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Phony excuses are no joke

  • Nov 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:40PM

by Don C. Brunell

9/11 repercussions

  • Nov 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:40PM

Why, asked my eye doctor, havent you written about some of the effects of 9/11 on the medical field, like the corneal transplant program? Because I didnt know about it, I said. Now I do, thanks to Patty Lent, a former Kitsap County Commissioner long active in the transplant program.

Didnt I tell you?

  • Oct 4, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:40PM

Hiring math teachers, catch-and-release?

  • Nov 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:40PM

The Globe reported that some of Marysvilles math classes lack qualified teachers. One teacher jumped contract. Others backed out after committing to teach in Marysville, leaving parents irate and students are frustrated.

Regulatory costs dwarf federal deficit

  • Oct 4, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:40PM

by Don C. Brunell

The most dangerous word in the world

  • Oct 4, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:40PM

Certitude. My thought was to start this article with a dictionary definition that would say it all. One quick quote from my Websters New World Dictionary was going to spell the words nasty implications so well that readers could take or leave the following eight-hundred words of filler.

North Snohomish County the best location for new college

  • Oct 4, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

by Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen

Support our new neighbors but dont forget our old friends

  • Oct 4, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

Marysville Mayor Dennis Kendalls arms must be getting tired from lugging the over-sized pair of scissors to all the ribbon cuttings hes been to recently.

Global warming debate revives talk of nuclear power

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

by Don C. Brunell

Not an isolated case

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

by Billy Frank Jr.

Another chance for Arlington

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

Before Andrew Carnegies philanthropy, before the turn of the twentieth century, public libraries were a rarity. Large collections of books were for the wealthy, for the intellectual elite, and definitely not for commoners.

Honor those who have sacrificed for our country

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

U.S. taxpayers will be stuck with Iraq tab for decades

  • Feb 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

Mr. Rex Greene of Elida, Ohio, in a recent letter to The New York Times, made an excellent point concerning the U.S. occupation of Iraq.

Push for Basics in mathematics

  • Feb 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

by Christine Haight Johnson

The buck stops anywhere but here.

  • Feb 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

Since this is National Black History Month, let me take a crack at the flap over what Sen. Joe Biden meant when he referred to Sen. Barack Obama as the first mainstream African American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy.

Dont mess with Washingtons property tax system

  • Feb 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

by Don C. Brunell

Celebrate Ethics in Journalism Week by holding all media accountable

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:39PM

In the publics eyes, just about the only folks struggling with believability issues more than the Bush administration are journalists.

Those tall houses

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:38PM

My wife and I scrounged up a down payment and bought a building lot. It was 24,000 square feet in size and cost $2,000. The soil was fertile sandy-loam and it sloped gently from the road to a lovely grove of cedars bordering our creek.

Partnership key to restoring Puget Sound health

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:38PM

Democrats enjoy padding the public payroll

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:38PM

Presumably, your life, liberty and property are once again safe since the Legislature is no longer in session, but dont bank on it.

Turning down the heat on abortion clinic protests

  • Jul 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:38PM

by Gloria Feldt

Global airplane market is a new ballgame

  • Jul 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:38PM

by Don C. Brunell

Kelo means your home is no longer your castle

  • Jul 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:38PM

by Paul Guppy

The real danger of global warming

  • Jul 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:38PM

by Dr. Marvin J. Folkertsma

Vote before May 20

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:37PM

I wonder what motivates the 25 or more people who are working so tirelessly on the Committee for a New Arlington Library. They obviously realize how important a new and expanded library is for the Arlington community. I am thankful for their dedication to this very worthwhile cause. Our time at committee meetings, work parties, telephoning, various community organization presentations and distributing information to the voters is time well spent and shared by many on the committee.

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