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My Turn: Fossil fuels aren't going away soon

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 11:00AM

Folks in the Pacific Northwest may not like what Matt Ridley has to say, but we should consider his points about energy.

 

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Sarah Smiley: Sometimes it's hard to watch your 'little ones' grow up

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 7:00AM

Begin with the end in mind. That's what the principal said at the orientation for next year's incoming high school freshmen.

Editorial: Joyce's life will be felt for years to come

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 11:00AM

Linda Joyce, former executive director of the Kitsap YWCA, left this life the way she lived it: With courage, strength, dignity and grace.

My Turn: Higher minimum wage misses the target

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 11:00AM

Washington has the nation's highest minimum wage at $9.47 an hour and now the state legislature wants to hike it to $12. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to boost it to $15 to go in step with the SeaTac initiative, which voters barely approved last year.

Opinion: Ban toxic chemicals from furniture

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 7:00AM

Finding agreement in Olympia can sometimes be a challenge, but there's one issue both Democrats and Republicans should agree on this session: protecting children and families from harmful and unnecessary flame retardant chemicals. That's why we're sponsoring the Toxic-Free Kids and Families Act (HB 1174), a bill to eliminate toxic flame retardants from children's products and furniture.

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