Sarah Smiley: What PG-13 movies teach us about comforting characters

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 12:00PM

Through some odd twist of circumstances, Ford, my oldest son, and I were the only ones home for the night. This almost never happens, and now that Ford is almost 15, I decided we should watch a movie – a PG-13 movie – that we normally could not when Ford’s younger brothers are around.


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A way to honor our World War II veterans

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 11:00AM

“It is my earnest hope and indeed the hope of all mankind that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage of the past.” — Gen. Douglas MacArthur, supreme commander of the Allied Forces, Sept. 2, 1945.

Editorial: Take steps to be ready for quakes

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 8:00AM

There are simple steps residents can take to make life safer should the Cascadia subduction zone wreak havoc.

Sarah Smiley: All my children are vaccinated. Here's why.

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 4:00PM

Imagine for a moment that a scientist has created a preventative vaccine-like shot for all types of cancer. But there's just one catch: the vaccine carries a minuscule risk (say, one adverse reaction for every 40,000 doses given.) Would you do it?

Sarah Smiley: Why Little League is better than Major League

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 2:00PM

Little League may be for kids and Major League Baseball for adult athletes, but when it comes to being a spectator, I strongly prefer the former. Here's why:

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Is $8.20 (round trip) for foot passengers and $29.20 (round trip) for standard size vehicles and drivers a fair price to pay for a ferry ride to Seattle and back?

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