Opinion

  

Immigrants take jobs from Americans

A new report that drew from Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security data found that in 2016’s first six months, 1.03 million legal and illegal immigrants arrived in the United States.

January 12, 2018 noon read more..
  

S.B. 6091 fails to resolve well issue

West of the Cascades, urban Democrats are patting themselves on the back for their effort to correct the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision, which essentially halted rural residents from drilling wells.

January 12, 2018 noon read more..
 

Thank a school board member this month

By proclamation of Gov. Inslee, January is School Board Recognition Month. This marks the 23rd year of the annual observance initiated by the National School Board Association.

January 10, 2018 noon read more..
 

Reasons to question climate change

Many people are actively worried about global warming. And it frustrates them that skeptics and “deniers” refuse to acknowledge the “science” of the so-called manmade problem.

January 10, 2018 noon read more..
 

Painting an alternate global warming reality

On December 28, President Trump wrote on Twitter: “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!”

January 5, 2018 noon read more..


Meet your surgeon, the robot

Last year, I wrote a number of columns about how tough it is for blue collar Americans to get jobs that pay enough to cover the monthly bills.

January 5, 2018 noon read more..


Lawmakers return to Olympia

The Washington State Legislature’s 2018 session will open at 10 a.m. Monday. We suggest you do your best to keep abreast of what happens there.

January 5, 2018 noon read more..