"Students don't care how much you know until they know how much you care." These words were my mantra over the last seven of my 31 years teaching high school social studies at Sumner. I know a lot about many fields because of my constant reading and thinking, but that isn't enough to have an impact upon cynical and suspicious high school students who won't listen or cooperate if they don't like you.
Native American tribes and the state have gotten themselves in a tangle over the Puget Sound Salmon Plan.
As of last Friday evening, Enumclaw was cut off from Buckley, Bonney Lake and Sumner by the White River Bridge closure. What was once a 10-minute drive has now increased to 45.
Is online dating safe, or has it become more dangerous?
"Friends come and go, but enemies are forever." This was a comment from a small-town mayor who had been involved in politics for almost 20 years. His statement is also true on the national level based upon an editorial from Theunis Bates, managing editor of "The Week," in the March 25, 2016, edition.
After the two escapes from the Western State Hospital, there should be a logo change.
As you may have surmised from my last three columns, I will not be voting for Donald Trump if he is the Republican nominee for president come November. Because of that, I decided to attend the Democratic caucus. I know the Democratic primary election will not be used for determining this state's nominee; only the caucus counts. Not very democratic of the Democrats, but, hey, it's politics.
This is Part 3 in the three-part series, "The Road to Voting." Read Part 1 and Part 2 here.
"The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president," stated Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
After careful and painstaking deliberation, I have decided it is time to disclose my secret identity that I have kept shrouded behind my newspaper editor facade. In real life, I am Mr. Fun Guy.
This cartoon is dedicated to Sound Transit, which has decided to put off connecting Tacoma and Everett to light rail until 2041. They'll be adding West Seattle, Ballard and a new downtown tunnel first.
Every year there are 500 million border crossings into the United States, according to Philip Bobbitt in his March 9, 2016, Stratfor article, "Borders in a Borderless World." Those crossings have resulted in 11 million illegal/undocumented immigrants living the United States.
This is Part 2 of the three part series, "The Road to Voting." Read Part 1 here.
It seems Republicans would much prefer to face Bernie Sanders in the general election than Hillary Clinton
This is Part 1 of the three part series, "The Road to Voting."
The following is written by Jeff Duchin, MD, for Public Health Insider:
You can read more about the Governor's vetoes here.
Many Americans are appalled that Donald Trump seems to be progressing toward winning the Republican nomination for president.
Little Marko was on fire.
Is the Republican Party in its death throes? Donald Trump's recent victories during the Super Tuesday primaries show the Republican Party in a major identity crisis, according to Christian Science Monitor writer, Linda Feldman, in an article entitled, "Super Tuesday: Trump's Victories highlight GOP's Identity Crisis."