Opinion

Wed, 12/28/05

It is sad to see that Sound Food Cafe on Vashon Island may end providing food and beverage s to riders on the Fauntleroy, Vashon, Southworth ferry run. The problem is simply that the small island restaurant can't afford to maintain contract…MORE

Tue, 12/20/05

Walking through Costco with an empty buggy on my exercise walkathon, I nearly collided with a lady driver at an intersection of Vitamin Pills and Aspirin.

Elsbeth had preceded me with her own cart so she did not witness my near collision…MORE

Tue, 12/20/05

We needed to say that just because some narrow-minded seasonal grinches have stained the season by demanding that all stores abandon such greetings at "Happy Holidays" or "Seasons Greetings." One loud-talking mental midget even suggested a…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

I don't own a business in the Junction but do work in one three days a week. On average this small business receives a minimum of two to three requests for donations each week.

That makes 150-200 yearly requests. I am constantly amazed by…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

Last week as we were about to enter Big Lots in Burien, Elsbeth and I spotted Santa. He was standing by his red kettle waving a little silver bell and I said, "Are you really Santa Claus?"

He smiled and said, "Well, I was until I burned…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

The big wave going through the avant-garde world of Internet publishing these days is the old but suddenly newly found idea of publishing readers' writings on everything from a child's football game to latest happenings in a community. It already…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

This year's alternative to the annual Robinson Newspapers office Christmas party at the West Seattle old folks home was really exciting.

The new activity combined two of my fond memories -- sailing on an Argosy tour boat and seeing the…MORE

Tue, 12/06/05

In journalism, as in most enterprises, even the best and strongest of rules are made to be broken. We have such a case here because of a letter to the editor that was published on Nov. 16.

This will be the last week any letters on this…MORE

Tue, 12/06/05

Last week my car was in the shop for a couple of days, so I decided to take the bus home. It takes an hour and a half to get home on the number 18 bus to downtown, followed by the number 36 bus making its way south on Third Avenue, through the…MORE

Tue, 12/06/05

As King County Executive Ron Sims pointed out recently, over 59 languages are spoken in the unincorporated North Highline which includes the areas of White Center and Boulevard Park. Almost 50percent of our 32,000 residents are from communities…MORE

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