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To the editor, As parents to children in the Dayton Public School Systems we find it is our responsibility to notify the public of an incident that occurred at the school on Friday May 6, 2022. Our child was sent to the office for having two or more...

 
 By Todd Myers    Opinion    May 12, 2022

Governor Inslee's flight to Scotland could have eliminated a year of CO2 for his entire staff

For just the cost of flying himself and his wife to Scotland in business class, Governor Inslee could have eliminated the CO2 emissions from his entire staff for more than one year. If you include...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Sometime during the night of Sept. 22, 2021, my Honda 420 Rancher ATV was stolen from my livestock facility on the Kellogg. All leads at the time went cold. On May 7, 2022, that item was recovered and is now impounded in a local...

 

Guest Commentary

By Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers SPOKANE–Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) today released the following statement on a leaked draft opinion in the case of Dobbs...

 
 By Jason Mercier    Opinion    May 5, 2022

OPINION

Capital gains income tax supporters set up surveillance system for I-1929 petition gatherers Proponents of the unconstitutional capital gains income tax are working overtime to prevent voters from...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I don't know which is worse: that previously we've never had an African-American woman as US Supreme Court Justice or that we've never had a Justice with Public Defender experience....

 

Commentary

DAYTON–Why is someone with a certain political ideology pegged as an enemy if they are presumed to have a different opinion? Why are we unable to express different points of view without nails, claws, snaggle-toothed, seething temperaments...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, At the April 12 meeting of the Dayton City Council, the Council members voted against purchasing the property that would have allowed the City to move forward with bringing the wastewater treatment into compliance with Washington...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, After Dayton City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 12, I sent a letter to Mayor Weatherford and the council asking the following questions: Is there an alternative plan to bring our city into compliance for wastewater treatment? Will...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Opinion    April 14, 2022

Commentary

If you don’t believe history repeats itself, then consider what the United States was going through in the 1920s. Aviation was in its infancy, or better yet, toddlerhood. Piloting was hazardous and oftentimes deadly, yet airplane people pushed the...

 

I-1929 campaign challenges AG's 'misleading' ballot title and summary

As expected, the I-1929 (capital gains tax repeal) campaign officially filed a legal challenge yesterday to the Attorney General's ballot title and summary for the proposed ballot measure. The AG's...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Opinion    March 24, 2022

Commentary

DAYTON–According to the San Juan Islander newspaper, Eric Hood has sued in 30 of Washington’s 39 counties: Jefferson, Clallam, Clark, Kitsap, Snohomish, Yakima, Asotin, Lewis, Columbia, Cowlitz, Hoquiam, San Juan, Skagit, Whatcom, Chelan,...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Opinion    March 3, 2022

Commentary

I hope I’m wrong but doesn’t it appear we’re on the brink of World War III? Putin is unstable and the invasion of Ukraine is akin to Hitler’s “annexation” of the Sudetenland in 1939. Students of history understand that Britain’s Prime...

 

Bipartisan SB 5932 and SB 5769 would provide major tax relief for Washingtonians

Washington’s 2021-23 budget is balanced, there are billions in reserves, and state revenues have grown substantially over the past year. In response to this strong fiscal outlook, two major...

 

Quote of the Week

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Sam Levenson...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, ‘Setting the record straight’. I am writing in response to Vicki Zoller’s letter to ‘The Times’ on January 6, 2022. I was disheartened to see that mudslinging, character assassination, and defamation were used in an attempt...

 

A Horse Matters

I like living someplace where a horse matters. There is just some country where horseback is the only way to get the job done. Places where the four-wheeler is a poor second, not to mention a noisy,...

 

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