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.
Crisp Thin Mints, peanut butter Tagalogs and coconutty Samoas are everywhere — it must be Girl Scout Cookie season.
Hospice saved my life.
As one who takes great delight in reading the opinions in the U-B, as well as the articles on the religion page of Sunday’s edition, I couldn’t resist responding to retired physician Thomas Reed’s most recent commentary.
I appreciated Jennifer Cohen for expressing her thoughts regarding John Junke’s charge of possessing child pornography. (Feb. 16)
In 1982-83 when the Lioness Club was seeking donations to repair the bird cages at Pioneer Park my husband, Keith Soper, a city councilman at the time, volunteered to contact some local attorneys to see if there was an estate that might possibly fund the rebuilding of the Aviary.
John Marshall wrote in the U.S. Supreme Court decision Dartmouth College v. Woodward, “A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly or as incidental to its very existence.”
Regarding the Pioneer Park Aviary issue, I’m curious about why Pioneer Park (and the Aviary) has not — or couldn’t be — more prominent in tourism promo dialogue.
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