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Get practical over waterways regulations

Feb 04, 2016 8:30am

The seemingly endless stream of Obama Administration rules to circumvent Congress and states is driving people away from finding practical solutions to problems and into courtrooms filled with...

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OPINION: Avoiding bad trip down memory lane

Jan 28, 2016 10:30am

In 2001, Boeing shocked state and local leaders announcing it was relocating its headquarters to Chicago. Suddenly, the company with its deep roots in our Puget Sound region was housed on the...

OPINION: Is county government structure antiquated?

Jan 21, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor:

The county budget for 2016 is causing problems for at least three departments: the Auditor, the Assessor and the Sherriff’s Office are all straining to provide mandated services...

OPINION: Let’s give working families — not Wall Street — a tax break

Jan 21, 2016 8:30am

By JD Rossetti

Rep. 19th Legislative District

Are you working harder than ever just to keep up with bills? When was the last time you got a raise?

The truth is, working people...

AMVET breakfast is job well done

Jan 21, 2016 10:30am

A great big thank you to the volunteers of the VFW, AMVETs and the Sons of AMVETs for a job well done during the December AMVET Breakfast.

Individual thanks to Red and Panda Moore, Danny and...

OPINION: Moderating the concept of a resolution

Jan 14, 2016 8:30am

Welcome, 2016. And happy New Year, everyone!

For me, beginning a new year usually brings a “clean slate” feeling. It’s a fresh start, an opportunity to begin right now to make life better,...

OPINION: Food Bowl makes difference for food banks

Jan 14, 2016 10:30am

Thanks to schools

Dear Editor:

The volunteers and clients of the McCleary Food Bank would like to thank the Elma and Montesano schools, and the public for their generous contributions...

OPINION: Boeing has lots riding on MAX

Jan 14, 2016 10:30am

When Boeing rolled out its first 737 MAX last month there was little fanfare. Nevertheless, its importance to the company’s future and our state can’t be understated.

The good news is Boeing...

OPINION: Holiday shoppers booted Scrooge out of Christmas

Jan 07, 2016 8:30am

It was good to be a merchant this Christmas, but it was even better to be a shopper.

According to MasterCard Spending Pulse, retail sales were up 8 percent over 2014 while the Bureau of...

OPINION: Elma resident supports Trump

Jan 07, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor:

Here’s an interesting analogy:

You’ve been on vacation for two weeks, you come home, and your basement is infested with raccoons. Hundreds of rabid, messy, mean raccoons...

OPINION: Elma resident nods to Carson

Jan 07, 2016 10:30am

Dear Editor:

Ben Carson is the most believable candidate for President of the United States of America.

He is not only a very smart surgeon, but he also understands delegation of...