Protecting religious rights and sheltering our most vulnerable | Guest Column

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 3:00PM

Too many families are struggling, despite the booming economy. Too many working people are one missed paycheck away from living in their car, or staying with relatives.


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Legislature misses chance to limit vaccine exemptions

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 10:56AM

Washington State Medical Association says opportunity to boost vaccination rates and protect children was lost

Growing students, growing communities | Guest Column

  • Mar 22, 2015 at 9:00AM

As superintendent of the Lake Washington School District, it seems like everywhere I go I see growth.

Taking action to improve transportation | Guest Column

  • Mar 21, 2015 at 10:00AM

We all love to think the area we live in is world class – for unparalleled beauty, shimmering waters and majestic mountains, great food, and the great outdoors. But the “world class” label bestowed upon us in a Seattle Times newspaper column last fall – “Hey, we’re world class! For truly terrible traffic” – should serve as a wake-up call for action.

Making decisions in Olympia by thinking of Redmond | Guest Column

  • Mar 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

While writing a budget in Olympia that impacts every single Washingtonian and business, I spend a lot of time reviewing massive amounts of data and policies that go into making decisions in the Legislature. While it’d be easy to get lost in the numbers and analysis, it’s actually quite simple by always remembering the impact these decisions have on people at home: by thinking of Redmond.

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Was the downtown Cleveland Street project worth the wait?

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