Letting go of ‘not my child’ | Guest Column

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 1:35PM

A middle-schooler coping with the loss of a family member. A teen who was new to town and just wanted to fit in. A high-school athlete. The daughter of a Seattle news anchor.


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Super Bowl passes on life lessons | Editor's Notebook

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 12:29PM

The 12 flags are still flying and people are still sporting their Seahawks apparel. It was a tough Super Bowl loss to deal with and fans are probably still shaking their heads about what could have been.

Legislature needs to fix 520 bridge toll system | Editorial

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 12:21PM

If you use the 520 bridge, you know you have to pay a toll. If you don’t, you expect the state Department of Transportation to send you a bill for it.

McBride: ‘I roll up my sleeves and get to work’ | Guest Column

  • Feb 6, 2015 at 1:00PM

(Editor’s note: State Rep. Joan McBride wrote this column on the first day of the legislative session, Jan. 12.) This morning beneath the brightening sky, I walked the few blocks from my weekday home in Olympia to the Washington State Capitol and my new job as a state representative. Usually, the mornings are shrouded in fog. I keep my eyes on the Capitol dome and let the light that shines from the top guide my way.

Taxes a big factor in Legislature’s agenda | Guest Column

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 11:00AM

During a couple of recent panel discussions with legislators in Olympia as they warmed up for the start of the 2015 legislative session, which began on Jan. 12, more than a few legislators found it necessary to assure reporters and the public that they’d be able to get everything on a very loaded agenda done in the 105 days they have allotted.

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