Opinion

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Hope move to rural America leads to ‘horse sense’

Here’s another interesting COVID-19 trend to ponder: More Americans are leaving big cities and the suburbs to live in rural communities, according to NextAvenue.com. I… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2021

 

Shawn Yanity

No time to slow recovery efforts

The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission lost an irreplaceable leader last month when chairperson Lorraine Loomis walked on. Lorraine’s contributions to protecting treaty rights can’t be… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2021

 

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Punishment works better than pay with unvaxed

When society seeks to influence behavior, is it better to pay people to act a certain way, or to penalize them if they don’t? The… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2021

 

Denise Stoughton

Should I stay or should I go?

BI now like NYC in the ’90s with high prices

  • Sep 18, 2021
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With Biden’s new tax, we can’t afford to die

It would hurt families, small businesses the most

  • Sep 18, 2021
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It’s no wonder Demos want illegal immigrants

Recently, the New York Times published an op-ed written by Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, “There Is No Good Reason You Should Have to Be a Citizen… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2021
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Just say no to all work and no play or pay

So what can the plight of a little cafe tell you about the state of the American economy and the changing face of work? A… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2021
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Nice to see media actually doing its job

At one point in his running, four-year war with the news media, former President Trump referred to it as “the enemy of the people,” a… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2021
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Not much of a gamble mixing those ads with sports

According to the Wall Street Journal, the fledgling online gambling industry is poised to explode in popularity. This season, the NFL for the first time… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2021
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My college student will choose church over parties

Many parents (including my wife and I) are currently in the process of moving their precious partly grown child-people (and some of their credit cards)… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Biden: Sign bill to match service dogs with vets

Our botched withdrawal from Afghanistan is hard to witness, but hearing the reports of Taliban brutality is even worse. The U.S. Sun reports that “women… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2021
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People need to work, pay taxes

It is not surprising that COVID-19 was disastrous for our country’s economy. Millions died from its complications; offices, stores and factoriesclosed; and, people were forced… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2021
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Border fiasco could hurt Demos at mid-terms

In 2019, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said that the first thing he did when he arrived at his office was to… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
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Both parties failed due to Afghan corruption

Anyone who professes to be shocked by the Taliban victory in Afghanistan has not been paying attention. It was always bound to happen. It was… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
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I got my shot, but the booster not so much

Yeah, I’ll get the booster. I might even ask for a double, just in case. The CDC, which is now running the country, told me… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
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State must rethink long-term care program

Time is short, but action is necessary! Gov. Jay Inslee and Democrats who control the state legislature need to postpone implementing the sweeping “Long-Term Services… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021

We all need a little more ‘emotional intelligence’ at this time

My Lab puppy, Thurber, makes me laugh out loud every day. The writing life requires you to sit still for long periods of time, but… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
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Is political talk backed by action?

Greenwash is a superficial display of environmental concern to cover policies or actions. Former Vice President Al Gore recently told us about corporations with goals… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
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Prayer key to getting more folks vaccinated

Could invoking the Golden Rule be enough to induce vaccine-skeptical people of faith to finally get their COVID-19 jab? According to some new polling data,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
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Put a charge into recycling batteries

Each year Americans throw away more than three billion batteries constituting 180,000 tons of hazardous material and the situation is likely to get much worse… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021