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Editorial cartoon for the week of May 31

 — Updated 5/31/2023

 By Pamela Miles    Opinion 

Not another bra story | Worship

There's an old mission story that has been shared for as long as I can remember. It tells about some missionary's returning from a far off country, to update their supporting... — Updated 5/31/2023

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion 

Wouldn't you like to be a grudger, too? | Moment's Notice

grudge v. : to be unwilling to give or admit: give or allow reluctantly or resentfully n. : a feeling of deep-seated resentment or ill will The other day at a meeting, someone... — Updated 5/31/2023

 By Michael Gold    Opinion 

This just makes no sense | Off Kilter

I got to thinking about a bunch of things that simply don’t make any sense. So here goes. No 1: Why don’t you see the 10 Commandments in a courtroom? The reason is that would... — Updated 5/31/2023

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion 

History of the Unknown Soldier | Darn Wright

On a mild October day, I was moved as I witnessed the sentinel pacing his 21 back-and-forth steps with absolute precision in front of the unknown soldier monuments of World War I,... — Updated 5/31/2023

 By Annabelle Kisky    Opinion 

Ebb and Flow: Japanese Gulch then and now | Muk Revisited

In 1905, Mukilteo's population was just 350 people, 150 of whom were Japanese immigrants. These pioneers left the only homes they had ever known and made their way more than 4,000... — Updated 5/31/2023

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

History of the Unknown Soldier | Darn Wright

On a mild October day, I was moved as I witnessed the sentinel pacing his 21 back-and-forth steps with absolute precession in front of the unknown soldier monuments of World War I,... — Updated 5/28/2023

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Welcome news: New police training center opens | Darn Wright

It could be headlines in papers throughout our nation: We need more cops! Based on information from the Police Executive Research Forum, there is an overall 3.5% decrease in staffin... — Updated 5/28/2023

 By Sal Barba    Opinion

Living in the sacred gap of our daily life | Worship

“Since death is certain, but the time of death is uncertain, what is the most important thing?” – Pema Chodron Many years ago, a meditation instructor colleague of mine told m... — Updated 5/24/2023


The healing power of water | Health and Wellness

We all understand the benefits of drinking plenty of water. Staying hydrated helps with joint health, our complexion, helping deliver oxygen throughout our body, and much more.... — Updated 5/24/2023

 By Jim Miller    Opinion

How to prepare a will | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to make my last will and testament and would like to know if I can do it myself, or do I need to hire a lawyer? – Don’t Have Much Dear Don’t,... — Updated 5/24/2023

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Buen provecho: Comfort food in Puerto Rico | Moment's Notice

Imagine your favorite restaurant or café, the place you go when you want to relax or share stories with friends and family. The dishes come, you put your napkin in your lap, pick... — Updated 5/24/2023

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

What's bugging you? | Off Kilter

When something’s bugging you, it can have several meanings. First, if something is bothering you, we say “It’s bugging me.” Could be you need an oil change in your car and... — Updated 5/24/2023

 By Rachel Kort    Opinion

Why we need American Jewish Heritage Month | Worship

Typically, when I receive calls and emails from local Snohomish County leaders, it is in response to a local or national antisemitic incident. My heart sang when I received... — Updated 5/17/2023

 By Kevin Stoltz    Opinion

Take action against loud vehicles in Old Town/waterfront | Reality Check

If you’ve visited Lighthouse Park or the waterfront area on a sunny afternoon you may have heard the loud offensive noise from vehicles with modified muffler systems. If you’ve... — Updated 5/17/2023

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

It's more than the baby blues | Darn Wright

Please consider this advice: If you think you are having postpartum depression, call your health-care provider. In the first of this two-part series, we discussed the days and up... — Updated 5/17/2023

 By Bill Trueit    Opinion

Charging on the road | Earth Matters

The fear of being stranded isn’t slowing down electric vehicle (EV) sales. In the first quarter of 2023, EVs accounted for a little more than 20% of the vehicles sold in King... — Updated 5/17/2023

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Looking forward to 2024 U.S. presidential election | Off Kilter

I’m not going to tip my hand and actually tell you which prospective candidate I would vote for (assuming he/she gets nominated). Instead, I thought I’d look at what we might... — Updated 5/17/2023


Ediorial cartoon for the week of May 10

 — Updated 5/10/2023

 By Don Saul    Opinion

The heart of a coach | Worship

I know I said “coach” in the headline, but let me already wander off for a moment first. Did you know you were called to minister? Yup. Now, I don’t mean you are called to be... — Updated 5/10/2023


Remembering Mom, and her cooking | Chef Dez

Mother’s Day is approaching, and it is not only a day to show respect to your mom, grandmother, and/or wife, but also to remember and reminisce. A couple of months ago my mom... — Updated 5/10/2023

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Is it the postpartum baby blues? | Darn Wright

This is the first of a two-part series covering some of complex, and not really understood, notable maternal problems. And this is a reminder that those with any of the below... — Updated 5/10/2023

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Life is precious | Off Kilter

I guess one could also entitle this column “stupid things we’ve all done, and yet, we’re still here.” There was a radio program on NPR every Saturday morning. It was called... — Updated 5/10/2023


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