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King County Executive Dow Constantine was expected to win the August primary, and his likely goal was to break 50%, which makes it hard for… Continue reading
Time is short, but action is necessary. Gov. Jay Inslee and Democrats who control the state Legislature need to postpone implementing the sweeping “Long-Term Services… Continue reading
By Dr. Bob Baugher, guest columnist
COVID-19 has made the workplace more hazardous because the virus, particularly the delta variant, gets transmitted by air and proximity to infected people. What value… Continue reading
With the Aug. 3 primary election, the public will narrow the field to the finalists as only the top two advance in each position to… Continue reading
Massive forest fires in the western parts of our country are not only choking us with layers of thick smoke, but are leaving behind millions… Continue reading
Here’s a tale of two United States Supreme Court decisions — one right and one wrong. Despite two clear examples of discrimination, the court ruled… Continue reading
How about some good news coming out of our record-breaking (extreme) heat wave? Luckily, we live and work in the Pacific Northwest. We are reaping… Continue reading
Many Americans continue to be hesitant to get the COVID vaccine, even though President Joe Biden has been given high approval ratings for his handling… Continue reading
Each one of the cities outside Seattle faces the same problems Seattle has faced when it comes to homelessness because homelessness does not recognize city… Continue reading
A common stereotype is that homeless people are all hooked on drugs — but sometimes a job loss, death in the family, rent increase or… Continue reading
We have work to do to increase the number of vaccinations.
A few weeks ago, we looked at local races for King County government, along with cities, school boards and special purpose districts for 2021. Candidates… Continue reading
The violence must stop. And our elected officials have the ability to stop it.
In most King County election races, the incumbent has all of the advantages, and the races are rarely competitive. But this year could be different.… Continue reading
A record 646 candidates in King County cities have filed for local offices.
With a plan to remove dams on the Snake River shelved, leaders must commit to broader-based actions.
With one vaccine now approved for kids 12 and older, parents shouldn’t wait for a school requirement.
The death of George Floyd at the knee of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin may have thrust Floyd into the role of history maker and… Continue reading