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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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Shop Local – Small Business Saturday: by the numbers

Nov 26, 2015 10:30am

If you’re a Grays Harbor County business owner, the following statistics could help you in planning your holiday strategies. If you’re a shopper, they could motivate you to carry out even more...

Colds can be prevented, even during cold season

Nov 19, 2015 2:22pm

It’s that time of year again, when you and everyone around you is getting sick.

When do you need to get medical attention? How can you avoid illness in the first place? What can you do at...

OPINION: No requiem for Northwest aluminum

Nov 19, 2015 2:24pm

Alcoa’s announcement that it is shutting down our state’s last two aluminum smelters may be a long awaited requiem for some, but there are other factors we should consider before burying it.


LETTER: Since guns are here to stay

Nov 12, 2015 8:00am

You will notice that the latest round of school shootings is fading fast from media attention.

That’s because the Second Amendment is God in our Constitution and nothing can attack the...

OPINION: Shop local — ‘Green’ Impacts

Nov 12, 2015 8:00am

More cash in your pocket and less trash in the environment: Shopping locally just makes sense across the board.

If you’re looking for ways to achieve both of these objectives this holiday...

OPINION: Thankfulness includes less-than-obvious reasons

Nov 12, 2015 10:30am

Nearly 55 years ago, I read a poem in a church cookbook. Because of its thankfulness theme, it has stuck with me. OK, maybe it’s also that it has only eight lines. In any case, the first four...

OPINION: Apply Navy’s nuclear technology to civilian use

Nov 12, 2015 10:30am

Today, many elected officials are fixated on tearing down coal-fired power plants and replacing them with solar and wind farms. But that isn’t practical, because when there is no wind or sunlight...

OPINION: County project is leading world by example

Nov 05, 2015 10:07am

Coastal communities in Washington State are leading the way toward public protection and safety from natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

The first tsunami-engineered,...

OPINION: Do your part — join a ‘Shop Local’ movement

Nov 05, 2015 10:08am

It’s easier than ever to find a local movement supporting the act of shopping locally. Joining one is even easier.

In most cases, the best way to show love for your local business is to buy...

OPINION: Weeks flying by, columnist looking ahead to holidays

Nov 05, 2015 10:10am

September flew by and October just snuck up on me this year. The school days feel long but the school years don’t. I do wish that it could be the other way around.

Not only does it feel like...