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Thanksgiving hats | Editorial Cartoon

Thanksgiving Day editorial cartoon  - Frank Shiers Jr.
  • Nov 25, 2014 at 12:00PM

This week's editorial cartoon is about how we used to dress for Thanksgiving, and how we dress for Thanksgiving in the present day.

 

Community Events, November 2014

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Shooting way up | Editorial cartoon

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

This weeks editorial cartoon references Washington's health insurance premium prices.

Carrying my hero’s purse with honor | Our Corner

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

My hero made an Ebola presentation in front of a group of military veterans the other evening. I sat in the crowd and watched in awe at her poise and expertise. She continually surprises and amazes me. One of the attendees seemed to read my mind, also calling her “a hero.” I couldn’t agree more.

Electrical fire safety | Washington State Fire Marshal

  • Nov 16, 2014 at 8:44PM

Electrical fires in homes account for over 26,000 residential fires annually, resulting in 280 deaths and over $1 billion in property loss in the United States.

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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