A recent study underscores the fact that good health isn’t just a matter of personal choice for Americans.
There was a day when to be a citizen meant dropping everything at the clang of a bell or a rider shouting, “To arms! To arms! The British are coming!” Whether to douse a fire or grab the family flintlock and powder horn from above the mantle and fall in with his fellows in defense of home, family, and country, it was done instantly, without thought of cost to farm, business, or, in some cases, family or life.
A new study has weighed in on the topic of tolls and road congestion. This one is different. It considers all tolls, all the time.
Lucky for me Mary Harris is from South Africa.
Chamber support for BoA, McLeod projects
For nearly three years, Kirkland resident Sam Malkandi has languished in maximum-security prisons in the Puget Sound area. He has never been charged with a crime. Instead, the government has tried to depict Malkandi, whose family came here as Iraqi refugees in 1998, as a threat to national security and deport him. Two weeks ago, the 9th Circuit Federal court in Seattle heard his appeal. A decision is expected this year.
What’s the difference between a five story and an eight story building? In general, it means some longer shadows in the mornings and evenings and more windows to clean for the janitors. In Kirkland, however, it means a different view coming down Central Way into the downtown and a “more intensive commercial character that would generally support the city’s vision for this part of downtown as a focal point of Kirkland’s vital employment base,” according to a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) released by the city April 4.
The Seattle Times announced last week it is cutting its staff and closing its Eastside bureau in Bellevue.
He lied to us.
Given the wretchedly cold, wet weather of late I must ask: global warming, where are you now that we need you? Go ahead you environmentalists, toss your brickbats, but I’m here to tell you this winter testifies that maybe the hype – and the dire threats – over the impending catastrophe of global warming ain’t necessarily so.
So here we are in April, and we’re still shivering from a rare spring snow. And trust me, I know what you’re thinking: Ha, so much for global warming!