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Recently I took a group of senior citizens to tour the Amazon Spheres in downtown Seattle. It was impressive to see not only the botanical… Continue reading
In 2015, after another session without procuring a key weapon in his climate change fighting strategy, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee decided to get it done… Continue reading
On his way out, George Washington made it clear that political parties have the potential for national harm.
The year was 1975. I had just received my master’s in history from Pepperdine University in Central L.A. I had also just left the religious… Continue reading
To facilitate fact-based discussion about Lakeside Industries’ application to relocate its Covington asphalt facility to the Industrial-zoned site on state Route 169, I would like… Continue reading
Historically, international trade issues have galvanized our state’s congressional delegation. Many wondered if that would still be the case today. Fortunately, it seems to be.… Continue reading
Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy lied about Soviet missile strength to win the 1960 election. This is the assertion that George Friedman makes in his… Continue reading
Microsoft has started the regional dialogue, but will cities rise to the challenge?
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.