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King County and my grassy lawn Do people know that some King County officials don’t like residents to have grassy lawns? I live east of… Continue reading
Which is more important, serving the common good of a society or protecting individual rights? This is a question I ask my Civics and Government… Continue reading
What makes good government? What makes bad government? We all have experienced both types, and some in-between. Good government can make life a lot easier… Continue reading
All Puget Sound areas are growing. In Enumclaw, the question is, how will its original charm be maintain while building booms throughout the city?
Washington voters have spoken on I-1639. Sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office - and enforce the law.
By Allison Morrell How can public school students care for a sick family member, travel continuously for competitive sports or even raise a child, all… Continue reading
To Lakeside Industries, As a longtime resident of Renton, I’m concerned about your company’s deceptive campaigning for your proposed asphalt plant. All your formal documentation… Continue reading
Democrats, who control the House and Senate, are set to release spending plans and revenue packages.
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