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Seed for rebirth of Viking Avenue | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 3:29PM

Olympic College Poulsbo, at College Marketplace, is poised not only to meet the higher-education needs of local residents, but to empower them in their career fields to meet the challenges this area will continue to have as it grows: How do we lessen our environmental impact as our communities grow? How can we enhance the health of our marine environment? How do we attract more businesses and create more jobs but do so in a “green” way? How do we enable people to move around our communities without relying on the car?

 

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More than 50 years later, MLK’s dream is still a dream

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 1:57PM

The woman began calling to her young daughter — probably in preschool or kindergarten — in what I thought was a Chinese language. The man standing between us “ching-chonged” her, imitating her under his breath. I’m not sure if the other woman heard him or what her reaction to the man’s mutterings was, but when I heard his gibberish, I just froze.

Elections could get cheaper, fewer | The Petri Dish

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 3:46PM

Lawmakers are looking at ways to make the election process cheaper for voters, easier to see who is funding campaigns, and harder to run initiatives with financial consequences. Holding fewer elections, paying the postage on mail-in ballots and new disclosure rules for pop-up political committees are among the ideas put forth thus far this session.

Get involved and make a difference | In Our Opinion

  • Jan 16, 2015 at 10:20AM

A community is a reflection of its residents — their vision of community life, their level of involvement, how well they support that which is good for the whole

Salmon recovery: The time to act is now | Being Frank

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 5:06PM

We have already developed recovery plans and identified barriers to salmon recovery in western Washington’s watersheds. Now we need a commitment from the White House to tackle the most pressing obstacles in each watershed and provide the leadership necessary to put those salmon recovery plans into action. If salmon are to be in the future of this region, we must act now before it is too late.

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