Opinion

Conservative Hypocrisy

by Sheldon Richman

  • Aug 28, 2008

Gone are a couple of gentle people

by Don C. Brunell

  • Aug 28, 2008

How to stop Iran?

by Elan Journo

  • Aug 28, 2008

From the readers

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.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Voters should approve a simple majority for school levies

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.

  • Aug 28, 2008

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

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.

  • Aug 28, 2008

The bombs bursting in air

The explosions began a full week before the 4th of July. A staccato crackle of ladyfingers and boom of illegal bombs capable of loosening stumps… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2008

Keep Those 787s Rolling

by Don C. Brunell

  • Aug 28, 2008

Barriers only part of the solution to I-5 tragedies

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.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Americans are a generous people

by Don C. Brunell

  • Aug 28, 2008

The Jamie Lynn Spears generation

by Cristina Page

  • Aug 28, 2008

Favorite news stories of 2007

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.

  • Aug 28, 2008

We should not forget those who made our communities special

As we reflect on 2007, we should remember those we have lost who have made significant contributions to our communities.

  • Aug 28, 2008

We want your input to help us serve you better

Looking back at 2006, we take great satisfaction in the fact that The Arlington Times and Marysville Globe were named the top two newspapers in their circulation group by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association and that staff members brought home nearly two dozen awards in the WNPAs annual better newspaper contest.

  • Aug 28, 2008

An old tree is a telling reminder

by Don C. Brunell

  • Aug 28, 2008

Heres the response: To the Republic, long may she wave

Editors Note: Columnist Adele Ferguson sent this response via fax shortly after the column referred to appeared in the Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006 editions. It was apparently unintentionally lost or misdirected and never reached the editorial department. We apologize to Ms. Ferguson and our readers for the publishing delay.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Do Americans owe service to the nation?

by Sheldon Richman

  • Aug 28, 2008

South Carolina could be on hunt for Boeing

by Don C. Brunell

  • Aug 28, 2008

Is Washington with us?

by Elan Journo

  • Aug 28, 2008

Both of you survived the war

The Japanese didnt fare too well as fellow human beings in the television recounting of World War II by historian Ken Burns, but I have another story sent me by an old friend I wrote of recently concerning how he got the budget passed when he was a legislator in Olympia.

  • Aug 28, 2008