Opinion

Innovative library program for the 21st century | KCLS COMMENTARY

“(ideaX Makerspace) is a nexus of tools and technologies that supports current research on the benefits of STEM education.”

Why so serious? | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of April 06, 2018.

Short-term decisions or long-term approach? | COMMENTARY

“Balancing both short and long-term perspectives is a sign of maturity, both on a national and personal level.”

Is school-funding crisis over? Justices will decide | COMMENTARY

“Can lawmakers and the governor honestly contend public schools are fully funded… when some school districts still are stressed out?”

  • Apr 6, 2018

Starting where they left of? | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of March 30, 2018.

The Second Amendment in 21st century | COMMENTARY

“Students should realize that change will not come quickly.”

False claims online ignite partisan spat | COMMENTARY

“…There will always be three sides. The Republican perspective. The Democrat perspective and what actually transpired.”

  • Apr 1, 2018

Amendments have changed constitutional values

“Do you know why we have the electoral college to vote for the president?”

For the 20th time | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of March 23, 2018.

Why Republicans voted against a property tax cut

“Incumbents in both parties will be getting their stories together on what turned out to be two of the session’s bigger surprises”

  • Mar 23, 2018
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Trump’s luck may be running out

“Nowhere in the world has seen improvement as a result of Trump’s actions.”

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Lawmakers find common ground on prosecuting police officers

“But given how far the parties have traveled, they don’t seem likely to turn back anytime soon.”

  • Mar 20, 2018

Have fun at SF, Sherman | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of March 16, 2018.

Events and celebrations galore in Renton | GUEST COMMENTARY

“Did you know that living in Renton has a gaggle of perks provided by the city?”

  • Mar 15, 2018

Don’t hide the dirt | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of March 09, 2018.

Will these bills decide how you vote? | COMMENTARY

Here are a few other things lawmakers have done or may do before the session ends March 8.

  • Mar 13, 2018

Weighing individual rights vs. the common good | COMMENTARY

“Good government only comes with diligent and vigilant voters who can read between the lines”

Nation needs stricter gun laws, not more guns | Letter to the Editor

Recently, President Donald Trump wanted to put a law into effect that would give teachers the right to have guns in the school. I don’t… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

The ban isn’t enough | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of March 02, 2018.

Property tax relief | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Feb. 23, 2018.