Protestors listen to speakers at demonstration against coal exports in December 2012 in Freeway Park in Seattle.

Coal, oil trains offer more threat than benefit to region

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A task force report should guide legislators on greater compliance with the Public Records Act.

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Things that can’t be recycled are making recyclables more difficult and expensive to handle.

Editorial: Ban sale of high-capacity firearm magazines

It wasn’t included in legislative proposals by a state work group, but lawmakers should discuss it.

Editorial: Navy should return to talks on Growlers’ impacts

The effects of a four-fold increase in flights at a Coupeville field warrant an agreement.

Viewpoints: Facing climate change without killing jobs

Studies differ on climate regulations’ effect on jobs, but they may create more jobs than they kill.

Commentary: EvCC, colleges preparing path to careers

State lawmakers need to make investments that will connect students with training and education.

Commentary: Why the West is receptive to anti-vaccine push

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