Opinion

Guest opinion: Make mental health a priority

Many of us ignore physical symptoms — an aching tooth, a shoulder which locks up, early signs of diabetes or high blood pressure. Maybe we’re… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2016
Cooper: Gut wrenching

Cooper: Gut wrenching

I hope by the time this column is published, I will no longer have to double up on the daily probiotics I take. Seems the… Continue reading

Cooper: Gut wrenching
Cornfield: Reboot of ‘Roadkill Caucus’?

Cornfield: Reboot of ‘Roadkill Caucus’?

Will the Roadkill Caucus be reborn in 2017? This is not idle conversation as the approaching legislative session could be epic in its length and… Continue reading

Cornfield: Reboot of ‘Roadkill Caucus’?
A commitment to prevention

A commitment to prevention

One of the greatest, under-appreciated, benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which remains the law of the land until amended, repealed or replaced, is… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2016
A commitment to prevention

Brunell: Putting Americans back to work is job one

The message is clear. President-elect Donald Trump’s “Job One” is to put people back to work. Lack of jobs and employment opportunities exacerbated the plight… Continue reading

Loomis: Trump should continue strong U.S. recognition of treaty rights

Loomis: Trump should continue strong U.S. recognition of treaty rights

A wave of federal recognition of tribal sovereignty and treaty rights has reached a high water mark in the closing days of President Barack Obama’s… Continue reading

Loomis: Trump should continue strong U.S. recognition of treaty rights

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk — Nov. 16, 2016

Want to make a difference in your local schools? You don’t even have to leave the house. The Sequim School District is hosting an online… Continue reading

Cooper: A Halloween story

Editor’s note: This column originally apperared in the Oct. 26, 2016 edition of the Sequim Gazette. — MD My family gathered by the wood stove… Continue reading

Cooper: Damage control

Cooper: Damage control

Don’t let the air out of your balloon so fast that you fly around the room and crash to the ground, a flattened version of… Continue reading

Cooper: Damage control
Guest opinion: Paying the price of drowsy driving

Guest opinion: Paying the price of drowsy driving

Imagine this: You’ve enjoyed a fun weekend in Eastern Washington, but you have to head home in the morning. Your friend goes to bed but… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Paying the price of drowsy driving

Welcome to the new, improved SequimGazette.com

If you are getting your first look at the new design of our website: Yes, this is sequim gazette.com. And yes, this is still your best… Continue reading

From the Back Nine: The age of cuteness

From the Back Nine: The age of cuteness

This is not a column about golf. For all of you wearing pants in bad plaids or mistaking this for the sports page, I apologize.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016
From the Back Nine: The age of cuteness
Guest opinion: Let the truth set you free

Guest opinion: Let the truth set you free

This election year, as never before, Americans have been polarized over the presidential candidates. And the candidates of the two major parties personify that divide… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016
Guest opinion: Let the truth set you free
Guest Opinion: Survey can help us shape Sequim’s schools

Guest Opinion: Survey can help us shape Sequim’s schools

The Teaching and Learning Department once again is preparing for the Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA), our annual data gathering process. This survey asks households located… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016
Guest Opinion: Survey can help us shape Sequim’s schools

Water Matters: Truth or dare

Remember the kids’ game where you had to choose between confessing a truth — most likely the name of your crush — or brave a… Continue reading

A view of Blue Glacier from the High Divide on July 28.

Water Matters: Valuable, vulnerable Blue Glacier

In my book, the view of Mount Olympus from the High Divide is one of the most glorious scenes anywhere, ever. We’re looking south across the broad Hoh River valley, but it feels like we could stretch an arm out and make designs in the Snow Dome with our finger.

A view of Blue Glacier from the High Divide on July 28.
Cornfield: Reality following the primary

Cornfield: Reality following the primary

As ballot counting continues in the 2016 primary, here are a few story lines emerging from the results already in hand:

  • Aug 10, 2016
Cornfield: Reality following the primary
Harvey Martin of Sequim

Verbatim: Harvey Martin

Sequim resident Harvey Martin is no stranger to responding to emergencies. Earlier this year, however, the 89-year-old was on the other end of some critical help.

  • Aug 3, 2016
Harvey Martin of Sequim

Cooper: All aboard!

Looks like the next school bond is getting ready to leave the station. That is, if the school board can get on board.

  • Aug 3, 2016
Bill and Merrilyn Shape

Verbatim: Bill and Merrilyn Shape

After 69 years married, Bill and Merrilyn Shape are still happily in love.

  • Jul 27, 2016
Bill and Merrilyn Shape