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Water Matters: Raised consciousness

Water Matters: Raised consciousness

As a “non-essential,” mostly-office worker, I’ve been in a lot of Zoom meetings lately with others also working from home. As awkward as online meetings… Continue reading

Water Matters: Raised consciousness
From the Back Nine: The Timekeeper

From the Back Nine: The Timekeeper

By Linda B. Myers For the Sequim Gazette I live with my sister and one other geezer. All of us are well into the ‘vulnerable’… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2020
From the Back Nine: The Timekeeper
Guest opinion: Unemployment payments provide necessary cushion for jobless Americans

Guest opinion: Unemployment payments provide necessary cushion for jobless Americans

America’s unemployment rate is suddenly approaching historic levels. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began almost two months ago, roughly 30.3 million people have filed for jobless… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Unemployment payments provide necessary cushion for jobless Americans
Think About It: The eyes have it

Think About It: The eyes have it

“Bertha? Is that you?” The question came from the person standing at the other end of the wine aisle. He had just asked me if… Continue reading

Think About It: The eyes have it
Guest opinion: Apples, potato keys to post coronavirus recovery

Guest opinion: Apples, potato keys to post coronavirus recovery

Our state is blessed with some of the most creative people and businesses in the world. Many of their innovations are making key differences during… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Apples, potato keys to post coronavirus recovery
Aging Successfully: Putting our affairs in order

Aging Successfully: Putting our affairs in order

This time of self-isolation is the perfect time to put our affairs in order, or at least to begin the process. The good news is… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2020
Aging Successfully: Putting our affairs in order
CommunityPlus: COVID-19 and fear

CommunityPlus: COVID-19 and fear

As I write this in late March, we are in the midst of a global crisis none of us has experienced. Other past crises, such… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2020
CommunityPlus: COVID-19 and fear
Think About It: Conflicting thoughts in small spaces

Think About It: Conflicting thoughts in small spaces

“In nursing (and medicine), the worst outcome is death.” This quote came from a woman, a nurse, I interviewed for my book on women and… Continue reading

Think About It: Conflicting thoughts in small spaces
Guest opinion: Coronavirus strains medical waste system

Guest opinion: Coronavirus strains medical waste system

While lots of attention surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is on finding amply medical supplies — ventilators, masks, gloves and sterilized hospital gowns — there is… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Coronavirus strains medical waste system
Being Frank: Cooperation is key to containing green crab invasion

Being Frank: Cooperation is key to containing green crab invasion

Treaty tribes are encouraged by cooperative efforts with federal and state natural resources managers and others to monitor and stem the invasion of European green… Continue reading

Being Frank: Cooperation is key to containing green crab invasion

Guest column: A run on the rolls

Many years ago, my two daughters — now 40 and 42 — were University of Washington students, and after a couple of years of dorm… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2020
Guest opinion: Thank the truckers

Guest opinion: Thank the truckers

By Don C. Brunell For the Sequim Gazette As we get deeper into the COVID-19 pandemic, we are finding more Americans to thank. Until recently,… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Thank the truckers
Water Matters: No Planet B

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

Water Matters: No Planet B
Aging Successfully: Alternative versus conventional medicine

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
Aging Successfully: Alternative versus conventional medicine
Guest opinion: Hopeful signs of fighting coronavirus are showing

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

Guest opinion: Hopeful signs of fighting coronavirus are showing
Think About It: On hold …

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

Think About It: On hold …
From the Back Nine: Acronyms say it all

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 Back Nine: Acronyms say it all

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

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

Guest opinion: Imagine not knowing about coronavirus pandemic for month