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Just before Gov. Jay Inslee flew to Paris for the global climate summit, he met with Washington business leaders who sought assurances that his proposed carbon cap rule won’t wipe out good-paying manufacturing jobs and send even more industrial production overseas.
Nothing like a few days away from the office to get one’s spirits rejuvenated and energy recharged.
The older I get and the squarer my body becomes, I begin to resemble my ancestor aunts who stayed behind in Norway while four of their brothers, my father among them, immigrated to the USA.
I recently had the privilege of enjoying an oyster bar with four varieties right here in Sequim. It was set up for a celebration of the re-opening of shellfish beds in Dungeness Bay by the state Department of Health — a status change owing to vastly improved water quality.
The polls may tell us we’re divided on who to vote for, but in our hearts I think we all want similar things: to ensure kids can get a strong start in life, to have a college degree or a professional trade to be within everyone’s reach, to have clean and safe places to play; and to live in safe and vibrant neighborhoods.
Recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited our region, meeting with business, civic and political leaders from Everett to Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma. Years ago, this might have been a statement that our region had come of age, taking a prominent role on the world stage.
The news is full of organized protests and street demonstrations demanding a $15 minimum wage. Several cities across the nation have passed or are considering big hikes in their minimum wage.
Bertha Cooper responds to readers from her last column about SARC and schools.
Greg Madsen discusses SARC and a "preposterous solution."
Reporter Alana Linderoth discusses her trip to Oklahoma to discuss the environment with other journalists.
Bill Shaw, regional publisher for Sound Publishing, Inc., discusses the impact of drowsy driving.
Seeing snow on the magnificent Olympic Mountains is one beautiful sight.
59.59 percent! Really?! Barring a miracle in the few remaining ballots to be counted, the Sequim school bond lost by 0.41 percent in Clallam County!
It seems like each election cycle I find myself baffled at how many — make that, how few — of us decided that voting is an important right to exercise.
Voters have spoken and no one could be pleased more by what they said than Tim Eyman.
We’ve been hearing so much about the drought in the West, Washington, the Olympic Peninsula, and, yes, right here in Sequim. But what does a drought really mean?
In a democracy, all citizens should be able to vote. Laws shouldn’t make it harder to vote. Laws should ease the way to voting. That is, unless we don’t want all citizens to vote. But if that is the case, we have a pretty poor democracy.
It was the very darkest Halloween Eve in humankind history. Switchback circular winds blew in defiance of any definition of its direction.
David Lasorsa, now of Port Angeles, has traveled the world as a longtime professional mountaineer, teaching survival skills and glacier travel to field parties in the mid-1980s.
Water is Sequim’s most important resource. As adults charged with protecting and conserving this precious resource — whether we’re parents, teachers, water experts, business owners or voters — how can we help ourselves and upcoming generations understand more about our water?