Traffic on State Route 507 can often be a source of frustration as I make my way into Yelm.
Just before Veterans Day, the last known survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor died at age 98. With the passing of George Hursey of Massachusetts, it closed that chapter of World War II — the world’s most deadly conflict in which over 60 million people perished.
I am writing to acknowledge and commend Michael Wagar as publisher and president of Lafromboise Communication and the face of the Nisqually Valley News in Yelm for many years.
The Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Coalition is looking forward to another year of working together to accomplish responsible management through responsible leadership.
Nearly four years ago, our community voted to renew the education programs and operations levy. That levy will expire Dec. 31, 2020. On Nov. 26, the school board will discuss and take action to ask our community to renew the levy to support programs not fully funded by the state.
Now that President Donald Trump’s impeachment process is formally underway, Democrats and Republicans need to avoid becoming completely absorbed by it. They must work together on other important issues such as immigration, health care, education, infrastructure, the environment and trade agr…
Given the obvious effort by Olympia’s city government to tilt the vote on Initiative 976 in their favor, I offer you these alternative comments.
Our state’s economy and way of life hinges on low cost and reliable electricity. Since Grand Coulee and Bonneville dams were completed in the early 1940s, Washington has enjoyed both.
Taxpayers are getting ripped off. Everybody knows it, and politicians refuse to fix it. That’s why 352,000 voters signed petitions to get Initiative 976 on the ballot.