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By the time all the dust settles, the Democratic governor should have 15 of the 18 bills he specifically requested through the Legislature and past his desk with his signature attached.
Interlocal agreement isn’t being maintained
First Amendment threats and defenses have, for much of the past 100 years, largely focused on protecting individual speech — the rights of any one of us to express ourselves without interference or punishment by the government.
One of the most intriguing dramas at this point in the legislative…
Simpson Says column for Thursday, April 25, 2019
At nearly noon on April 1, Lanni Johnson sat in a fold-up…
Whether from rebirth or replanting, hope comes in spring
The garbage is accumulating in “gyres” which are large systems of circulating ocean currents, kind of like slow-moving whirlpools. Though the oceans are home to many gyres, there are five that have a significant impact on our environment.
Traditionally, we start fishing sometime in April. But it now depends on what you are fishing for and where you are fishing.
Before lawmakers wrap-up their work in Olympia, they should re-examine their hefty…
By Steve Tharinger For decades, working families and the middle class have…
Rural school districts across the state, and pretty much every student in Grays Harbor County, were sent to the back of the line by lawmakers in the ongoing fallout of the McCleary Supreme Court decision and legislative school funding debacle.
By Jeff Leuschen When people are asked about registering to donate, they…
Things are about to change dramatically as more electric vehicles populate our roads and our government and manufacturers deal with the growing backlog of old car batteries.
Republicans see their role as fixing or foiling bad bills. Democrats’ tax bills are their new target.
Are colleges actually eroding free speech and undermining First Amendment values? Sure. But no more so than anyone else.
Democrats, who control the House and Senate, are set to release spending plans and revenue packages.
By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Before our country, in haste,…
Oil companies betting on electric technology
By Linda Thompson For The Vidette I know of no one who…