Verbatim: April Oldfield (and friends)

From left, Diane and Mike Winterboer, Esther McKinnon, Kelly Turbyfill, Betty MrkVicka and Casey Dennis.  - Submitted photo
  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:19PM

April Oldfield is the activity director at Sherwood Assisted Living in Sequim. She and a trio of residents at her place of work had a rather memorable experience on the second day at the second Air Affaire on Aug. 31.


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Guest Opinion: Foundations to senators: Urge floor vote on America Gives More Act

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:16PM

American foundations gave nearly $50 billion to the U.S. nonprofit sector in 2013. That’s a massive investment in our nation, made possible by American generosity and supported by sound tax policies from Washington. With Sen. Patty Murray back in Washington, D.C., for a busy and critical work period before the November elections, now is the perfect time to urge Senate leadership to bring the America Gives More Act (HR 4719) to a floor vote this month.

Editor's Corner: School funding issue gets murkier

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:15PM

I’ve never really felt bad for politicians. Ever. I mean, they’re the ones who sign up and run for what often seems to be either a fool’s errand or sure-lose proposition or worse (cue “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” minus the fairy-tale ending) ...

Letter: How PC can you get?

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:14PM

Several years ago a woman of color wrote an insightful piece with the theme, “Keeping them (down) on the plantation,” referring to the government treatment of most African-Americans.

Letter: Remove payoff for illegal immigrants

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 1:14PM

Each time that amnesty for illegal immigrants has become an issue, the media campaign always refers to the “broken immigration system” that somehow has to be fixed. Their solution always has been to grant amnesty for the millions of those illegal immigrants who now reside within our borders.

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