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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Lower energy costs will fix minimum wage issue

    Bloggers say the only promise Barack Obama has kept is that “energy prices will necessarily go up.” Economists say the consequent higher prices are not inflation because it’s not inflation if wages don’t go up. Now the Democrats are calling for minimum wages to go up.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    City turns a blind eye to strip club dangers

    Washington is a national leader on human trafficking laws, yet Olympia’s leaders are still ignorant about this issue. This is evident by Mayor Stephen Buxbaum’s response, or lack thereof, to the opening of Olympia’s new strip club.

  • EDITORIALS

    Applaud Olympia for sending strong message

    We applaud the Olympia City Council for establishing drug-free zones around five of the city’s most important community-gathering places. The ordinance marks another determined step by this council to redevelop and revitalize its downtown.

  • REGIONAL VOICES

    Facing epic heartburn, we remain complacent

    Tens of millions of Americans have been affected by the theft of their personal information in the digital age. In a recent major data breach at Target stores, numbers and names were taken from about 40 million customers, and many millions more suffered compromises in other personal information such...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Poaching plea deal riles up sportsman

    Article in the April 5 edition about the “Wild game poacher gets 90 Days”: What an insult and a slap in the face to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and to the legal sportsmen and women of this state. We pay a ridiculous high price for the privilege to hunt and fish, and extra...

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