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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: 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: 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...

Satsop News — No place like home for the holidays

Dec 31, 2015 12:17pm

I was back home for Christmas and, of course the first thing I got was a terrible cold. I am not sure if it was the change from going from warm to cold or spending time in airports or on the plane...

OPINION: Wreaths for every American in uniform

Dec 24, 2015 8:30am

On Dec. 12, Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke patiently waited two hours in line with 70,000 volunteers at Arlington National Cemetery to collect wreaths and secure them to headstones.


OPINION: Much already done to cleanse Washington air

Dec 17, 2015 10:30am

Just before Gov. Jay Inslee flew to Paris for the global climate summit, he met with Washington business leaders who sought assurances that his proposed carbon cap rule won’t wipe out good-paying...

OPINION: It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

Dec 10, 2015 8:30am

As many folks would agree, Christmas is a singularly special time.

I’m not referring to “the holidays” or the “holiday season.” I’m talking about Dec. 25, the day we honor and celebrate the...

OPINION: Abundant salmon runs in east are early Christmas present

Dec 10, 2015 10:30am

Fishermen to the east and south have good and very good news this Christmas.

The good news is timely releases of stored water from reservoirs like Lake Roosevelt behind Grand Coulee Dam kept...

OPINION: How to help food banks year round

Dec 08, 2015 4:56pm

This is the time of year when local food banks receive a great deal of support which goes directly to their local communities.

Each individual’s one-time donation is essential toward keeping...

OPINION: Thanksgiving with family brings columnist home

Dec 03, 2015 8:30am

I came home to enjoy Thanksgiving with my children and families. We enjoyed a turkey dinner at the Federal Way home of my daughter and son-in-law, Stacy and Mike Turner.

On Friday night, I...