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The word "patriot" has fallen into egregious misuse lately. It has been taken up by people who seem unaware of the country's actual constitutional values. It has been applied to criminals who … more
In December, Gov. Jay Inslee announced his intention to put forward “legislation that creates a regional, coordinated approach to local public health through comprehensive public health … more
Three years ago, the state Department of Health started randomly testing drinking fountains for levels of lead in schools and the results were alarming.The Department of Health found what is called … more
I'm opposed to the TransAlta proposal from the WDFW.It shouldn't take more than 30 seconds to make the decision to not allow WDFW to use taxpayer money again to steal 9,600 acres of the TransAlta … more
Unlike most Washingtonians, I think about rivers and floodplains every day — I live on the river. I’m a retired organic vegetable farmer. I have the Chehalis River and its floodplain to thank for … more
A recent meeting of lawmakers and other stakeholders in flood mitigation and aquatic species protection plans in the Chehalis Basin included some encouraging additions.  Along with legislators … more
Our state needs more affordable child care and high quality preschool. I am lucky that I was able to enroll my children in the Centralia College Early Learning Program. In the last year, I have … more
I’m sure everyone has his or her own snow story. Mine includes shoveling enough snow to drive to Safeway for the sole purpose of buying the Sunday edition of The Seattle Times. Only two copies … more
I am urging a vote for our legislators to support the Fair Start for Kids Act, HB 1213 and SB 5237. My daughter is in the Centralia College Early Learning Program. We are lucky to have access to the … more
Our normally low-key Third U.S. Congressional District Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler stepped into the international spotlight Saturday as debate centered on whether to call her as a witness in the … more
By cherry picking data from recent state fish surveys and a draft federal environmental study, the recent editorial in the The Chronicle drastically downplayed the potential impacts on salmon and … more
Dear Congresswoman Jamie Herrera-Beutler,Thank you for speaking up for what was right. After having voted your conscience against the former president’s actions leading up to and during the events … more
On Jan. 30, my wife and daughter assisted me into the Providence Centralia Hospital emergency room where I was quickly and efficiently admitted and triaged.   Shortly thereafter, I was enveloped … more
Yes, I support the efforts of TransAlta and the WDFW working together to create a wildlife recreation area. I realize my title is a bit boring, but it is certainly accurate and to the point, unlike … more
I read your story of our member of Congress explaining why she voted to impeach President Trump.It is clear that she will be defeated in 2022, either in the primary or the general election. This is … more
My 80-year-old husband spent all afternoon shoveling his pickup out of a snowbank yesterday, parked it at the bottom of our mile-long driveway and walked up, and walked down again in knee-deep snow … more
For 100 years, people have been fighting about solutions to flooding and the declining fishery in the Chehalis basin. The communities more concerned about flood damage have fought the communities … more
Back in 2011, I was hired by TransAlta to help with their public relations efforts after the agreement was hammered out with the state to shutter the two massive coal-burning boilers.The first boiler … more
“Life will sometimes hand you a magical moment. Savor it.”- H. Jackson Brown, Jr., “Life’s Little Instruction Book,” No. 644 So this week we got ourselves a puppy. That’s not such an … more
For anyone wanting to arrive at their destination easily, public transit can do that. I'm voicing my support for increasing funding for transit and paratransit service in our state transportation … more
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