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Opinion

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Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Commentary: Governor’s lockdown orders ineffective against outbreak

It has been nearly two months since I issued my personal challenge to Governor Jay Inslee, Attorney General Robe...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Thank you to the true heroes

I wish to thank all the paramedics, firemen, doctors and nurses who put themselves in harm's way every day for us.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Inslee makes decisions without risk to himself

The office you hold, Mr. Inslee, is one I have always respected even though I may have disagreed with some of the decisions made by the seated governor.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
It is time to secure an updated Columbia River Treaty

The Columbia River Treaty in its current form is punishing ratepayers in the Northwest.

Updated 5 months ago
I survived COVID, but are we making the cure worse than the disease?

On Feb. 29, Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. With this being an unknown and highly contagious virus, most fol...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Businesses can be safer through engineering

There are things that businesses can do to reopen safely from COVID-19 ("Business associations push back against Inslee’s closures," Nov. 30, 2020).

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
A community that cares

It's always fun to ring the bell for Salvation Army at Harvest Foods.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Problems ahead with truck stop plan

I'm writing to warn of the dangerously expensive traffic and environmental boondoggle being created by the proposed Love's Truck Stop on I-90 at exit 174.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
With 737 MAX set to return to skies, Boeing will rebound again

Finally, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cleared Boeing’s revamped 737 MAX to return to service.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Newhouse is helping fix Congress

It’s no secret that a lot of Americans think Congress is broken. Representative Dan Newhouse is actually doing something to fix it.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
After the election, it's time to heal

There’s been so much drama since the election but it was time for a change.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Keep gatherings small

As the mayor of Moses Lake and a local physician, I am asking for your help. The increasing COVID-19 cases will overwhelm our local medical facilities if we do not act now. We must continue to be proactive and re...

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Letter: Washington Conservation Corps cleans up after others

Anybody heard of the Washington Conservation Corps?

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Letter: Tom Dent comes through for his constituents

I’m one of the millions of people that had problems getting their unemployment during this pandemic.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Letter: Grant County lawyers support Judge Knodell

Casting a vote for judicial positions is difficult. The task is difficult because people who are running for a position on the Grant County Superior Court are limited in what they can say. People running for judg...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Letter: Support Romig for county commissioner

The job of a county commissioner is to work hard for the citizens he/she represents. It is critical to coordinate and cooperate with other elected officials and the departments they oversee.