In the Aug. 31 edition of the West Seattle Herald, 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…
The fault, dear Brutus, lies not in the stars, but in ourselves.
The most refreshing headline I've seen in a long time appeared above an editorial in last week's West Seattle…
I never have envied anyone but now I have changed my mind. I have decided to envy Peter Jacobsen.
If you play golf you know who he is. If you don't he is the boy wonder of Portland, Oregon, who has won many tournaments, has won millions…
There's more than one way to live.
I was reminded of that again in August when Marge's family stayed with us during part of our vacation.
The three of them live in a tiny apartment on the lower east side of New…
Have you heard this one? The federal government says your boss can tell you not to talk with your co-workers when you're off duty. Can you imagine not being able to say "hi" to your co-workers at the local coffee shop or department store?
As voters begin to receive their absentee ballots for the Sept. 20 primary, a foreboding will creep into many minds about when - and whether - their votes will be counted.
When election snafus first surfaced two years ago, most King County…
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If you are a resident of West Seattle, then the idea that Boeing Field will become a major short-haul airline terminal for Southwest Airlines, and maybe others, is one to be immediately and strongly resisted.
But, if you are a frequent…
To disagree, one doesn't have to be disagreeable.
Former Sen. Barry Goldwater
Some readers were amused - others bemused - by a recent exchange of perspectives in these pages between Jeanette Burrage and myself.…
When I moved from Ballard to South Park not five months ago I had no idea what I was getting into. Maybe a little more crime nearby, maybe it'll be harder to get groceries after hours, but I knew I'd be speaking Spanish more often and I was eager…