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Special to the Tri-City Herald, published on July 8, 2011. It is often said that the Tri-Cities region has more doctorate degrees per capita than any other region in the United...

July 22, 2011

Most people hardly give it a second thought.  Flick on a switch, the light comes on. Plug in a computer, it powers up.  We depend on electricity for our day-to-day tasks,...

Nov. 5, 2010

The Washington State Legislature is in the last week of the regular lawmaking session. The budget proposals recently offered by the governor and leaders of the House and Senate unfairly penalize...

April 16, 2009

They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions.  They also say the devil is in the details.  Both timely axioms ring true when discussing Gov. Gregoire’s “cap and...

March 2, 2009

One of the founding principles upon which governments in civilized societies are based is the notion of public safety. If a like-minded group of people can’t band together and keep each...

Jan. 14, 2009