Opinion

Guest Opinon: Legislators are on the clock

Wednesday (July 19) arrived with a sense of possibility that lawmakers could…

 

Letters to the Editor — July 19, 2017

Kudos to local libraries I would like to share my kudos to…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

 

How did our lawmakers vote?

Lawmakers remained in their home districts for most of the second and…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

 

Think About It: Soup to nuts

Some columns just beg for follow up. Maybe. Chicken soup for the…

Watter Matters: Hydro graphing

The Dungeness River is past its peak, according to a graph of…

Guest opinion: Let’s move past the culvert case

The state of Washington has made remarkable progress in the past four…

Letters to the editor — July 12, 2017

Supports Chinn Steve Chinn, candidate for Clallam County Fire Commissioner District 3,…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Guest Opinion: Every day is Interdependence Day

We recently celebrated the Fourth of July, when we celebrate American independence…

Think About It: It’s just words

“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt…

Guest Opinion: State contract bill helps firm up budget in Olympia

One of the last pieces of the budget puzzle snapped into place…

Letters to the editor — July 5, 2017

Rainbows just rainbows Wow! I personally think the rainbow flags at Whimsy…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

From the Back Nine: Mellow mothering

I own my mother’s five-year diaries. She kept them from 1952 until…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Guest Opinion: Good news from Washington state’s boatyards

We can all use a dose of good news these days and…

Letters to the Editor — June 28, 2017

Will boycott ‘rainbow’ park I see that Sequim’s new mid-town park has…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Guest Opinion: McCleary mystery continues in Olympia

Any day now lawmakers will reveal how they solved the McCleary Rubik’s…

Think About It: Dear Representative Kilmer …

Representative, I like it that you make yourself readily available to your…

Guest opinion: Status quo leaves state schools searching for funding

As I write this (on June 14) it’s day 23 of a…

Guest Opinion: Searching for words that unite us

Two days before last year’s presidential election, Frank Luntz walked away from…

Letters to the Editor — June 21, 2017

The vitriol, violence must stop The violence must stop. Our leaders of…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Guest Opinion: Refocusing climate debate to practical solutions

Debating whether it was wrong for President Trump to pull the United…

Water Matters: Watering jobs

Same time last year I directed this column to Sequim High School…

Guest opinion: Global learning starts at home

The clock is winding down on a second special session in Olympia…

Letters to the Editor — June 14, 2017

Cooperation is refreshing With all the current political rhetoric it is refreshing…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

A lesson from ‘Chicken Little’

Somebody needs to remind the Democrats of the story about Chicken Little.…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

From the Back Nine: Senior senior moments

I thought aging would overtake me like a gentle tide. I’d gradually…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Cornfield: State lawmaking run amok

Washington voters amended the state constitution in 1979 in hopes of bringing…

Think About It: Our Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day and I write as if a mysterious time…

Letters to the editor — June 7, 2017

Diversity should not ‘subvert’ our culture In reference to “Celebrate diversity” (Letters…

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Letters to the Editor — May 31, 2017

Kudos go out to tribe’s golf course staff These days, we are…

  • May 31st, 2017

Forest landowners prove cooperation works

Recently, Washington’s largest environmental, wildlife and natural resources agencies recognized 43 large…

  • May 31st, 2017

Guest Opinion: Does a state government shutdown sound familiar?

The process of shutting down state government is underway, again. At the…

My last cat

Dexter didn’t accept his end peacefully. Bon vivant, renowned cat food critic,…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Letters to the Editor — May 24, 2017

Got broom? Do you have Scotch broom because you love its yellow…

  • May 24th, 2017

‘America Now!’

“America Now!,” the newest and most watched reality show, is breaking all…

  • May 24th, 2017

Guest opinion: American needs more welders, fewer philosophers

“America needs more welders and fewer philosophers,” proclaimed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio…

Letters to the Editor — May 17, 2017

Sequim needs town hall on opioid abuse Last night (May 9) my…

  • May 17th, 2017

Cornfield: State legislators quite productive prior to special session

Not a whole lot is going on around the Capitol these days…

Water Matters: Have a great week!

Occasionally people ask if I run out of topics for this water…

Guest Opinion: Let climate care take root

My friend called me last week and invited me to the Climate…

Think About It: Mistaken identity

Listen, can you hear it? The sound of ears shutting to any…