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A few weeks ago I received this email from a frustrated teacher:
Lord knows our schools have problems. But suppose we tried to solve them by doing something radical — say, turning the schools over to the Catholic Church.
I was a reporter in D.C. when Bill Clinton was president, and six months or so into his second term The Washington Post ran a huge drawing of the Abraham Lincoln statue looking lazily around the capital and yawning.
OLYMPIA — When I agreed to sponsor legislation to update state statutes with gender-neutral language, I could not have imagined the backlash that would result.
Some folks have inquired about the state Auditor’s Office looking into the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office. I’m happy to share what happened.
SEATTLE — I recently flew into Sea-Tac Airport from Washington, D.C., and I’ve been thinking about military sacrifice and the legacy of 13 years at war ever since.
SEATTLE — Bill Drummond, head of the Bonneville Power Administration, has it right. He describes the Columbia River Treaty as the most important document affecting the Pacific Northwest economy you never heard of.
YAKIMA — The season hasn’t started yet, and already local baseball fans are saying, “Wait ’til next year.” At least there will be a next year at Yakima County Stadium.
The average 30-year-fixed mortgage rate recently fell to 3.35 percent, nearly the lowest in 60 years. For us savers, it was a sad day.
I enjoyed U-B Editorial Page Editor Rick Eskil’s Perspective page column Sunday discussing (and maybe having a little fun with) some of our tendencies in Walla Walla.