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Don’t worry, it won’t affect climate change | COMIC

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

A welcoming message from the new director

The new KCLS director Lisa Rosenblum took the reins Jan. 16.

Economic forecast for Renton is ‘really good news’

“In visiting the city in October 2014, I realized Renton was ripe for continued growth.”

  • Feb 5, 2018
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Political soap opera won’t end until midterms

“Uncertainty and fear will continue for the DACA students as to whether they will be deported.”

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The Koch lessons

“Concern for the common good is buried by the greed, deception, secrecy and cunning of a few very rich people.”

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Who’s fault was it?

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Jan. 26, 2018.

Lakeside should be allowed to call Maple Valley home

“It is my hope that my personal story will help in a decision to allow Lakeside Industries a permanent place in Maple Valley.”

  • Jan 26, 2018

Lakeside should be allowed to call Maple Valley home | Letter to the Editor

Please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Jody Keeler. I am a proud team member of Lakeside Industries. Like many others, in 2008… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2018

Joking about carbon tax

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Jan. 19, 2018.

How to tolerate other people’s opinions

“Only that humility of our own vulnerability and ignorance can bring us to be tolerant of the views of others.”

Culture and politics shape race relations

“…we are bound to suffer increasing polarization in our nation that tears at the very fabric of our Constitutional covenant.”

In support of the proposed asphalt plant

“…this site is ideal for serving the asphalt needs of Southeast King County.”

  • Jan 15, 2018

‘Keep an open mind and listen to the facts’

“This new asphalt plant is important to our community and will directly impact the quality of our local roads.”

  • Jan 15, 2018

For opponents of a carbon tax, an initiative threat looms

If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.

Inslee: ‘It’s our state’s destiny … to fight climate change’

In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.

Future of the legislature

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Jan. 12, 2018.

Better luck this year, Eyman

2017 was a stinky year for Tim Eyman.

  • Jan 12, 2018

Grateful for eight months at head of library system

“I am proud to have played a small part in supporting the mission of the King County Library System.”

  • Jan 8, 2018

Happy 2018 from the (Dem-controlled) legislature

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Jan. 05, 2018.

Why Europe dominated the world

The European attitude of curiosity and adventure drove them to explore and… dominate the globe by the end of the 19th century.