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On Jan. 8 former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords dropped in the hopper bipartisan legislation to expand background checks for sales and transfers of firearms. The date… Continue reading
The U.S. has been involved militarily in Afghanistan for nearly two decades. There’s a stalemate and it seems the key players are closing in on an agreement to end hostilities.
What is more important to you: Freedom or equality? If you’re a Democrat today, equality is more important. If you’re a Republican, it’s freedom. It… Continue reading
In Renton we are blessed with our own Animal Control. Stray pets found in Renton are placed under Renton Animal Control and boarded for the… Continue reading
I am writing to you to express my opposition of the Lakeside Industries asphalt plant being relocated to the old County Shops site on state… Continue reading
Lots is written about students exiting college saddled with hefty student loans; however, the impact on retired parents went largely unnoticed. Recently, Wall Street Journal… Continue reading
Some of you remember the 1950s. The majority of the U.S. population does not. They weren’t born yet. For some, the most vivid memory of… Continue reading
We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to every Renton citizen who supported previous Renton School District bonds and levies for 2012, 2008,… Continue reading
I am writing to you to express my support for both the Building for Excellence School Bond (Proposition 1) and the Education and Operations Replacement… Continue reading
Two important school funding measures are on the Feb. 12 ballot. Voter approval is required to maintain this source of local funding to improve our… Continue reading
Help us accomplish more with less. In last week’s edition, long-time Renton businessman Jim Sullivan gave the Renton School District well-deserved praise for the high… Continue reading
In 2019 America, reason has been replaced by fear.
We just had a very important mid-term election in November, but now it’s time to get out to vote again. Some might be asking —… Continue reading
The Renton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse Renton School District’s School Construction Bond and Education & Operations Replacement Levy measures… Continue reading
I am a passionate supporter of both the Building for Excellence School Construction Bond and the Education Programs and Operations Replacement Levy on the Feb.… Continue reading
I support Renton School District’s two measures on the Feb. 12 ballot. The school construction bond helps keep our schools in excellent working order and… Continue reading
Democrats have controlled the governorship since 1985. It’s not healthy to have such lopsided control
Frank Chopp’s reign as speaker of the state House of Representatives will end soon. The Seattle Democrat, the longest serving speaker in state history and… Continue reading
Propaganda techniques find their way into our politics, our advertising and our speech.
I was going to save this column for spring, to mark the one year anniversary when I rescued my rabbit Thomasina at Allan Yorke Park.… Continue reading