In this age of social media, many still have yet to learn to think
twice about what they post online for fear of employers reading it.
Especially inept are a few police officers, whose “employers” are the
In the Madison Park of yesteryear, little was done with private homes
except maybe to repair a broken stair or swing or perhaps build a new
garage door. Glimpsing back, one remembers how slowly life moved.
Sometimes it feels like election season never ends. It’s certainly
always fundraising season. It is nearly impossible to read the news
today without seeing an example of big money’s influence on politics.
It’s time to get serious about not letting people opt out of
vaccinations for non-medical reasons. If you choose to participate in
public schools and public society, then you have a mutual obligation to
ensure medical safety to the best of your ability.
A bill that would split Seattle Public Schools into
two separate school districts is expected to have its public hearing
before the House Education Committee in Olympia sometime this week.
University of Washington president Michael Young is
leaving to take on the same role at Texas A&M.
Comparisons between our city and Boston abounded in the
lead-up to the Seattle Seahawks taking on the New England Patriots in
last weekend’s Super Bowl. Particularly timely was the juxtaposition of
Boston’s “Big Dig” to Seattle’s tunnel project.
Medical marijuana is finally getting its day in the sun.
In light of the heightened scrutiny from the federal
investigation into the Seattle Police Department’s (SPD) use of force,
the department has been open with how it disciplines officers, with news
surfacing with unexpected regularity.