There’s Blue in Them There Provinces

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The following originally appeared in Post Alley. Question: Which Washington county votes consistently over 70 percent Democrat? A. King County. B. Jefferson County. ...

The New Supreme Court

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Cartoon above by Karen Sullivan. The Democrats should have a chance of beating Republicans in many states, with a newly fired up base because...

Grrr: Attorney General Bob Ferguson Versus the Growlers

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Coupevillle – Attorney General Bob Ferguson chose a bucolic setting for his recent Whidbey Island fundraiser, the historic Crockett Barn with its backdrop of Admiralty...

Senior City: Why Should We Care?

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By Ross Anderson OK boomers.  Take a look at what we’ve done to our adopted home. A generation ago, Port Townsend was a nice, waterfront town...

Millions of Birds in Trump’s Crosshairs

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By Karen Sullivan A new interpretation of a century-old law meant to protect birds would not only leave more birds dead, it would also add...

Far from the centers of power

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Around the country, right now, millions of people are protesting. The conditions of their lives dictate that they put themselves, their friends, and their...

Planting Trees Will Help Reduce Carbon, But You Have To Do It Right

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By Dan Chasen. (This article originally appeared in Post Alley). Arbor Day, the nearly-150-year-old holiday on which people plant trees, was earlier this month. ...

Covid-19 and Campaign ’20: The Good News

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The human consequences of the pandemic are grim, and the economic impacts even worse. At some point, however, we may see some benefits from...

Uninsured in Jefferson County

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By Barry Mitzman Obamacare doesn’t get much love from Democratic presidential candidates other than Joe Biden, but new numbers from the Office of Financial Management...

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Homeward Through the Haze

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Look around me I can see my life before me Running rings around the way It used to be. I am older now I have more than what I...

So Long, Pygmy Kayaks

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More than three decades ago, when guys like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were building technology companies that would change the world, another Ivy...

The lost commencement address by Tom Robbins

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Photo of Tom Robbins by Dan Wallen. Used with permission of University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections MPH1272 When I was the editor of the...

Garth Hudson’s PT Performance Remembered

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An update from Charlie Bermant: I first published Garth Hudson’s address with encouragement to write him and then this address was picked up by...

Creds

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Credentials are the way we acquire money, jobs and status in our world. But the sordid tales of now Congressman George Santos and Bernie...