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Theyre sure easy to impress

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

Its going to be interesting to see whether those Democrats who were so offended by the way King County beat Republican Dino Rossi out of election for governor will stand by their 2004 vows to atone for it the second time around.

Organizers, sponsors and volunteers deserve our thanks for annual Easter events

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

Thousands of area children were able to enjoy themselves last weekend due to the efforts, generosity and support of the organizers, sponsors and volunteers who put on the annual Easter events in Arlington and Marysville.

Unbought and Unbossed: Following Shirley Chisholms Path

  • Mar 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

by Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.

Locals should have been consulted before deciding to reopen Indian Ridge

  • Mar 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

Surprised and outraged is how Gov. Christine Gregoire described her reaction to learning that scores of felons, accused of violating their parole, had been recently released from King County jails. Surprised and outraged could also be used to describe the reaction of many local residents upon their learning of the proposed deal between Gov. Gregoire and Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon to reopen the mothballed Indian Ridge Correctional Facility to house low-risk inmates there.

Presidential primary reform

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

by Sam Reed

Theyre Counting On Us

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

by Billy Frank, Jr., Chairman

Strawberry Festival packed with family fun

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

by Scott Frank

Why Leave Home?

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

bySteve Stav

Europes tax cuts a model for the United States

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

by Don C. Brunell

A bogus Libertarian defense of war

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

The coming crisis in citizenship

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:10PM

Talk show hosts debate Iraq pullout

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

Talk show hosts have been debating over whether the Senates all night session in a vain effort to get 60 votes to advance a resolution supporting a pullout date for our troops in Iraq was democracy in action or a meaningless political stunt.

Is more development the solution to traffic woes?

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

Two recent proposals a branch campus of the University of Washington in Lakewood and a Community Transit transit center in Smokey Point are being touted as a possible impetus for a solution to the traffic woes in the Lakewood and Smokey Point areas.

Would you pay more to go faster?

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

by Don C. Brunell

Tribal efforts benefit everyone

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

by Billy Frank, Jr.

The injustice of dealing with sub-prime

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

by Alex Epstein

Be thankful for all the good things we have

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

On Thursday, Nov. 22, as we gather with our families to celebrate Thanksgiving, we should all take a few moments to reflect on all the good things we have in our communities.

Are they going to represent the people or protect government from the people?

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

Ill believe the Legislature and Gov. Gregoire will restore Initiative 747s one percent cap on property tax collections when they actually do it, I told Tim Eyman.

Studies say suburbs, not cities, help fight global warming

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

by Don C. Brunell

Relief shouldnt mean paying more

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

After the Washington State Supreme Court ruled against Initiative 747, I was glad the governor accepted our request to call a one-day special session on Nov. 29 to reinstate the measures 1 percent levy limit. It was our opportunity to uphold the will of the people who approved the initiative in 2001.

Memorable Christmases

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:09PM

Some Christmases live in my memory. Some dont. My earliest truly memorable Christmas took place during WWII. Arctic air and a dwindling supply of coal had caused Dad to fire up the sheepherders stove that crouched in front of the fireplace. It was fed with scrounged wood, mainly cast-off railroad ties. The trouble with ties is that they give off creosote fumes that collect on chimneys insides to form a thick, flammable layer of varnish.

Whats a nice Jewish boy to do?

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:08PM

What, asked radio talk show host John Rothman on San Franciscos KGO the other night, does a nice Jewish boy like me say when someone wishes me a Merry Christmas?

Dont overlook locally owned businesses when shopping for the holidays

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:08PM

With less than a week before Christmas, north county residents have just days to do their last minute shopping for gifts for family and friends.

Why things get complicated in Congress

  • Mar 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:08PM

by Lee H. Hamilton

Take another look at I-937 and encourage new hydro generation

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 2:08PM

by Don C. Brunell

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