Cornfield: Notes from election night

Voters across the state had their say last week on the cost…

  • Nov 13th, 2019


Halvorsen Gatlin: A new take on Thanksgiving

You can believe me when I say that when living in this world has nearly ripped my heart out and everything inside feels shredded — my gracious, beneficent God has more than once put me back together again.

  • Nov 14th, 2019


Brunell: ‘Greatest Generation’ quickly slipping into history

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Just before Veterans Day, the…


Simpson Says: Fun things around school this month include lots of short days and days off

A student checks in every month to let community know of activites, education and fun at elementary school.

  • Nov 14th, 2019

Chances are, legislators did something last session that affects you

By Sarah Glorian Northwest Justice Project This past Washington State legislative session…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Brunell: Work continued during Nixon’s impeachment; it also must do so under Trump

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Now that President Donald Trump’s…

No cost to vote, but million spent to influence it

We’ve reached the end of the 2019 election and there’s a degree…

Sound Transit critics see ‘escape route’ in Initiative 976

In this election, critics of Sound Transit 3 are getting the do-over…

Brunell: Energy infrastructure needs to be kept reliable for economy to thrive

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Our state’s economy and way…

Brunell: Cosmic Crisp is needed lift for Washington

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Imagine tuning into the Sunday…

Thompson: McCleary church’s influence extends longer than it’s history

By Linda Thompson For The Vidette The humble beginnings of the fine…

  • Oct 24th, 2019

Springer: Programs continue year-round at the library

While salmon swim through East County, salmon presentations visit the library.

  • Oct 24th, 2019

Cornfield: Limp competitive (boring?) election season in Olympia

Nine of the most powerful political jobs in Washington state will be…

Brunell: The Northwest’s wildfire ‘season that wasn’t’

Thinning. logging and replanting can help make wildfires more manageable.

Loomis: EPA wants you eating higher levels of toxic chemicals and carcinogens

The “P” in EPA stands for Protection, but the federal Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect our water and our health.

  • Oct 10th, 2019

Halvorsen Gatlin: Some choices about the flu

Until I began home-schooling my youngest children, the change from summer to…

  • Oct 10th, 2019

Brunell: High costs drive people to move

All those little taxes add up

Brunell: Banning processes and products stifles creativity

It’s time to turn America’s innovators lose on greenhouse gases

Brunell: Business needs to tell its story

By Don C. Brunell For Grays Harbor News Group Many years ago,…

  • Sep 26th, 2019

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

As backers of I-1000 gear up, a legal spat involving others is casting a shadow on their efforts.