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Editorial: Obstacles to salmon recovery

  • Today at 3:53PM

Two steps forward, three steps back. That's how the recovery of salmon — our region's canary in the coalmine — is doing in Washington state.

 

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Congress must stop abusive IRS tactics

  • Mar 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

The IRS scandals just keep on coming. First, the agency targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit status. Originally characterized by IRS officials as a couple of rogue agents in Cincinnati, the practice was later revealed to be a politically-motivated campaign coordinated by Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS Exempt Organizations Unit.

Presidential primary politics

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 1:07PM

Every four years, the conversation starts anew on how to make this state's presidential primary meaningful in the process of electing the nation's next leader.

Legislative Update: Dropout prevention for at-risk youth

  • Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Feb 24, 2015 at 12:21PM

I serve on the Education Committee and am dedicated to improving the quality of education for all students in our state. Last year, the 24-credit graduation requirement passed, which poses a significant problem for our at-risk youth who attend multiple high schools before graduating.

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When I was cool I didn’t ask for directions

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

I am not going to say this is a male trait, because between me and my husband, I am the one who doesn’t like to ask for directions. Maybe it is an introverted thing. I’d rather wander aimlessly through the hardware store aisles than ask for help, because then I might have to make conversation. Worse, I might get an overly helpful employee who wants to hand-deliver me to the correct place. Both instances strike fear and awkwardness in my heart.

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