Opinion

Brunell: Retail entertainment may save malls

By Don C. Brunell Syndicated columnist Preliminary sales trends from Small Business…

Guest Opinion: Eyman’s run an election wildcard for 2020

Guest Opinion: Eyman’s run an election wildcard for 2020

We knew it would happen. It’s a wonder it took this long.…

Guest Opinion: Eyman’s run an election wildcard for 2020

Thompson: A new purpose for the McCleary Methodist church: Preserving the past

The McCleary Historical Society made an offer to purchase the United Methodist Church building in McCleary. The offer was accepted. At this writing we are just waiting for the paperwork to go through.

  • Dec 5th, 2019

Socialists expected better luck on affirmative action next year

Passing of Initiative 976 isn’t surprising; failure of Referendum 88 is.

‘Free Speech’ isn’t a license to tweet whatever you want

If attempting to hire a hitman or intimidate a witness, what you’re doing still is against the law.

  • Nov 29th, 2019

Monte library patrons continue to benefit from men’s long friendship

Reuben Fleet and Charles Leigh met in Montesano before WWI and were friends until Leigh died in 1970.

  • Nov 29th, 2019

Loomis: Cooperation has always been key to region’s natural resources management

There are no more easy answers when it comes to salmon recovery. Those got used up a long time ago. What we are left with is hard work.

  • Nov 21st, 2019

Brunell: MAX stakes are high for a resilient Boeing

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette The grounding of the 737MAX…

Brunell: ‘Greatest Generation’ quickly slipping into history

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

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

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
Cornfield: Notes from election night

Cornfield: Notes from election night

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

  • Nov 13th, 2019
Cornfield: Notes from election night
Chances are, legislators did something last session that affects you

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
Chances are, legislators did something last session that affects you

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

No cost to vote, but million spent to influence it

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

No cost to vote, but million spent to influence it

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…

Sound Transit critics see ‘escape route’ in Initiative 976

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

Brunell: Cosmic Crisp is needed lift for Washington

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

Springer: Programs continue year-round at the library

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

  • Oct 24th, 2019

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