Opinion

In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman

After getting signatures for a measure that didn’t qualify, Restore Washington wants to do its own.

  • Jul 18, 2019

 

Nothing cheesy: Apollo missions brought us more than just the moon

America needed something to bring people together. Apollo 11 accomplished that.

 

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

Census affects everything from government representation to federal funding.

 

On the road to recovery to ride again | Dinsmore

A dad never likes to be awakened by a 6 a.m. message like the one I received on Friday, March 8. “Your son has been… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

China’s mighty migrating mandate

Country has to get serious about its trash problem as its fast-paced economy expands

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

The King County Library System strives to create meaningful partnerships with other public agencies, private businesses, and nonprofits organizations to better serve our shared communities.… Continue reading

Yes, Virginia, lawmakers did raise a lot of fees and taxes

They passed 51 bills to bring in more money. Democrats pushed major tax hikes past a resistant GOP.

  • Jul 3, 2019

Restoring affordability to a college education is vital to America

Focus needs to be on approaches, which are affordable and effective for students and their families

COURTESY, Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

This year’s biggest election for Democrats isn’t on the ballot

Four women are vying to become the next House speaker. The Democratic caucus will decide in July.

  • Jul 3, 2019
COURTESY, Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Nation sorely lacks positive role models

Our culture has forgotten the importance of role models to future generations

Family-owned business backbone of America

During the 1992 presidential campaign, then-candidate Bill Clinton famously intoned, “I feel your pain,” reassuring voters he understood what they were going through. Since then,… Continue reading

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Max fix critical to Washington

Boeing needs to get the 737 back into service – safely and soon

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

Governor’s watch: timing is everything

Inslee, possible candidates eye 2020 race

  • Jun 6, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

KCLS provides summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

June is the end of the school year, but it’s the beginning of King County Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program, and we’re offering a… Continue reading

Could Seattle put on a World’s Fair today? | Brunell

On April 21, 1962, the Seattle World’s Fair opened. The “Century 21 Exhibition” ran for six months, drew 11 million visitors, turned a profit and… Continue reading

Lori Matsukawa’s lasting legacy on Asian American journalists

‘If I can do it, they can do it’

Removing Snake River dams is unwise | Brunell

There are dams that should come down and those that shouldn’t. Hopefully, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts its review of the 14… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

Governor wins power play with monetary maneuver

In the final round of bill signing Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee unleashed a one-two combo of executive power, the likes of which state lawmakers had… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

Burgers and fries or trains and rails?

A Sound Transit committee recently removed the Lowe’s/Dick’s site from consideration for a light rail maintenance facility. Public opinion gathered by Sound Transit at open… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019