Opinion

Opinion: Great photos take a lot of work, attention to detail

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 9:30AM

Someone asked me last week what I look for when I take a photo for the paper. Considering we're in the final days of our annual reader photo contest — entries due this Friday — it was timely and relevant. It was also something I should have talked about weeks ago.

 

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Drawing the line

  • Apr 29, 2016 at 8:31AM

Saturday was a busy day in Snoqualmie and North Bend. I think I forgot how many visitors the depots and the trains can bring to the Valley on a sunny day, until I drove through downtown Snoqualmie Saturday and saw the sidewalks stuffed with strollers, kids eating ice cream cones and parents watchful of traffic.

Opinion: Love for the library, in person or online

  • Apr 15, 2016 at 9:30AM

Libraries have been a recurring theme in a lot of my conversations lately. Where are they, should we highlight them in the Chamber of Commerce directory coming out in this week's paper or the visitor's guide next month, and if so, how much? And, behind that, just how important a part of the community is a library, anyway?

Get involved at the local level

  • Apr 8, 2016 at 9:30AM

One of the most interesting things about community newspapers is the role they play in the events of the Valley. The newspaper is the witness of events for people who weren't there and the teacher who explains (or tries to) the larger impact of an event for everyone who could be affected by it.

Here’s a head-scratcher: Where did all the weed supporters go?

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 9:30AM

Where are all of the people who supposedly voted in favor of legalizing marijuana in the Evergreen State?

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