Opinion

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

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

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

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

Brunell: High costs drive people to move

All those little taxes add up

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: Banning processes and products stifles creativity

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

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

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.

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

Brunell: Business needs to tell its story

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

  • Sep 26th, 2019
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Cornfield: After a senator’s claim is debunked, a call for an apology

The GOP wants a Democratic senator held to account for accusations that an investigation found to be false.

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Brunell: Mitsubishi launching into regional jet space

Mitsubishi Regional Jet has its headquarters in Renton, branching out from making parts for Boeing.

The value of libraries

By Chris Springer For The Vidette Montesano was recently threatened with the…

  • Sep 19th, 2019
Thompson: McCleary is a better place because of Edith Soller

Thompson: McCleary is a better place because of Edith Soller

This year’s Bear Fesitval grand marshall believes the more, the merrier.

  • Sep 19th, 2019
Thompson: McCleary is a better place because of Edith Soller
Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

The governor skipped a meeting about tax breaks he said Boeing squeezed out of the state.

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Halvorsen Gatlin: A great place for golden rule

‘Love thy neighbor’ is something we could use more of.

  • Sep 12th, 2019

Loomis: Habitat work shows promise of salmon recovery

Treaty tribes are encouraged by fish passage improvement projects in the Puget…

  • Sep 12th, 2019

Brunell: It is time to talk about our national debt

The next presidential election would be a good time to remember our kids’ kids.

Brunell: Time to finish PSE’s liquified natural gas plan

Industry and the environment depend on project to fuel ships and homes.

Marcus: Back to school — and religion is on the syllabus?

By Benjamin Marcus The Freedom Forum Institute As children return to school,…

  • Sep 5th, 2019

Cornfield: Lawmakers sue Gov. Jay Inslee over ‘veto too far’

By Jerry Cornfield The Everett Herald When Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a…

Brunell: Mutual respect is key to prosperity

Unions and businesses must return to working together for the best outcomes.