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Olympia Update

OLYMPIA–Various surveys conducted around the state over the last year continue to show that public safety is high on the list of concerns for the average Washingtonian. It doesn't matter if it's...

 

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OLYMPIA UPDATE

OLYMPIA–Rep. Mary Dye has introduced legislation that would create a new Washington State Commission on Boys and Men tasked to address the well-being of boys, male youth and men across the state. "There are many issues that impact men and boys. Yet...

 

Olympia Update

By Sen. Mark Schoesler, Rep. Joe Schmick and Rep. Mary Dye OLYMPIA–We are back at the state Capitol for the 2023 legislative session, which began Jan. 9 and is set to last 105 days, ending April 23....

 

OPINION

How much do you pay in taxes and which level of government imposes that tax burden? A new bipartisan bill introduced by the chair and ranking member of the Senate Ways & Means Committee would help...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor I'm Aileen Warren. You know my thoughts and feelings about the proposed slaughter house plan to purchase Port ground and build on Cameron Street. I am completely opposed to this type of facility being built within city limits. I want...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Opinion    January 5, 2023

Commentary

It’s kind of nice having most of the family relatively, no pun intended, close during the holidays. We have a few of our sons and daughter who are an airline flight away, but the rest are within driving distance. Watching the national news between...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, EXTORTION?!? Give me a break. Why is it that we have started trashing our Police Department for doing its job? It’s pretty simple, if you are breaking the law, you’re breaking the law. The school has been in the same location...

 

COMMENTARY

My folks were children of the 1930s and were in their formative years in the early 1940s as World War II raged, so the news release caught my eye and my curiosity. The Navy was announcing that Hoquiam...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, EXTORTION?!? Give me a break. Why is it that we have started trashing our Police Department for doing its job? It's pretty simple, if you are breaking the law, you're breaking the law. The school has been in the same location since...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Our Library, and Library Book Ban I attended a meeting with many in the community and experienced a look at some pictures taken from the Banned Books that are consideration. I also listened to the Director, and a state representative...

 

COMMENTARY

It is always a joy, a real pleasure and a privilege to facilitate bringing the wishes and delights of the Christmas season from the hearts and minds of local school children into print for families and readers to enjoy, cherish, and possibly, take he...

 

A. F. Branco

A. F. Branco...

 

OPINION

In 2019, nearly 80% of Spokane voters approved a city charter amendment requiring collective bargaining negotiations in the city to be open to public observation. Last week, however, the state Supreme...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I attended the Columbia County Rural Library District meeting on November 28. I was interested to hear an update on the issue of the display of and access to books with explicit sexual content and/or graphic images. I heard parents,...

 

Letters to the Editor

Letter to editor, (Part 2) Continued from November 24, 2022 edition: ...I applaud the diligence of Table Rock Meat Company of Dayton for rethinking and reshaping how farm-to-table protein is able to be accomplished here...This is a service that is a...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Part of your headline on an article on the front page of the Dayton Chronicle last week mentioned that our town, Dayton, is a town that still believes. I am wondering what we believe in? The reason I ask is that, as many of you may...

 

OPINION

"Amnesty" is a noun that means the act of an authority "by which pardon is granted to a large group of individuals" or, more casually in Webster's New World College Dictionary, a "deliberate overlooking." One of its synonyms is forgiveness. And a...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Since becoming Yakima County Commissioner two years ago, I have had the privilege to work with Charles Amerein on two boards, the Aging and Long-Term Care Council of Governments, and the Greater Columbia Behavioral Health ASO, where...

 

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