We give thanks for that which we are about to receive.
When Paul Ryan became House Speaker a few weeks ago, he made it clear that he has no intention of spending too much time in Washington.
Editor's note: In an earlier version of this article, it was reported that 700,000 refugees came into the US during the 2015 fiscal year. The correct number is 70,000, reported by the New York Times.
I cringed as I watched the bloodbath claimed by ISIS in Paris in the news recently and wondered, "Why Paris?" The world was shocked by the wanton murder of at least 129 people while they ate their dinners, drove down the street and entered a soccer stadium.
There are two kinds of turkeys around Thanksgiving.
Drowsy driving and drunk driving are the same.
Congressman Rick Larsen is doing something this week his congressional colleagues from Washington and around the country are not.
Have you ever been asked "Gotcha!" questions in a public forum? This is what happened to Republican presidential candidates in the third debate recently. A few of the candidates called the moderators out on this behavior. It's no wonder Republicans have listed "the liberal media bias" as one of their key talking points.
Will Eyman's Initiative 1366 be ruled unconstitutional?
Two questions came to my mind after seeing the results of the Nov. 3 elections (click here for Pierce County results and here for King County results): do voters make good decisions in a democracy, or is it better that the uninformed not vote? And does the skill and knowledge that it takes to win an election actually serve that politician once in office? At this time in an off-year election year and with the presidential election looming in 2016, these questions are extremely relevant.
Everyone says your twenties are the best time of your life – the time where you can really figure out what you want to do and take your time with it.
Voters have spoken and no one could be pleased more by what they said than Tim Eyman.
43 Chipotle restaurants were closed in Washington and Oregon after an E.coli outbreak.
This is Google's core philosophy about human beings, according to Laslo Bock, Google's head of people operation (human relations) in his recent book, "Work Rules!"
It was the most gut-wrenching email I have ever received.
Do the voters pamphlets take forever to get through?
The following is written by columnist Richard Elfers:
Striving to be as accurate and as fair as possible in our reporting should be the number one goal of any practicing journalist.
‘Tis the season for charge and countercharge, smear for smear, for endorsing candidates through letters to the editor, for articles from pundits like me, pointing all this out. Usually, the tactics of character assassination and ethics violations are used at the state and national level, but this year’s local contests are following the higher levels of government at least in their viciousness.