Opinion

Thank you for helping us celebrate

My birthday and our anniversary were a blast!

  • Aug 23, 2019

 

From trade to race relations, can the U.S. take any more ‘change’?

The president’s chickens are coming home to roost.

 

Greetings from the Big Apple

As you read this, I’ll be sitting on a convenient step gazing up and down the hallowed brick and mortar canyons of Manhattan. I say… Continue reading

 

Thank you for supporting our veterans

Because of you, Headworks’ Pint Night was a success!

  • Aug 21, 2019

Self-checkout machines are ruining local jobs

I was shopping at the QFC at night and noticed no check out stands were open.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Where to place the blame for mass shootings

We should finally make gun manufacturers responsible.

New voting system survives the primaries

Everything went swimmingly… so what’s next?

Thank you for making NNO a success

It’s always good to get out and meet your neighbors.

  • Aug 13, 2019

How can you find truth in a society that often wages war against honesty?

There’s no trust in the government, media, or each other — how do we get past it?

Great job, as always, Buckley Log Show Committee

I really enjoyed being Bull of the Wood this year.

  • Aug 8, 2019

Trying to make sense of Trump’s base

It’s all about a fear of change.

Shakespeare and sex jokes, Act III

It’s not just about The Bard at Ashland’s Shakespeare Festival.

We look forward to Neighbors Night Out every year

It’s a wonderful way to meet or caatch up with your community.

  • Aug 1, 2019

A realistic look at Mueller’s findings

We have a lot of propaganda to sift through in order to get to the truth.

Thanks to all our volunteers, cooks, and donors

Because of everyone’s help, the Black Diamond Community Center’s Hawaiian-themed cookout was a success!

  • Jul 29, 2019

Community should rise above spurt of vandalism

Let’s roll up our sleeves and repair the damage.

  • Jul 26, 2019

Organize your own Neighbors Night Out

Being a good neighbor is one way to improve your life and become a better person.

Political victory will require some humility, self-awareness

Otherwise, the victory is solely pyrrhic.

Where to find me when Armageddon strikes

Mount Rainier could erupt at any time — and I have my contingency plan all set.