Category Archives: Opinion

Opinion: Does Seattle City Council Actually Want Affordability?

Listening to City Council members’ rhetoric you might think they want cheaper housing. But do most of them, really? The Council has done nothing about accessory units, which would be helpful to both homeowners and accessory-unit residents. They actually outlawed … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Place names are part of who we are as a city. Seattle’s standard misspellings and wrong (or unsanctioned?) names might be treasured quirks as well. Or are they opportunities to charmingly correct our friends and enliven parties? The answer is … Continue reading

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The following post is by Wendy Novak, President, Associate Builders and Contractors of Western Washington.  Tomorrow’s industry leaders are currently coming up through the ranks in their chosen professions and will need to step up to plate as the baby boom … Continue reading

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Opinion: Workers’ Comp Reform for Injured Workers and Job Creators

The following post is by Wendy Novak, President, Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington. We urge support of SB 5822 – Workers’ Comp Reform for Injured Workers and Job Creators Deadline is March 8th  SB 5822 is aimed at improving … Continue reading

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Trudeau “Yes” to LNG: Not the Last Word

The following post is brought to you by Wild Salmon Center. First Nations and conservation partners vow to press on, for permanent protection of the Skeena River estuary. On September 27, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet announced the conditional … Continue reading

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