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Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, talks about the house-of-origin cutoff, remaining days of the 2018 session, a spirited debate over the marbled murrelet and the unnecessary and expensive carbon tax proposed by...

Feb. 14, 2018

Forty years of raw nerves over the devastation caused to the state’s timber industry by protection of the spotted owl came to the surface Monday night on the floor of the...

Feb. 13, 2018

It’s Week 10 of the scheduled 105-day legislative session and our focus is back to the committee hearing process where the House is considering Senate bills, and vice versa. Dead or...

March 14, 2017

Oso Landslide Medal of Valor ceremony video.

March 19, 2015

Concerned that over-reaching climate change rules could have a devastating effect on Washington’s stagnant economic recovery, Republican members of the Washington State House Ecology and Parks Committee sent a letter to...

June 30, 2010

Earlier this month, I received a press release from the governor’s office. It touted how Gov. Gregoire had approved spending $5.6 million for projects to provide cleaner water for salmon. Isn’t...

Dec. 30, 2009

With people losing their jobs or having their work hours/paychecks cut back as a result of this difficult economy, going on that big family vacation this summer to Disneyland or another...

June 17, 2009