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The 2021 session of the Legislature has kicked off with virtual participation in deference to the coronavirus. Leadership of each legislative session usually comes from… Continue reading
Now that vaccines are available, we hope our lives will return to the way they were before the coronavirus pandemic blanketed the globe. That is… Continue reading
For Christians around the world, Jan. 6 is Epiphany. Sometimes called the “Day of the Kings,” Epiphany recalls the visit of the magi to the… Continue reading
What did we learn from 2020? 2020 was a year of records, stark contrasts and wild swings in the stock market. We started the year… Continue reading
In even numbered years such as 2020, the legislative session is only 60 days long so that all the House members can get home to… Continue reading
While clearing out and boxing up my parents’ home recently, I discovered a few items I didn’t know existed. In the bottom of a cedar… Continue reading
For many of us, 2020 may well go down as one of the worst years we have ever lived through. Putting COVID in perspective, it… Continue reading
One of the biggest challenges of the 21st century is dealing with the progress of the 20th century — especially old computers, monitors, cellular phones… Continue reading
Why not call a special session of the Legislature? That question has come up several times through out the past year, usually by Republicans due… Continue reading
“Pass the yams! And pass the turkey! Pass the iPad, too! I want to Facetime with my family. Though quarantined from loved ones, I am… Continue reading
Diversity in the ranks has been the lifeline of our all-volunteer military, but it wasn’t always that way. We ought to be thankful for all… Continue reading
When you picture the Washington state Legislature, it usually looks like mostly white males. But that is in the process of changing. When the Legislature… Continue reading
Many of us associate November with Thanksgiving. This year’s Thanksgiving will be one unlike any of us have ever known given the COVID-19 situation. It… Continue reading
State turnout was 84% with King, Pierce and Snohomish counties all breaking the 80% barrier.
Election Day has come and gone. And while some outcomes are yet to be determined, one thing is certain. No matter the winner, the “stuff”… Continue reading
A look at statewide offices in Washington.
The election could get even stranger.
Before the pandemic came ashore, the number of active camping households was increasing.