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

Do Olympia Democrats know they have a political problem in rural Washington? Do they know why? Do they care? This has been long in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Letters To The Editor — Oct. 25, 2017

Save the dock Here we go again. The old Dungeness dock is under serious attack. The North Olympic Salmon Coalition has set its sights on… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Think About It: Halloween story redux

It’s unbelievable! The response was fantastic. Never happened before. Said to be the greatest Halloween story ever. No one else has done it. No one… Continue reading

Guest Opinion: Atlantic salmon must go

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in western Washington continues to grow as more than 100,000 of the non-native fish remain unaccounted for following the… Continue reading

Guest Opinion: On being a truly inclusive community

What does it mean to be an “inclusive” community? Is being “inclusive” even possible in a fractious age when we seem all too willing to… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Guest Opinion: Players taking a knee hurting NFL

On a recent Saturday afternoon in Portland, a young woman stepped onto the playing field at the beginning of the University of Montana vs Portland… Continue reading

Letters To The Editor — Oct. 18, 2017

Elect Chinn for fire commissioner As a Sequim native it is important for me to vote for a candidate that has decades of roots in… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Guest opinion: Impact of Hirst decision must be addressed

In Washington state, the legislative stalemate over permitting new household wells and the state’s construction budget has not only delayed needed funding for public projects,… Continue reading

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

Consequences of state lawmakers’ inability to bridge their differences, preventing passage of a capital budget and water rights bill, are far less theoretical these days.… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 11, 2017

About our emergency preparedness I am writing in response to the recent letter in the Sequim Gazette by resident Richard Hahn expressing concern about the… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Think About It: The high price of uncertainty

Different people have speculated that President Trump may be “gas-lighting” us. I had a vague recall of a movie called “Gaslight” in which a woman’s… Continue reading

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

It was going to happen eventually. A top-shelf member of Republican President Donald Trump’s administration is coming to Washington to share her convictions, champion her… Continue reading

Letters to the editor — Oct. 4, 2017

A ‘house divided’ Once again, we are a house divided. We have experienced the protestations of an unpopular war, clenched fists at Olympic Games and… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Water Matters: Reviewing the water year

Water can be a scary thing. For over a month people in hurricane country have been overwhelmed with water, dealing with flooded homes and completely… Continue reading

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

How did a President of the United States, who is a strong promoter of American Exceptionalism, address a body fully committed to an ideology demanding… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Guest opinion: Working together to revitalize timber and farm country

Here in timber and farm country, we must team up and work together to revitalize our small towns and communities so that our children and… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Letters To The Editor — Sept. 27, 2017

Thanks for successful Reach for Hospice A sincere thank you to all the individuals and businesses who contributed to the success of the annual Reach… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Think About It: Category 5 labor negotiations

I write this nearly a week before the strike deadline set by the teachers of Sequim School District to meet my deadline for submission. The… Continue reading

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

Key tax policies emanating from the east and west coasts are like passenger trains passing one another heading in opposite directions. One train is loaded… Continue reading

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

Recall earlier this summer when the Legislature passed its operating budget — as well as its latest spending plan to address the state’s K-12 education… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017