Opinion

Water Matters: No Planet B

With the approach of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day during a global health crisis I wanted to hear what our youth are thinking. They… Continue reading

Aging Successfully: Alternative versus conventional medicine

One of the things which make it difficult to understand the difference between alternative and conventional medicine is the many terms and labels used to… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2020

Guest opinion: Hopeful signs of fighting coronavirus are showing

Fifty years ago, an exasperated high school basketball fan marched into The Missoulian newsroom and directly to my desk. He plopped down three years of… Continue reading

Think About It: On hold …

I’ve never been very good at being on hold. I generally pace and wonder when the person on the other end of the line is… Continue reading

From the Back Nine: Acronyms say it all

I didn’t have children. Like Butterfly McQueen, I suffer from KNBBBD also known as ‘Know Nothin’ ’Bout Birthin’ Babies Disorder.” Everything today is a syndrome,… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2020

From the Editor’s Desk: Help in a time of cornoavirus

Looking for a way to connect with people and lift their spirits in this time of “physical distancing,” my wife put up some Christmas lights… Continue reading

Reporter Matthew Nash

Reporter’s Notebook: Rock, paper, lava: conversations with my kids about COVID-19

A bike ride or a LEGO-building session with my boys seems to bring the humor. While making the loop around our neighborhood, we saw some… Continue reading

Reporter Matthew Nash

Guest opinion: Imagine not knowing about coronavirus pandemic for month

In America today with our around the clock news and instant texting, can you imagine anyone not hearing about our coronavirus pandemic for nearly a… Continue reading

Think About It: Fear antidotes

Years ago, as part of my personal search, I put myself on the email list of a few spiritual leaders. Every so often I receive… Continue reading

Guest opinion: TP shortage is tip of iceberg

If you think the run on toilet paper is just an American thing, think again. On March 10, Business Insider reported: “The spread of the… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Unexpected outcomes from 2020 legislative session

The 2020 regular legislative session is coming to a close. It didn’t unfold the way anyone thought it would, nor is it ending as any… Continue reading

Water Matters: Public health and water quality

It all started with oysters. Now, get your head out of the gutter – I’m talking about cleaning up Dungeness Bay. But gutters have a… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Coronavirus testing telecommuting effectiveness

Nobody knows how deep the impact of the coronavirus will be, but one thing that it is destined to test is how effectively people will… Continue reading

Guest column: Help shape the future of Sequim schools

Let me start this article by congratulating Port Angeles School District on recently passing their capital projects levy! We look forward to watching the process.… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020

Guest opinion: As the deadline nears, state lawmakers face a few challenges

As state lawmakers in Olympia enter the final turn of the 2020 session, a few big tussles stand between them and the finish line March… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted

WASHINGTONVOTES.ORG As this year’s legislative session heads into its final week, lawmakers were considering hundreds of bills in marathon floor sessions ahead of the Friday,… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020

Letters to the editor — March 11, 2020

Family stories are uplifting Thanks to Matthew Nash for sharing his Family Circle with us (“Finding my ‘Family Circus’,” Sequim Gazette, March 4, page A-12).… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020

Think About It: Stuff happens … be prepared

My first full-time professional job as a registered nurse was as a public health nurse with the Seattle-King County Health Department. I spent a quarter… Continue reading

Guest opinion: This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

Gov. Jay Inslee and state lawmakers moved swiftly during a 2013 special legislative session to give the Boeing Co. a lengthy extension of tax incentives… Continue reading

Finding my ‘Family Circus’

Ongoing political debates. Looming ecological threats. It’s hard to escape the uneasiness of some news. As a reporter I often see things at the ground… Continue reading