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A monster of our own making

Another day, another mass shooting. I’m not sure when it happened, but…

 

To my sea sisters and families of veterans

As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running…

 

Vote Val Paganelli to the Tahoma School Board | Letter to the Editor

As a long time Maple Valley resident, of more than 20 years,…

  • Nov 6th, 2017

 

Paganelli best candidate for Tahoma School Board | Letter to the Editor

I met Val Paganelli this summer through the Greater Maple Valley Networking…

  • Nov 6th, 2017

Vote Paganelli for Tahoma School Board | Letter to the Editor

I know Val Paganelli professionally and personally. What impresses me about Val…

  • Nov 5th, 2017

Cast vote for Paul Selland | Letter to the Editor

Given recent confusion about candidate Paul Selland’s assertions regarding a B&O tax…

  • Nov 5th, 2017

Harjehausen top choice for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

I am sending this in recommendation for Jennifer Harjehausen as she pursues…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

Vote for Alan Eade Soos Creek Water Sewer District commissioner | Letter to the Editor

Editor’s note: Sean P. Kelley is the mayor of Maple Valley I…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

Alan Eades best choice for water Sewer commissioner | Letter to the Editor

If you are in the Soos Creek Water & Sewer District boundary,…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

Vote Cimaomo for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

Joseph Cimaomo, Jr. has severed Covington well and most assuredly deserves to…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Support Lucavish for Covington Postition No. 4 | Letter to the Editor

I support David Lucavish for Position No. 4, Covington City Council. Dave…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Lucavish best choice for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

Dave Lucavish is the the more qualified candidate for Covington City Council…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Vote for Dave Lucavish | Letter to the Editor

Dave Lucavish is currently a candidate for Covington City Council Position 4.…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Lucavish best to represent Covington | Letter to the Editor

Mr. David Lucavish is a former Covington City Council member with a…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Vote Harjehausen for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

I am writing in support of Jennifer Harjehausen for her bid to…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Return Lacavish to Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

When did people with the courage to do the right thing for…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Rocking the cradle of democracy

On Nov. 3, 1942, a shared vision of democratic ideals and equal…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Some Black Diamond candidates ignored chamber forum | Letter to the Editor

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, was the Black Diamond Maple Valley Chamber of…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Doing the same and expecting a different result | Letter to the Editor

I feel compelled to act because I am concerned about the future…

  • Oct 30th, 2017

Daniels best candidate for Kent School board | Letter to the Editor

Every Student. Every Opportunity. Every Day. That’s Denise Daniels’ motto and she…

  • Oct 29th, 2017

Baxley best choice for Black Diamond mayor | Letter to the Editor

Who is Judy Baxley? What does she stand for? Judy has been…

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Vote Cimaomo for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

Without a doubt, Joseph Cimaomo deserves re-election to the Covington City Council…

  • Oct 27th, 2017

Cimaomo right candidate for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

Editor’s note: Jennifer Harjehausen is a candidate for the Covington City Council…

  • Oct 27th, 2017

Support Fletcher Barkdull for TSD Board | Letter to the Editor

As a parent to five children attending Tahoma schools, I have an…

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Maple Valley Fire Department needs the community support | Letter to the Editor

The citizens of Maple Valley will see Proposition 1, a levy lid…

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Elections used to be about a candidate’s vision | Letter to the Editor

As election day draws near and campaigning reaches its peak, I cannot…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Vote Carol Benson for Black Diamond mayor | Letter to the Editor

The newspaper’s three-part debate for the position of Black Diamond mayor has…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Court grappling with issue of school funding

When the legal battle on education funding returned to the state Supreme…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Taking a lesson from the Russian Revolution

“A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” Vladimir Lenin’s words still resonate 100 years to the month after the beginning of the RussianRevolution in1917.

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Do your research, vote Jennifer Harjehausen for council | Letter to the Editor

It has been my privilege to work and serve on many committees…

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Dismantling racism requires radical patience

The other day my friend, a POC (person of color), had to…

Workers dismissed as Legislature battles

Consequences of state lawmakers’ inability to bridge their differences, preventing passage of…

  • Oct 12th, 2017

Vote for Jennifer Harjehausen for Covington City Council | Letter to the Editor

Jennifer Harjehausen has been a pillar in the Covington community for more…

  • Oct 7th, 2017

Rebellion is just as American as apple pie

“Rebellion against authority is as American as apple pie.” This was my…

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Jennifer Harjehausen has my vote for council Position No. 2 | Letter to the Editor

Jennifer Harjehausen has a demonstrated history of engagement, advocacy and leadership in…

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Lawmakers pressing for ST3 answers

Republican senators who are convinced Sound Transit leaders played fast and loose…

  • Oct 5th, 2017

Education leader will cheers, jeers

It was going to happen eventually. A top-shelf member of Republican President…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Poor government strips wealth from citizens

What makes good government? This is one of the questions I ask…

  • Sep 28th, 2017

Capital budget blues tour

Jay Inslee is back on the road this week with his “Ain’t…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

The fight for freedom and democracy

“Americans fought a revolution to preserve democracy, while South African blacks fought…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017