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In the Pacific Northwest, when our long days stretch into evening, that summer sunshine we’ve waited all year to enjoy seems to beckon us to get together and celebrate. Celebrate we do, with festivals and fairs, parades and picnics all summer long.
Barack Obama and “change.” The two are inextricably linked. In his remarkably successful run for the Democratic nomination for president, regardless of where he campaigns, the senator constantly, ceaselessly promises change.
Last week, the King County Executive, along with the Sheriff, Prosecuting Attorney, and judges from around the county, revealed that King County is facing a budget crisis of great magnitude. This year alone, we may have to cut $20 million from the $660 million general fund. An additional deficit between $40 million and $70 million is predicted in 2009.
With his party’s nomination in hand, would Barack Obama be better off with Hillary Clinton as his running mate?
The first week of June is “tomato time.” It is also the first week to think about setting pepper and other heat-loving plants out into the garden.
Thousands of mortar boards will be tossed into the air across Washington this June; a time-honored sign that our high school seniors have finally graduated.
A recent study underscores the fact that good health isn’t just a matter of personal choice for Americans.
During the past several years, we have found that working as a team of state representatives from the 41st District is the most efficient and effective approach in Olympia. As always, we worked together on your priorities, focusing on education and transportation. And this year, we also worked to move plans to replace the SR 520 floating bridge to the top of everyone’s priority list.
He lied to us. Those four little words are the papier maché shield being used by politicians from Seattle to Olympia to deflect the blame for the Seattle Sonics inevitable departure for Oklahoma City.
So here we are, turning the calendar to April, and we’re still shivering from a rare spring snow on some of the higher hills around the area. Trust me, I know what you’re thinking: Ha, so much for global warming!