Browsing the blog archives for December, 2011.

Local praise in support of Knight’s Supreme Court win

Yelm and Thurston County Issues

This anonymous phone message was left on a voicemail message for JZ Knight Friday, December 16, 2011.

“Hi, I’m a non-student, however in the Tacoma News Tribune today on page 3 there was a wonderful article and I think everybody should be dancing in the street to know that the water rights issue that JZ and everybody associated has fought; I know she spent a lot of money. She has a voice that speaks also for non students. I just was so happy to read that!

It’s a wonderful article and I’m very happy for everybody that was involved with this fight.

I’m an old-timer here. I’ve lived here 35 years and there have been many things that have happened in this town that have been shoved down the populace’s throats and now there’s a voice that represents a lot of us out here.

I’m really thankful that this came this way that the decision was made this way.

And I thank her and everybody whose mind was set and focused on this issue. It came out in a positive manner for all of us.

So, I recognize the good work that the people in school have done for this community.

The school seems to be our only voice here. Unfortunately Steve Klein never got to be mayor. This city would have just risen up instead of this group of jerks that we have representing the city of Yelm.

So, good on all of you and thank you and have a great and very Merry Christmas!

My husband and I are really pleased with the outcome of this!”

– Knight’s win was posted on Yahoo Finance! with 67,604,000 daily readers.

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JZ Knight wins case with City of Yelm –
WA. Supreme Court sides with Knight

JZ Knight News, Press, Yelm and Thurston County Issues, Yelm Economy

Read more from the WA. Supreme Court opinion: Knight v. City of Yelm, No. 84831-9.

Read more from JZ Knight’s Press Release in response to the Supreme Court decision.

“The Supreme Court has ruled that mystic teacher and author JZ Knight has standing to oppose several proposals to subdivide property into single-family residential lots in Yelm. The hearing examiner granted preliminary subdivision approvals in five decisions. Knight later filed a Land Use Petition Act challenge, and the trial court ruled in her favor. On appeal, the Court of Appeals held that Knight could not show she would personally be harmed by land use decision, thus requiring dismissal of her LUPA petition. In a 7-2 decision by Justice Charles Wiggins, the Supreme Court held that Knight established that the land use decision is likely to prejudice her water rights and satisfies the statutory standing requirement.”
Read more from the Supreme Court of Washington Blog, published by the Constitutional Law Center of the Freedom Foundation, a not-for-profit public policy organization in Olympia, Washington.

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WA. Supreme Court sides with Knight

JZ Knight to shop locally in Yelm
Thursday at JZ Rose & Giorda E.

JZ Knight News, Upcoming Events, Yelm and Thurston County Issues, Yelm Economy

Giorda Elie
Photo Copyright © 2011 Giorda E. Used with permission.

You are invited to join JZ Knight as she shops locally at Giorda E. Thursday, Dec. 15, at 4 PM.
Knight will also be in her Yelm Shop JZ-Rose Thursday, Dec. 15 @ 2:30PM.

Read more from JZ Knight’s e-mail: Come Join Me Shopping!

– JZ Rose – For All Things Beautiful
207 1ST Street South
Yelm, WA 98597
Phone: 360-458-4618

– Giorda E.
Designer & Owner
301 Yelm Avenue E.
Yelm WA 98597
Phone: 360-400-1125

About Giorda E.
“Giorda E. is a treasure trove where fashion is vibrant and style flourishes. Giorda famously dresses women and men to cultivate their individuality in a wide range of selections from every day elegance to absolute extravagance. Indulge in the Giorda E. experience to freshen up your wardrobe with classic styles, current trends, and accessories with flair!” quoting the Giorda E. website.

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Thursday at JZ Rose & Giorda E.

JZ Rose featured in “Beauty News NYC”

JZ Knight News, Press

Yelm’s JZ Rose received notoriety by recently being featured in Beauty NYC.

Beauty NYC had this to say about JZ-Rose:
“JZ-Rose presents all things delightful, and if you’re not convinced, visit their distinctive and magical website:, where you’ll find the unusual and the eclectic, and the magnificent and the memorable. For example, the Jessie Steele Ava ‘50s Kitchen Bib Apron has an heirloom quality and French flair that will inspire creativity in the kitchen. The same is true of the festive candy striped Caddy Utensil Set and Jessie Steele Parisian Toile Rubber Kitchen Gloves – for once, you’ll want to cook and clean! Form, function and style meet at your fingertips.”
Read more from Metro Home: Home for the Holidays by Bonnie Kimberly Taylor for Beauty NYC.

Explore and shop at JZ Rose’s Online Store.

About Beauty NYC:
“Beauty News NYC was founded in 2003 by former Dior makeup artist and now lauded jewelry designer Kimberly McDonald as the first, true online beauty magazine. Since then, we’ve blossomed into one of the most highly respected online beauty publications, both within the industry itself and with our readers who are looking to make themselves more beautiful, healthy and happy,” quoting Beauty NYC.

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