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Guest Commentaries

Sheriff candidate can bring people together around jail — and treatment
By Sen. Sharon Shewmake, et al.
Oct. 12, 2023 5:00 a.m.
Local librarians support new measures to provide materials 'without fear'
By Rebecca Judd, Rick Osen, Christine Perkins, Rodney Lofdahl, Guest Writers
Oct. 6, 2023 5:00 a.m.
An insider's take on the need for a new justice facility
By Starck Follis, Guest Writer
Oct. 6, 2023 5:00 a.m.
'Building a new jail facility is not optional'
By RB Tewksbury, Guest Writer
Sept. 29, 2023 5:00 a.m.
The discussion is 'mired in numbers, misinformation'
By Scott Korthuis, Guest Writer
Sept. 22, 2023 5:00 a.m.
Levy opponents paint wishful picture without practical solutions
By Peter Frazier and Stephen Gockley, Guest Writers
Sept. 15, 2023 5:00 a.m.
Greenways 5 levy is proposed to last 10 years and will be on November’s ballot
By Sarah Gardner, Guest Writer
Sept. 8, 2023 5:00 a.m.
PeaceHealth: Community feedback on palliative care 'loud and clear'
By Jason M. Stoane, Donna Inglis, Scott Foster, Guest Writers
Sept. 1, 2023 1:11 p.m.
Democratic Party chair: Big jail is wrong answer to 'root' problem of homelessness
By Andrew Reding, Guest Writer
Sept. 1, 2023 5:00 a.m.
Local news is critical to empowering democracy
By Mary Coltrane and Dee Anne Finken Guest Writers
Aug. 25, 2023 5:00 a.m.
A nuanced perspective on PeaceHealth's services
By Dianne Foster, Guest Writer
Aug. 18, 2023 5:00 a.m.
Whatcom family found few options for suffering aunt
By Ted Royal, Guest Writer
Aug. 8, 2023 6:31 p.m.