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Climate is shifting on huge tax breaks afforded Boeing Co. | The Petri Dish

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 5:00AM

The first time area aerospace machinists tried to claw back bits of Washington’s ginormous tax break to the Boeing Co., they found themselves up against national leaders of their union and the governor of the state. The next time, they won’t.

 

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Blatant land-use violation should not go unpunished | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 23, 2016 at 4:00AM

As the saying goes, “It’s better to beg for forgiveness than to ask for permission.” In Island County, however, you apparently don’t even have to beg for forgiveness. Sometimes, even if you’ve been flouting the law for years, you can still get permission to do what you want, just by eventually doing what the law required from the beginning.

I-732 won’t be painless, but it is a good start | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 5:00AM

I-732 won’t be pain-free, but it’s a good start to addressing a global problem.

Feds need to get past outdated views on pot | In Our Opinion

  • Apr 16, 2016 at 4:00AM

If using medical marijuana will improve the medical conditions and comfort of our military veterans, then the federal government needs to get past its outdated view of pot as a Schedule I drug and allow vets access for treatment purposes through their VA doctors.

Question of the Week: Earth Day is April 22 — what do you do to help save the Earth?

  • Apr 16, 2016 at 3:00AM

Question of the Week: Earth Day is April 22 — what do you do to help save the Earth?

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