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Retiring Sequim City Manager Steve Burkett - Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Verbatim: Steve Burkett

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 3:00AM

After attending 1,500 city council meetings and preparing eight different cities’ budgets over his 46-year career, Sequim City Manager Steve Burkett retires on June 30.

 

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Cooper: Goodbye, Mr. Kids

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 12:00AM

The Sequim District Superintendent of Schools does his homework and isn’t shy about assigning it either.

Brunell: Lawmakers should fund life sciences discovery

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 11:00PM

Some may remember the infamous Seattle billboard: “Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights?”

Lawmakers in Olympia grinding it out

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 5:00AM

If silence is golden, a lot of wealth is stockpiled in the state Capitol, where lawmakers and the governor are mum on progress in reaching a deal on a new state budget.

Burbank: Perspective on salaries

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 1:27PM

It’s an ode to cognitive dissonance when pundits come out swinging (rhetorically) against a strong minimum wage or decent pensions for everyday working people, but don’t even bat an eyelash at big-time CEOs who take home millions of dollars a year or outsource local jobs — especially when the economic evidence for the former, and against the latter, is so strong.

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