Editorial: All persons deserve protection from discrimination

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 12:29PM

Lawmakers are acting more out of unfounded fears than simple discomfort in seeking to nullify a rule recently adopted by the state Human Rights Commission that puts into practice the law that the Legislature passed in 2006 prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.


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Sarah Smiley: Mixed feelings about online grocery shopping

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 8:00AM

I am at a crucial point in my life, a moment when I know, with absolute clarity, that things will never be the same again: Our local Hannaford supermarket just debuted online shopping and curbside pick-up. I might never go inside a grocery store again.

Editorial: Kicking the can down the legislative road

  • Jan 29, 2016 at 10:00AM

Kicking the can down the road is a game that kids have played through the ages. Adults, too, are good at this game. Just look to Olympia for proof.

Navy marks 125 years in Kitsap

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 10:00AM

This new year marks the 125th anniversary of the U.S. Navy’s arrival in Kitsap County. During that time, the community has made our nation’s uniformed personnel feel at home and the military has been the area’s major economic engine.

Sarah Smiley: That time I ordered the wrong pizza

  • Jan 22, 2016 at 8:00AM

I’ve been truly afraid a few times in my life: when I bungee jumped from a perfectly good platform 110 feet up in the air; When we lived in Florida and I put out mouse traps but caught a coral snake instead; When I got on an airplane for the first time in more than a decade; When I moved across country while eight months pregnant; And last week, when I ordered pizza from the wrong restaurant to feed my hungry teenagers.

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