Guest Editorial http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial Guest Editorial RSS Feed Children are the beauty of the world http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-28_children_are_the_beauty_of_the_world Thu, 28 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-28_children_are_the_beauty_of_the_world 2010-01-28T06:00:00Z Made in Washington – A plan to preserve, restore jobs in our state http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-26_made_in_washington___a_plan_to_preserve__restore_jobs_in_our_state When I hear the words “Made in Washington,” I think of the quality and craftsmanship of products and services in our state. Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-26_made_in_washington___a_plan_to_preserve__restore_jobs_in_our_state 2010-01-26T06:00:00Z Lessons learned can turn into thoughtful legislation http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-22_lessons_learned_can_turn_into_thoughtful_legislation Tina Griswold. Ronald Owens. Mark Renninger. Greg Richards. Two months ago, most of us didn’t know their names. Now, we think of the brutal shooting that took these four police officers’ lives in Lakewood Fri, 22 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-22_lessons_learned_can_turn_into_thoughtful_legislation 2010-01-22T06:00:00Z Once upon a one http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-15_once_upon_a_one As we begin 2010 with New Year resolutions one thing is clear—there are no redos! 2009 lies far behind and every decision of the past has led to where we are now. Fri, 15 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-15_once_upon_a_one 2010-01-15T06:00:00Z My agenda in Olympia for 2010 http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-11_my_agenda_in_olympia_for_2010 Mon, 11 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-11_my_agenda_in_olympia_for_2010 2010-01-11T06:00:00Z To stimulate the economy, stop trying to limit driving and start reducing congestion http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-04_to_stimulate_the_economy__stop_trying_to_limit_driving_and_start_reducing_congestion Mon, 04 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2010-01-04_to_stimulate_the_economy__stop_trying_to_limit_driving_and_start_reducing_congestion 2010-01-04T06:00:00Z Climategate a symptom of modern “science” http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-12-30_climategate_a_symptom_of_modern__science_ Wed, 30 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-12-30_climategate_a_symptom_of_modern__science_ 2009-12-30T06:00:00Z Airborne 787 lifts Christmas spirits http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-12-30_airborne_787_lifts_christmas_spirits With America’s economy in the tank, political rancor in our nation’s capitol, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the senseless killings of five police officers in our state, we needed a bit of good news to jolt us into the Christmas spirit. Wed, 30 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-12-30_airborne_787_lifts_christmas_spirits 2009-12-30T06:00:00Z Mammograms or bust http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-11-23_mammograms_or_bust__ Mon, 23 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-11-23_mammograms_or_bust__ 2009-11-23T06:00:00Z Nothing like Thanksgiving http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-11-23_nothing_like_thanksgiving Mon, 23 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-11-23_nothing_like_thanksgiving 2009-11-23T06:00:00Z Op-Ed from Senator Patty Murray celebrating Veterans Day: http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-11-06_op_ed_from_senator_patty_murray_celebrating_veterans_day_ Today we gather to celebrate and honor the great courage and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans. Fri, 06 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-11-06_op_ed_from_senator_patty_murray_celebrating_veterans_day_ 2009-11-06T06:00:00Z Library levy is needed for local communities http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-10-26_library_levy_is_needed_for_local_communities_ My daughter and two-year old grandson Ari used to go to Seattle regularly to visit the zoo. The current economy has changed that. Now, their destination is the library – for toddler storytimes, children’s books, or free DVDs. Mon, 26 Oct 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-10-26_library_levy_is_needed_for_local_communities_ 2009-10-26T05:00:00Z Creativity in Olympia can lead to meaningful education and lower health care costs for you http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-10-26_creativity_in_olympia_can_lead_to_meaningful_education_and_lower_health_care_costs_for_you While I don’t support government-run plans, I do think there are solutions for decreasing costs and increasing access. Mon, 26 Oct 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-10-26_creativity_in_olympia_can_lead_to_meaningful_education_and_lower_health_care_costs_for_you 2009-10-26T05:00:00Z Health reform on a dime http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-29_health_reform_on_a_dime While Washington once again debates reforming our health care reform system, the states have marched on. Washington-based proposals, like those currently before Congress, are too expensive and ignore the fact that most Americans don’t want and are concerned about a big-government takeover of the U.S. health care system. Tue, 29 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-29_health_reform_on_a_dime 2009-09-29T05:00:00Z Obama and End-of-lLife Care http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-24_obama_and_end_of_llife_care As a member of a hospital geriatric emergency team, I’m on the front lines of a major health care issue that need immediate attention. Thu, 24 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-24_obama_and_end_of_llife_care 2009-09-24T05:00:00Z What about medical malpractice reform, Mr. President? http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-21_what_about_medical_malpractice_reform__mr__president_ Mon, 21 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-21_what_about_medical_malpractice_reform__mr__president_ 2009-09-21T05:00:00Z Replicate success, not failure http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-14_replicate_success__not_failure People have a lot of questions about the proposed federal health care reforms. But the most important question we should ask — perhaps the only one — is will “ObamaCare” work? Mon, 14 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-14_replicate_success__not_failure 2009-09-14T05:00:00Z Public option will lower private health insurance premiums...to zero http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-08_public_option_will_lower_private_health_insurance_premiums___to_zero Responding to the concern that setting up a government-run public option insurance plan would inject politics into American health care, public option backers are saying, “Right. And that’s a good thing.” Tue, 08 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-09-08_public_option_will_lower_private_health_insurance_premiums___to_zero 2009-09-08T05:00:00Z Labor Day meets Back to School   http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-08-31_labor_day_meets_back_to_school__ An unfortunate pair   Mon, 31 Aug 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-08-31_labor_day_meets_back_to_school__ 2009-08-31T05:00:00Z LSHS Morgan on stage at Seattle Children’s Theatre http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-08-03_lshs_morgan_on_stage_at_seattle_children_s_theatre Mon, 03 Aug 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/guest-editorial/article.exm/2009-08-03_lshs_morgan_on_stage_at_seattle_children_s_theatre 2009-08-03T05:00:00Z