Opinion

Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Time to ‘drain the swamp’ In response to “Abolish Electoral College” (Letters to the Editor, Sequim Gazette, Feb. 8, page A-11): Thank God for the… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2017
Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Brunell: Washington state has a lot riding on NAFTA

In 1993, President Bill Clinton was pictured holding a Washington apple while promoting the virtues of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). That photo… Continue reading

Cornfield: Legislators looking into property tax tweak for school funding

Cornfield: Legislators looking into property tax tweak for school funding

A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of the state’s vaunted political commandments in order to restore a stream of dollars to schools… Continue reading

Cornfield: Legislators looking into property tax tweak for school funding
Guest Opinion: North of Falcon process underway earlier

Guest Opinion: North of Falcon process underway earlier

The 2017 state and tribal salmon season-setting process got an earlier start this year. Nobody wants a repeat of last year’s North of Falcon process… Continue reading

Guest Opinion: North of Falcon process underway earlier
How our lawmakers voted

How our lawmakers voted

How our state legislators voted last week: • Senate Bill 5607, Concerning education. Passed the Senate on Feb. 1, 25-24 This bill is the Senate… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted
Letters to the Editor — Feb. 8, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Feb. 8, 2017

Support both school levies I encourage Sequim residents to vote yes on the Educational Programs &Operations (EP&O) Renewal Levy and the Capital Projects Levy. I… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Feb. 8, 2017
From the Back Nine: Online dating for seniors

From the Back Nine: Online dating for seniors

Since Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us, I thought I’d point out that romance can still be in the air even if you are… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2017
From the Back Nine: Online dating for seniors

Guest Opinion: Our conversation on civility and hatred

On Jan. 19, CommunityPlus hosted its latest “Conversation on Our Community,” tackling the difficult subject of hatred. Prompted by a recent incident at the high… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2017
Guest Opinion: Support for the YMCA is support for the community

Guest Opinion: Support for the YMCA is support for the community

This letter is in response to the many articles relating to the YMCA. As I understand many of the concerns stated regarding tax exemptions and… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2017
Guest Opinion: Support for the YMCA is support for the community
Guest Opinion: Will students pay steep price for Republican inaction?

Guest Opinion: Will students pay steep price for Republican inaction?

If you saw your children playing near the edge of a cliff, you wouldn’t dawdle — you’d get to them as fast as you could… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2017
Guest Opinion: Will students pay steep price for Republican inaction?
Think About It: Capital idea!

Think About It: Capital idea!

“It would mean so much to my staff to have modern equipment,” responded Laurie Campen, food services director for the Sequim School District. “They want… Continue reading

Think About It: Capital idea!
Weekly updates from your City Manager — Jan. 20 and 27, 2017

Weekly updates from your City Manager — Jan. 20 and 27, 2017

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 1, 2017
Weekly updates from your City Manager — Jan. 20 and 27, 2017
Cornfield: Washington state Dems look for new leadership this weekend

Cornfield: Washington state Dems look for new leadership this weekend

In his first week, President Donald Trump effected quite a bit of change in the climate and landscape of Washington state politics. His hiring of… Continue reading

Cornfield: Washington state Dems look for new leadership this weekend
Cornfield: Legislators have their hands full in 2017 session

Cornfield: Legislators have their hands full in 2017 session

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature. As of Jan. 25, there are only 88 days remaining in the regular session, even fewer when… Continue reading

Cornfield: Legislators have their hands full in 2017 session

Guest Opinion: Time for legislators to step up, fully fund schools

I was just a 7-year-old kid in second grade when my family filed the lawsuit that bears our last name. They did it for me… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Jan. 25, 2017

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 25, 2017

Voting yes is a privilege! Please, registered voters in the Sequim School District — Vote ‘Yes’ for the Feb. 14 school levies. I ask this… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2017
Letters to the Editor — Jan. 25, 2017
Water Matters: Cost-benefit

Water Matters: Cost-benefit

Twenty-five to 35 million dollars. What would you do with that amount of money? If you were to spend it on a construction project for… Continue reading

Water Matters: Cost-benefit
Guest Column: School levy is the only sure thing unless …

Guest Column: School levy is the only sure thing unless …

Don’t move your eyes from this spot if you are as confused as I was about school funding. As much as you might like to,… Continue reading

Guest Column: School levy is the only sure thing unless …

Guest column: The YMCA is more like a business than a charity

This letter is in response to the letter Jan Richardson wrote in the Jan. 4 Sequim Gazette. Mr. Richardson brought up some interesting and perhaps,… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2017

Let’s work together to give every child a great education

One of the greatest things about our country is we believe in giving everybody, rich or poor, a fair shot in school and in life.… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2017