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King County primary election candidates to watch | Roegner

With the Aug. 3 primary election, the public will narrow the field to the finalists as only the top two…

7 hours ago

Massive reforestation effort needed in Washington and beyond | Brunell

Massive forest fires in the western parts of our country are not only choking us with layers of thick smoke,…

7 hours ago

U.S. Supreme Court: One right, one wrong | Roegner

Here’s a tale of two United States Supreme Court decisions — one right and one wrong. Despite two clear examples…

6 days ago

Silver lining from Washington’s brutal heat wave | Brunell

How about some good news coming out of our record-breaking (extreme) heat wave?

2 weeks ago

Why wouldn’t you vaccinate to save loved ones? | Roegner

Many Americans continue to be hesitant to get the COVID vaccine, even though President Joe Biden has been given high…

2 weeks ago

Cities can help solve the homelessness challenge | Roegner

Each one of the cities outside Seattle faces the same problems Seattle has faced when it comes to homelessness because…

3 weeks ago

Politics of homelessness have taken a nasty turn | Roegner

A common stereotype is that homeless people are all hooked on drugs — but sometimes a job loss, death in…

3 weeks ago

Editorial: Lifting restrictions doen’t mean pandemic is over

We have work to do to increase the number of vaccinations.

4 weeks ago

Races for Congress will include a few twists | Roegner

A few weeks ago, we looked at local races for King County government, along with cities, school boards and special…

1 month ago

Thoughts and prayers just aren’t enough | Roegner

The violence must stop. And our elected officials have the ability to stop it.

1 month ago

City and school board races highlight local elections | Roegner

A record 646 candidates in King County cities have filed for local offices.

2 months ago

King County Council elections could be more exciting this fall | Roegner

In most King County election races, the incumbent has all of the advantages, and the races are rarely competitive. But…

2 months ago

Editorial: Act now to save salmon, regardless of dams’ fate

With a plan to remove dams on the Snake River shelved, leaders must commit to broader-based actions.

2 months ago

Editorial: Parents have decision to make on vaccinating kids

With one vaccine now approved for kids 12 and older, parents shouldn’t wait for a school requirement.

2 months ago

Rethinking a natural gas ban in Washington state | Brunell

Sometimes being first isn’t good.

3 months ago

Asian women and racial violence in the aftermath of Atlanta | Guest column

In her famous essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous resurrects the myth of Medusa — a gorgon whose…

4 months ago

Thoughts on police reform and public trust | Guest column

By Steven D. Strachan, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

6 months ago

A legislative session like no other we’ve seen | Roegner

In even numbered years such as 2020, the legislative session is only 60 days long so that all the House…

7 months ago