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A letter to the editor of The Vidette in 2025 on the oil trains

Nov 26, 2014 12:17pm

Dear Editor;

The year you get this should be 2025. You are probably new in your position, or haven’t been on the Harbor long. By now, there has most likely been an oil train derailment here...

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Current and former coroners support Svoboda

Oct 15, 2014 11:21am

We have known Katie Svoboda for many years and know her to be very qualified for this position. Retired Prosecutor Stew Menefee, a well respected Prosecuting Attorney for more than 25 years,...

Editorial: Great Shakeout good reminder to prep for emergencies

Oct 10, 2014 10:30am

At 10:54 a.m., Feb. 28, 2001, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit the Nisqually Valley. I was working at the Puyallup Herald and was in its warehouse-sized building in downtown Puyallup.

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Time to bypass the Monte mayor

Oct 08, 2014 10:55pm

I have been watching the ongoing battle between our city administration and several members of the city council with mixed emotions. The recent allegations concerning the lack of available...

Pot is here: A gentleman’s guide to marijuana in East County

Oct 08, 2014 10:52pm

I fought against the legalization of marijuana. Now, I lost. So, it is time to soldier on. The new pot store in Porter is run by a real nice guy named Josh Miller. He isn’t some old hippy trying...

Spencer not right for prosecutor

Oct 08, 2014 10:52pm

Dear Editor;

I have great concern about Michael Spencer’s attitude towards women. This again came under question during his presentation at the County Democrats selection process for...

Editorial: Speak out against Forest Service’s insane photo rules

Oct 08, 2014 10:52pm

Should the media be treated differently than the public? I’ve always been of the mind that the press should have the same legal rights as anyone else. When it comes to public records, we have to...

Here’s your chance to ask a congressman questions

Oct 08, 2014 10:53pm

To the Editor:

We live in a fast changing world, and the ballot that you receive on October 15 has the ability to set our course as a nation, and as a community. Never has the power to cast...

Time to be an educated voter

Oct 08, 2014 10:55pm

The League of Women Voters would like to encourage citizens to become educated on the ballot initiatives we will be voting on this November. TVW, public television, is providing videos of...

Judge says deficiencies in Prosecutor’s Office proves Spencer should run it

Oct 06, 2014 10:47am

After 22-plus years of being on the bench, I am now officially a retired Superior Court judicial officer. Now that I am out the door, I can communicate without the legal constraints judges have...

19th District legislators encourage a “No” vote on Initiative 594

Updated: Oct 08, 2014 10:54pm

On this November’s ballot, Washington state voters will be asked to approve or reject ballot measure Initiative 594, which calls for expanded background checks on most firearms transfers,...