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It’s a troublesome world right now. We’re concerned about the war, the economy, the election – all rightfully so. But let me ask you to step back and reflect.
When he was in his early 70s, my father was diagnosed with cancer.
I wouldn’t typically write to a newspaper but have just enjoyed Pat Cashman’s article called “It’s time again for us to face the needle” so very much that I had to let you know.
Do you know many ballot issues you’ll be facing this November? Twelve: Three statewide initiatives, one regional vote on light rail and eight proposed amendments to the King County Charter (or constitution), some of which matter a lot. How should you vote? Glad you asked.
In our modern day swirl of grim and grimmer economic news, it would seem difficult to find many signs of solace. But maybe there IS something else going on out there.
I am an attorney. John Carlson’s article on I-1000, the assisted suicide initiative, is correct. I-1000 does not require witnesses at the death and money definitely comes into play.
More than 50 years ago, the citizens of Bellevue had a vision for the community they were building. They wanted a place for families, where people were welcome and welcoming, filled with plenty of green spaces and natural areas that calm and refresh us in our daily lives and keep our air and waters clean. In short, they wanted a place where people could live.
We’re not surprised that the some members of the county council want to get out of the animal shelter business. Who can blame them?
Season’s greetings to you! I mean the flu and cold season, of course.
All of us eventually grapple with the ethics, morality and compassion surrounding the end of someone’s life. Usually someone we love. Here’s my story.
Neutral. Not exactly a word that sends chills up the spine, or adrenaline through the veins – unless you’re a weather geek and you know that when you hear the words “neutral” and “winter outlook” in the same sentence, it’s time to hang onto your hat and keep the chainsaw handy.
King County is facing the largest budget shortfall in its history. As the budget leadership team for the King County Council we believe there are several belt-tightening moves we can take now to help close that gap –
High gasoline prices may not be good for our wallets, but they might prompt us to improve our physical health and our social connections.
When I was a teenager, I remember watching TV at Dean Cartmill’s house. Dean was my best friend and one of the most even-tempered people around. Nothing seemed to make him angry.
I know we have more urgent issues than what I’m going to vent about, but I think it’s a part of why our country is in such dire straits these days.