With school back in full swing this week, learning becomes our focus and our passion.
Treaty tribes are encouraged by fish passage improvement projects in the Puget Sound region and other projects that will open access to many miles of good salmon spawning and rearing habitat. They are clear examples of the kinds of action we need to take to recover salmon populations.
A month ago, the Joint State House/Senate Transportation Committee met in Olympia and heard an update on the governor’s plans to use a so-called “Section 601 letter” to rewrite our recently-passed two-year Transportation Budget.
A few years ago on Labor Day, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee presented a compelling commentary on the need for employers and employees to set aside their differences and partner.
Terrible things are happening in this country every day. Homeless people addicted to heroin and other opiates are dying on city streets. Crazed children are murdering other children in public schools. Unhinged individuals are committing mass murder in hotels, places of worship and other publ…
August is the beginning of “back to school” season. As September draws near, parents throughout Thurston County begin checking off their to-do lists to prepare kids for a new school year.
The recent mass shootings prompted my niece to post on Facebook about the media’s penchant to publicize such tragedy. She believed coverage of the shootings just encourages more shootings.
More battery operated cars and trucks are making their way onto streets and highways, so why not trains? That might not be too far off if BNSF tests are successful.
Treaty Indian tribes in Western Washington are outraged that the Environmental Protection Agency is advancing the agenda of a small group of industrial polluters to undermine public health, science and decades of hard work by rolling back the water quality standards that we have been impleme…