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What if you lived in Europe during the 16th century? Would you be a liberal or a conservative? Democracy as we know it today did… Continue reading
If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.
In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.
2017 was a stinky ye
“The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics… Continue reading
What a busy and eventful year this has been. As I write my last column as interim director, it is a great time to reflect… Continue reading
Twenty-seven months ago Gov. Jay Inslee set out to curb emission of carbon pollutants through a sweeping rewrite of the state’s clean air rules. Two… Continue reading
Elected leaders of Washington’s 39 counties are fed up with lawmakers and governors telling them what to do without providing enough money to do it.… Continue reading
This has not been a good month for reporting. But one wrong fact does not fake news make.
Finish this sentence: “What doesn’t kill you___________.” This is how I introduced my recent continuing education class entitled, “President Trump a Year Later.” Of course,… Continue reading
Since Russia helped Syria’s Bashar al-Assad stay in power and helped to defeat ISIS, are Russia and the U.S. at odds in the Middle East?… Continue reading
“Support Trump? Sure,” she said. “I like him.” These words by Pam Shilling from Trump Country western Pennsylvania reflect what many Trump supporters are thinking… Continue reading
If you come to the state Capitol and want to see lawmakers in action, there are a few rules to follow while sitting in the… Continue reading
And the envelope, please… Continuing an end-of-year tradition that dates back more than 15 years, the King County Library System has chosen its Best Books… Continue reading
Are we seeing history repeat itself? Thousands of years ago, the Greeks and the Romans worshipped a pantheon of gods: Jupiter, Juno, Venus, Mercury, Artemis… Continue reading
A tax overhaul plan drawn up by Republicans in Congress will be a good deal for many households though not every one, or nearly every… Continue reading
How much do you know about Canada? If you’re like most Americans, not much.
As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running at the top of our driveway, I stood with my parents on the… Continue reading
Another day, another mass shooting. I’m not sure when it happened, but I recently realized I’ve stopped asking myself, “What are we going to do… Continue reading