Opinion

Wed, 10/26/05

Does monorail still make sense for Seattle?

I think so.

Instead of arguing about the appropriate length of the financing plan and the future value of money, I will focus on the fundamental transit arguments. Do we want rapid transit…MORE

Wed, 10/26/05

Elsbeth is adept at peeling a pair of hot soft-boiled eggs without getting yellow yolk all over her hands like I do. She just rolls the hot five-minute eggs around on the counter, then casually peels them without wincing .

Then she…MORE

Wed, 10/19/05

Times/News

Around Halloween, my thoughts wander down to Des Moines.

Des Moines used to be the home of the Scare House, which brought autumn thrill seekers into the Waterland City.

Invoking Des Moines' nickname reminds me of…MORE

Wed, 10/19/05

When Elsbeth takes me shopping at the sooper dooper market she goes her way and I go mine, each with our own four-wheeled buggy. I usually head for the magazine racks, grab a couple of fishing mags and head for the mocha counter, where I…MORE

Wed, 10/12/05

When we get up in the morning, we flip a switch and the lights go on; we turn a valve and shower in hot water; and we pop a bagel in the toaster.

Reliable and safe electricity is something we take for granted in America. We assume it will…MORE

Wed, 10/12/05

Times/News

What's driving [the Initiative 912] campaign is ... an anger about the arrogant, out-of-control culture of the Democratic aristocracy that runs the state of Washington.

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Wed, 10/12/05

Along with a basic silence on our ongoing question about how we in West Seattle will get to downtown if there is no monorail, there is a persisting muttering but little action on statewide and Puget Sound transportation plans.

We are…MORE

Wed, 10/05/05

The South Park Bridge is in even worse condition than the Alaskan Way Viaduct and will likely fall down during the next big earthquake, if it doesn't stop working altogether first.

The Page One story in this week's issue says the South…MORE

Wed, 10/05/05

Times/News

You have to pay the price to win ... Most important, you must pay the price to stay there ... Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Legendary Green Bay Packer

Coach Vince Lombardi

Early autumn is…MORE

Wed, 09/21/05

In the August 31 edition of the Ballard News-Tribune, readers were asked to consider the Southwest Airlines proposal to move its operations to Boeing Field. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air also announced their intent to seek equal access to the…MORE

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