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Preserving the love of learning with lasting memories | Sound Off

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 3:00AM

Parents across our nation are raising concerns about the overemphasis on standardized tests for students, including our state’s new Smarter Balanced Assessments.

 

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Mugshots should be available to public | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00AM

Years ago, law enforcement agencies, including those in Island County, routinely released mugshots of suspects accused of serious crimes.

State leaders plan for pick-a-party election

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 2:00AM

It is Washington’s quadrennial quandary. Every four years, the conversation starts anew on how to make this state’s presidential primary meaningful in the process of electing the nation’s next leader.

Information gives us the power to address problems | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 21, 2015 at 3:00AM

Graffiti is vandalism. It’s not sought out. It’s not art. It’s not clever. It’s not welcome. It’s ugly

WAIF a worthy recipient of your contributions | In Our Opinion

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 3:00AM

Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation is well on its way to having a new shelter for the island’s homeless pet population.

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