The Senate should approve the Resilient Federal Forests Act, requiring the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to dramatically improve the health and resiliency of federal forests and rangelands.
Clearing dead trees and debris from the forest floor reduces the risk of massive wildfires that pump millions of tons of carbon-dioxide into the air.
Recognize environmental lawsuits for what they are — bully tactics to coerce public employees to conform to their extreme political agendas.
Threatening to block funding for national defense in order to end current budget limits for domestic spending is irresponsible.
Being WSU president was not just a job to Elson Floyd, it was a way of life. That’s a tough act to follow.
It’s your right as an American to buy and shoot off fireworks. With that, fireworks freedom also comes responsibility.
Black Rock could become more than just an irrigation reservoir; it would ease the demand to divert water from the Yakima River for irrigation, leaving more water in the river, which would raise stream flows, which in turn would improve salmon and steelhead habitat.
New GPS systems in cars, tablets and smartphones are not as user-friendly as I had hoped. So, sometimes, its better to just use an old-fashioned map.
"Obamacare" horror stories in Central Washington continue to raise questions about the uncertainty and dramatic cost increases for families and businesses.
Decisions about introducing predators into our area should be made locally, not by federal bureaucrats looking to pad their pockets and create legacies.
The U.S. must play by the rules we agreed to with our biggest trading partners and export markets. Time is running out to avoid the costly penalty of trade sanctions. I’m urging the Senate to repeal mandatory labeling requirements.
Washington’s State Supreme Court tossed out our state income tax in 1933 and several efforts to amend our constitution to re-impose it have failed. Some income tax proponents say the time might be ripe again to take another run at changing the constitution. Not so fast ...
Okanogan County commissioners would be remiss if they don’t take another look at the procedural errors and reconsider their decision to vacate Three Devils Road.
While the protection and management of state trust lands must always come first, I will continue to work with our community to ensure appropriate use of these lands.
To negotiate the best trade deals possible and open overseas markets to American exporters, Congress should approve trade promotion authority.