Opinion

Guest opinion: Despite election wins, reasons for unease among state Democrats

Democrats went to bed last Tuesday confidently declaring their party will control…

 

Guest opinion: Remember 1993

Twenty-five years ago, business took a beating in Olympia. The swing to…

 

Letters To The Editor — Nov. 15, 2017

‘Unbroken’ spurs epiphany Fifty years ago, last May, I — like millions…

  • Nov 15th, 2017

 

Guest column: Remembering Ed Carlson, Vietnam POW

Since last Veteran’s Day, Ken Burns’ in-depth documentary on the Vietnam War…

Think About It: No easy or good answers

Occasionally, I am asked how I come up with column ideas every…

Guest opinion: Dangers of drowsy driving are real

Eleven years ago, a drowsy-driving car wreck left me with injuries that…

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Water Matters: Silver lining

My husband loves to fish. He comes from a Midwestern family of…

From the Back Nine: And when she was bad …

I am a Scorpio as are all people born between Oct. 23-Nov.…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Think ABout It: Halloween story, the sequel

“Bring Grandpa some of his favorite tea. The kind with an ounce…

Letters To The Editor — Nov. 1, 2017

Vote for Chinn I am writing this letter in support of Steve…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Think About It: Halloween story redux

It’s unbelievable! The response was fantastic. Never happened before. Said to be…

Guest Opinion: Do Olympia or Seattle really care about rural Washington?

Do Olympia Democrats know they have a political problem in rural Washington?…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Letters To The Editor — Oct. 25, 2017

Save the dock Here we go again. The old Dungeness dock is…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Guest Opinion: On being a truly inclusive community

What does it mean to be an “inclusive” community? Is being “inclusive”…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Guest Opinion: Players taking a knee hurting NFL

On a recent Saturday afternoon in Portland, a young woman stepped onto…

Letters To The Editor — Oct. 18, 2017

Elect Chinn for fire commissioner As a Sequim native it is important…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 11, 2017

About our emergency preparedness I am writing in response to the recent…

  • Oct 11th, 2017

Think About It: The high price of uncertainty

Different people have speculated that President Trump may be “gas-lighting” us. I…

Guest Opinion: Plenty at stake in senate election, Hirst decision

Consequences of state lawmakers’ inability to bridge their differences, preventing passage of…

Guest Opinion: Atlantic salmon must go

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in western Washington continues to grow…

Letters to the editor — Oct. 4, 2017

A ‘house divided’ Once again, we are a house divided. We have…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Guest opinion: DeVos’ Washington state visit expected to ruffle feathers

It was going to happen eventually. A top-shelf member of Republican President…

Water Matters: Reviewing the water year

Water can be a scary thing. For over a month people in…

Guest opinion: Impact of Hirst decision must be addressed

In Washington state, the legislative stalemate over permitting new household wells and…

Think About It: Category 5 labor negotiations

I write this nearly a week before the strike deadline set by…

Guest opinion: Working together to revitalize timber and farm country

Here in timber and farm country, we must team up and work…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Guest opinion: What did President Trump tell the United Nations?

How did a President of the United States, who is a strong…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Letters To The Editor — Sept. 27, 2017

Thanks for successful Reach for Hospice A sincere thank you to all…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Guest opinion: Tax policy changes must be carefully crafted and coordinated

Key tax policies emanating from the east and west coasts are like…

Guest Opinion: Time to end lawmakers’ exemption from public records law

Recall earlier this summer when the Legislature passed its operating budget —…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Letters to the editor — Sept. 20, 2017

National change needed Mr. Rainwater’s column (“The ‘Alt right?’,” Sequim Gazette, Sept.…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Guest opinion: Mitigate massive wildfires danger

At last count firefighters were battling 82 major wildfires in 10 western…

Think About It: Forest fires and floods

I was wondering what astronauts see from their whirling home miles up…

Letters to the Editor — Sept. 13, 2017

Bertha Cooper’s column hits the mark I want to thank Bertha Cooper…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Guest Opinion: The ‘Alt-Right’?

Things have been crazy on the political spectrum since the election of…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Water Matters: 50 inches of Harvey

This Harvey was no 6-foot tall invisible rabbit. This Harvey dropped 4…

Letters To The Editor — Sept. 6, 2017

Thank you, Sequim Gym One of the saddest days in my life…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

From the Back Nine:The lifeboat drill

I love cruise ships. There’s something quite magical about sipping a mango…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Guest Opinion: People coming together is silver lining to Hurricane Harvey

All of the things that went wrong in New Orleans with Hurricane…

Guest Opinion: No place here for Atlantic salmon

All Atlantic salmon fish farms in Puget Sound should be closed and…