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The 2021 session of the Legislature has kicked off with virtual participation in deference to the coronavirus. Leadership of each legislative session usually comes from… Continue reading
In even numbered years such as 2020, the legislative session is only 60 days long so that all the House members can get home to… Continue reading
Would you believe that in the future when a cement truck shows up to pour your foundation or patio, the mixture will likely contain ground-up… Continue reading
As Will Rogers used to say, “I only know what I read in the paper.” For most of the year, I write about serious topics… Continue reading
In the 2014 German movie “Look Who’s Back,” there is a puff of smoke at the building where Hitler shot himself, and a man in… Continue reading
One of the biggest challenges of the 21st century is dealing with the progress of the 20th century — especially old computers, monitors, cellular phones… Continue reading
Why not call a special session of the Legislature? That question has come up several times through out the past year, usually by Republicans due… Continue reading
“Pass the yams! And pass the turkey! Pass the iPad, too! I want to Facetime with my family. Though quarantined from loved ones, I am… Continue reading
While we personally and collectively struggle with the effects of COVID-19 in our families, our neighborhoods and our towns, this terrible pandemic’s continuing shadow certainly… Continue reading
Diversity in the ranks has been the lifeline of our all-volunteer military, but it wasn’t always that way. As we celebrate Veterans Day, we ought… Continue reading
In a referendum on President Donald Trump, voters nationwide turned out big and made Joe Biden President-elect. Biden won’t have an easy job, as there… Continue reading
A look at statewide offices in Washington.
COVID-19’s continuing shadow certainly does not dim the bright light of kindness and generosity that resonates in our Valley. During this pandemic, most of us… Continue reading
It assures — at parents’ option — all K-12 students can get age-appropriate sexual health education.
The Snoqualmie Valley Record wants to hear from you. As your editor, I cherish feedback from readers. We want these opinion pages to better reflect… Continue reading
The election could get even stranger.
State law regarding use of deadly force is finally seeing results in 2020.
Claiming to accept Jesus as your personal savior is not a vaccine for racism.
Agreement and commitment is needed to address the causes of wildfires and climate change.
Kim Wyman, a Republican, has helped expand access to voting and improved election security.