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Oh, no, another IBPE! (Irregular But Predictable Emergency)

  • Nov 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:44PM

We live in an area blessed with many good things and a few IBPEs (Irregular But Predictable Emergencies). November is a good case in point.

History, as written here and elsewhere

  • Nov 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

I got two items of feedback on my last article, the one that probed into the complex mire of our Iraq involvement. Both questioned the middle part in which I tried to explore why simplistic notions of victory and defeat cant fit the situation.

Who really leaves the Sanikan lid up?

  • Nov 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

Okay, elections over, back to the real world.

Youd love this darling little sweatshop

  • Dec 20, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

by Jim Hightower

Christmas Chicken: The Magic of Christmas

  • Dec 20, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

This column first appeared here Dec. 17, 1997. We reprint it by request.

December is open enrollment for Medicare drug benefit

  • Dec 20, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

by Senator Maria Cantwell

Guessing poll results incorrectly

  • Dec 20, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

In a poll taken in this state a week after the election by Peter Hart, guess which of our three top women office holders topped out in voter acceptance?

Governor right to sign law banning protests at funerals

  • Feb 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

Army Spec. Mickel Garrigus of McCleary, Marine Cpl. Darrel Morris of Spokane and Army Maj. Alan Johnson, have several things in common.

Were all a little nuts

  • Feb 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

What a school year its been for Marysville. Test scores rising, new schools being built, Dr. Nyland deservedly up for National Superintendent of the Year. And how about those MPHS B-Ballers? But good is never good enough in the pursuit of excellence. In the school biz, we (that means all of us) always have another challenge to meet. Dealing with learning disorders is one of those.

Guest Opinion: Negotiating with Iran and Syria over Iraq

  • Feb 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

by W. Andrew Terrill

Dixy Lee Ray vs. Al Gore on the environment

  • Feb 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

All hell is breaking loose in Iraq and U.S. presidential wannabes are popping up like dandelions in the spring but that doesnt diminish the headlines in many newspapers on the topic they appear to have decided is of equal importance: Global warming.

Just how low will President Bush go?

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

Just how low will President George W. Bush go? No, Im not referring to his approval rating which currently hovers around the mid-20 percent range making him the least popular

He who controls the water controls the world

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:43PM

Remember how mad everybody got when the U.S. Supreme Court decided that government could seize private property not just for public use but private interests, e.g., kicking you out of your home so a developer can build a shopping mall? Reasoning behind the decision, it was explained, was to produce more jobs and tax revenues. But states could feel free, the court said, to place further restrictions on takings, which many, including Washington, have done.

Conservative Hypocrisy

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

by Sheldon Richman

Gone are a couple of gentle people

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

by Don C. Brunell

How to stop Iran?

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

by Elan Journo

From the readers

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

The column you wrote (on the states new regulations for employers dealing with heat stress of employees who work outside during hot weather) was an ignorant piece of work, writes Ruth Arm Barnes of Port Angeles, Wash.

Voters should approve a simple majority for school levies

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

Efforts are currently underway to garner support for a statewide initiative on Novembers ballot that would lower the requirement for school districts to pass Programs and Maintenance levies.

When we sent you to war, we sent the best we had

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

It did irritate me, I must admit, that Barbra Streisand was awarded Frances Legion of Honor medal on the same day one was being pinned on the chest of our own John D. Bud Hawk of Bremerton, June 28.

The bombs bursting in air

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

Keep Those 787s Rolling

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

by Don C. Brunell

Barriers only part of the solution to I-5 tragedies

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:42PM

After years of continued accidents, purported fixes, studies and not-so-gentle prodding by concerned citizens and some elected officials, the Washington State Department of Transportation is taking the advice of an independent consultant and will install a concrete barrier along a 10-mile stretch of I-5 near Marysville and Arlington.

Americans are a generous people

  • Jan 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:41PM

by Don C. Brunell

The Jamie Lynn Spears generation

  • Jan 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:41PM

by Cristina Page

Favorite news stories of 2007

  • Jan 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:41PM

As per my custom, here are some of my favorite news stories in 2007. Also as usual, they are mostly about animals. I cant help that. I am an animal lover.

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