

Spotted on Creekside Lane

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  And in case that's not awesome enough... Thank you Gretchen McIndoe for the photos. If you discover something special in your Creekside neighborhood, snap a picture of it,  Send it to me and I'll post it on the website.  You can find me in the Roster. -Dave

Spotted on Upper Creekside Lane

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  Thank you Suzie for the photo. If you discover something special in your Creekside neighborhood, snap a picture of it,  Send it to me and I'll post it on the website.  You can find me in the Roster. -Dave ......

Creekside Village Newsletter - May, 2021

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Subscribe to receive news from our very informational website… www.creeksidenow.org   Message from Our President Peggy Noethlich Owners, I am pleased to report the legal matter between Creekside and Pleasant View (PV), our neighbors to the south, is settled.  We will provide further details soon.  In short, we are getting two cash settlements (a total of $20,000), and a judgment, in the public record, against PV on the timber trespass.  On behalf of the Creekside BOD and all Creekside owners, I want to acknowledge and thank Dick Walsh and Norm Culbert.  They have been on the frontlines over the last four years and have spent so much of their time representing our property rights and interests.  This is unpleasant and time-consuming work –documenting the facts and assembling exhibits, meetings with attorneys, long depositions, negotiations and mediations, and trial preparation.  I am grateful this matter is behind us – but I am profoundly grateful for Dick and Norm.  Through all of this

Spotted on Creekside Circle

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  If you discover something special in your Creekside neighborhood, snap a picture of it,  Send it to me and I'll post it on the website.  You can find me in the Roster. -Dave

Creekside Village Newsletter - April, 2021

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Subscribe to receive news from our robust website… www.creeksidenow.org ! The days are gradually getting longer with more peeks of sunshine.  This means more flowers, baby animals, birds busy building nests, and the hope that we can get outside to see and say hello to our neighbors again!  If you are a hiker and come across any baby animals, check out what to do and what not to do on our website.    Message from Our President Peggy Noethlich:  I am happy to serve as your HOA President this year and look forward to the time when we can begin in-person meetings again.  It is a tough act to follow Kathy Anderson.  Kathy assumed her role as President as COVID arrived.  She researched the Zoom meeting platform, and soon the Creekside Board was running workshops and board meetings electronically.  Through her efforts, we have seamlessly continued to carry out Creekside work.  She has also led all our work in restating and amending our governing documents over the last few years.  Kathy conti

Directors' Meeting Minutes - March, 2021

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  DATE and HOUR:  Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. PLACE:  Via Zoom  -  Residents were notified of the Board meeting and invited to join. BOARD MEMBERS: Peggy Noethlich, President                Lee Worthy, Vice President               Marilyn Herst, Secretary               Kathy Anderson, Treasurer                Doug Gray, Member-at-Large MINUTES:  Alice Dickey CALL TO ORDER: President Noethlich called the meeting to order at 9:07 a.m. QUORUM:  Alice Dickey confirmed all 5 Board members were present.   PRIOR MEETING MINUTES:  Marilyn Herst made a motion to approve February Minutes as written, Kathy Anderson seconded, all in favor, motion passed. CORRESPONDENCE:   1. Alice Dickey reported had received notices from Bank of the Pacific that two CDs would mature on March 9, 2021. 2. Alice Dickey said the information for the annual audit was sent to CPA on February 26th.  Received draft audit by email yesterday. GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: 1.  For the record:   Peggy Noethli