Give charter schools a chance in Washington | Don Brunell

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Hurricane Katrina devastated the gulf coast in 2005, flooding cities and towns in four states and killing more than 1,800 people. The government response to Katrina, especially by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), became the poster child for an inept and incompetent bureaucracy. But out of this disaster has come a story of success. The hurricane gave New Orleans educators the opportunity to reinvent the city’s failing public schools.


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Connecting the dots to lower gas prices | Don Brunell

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 3:00PM

It’s often difficult to “connect the dots,” to show people how the global marketplace affects their daily lives. But plunging gasoline prices are giving Americans a first-hand lesson in the law of supply and demand.

Secure Your ID Day | Better Business Bureau

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 8:22PM

Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington and Wells Fargo present Secure Your ID Day, a free identity theft prevention event, this Saturday at the Tacoma Mall.

Woman’s Business Council Partner to expand opportunities | Small Business Administration

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 8:11PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Women’s Business Council have joined forces in an effort to increase the flow of capital by and into small businesses run by women.

Spot digital risks during cyber security month | Better Business Bureau

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:27PM

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. As part of a global cyber security awareness campaign, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington and the Washington State Attorney General’s Office are partnering with STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ to help digital citizens stay safe online.

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The Philae probe landed on comet 67P last week. Should we continue to fund space exploration?

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