A recent letter to the U-B from Irene Sette from New Jersey regarding Oregon’s wolf-management deserves another point of view.
Politics, booze and money have been intertwined since, well, the advent of politics, booze and money.
The National Football League, still reeling from the perception it has a serious race problem after the Miami Dolphins locker room bullying flap, is poised to make it a 15-yard penalty to say the N-word during a game.
Least we forget all of the men and women who have given of their lives for our benefit, our freedoms.
Glad to hear immigration reform could still be possible. With her senior position in the Republican Party leadership and as “the highest-ranking woman in the House,” Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is definitely in a position to do something about it. (McMorris Rodgers: Immigration overhaul still possible this year by Kip Hill of the Spokesman-Review, U-B, Feb. 21)
OLYMPIA — A couple of other debates received most of the attention last week when the Legislature hit one of its self-imposed deadlines.
This is in response to Irene Sette of New Milford, N.J., whose letter appeared in the U-B applauding the Oregon wolf plan.
The federal government wants to study — using out tax dollars — how media gather news to meet the public’s “critical information needs.”
Shame on county Commissioner Greg Tompkins for using the term “glorified secretary” to describe the position of the sheriff’s chief administrative deputy! (Sheriff John Turner’s guest column, Feb. 16).
Thirty years ago, when visiting my parents and grandparents, I was delighted to take my six year old daughter to visit Pioneer Park and the then new Aviary. Every trip thereafter required a visit to feed the squirrels and view the birds.
It is great that the U-B showcased Walla Walla High School students’ 3D animation of fish passage at Lower Granite Dam on Feb. 16.
Dean Kenyon, Ph.D, was at one time one of the leading evolutionary biologists in the world. He is now professor emeritus of biology at San Francisco State University. He was the co-author of “Biochemical Predestination,” which was published in 1969, promoted the evolutionary theory, and became a best selling textbook.
My motivation to do most home improvement projects myself is almost always the quotes to have it done by contractors. Family budget constraints usually dictate that I undertake the project, or it doesn’t happen.
It’s hard to believe Washington state voters legalized marijuana in 2012. It’s 2014 and very little progress has been made in making the voters’ wishes come to fruition.
OLYMPIA — It’s probably risky business to make assumptions about how politicians in political bodies will behave, although I’ve usually been safe assuming that legislators will vote yes on their own bills.
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