The students in my family range from kindergarten to high school. The school year looms, and we have no clear answers. The Yelm School District spans two counties, creating even more confusion. Families need answers now.
I was astounded at the photograph of Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp’s rally in Yelm Friday, July 17, with a reported 500 people closely packed, and few wearing Gov. Jay Inslee’s required face masks. Several thoughts come to mind.
America desperately needed some positive news and a reprieve from the coronavirus pandemic and rioting which is ripping apart our country — most notably in Seattle, Olympia and Portland.
The nation knows Patricia “Patti” Morton as a trailblazer, an accomplished and elegant globetrotter who served as the first-ever female Diplomatic Security special agent in the State Department.
I support Yanah G. Cook as the next Pierce County representative from the 3rd District (Roy, McKenna, Eatonville, southeast rural Pierce County). Yanah is honest, a hard worker, a good listener, and a good problem solver.
While I’m in Thurston County, I support Yanah G. Cook as the next Pierce County Council representative for the 3rd District. Many NVN readers don’t have time to research the candidates, so knowing Yanah, I feel it’s important to understand the differences between Yanah and the current repres…
Hi my name is Virginia Coverdale. I was a county chair for the Trump campaign in 2016. This time around I chose to support a congressional candidate who would best represent our district and would most strongly support our President in Washington, D.C. Of all the Republican candidates runnin…
It is no secret that airlines were clobbered by the coronavirus pandemic. What started as a promising year quickly went south. The COVID-19 outbreak has all but shut down travel.
This year, I have noticed the city and county properties appear to be unkempt. We should be proud of our municipal properties and pitch in to trim back over growth along roadways, especially with wildfire season upon us.
Regardless of our political affiliation, most of us living in the rural towns of the 2nd Legislative District (Eatonville, Yelm, Rainier, Graham, Kapowsin and Orting) are discouraged by the state of politics. As our communities struggle with the health and economic challenges of COVID-19, th…