Think About It: Democracy or Sausage

Most of us have heard the saying that watching legislation being made is like watching sausage being made.

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Guest opinion: Gov. Inslee’s successors in holding pattern — for now

As Gov. Jay Inslee prepared to launch his campaign for president earlier… Continue reading

Verbatim: Sam, Sam the bicycle man

Every town, no matter how straight-laced, has a few odd balls who… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Politics, not science behind water quality rollback

I don’t know how you can be against clean water, but some… Continue reading

From the Back Nine: Instant replay

I am a dinosaur in the equal rights arena, having grown up… Continue reading

Think About It: Leading from the dark side of the moon

Did you miss me? Not really? Even so now that you know,… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Is state capital gains tax back on the table?

The resignation of Guy Palumbo from the state Senate gives progressive Democratic… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Inslee’s budget may invite challenge from GOP

In the final round of bill signing on May 21, Gov. Jay… Continue reading

Water Matters: Drought!

Drought! Gesundheit! Oh, what did you say? Drought was just declared for… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Could Seattle put on a World’s Fair today?

On April 21, 1962, the Seattle World’s Fair opened. The “Century 21… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Removing Snake River dams is unwise

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

Guest opinion: Civility is difficult

What is it that makes civility seem so challenging? Should we always… Continue reading

Guest opinion: State, federal leaders at odds over water

President Donald Trump is ready to give Washington the clean water rules… Continue reading