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

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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

 

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

 

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Brunell: Cop shootings, job stress increased last year

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

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Cornfield: Only Washington state politics proved somewhat predictable in 2016

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

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CommunityPlus: Civility and hatred

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

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

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

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, Jan. 4, 2017

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

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Cooper: Testing the Constitution

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

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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

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

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

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Brunell: Opportunities with the shift from oil

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

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Water Matters: Belle of the Ball, Part 2

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

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Cornfield: Dems jockey for top leadership spots

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

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

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

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Cooper: Art, or the deal of power?

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

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Brunell: Washington apples making comeback

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

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Cornfield: Gov. Inslee takes on school funding plan

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

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Brunell: A million wreaths across America

Christmas is a difficult time for anyone grieving for lost loved ones.…

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Burbank: Electoral college needs tweaking

Our leaders always reference democracy with the Foundering Fathers of our country.…

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Cooper: Dredging up the past

At first glance it looked like a Mississippi paddle wheeler that beached…

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Guest Opinion: A conversation on schools and our community

How can we support and promote our schools? What have we done…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Brunell: Removing Snake River dams is unwise

There are dams that should come down and those that shouldn’t. Hopefully,…

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Guest opinion: Make mental health a priority

Many of us ignore physical symptoms — an aching tooth, a shoulder…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Cornfield: Reboot of ‘Roadkill Caucus’?

Will the Roadkill Caucus be reborn in 2017? This is not idle…

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Cooper: Gut wrenching

I hope by the time this column is published, I will no…

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A commitment to prevention

One of the greatest, under-appreciated, benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA),…

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Loomis: Trump should continue strong U.S. recognition of treaty rights

A wave of federal recognition of tribal sovereignty and treaty rights has…

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Odds, ends from the editor’s desk — Nov. 16, 2016

Want to make a difference in your local schools? You don’t even…

Brunell: Putting Americans back to work is job one

The message is clear. President-elect Donald Trump’s “Job One” is to put…

Cooper: A Halloween story

Editor’s note: This column originally apperared in the Oct. 26, 2016 edition…

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Guest opinion: Paying the price of drowsy driving

Imagine this: You’ve enjoyed a fun weekend in Eastern Washington, but you…

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Welcome to the new, improved SequimGazette.com

If you are getting your first look at the new design of…

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Cooper: Damage control

Don’t let the air out of your balloon so fast that you…

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Guest Opinion: Survey can help us shape Sequim’s schools

The Teaching and Learning Department once again is preparing for the Comprehensive…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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Guest opinion: Let the truth set you free

This election year, as never before, Americans have been polarized over the…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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From the Back Nine: The age of cuteness

This is not a column about golf. For all of you wearing…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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Water Matters: Truth or dare

Remember the kids’ game where you had to choose between confessing a…

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Water Matters: Valuable, vulnerable Blue Glacier

In my book, the view of Mount Olympus from the High Divide is one of the most glorious scenes anywhere, ever. We’re looking south across the broad Hoh River valley, but it feels like we could stretch an arm out and make designs in the Snow Dome with our finger.

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Cornfield: Reality following the primary

As ballot counting continues in the 2016 primary, here are a few story lines emerging from the results already in hand:

  • Aug 10th, 2016
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