Opinion

Cooper: Shock and awful

The Midwest farmer stood alone and spoke for himself. The farmer didn’t…

 

Guest opinion: Consider our universal rights

By Jessica Craig For the Sequim Gazette

  • Feb 15th, 2017

 

Guest column: Notes from your City Manager

Editor’s note: The following is the first of a regular column from…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

 

Cornfield: More than McCleary on Olympia’s education agenda

Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school funding decision.…

Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Time to ‘drain the swamp’ In response to “Abolish Electoral College” (Letters…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

How our lawmakers voted

How our state legislators voted last week: • Senate Bill 5079, Concerning…

Letters to the Editor — Feb. 8, 2017

Support both school levies I encourage Sequim residents to vote yes on…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Cornfield: Legislators looking into property tax tweak for school funding

A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of the state’s…

Brunell: Washington state has a lot riding on NAFTA

In 1993, President Bill Clinton was pictured holding a Washington apple while…

How our lawmakers voted

How our state legislators voted last week: • Senate Bill 5607, Concerning…

Guest Opinion: North of Falcon process underway earlier

The 2017 state and tribal salmon season-setting process got an earlier start…

Guest Opinion: Will students pay steep price for Republican inaction?

If you saw your children playing near the edge of a cliff,…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

From the Back Nine: Online dating for seniors

Since Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us, I thought I’d point…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Weekly updates from your City Manager — Jan. 20 and 27, 2017

Editor’s note: The following is the first of a regular column from…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Guest Opinion: Our conversation on civility and hatred

On Jan. 19, CommunityPlus hosted its latest “Conversation on Our Community,” tackling…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Think About It: Capital idea!

“It would mean so much to my staff to have modern equipment,”…

Guest Opinion: Support for the YMCA is support for the community

This letter is in response to the many articles relating to the…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Cornfield: Washington state Dems look for new leadership this weekend

In his first week, President Donald Trump effected quite a bit of…

Guest Opinion: Time for legislators to step up, fully fund schools

I was just a 7-year-old kid in second grade when my family…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Cornfield: Legislators have their hands full in 2017 session

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature. As of Jan. 25,…

Water Matters: Cost-benefit

Twenty-five to 35 million dollars. What would you do with that amount…

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 25, 2017

Voting yes is a privilege! Please, registered voters in the Sequim School…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Guest Column: School levy is the only sure thing unless …

Don’t move your eyes from this spot if you are as confused…

Guest column: The YMCA is more like a business than a charity

This letter is in response to the letter Jan Richardson wrote in…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Let’s work together to give every child a great education

One of the greatest things about our country is we believe in…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, Jan. 11, 2017

Vote yes for Sequim school levies In a couple of weeks you…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Brunell: Cop shootings, job stress increased last year

The number of police officers shot and killed last year rose dramatically.…

Cornfield: Only Washington state politics proved somewhat predictable in 2016

2016 wasn’t a very good year for many of the nation’s venerable…

CommunityPlus: Civility and hatred

What happens to a community when hatred rears its ugly head? Can…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

From the Back Nine: ‘Look out!’ ‘Yikes!’ ‘We’re doomed!’

By now I trust most of you have recovered from your New…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, Jan. 4, 2017

Electoral system appropriate Upon reading comments by contributors to the Sequim Gazette…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Cooper: Testing the Constitution

Well over 200 years ago, a representative group of men from the…

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk — Dec. 28, 2016

In case you’re curious, the Washington state Elections Division compiled some interesting…

Brunell: Opportunities with the shift from oil

As 2017 approaches, it is fascinating to look back at the vast…

Water Matters: Belle of the Ball, Part 2

If you were around here 20 years ago, do you remember Bell…

Cornfield: Dems jockey for top leadership spots

A fierce fight is underway for the top leadership post of the…

Brunell: Washington apples making comeback

This year’s good news is Washington apple production is the second best…

Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, Dec. 21, 2016

An ‘anachronistic system’ in a ‘dynamic world’ We vote on a Tuesday…

Cooper: Art, or the deal of power?

Knock knock … knock knock … knock knock … “How frustrating!” the…

Cornfield: Gov. Inslee takes on school funding plan

Officially, Gov. Jay Inslee’s second term doesn’t get underway for another month.…