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On Monday morning, Lewis County will take a step forward — literally. At 9:30 a.m. a new public walking group will kick off weekly public group strolls through Centralia. The walk is open … more
Four years ago, I introduced a bill to ban an income tax at any level in our state. It was ignored. Three years ago, Sen. Perry Dozier, the Republican senator who serves Walla Walla County … more
Under President Joe Biden’s lax border policies, with U.S. Congresswoman Marie Gluesenkamp Perez as a willing accomplice, our borders have become a welcome mat for illegal immigrants, … more
The Capital Press is a weekly newspaper that covers agriculture in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. It is worth the price to be able to stay up to date on what is going on not only in … more
The spry 97-year-old grandmother of Toledo weightlifting instructor Crista Dobyns and matriarch of five generations runs around the house, jumps down steps, tends a garden, rattles off pioneer … more
Recent announcements from U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Derek Kilmer that they will not seek re-election to Congress caught the political world by surprise. They are both relatively young and … more
Type “Morton” and “Wikipedia” into the search bar, and you’ll see Morton Salt, Morton, Illinois, and a steakhouse before you find the hometown of Grammy award-winner … more
For generations, our region's trucking industry has been a driving force behind our economy, connecting businesses and communities along the Interstate 5 stem by ensuring the reliable delivery of … more
Our state Legislature is on a path to make history by enacting three of the six initiatives submitted by Washington voters. While that is a win for the people of our state, we can and should do … more
As a community, we stand at a critical juncture where the very essence of womanhood is being undermined and distorted under the guise of inclusivity. Recently, our local community college … more
In Lewis County, millennials and Generation Z youngsters make up only 35% of the population, whereas the Greatest Generation, Silent Majority, Baby Boomers plus Generation X make up the majority, … more
In Washington this year, we hope to again escape the historic droughts plaguing other parts of the world. The Columbia River water system flowed at normal levels in recent years, which is good for … more
I don’t recall where I read this, but a man was speaking to a crowd and said this: A bear hunter wanted a fur coat. He was hunting for a bear, and he located one. He aimed at the bear and, at … more
When seventh- and eighth-grade boys showed up at Toledo Middle School for their first weight-lifting class last fall, they looked askance at their teacher — a woman. Little did they know … more
Even in a one-party Legislature, our voices have power — when we use them.  Last week, during a brief public hearing on a bill that would mandate LGBTQ history and … more
I don’t know which is worse: How the Legislature’s Democratic leaders are disrespecting the 800,000-plus Washingtonians who signed petitions in support of the six voter initiatives before … more
The people have a right to know. That was the idea in 1972 when a citizens’ Coalition for Open Government in Washington state successfully worked for the passage of Initiative 276, a … more
Who doesn’t like a love story? Lasting love is more difficult to achieve, but certainly not impossible. We just celebrated Valentine's Day, which got me thinking of my mom and dad. My … more
In 2017, I wrote a column titled “America needs more welders and fewer philosophers.” It was a slogan Florida Sen. Marco Rubio used in his 2016 presidential campaign to call attention to … more
A recent statement by the Senate Majority Leader asserts that passage of Initiative 2109, an initiative from the people to the Legislature to repeal the capital gains income tax, would “result … more
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