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Combating vandalism, graffiti will require a cooperative effort by all involved

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

The recent spate of vandalism and graffiti suffered by merchants on Marysville historic Third Street is just the latest occurrence of a problem that has city leaders, police, merchants, school district officials and others working together to find creative solutions which address the issue without creating hardships for the victims of the senseless crimes.

How to truly support our troops

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

by Alex Epstein

Association health plans work for half a million in Washington

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

by Don C. Brunell

Governor Gregoires proposed 07-09 budget too high

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

Will wonders never cease? Can it possibly be true in this blue blue state out here on the Left Coast that most of the daily newspapers have forsaken their endorsement of all things Gregoire to proclaim that Queen Christines proposed budget for 2007-2009 is too high?

Colleges, community and heroes

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

On town meetings and colleges

Bhutto assassination represents a way of thinking

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

by David E. Johnson

Pro-union organizing bill is back in Olympia

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

by Don C. Brunell

More favorite news of 2007

  • Jan 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 8:47PM

OLYMPIA A vigilant Olympia man went to great lengths to recover his stolen 35- foot speed boat, chartering a plane to scour highways in Jefferson and Mason counties.

Last Candidate Standing

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

It is 1,842 miles from Marysville or Arlington to Des Moines, the capitol of Iowa. Thats a far distance for events there to determine who we might be voting for, but thats the way our system works. With nearly a year until the polls open, it did seem a bit excessive for the media to be assigning so much weight to one states primary results.

Support Lakewood students, approve Feb. 19 levies

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

Lakewood voters will have the opportunity to show their support for local schools Feb. 19 when two proposed levies will appear on the ballot.

A class act never to be forgotten

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

No familiar, long white envelope came to me in my mailbox to inform me of the death of Lolly Durkan, like those I received from the Legislature when over a dozen of my friends from legislative days passed in the last year.

Rotarys donation to historical society another example of community service

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

The Rotary Club of Marysville is probably best known for its annual Pumpkins for Literacy Patch which raises funds to promote literacy in local schools and which funded the recent distribution of dictionaries to approximately 1,200 third-graders in the areas 10 elementary schools.

Global warming debate revives talk of nuclear power

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

by Don C. Brunell

Another chance for Arlington

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

Before Andrew Carnegies philanthropy, before the turn of the twentieth century, public libraries were a rarity. Large collections of books were for the wealthy, for the intellectual elite, and definitely not for commoners.

Not an isolated case

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

by Billy Frank Jr.

Christmas Chicken: The Magic of Christmas

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46PM

This column first appeared here Dec. 17, 1997. We reprint it by request.

Honor those who have sacrificed for our country

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Say no to the self-esteem pushers

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

by Onkar Ghate

Washingtons newest crop: rain

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

by Don C. Brunell

Small businesses celebrate Labor Day with big victory

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

by Troy Nichols

Space race with an Asian flair?

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

by Don C. Brunell

Election day junkies

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

For many years, a bunch of us political junkies have gathered on Election Day for lunch and prognosticating with our leader Ralph Munro, now former Secretary of State.

State lawmakers: dont count your chickens before theyre hatched

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

by Don C. Brunell

Out of the mouths of children

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

When expectations arent met, someone usually demands to know why. This goes for public education as well as politics, wars, marriage and raising children. Normally, it is someone up the organizational chart that demands to know why underlings under-perform. Thats why it came as such a surprise when 200 Totem Middle School students called principals and teachers to account.

Reader response

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:45PM

This letter is from the many friends of Roy J. Scott, who has been a Port Angeles resident since 1998, whom you made the headline topic of a column, writes a Port Angeles reader whose name is either on a second page I mislaid or he/she didnt sign it.

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