Opinion

How our lawmakers voted — March 8, 2017

How our lawmakers voted — March 8, 2017

Lawmakers last week rushed to pass hundreds of bills ahead of the March 8 deadline for bills to clear the chamber in which they were… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2017
How our lawmakers voted — March 8, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, March 8, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, March 8, 2017

Railings needed on Sequim-Dungeness Way I have often wondered when driving to Sunland why there was no railing on the Sequim Avenue (Sequim-Dungeness Way) drop-offs.… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, March 8, 2017
Notes from your City Manager — March 1, 2017

Notes from your City Manager — March 1, 2017

Week ending March 3 • Spring Clean-Up — We had a discussion back on Oct. 24 at a city council meeting, as a part of… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2017
Notes from your City Manager — March 1, 2017
Cornfield: Debating the state’s death penalty stance

Cornfield: Debating the state’s death penalty stance

A vote, up or down, on abolishing the death penalty in Washington. That’s what Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson wanted on the legislation he… Continue reading

Cornfield: Debating the state’s death penalty stance
From the Back Nine: Cripes, I have gripes

From the Back Nine: Cripes, I have gripes

This morning when I woke up, I was Andy Rooney. Well, OK, maybe Annie Rooney. I have spent the day bemoaning the way things are… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2017
From the Back Nine: Cripes, I have gripes
Guest Opinion: Carbon tax, a bad idea whose time has not come

Guest Opinion: Carbon tax, a bad idea whose time has not come

At one time, a popular metaphor for government overreach was to say that it wanted to tax the very air that we breathe. After all,… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2017
Guest Opinion: Carbon tax, a bad idea whose time has not come
How our lawmakers voted — March 1, 2017

How our lawmakers voted — March 1, 2017

How our area legislarors voted last week: House Bill 1843 — Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty for all children through equitable and responsible investments in… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2017
How our lawmakers voted — March 1, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, March 1, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, March 1, 2017

Consider the alternatives A letter in the current (Feb. 22) Sequim Gazette ridiculed efforts to move to alternative energy sources. The writer missed many important… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Sequim Gazette, March 1, 2017
Think About It: Mission or assembly line driven medicine?

Think About It: Mission or assembly line driven medicine?

A giant and unexpected revolution occurred in the delivery of medical care during the first years of this century. It’s not that it started then,… Continue reading

Think About It: Mission or assembly line driven medicine?
Brunell: When you dig deeper, the president’s ‘tough talk’ on trade doesn’t sound as good

Brunell: When you dig deeper, the president’s ‘tough talk’ on trade doesn’t sound as good

When President Trump spoke to Boeing workers at its South Carolina production facility, he reiterated his campaign promise to bring jobs back to America. It… Continue reading

Brunell: When you dig deeper, the president’s ‘tough talk’ on trade doesn’t sound as good
Cornfield: Olympia wrestles with footing the bill for education

Cornfield: Olympia wrestles with footing the bill for education

This may surprise you but one thing legislative leaders and the governor agree on is that new taxes are needed to help cover the state’s… Continue reading

Cornfield: Olympia wrestles with footing the bill for education
How our lawmakers voted — Feb. 22, 2017

How our lawmakers voted — Feb. 22, 2017

How our state legislators voted last week: • House Bill 1121, Changing the frequency of Puget Sound action agenda implementation strategy and science work plan… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted — Feb. 22, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Feb. 22, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Feb. 22, 2017

Share your voice with your congressman All over the county, politicians are facing their constituents in town hall meetings finding that people really are interested… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Feb. 22, 2017

Verbatim: Being homeless in Clallam County

Chris, an Olympic Peninsula resident who requested to remain anonymous for this piece, has worked in the post-secondary education and business communications industry for more… Continue reading

Water Matters: With snowfall, size matters

Water Matters: With snowfall, size matters

This is not about federal politics, nor the passage of the school levies — though both are big topics for discussion. To be honest, it’s… Continue reading

Water Matters: With snowfall, size matters
Cooper: Shock and awful

Cooper: Shock and awful

The Midwest farmer stood alone and spoke for himself. The farmer didn’t belong to a tribe or claim sacred lands. He didn’t carry a sign… Continue reading

Cooper: Shock and awful
Cornfield: More than McCleary on Olympia’s education agenda

Cornfield: More than McCleary on Olympia’s education agenda

Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school funding decision. Maybe it’s the constitutional commotion ignited by President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive… Continue reading

Cornfield: More than McCleary on Olympia’s education agenda
Guest column: Notes from your City Manager

Guest column: Notes from your City Manager

Editor’s note: The following is the first of a regular column from City of Sequim Manager Charlie Bush, gleaned from his weekly updates to the… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2017
Guest column: Notes from your City Manager

Guest opinion: Consider our universal rights

By Jessica Craig For the Sequim Gazette

  • Feb 15, 2017
How our lawmakers voted

How our lawmakers voted

How our state legislators voted last week: • Senate Bill 5079, Concerning dental health services in tribal settings Passed the House on Thursday, Feb. 9,… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted