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I support Yanah G. Cook as the next Pierce County representative from the 3rd District (Roy, McKenna, Eatonville, southeast rural Pierce County). Yanah is honest, a hard worker, a good listener, and … more
While I’m in Thurston County, I support Yanah G. Cook as the next Pierce County Council representative for the 3rd District. Many NVN readers don’t have time to research the candidates, so … more
Hi my name is Virginia Coverdale. I was a county chair for the Trump campaign in 2016. This time around I chose to support a congressional candidate who would best represent our district and would … more
Regardless of our political affiliation, most of us living in the rural towns of the 2nd Legislative District (Eatonville, Yelm, Rainier, Graham, Kapowsin and Orting) are discouraged by the state of … more
Jonathan Sprouffske is running for Thurston County Superior Court Judge, Position No. 8I have known Jonathan since he was in elementary school. I have had many opportunities to work with him in … more
This year, I have noticed the city and county properties appear to be unkempt. We should be proud of our municipal properties and pitch in to trim back over growth along roadways, especially with … more
It is no secret that airlines were clobbered by the coronavirus pandemic. What started as a promising year quickly went south. The COVID-19 outbreak has all but shut down travel. Today, airlines … more
In response to the June 16 letter to the editor questioning whether Thurston County Commissioner Gary Edwards is doing his job, I felt that I had to provide an answer — “yes.”Edwards has been a … more
Jonathan Sprouffske is the best choice for Thurston County Superior Court judge.I am not political and have never written a letter to the editor. That being said, I’d like you to know, I am a … more
As the population of our region continues to grow in number and diversity, the leaders we choose to represent us become more important than ever. Each of us needs to research the candidates presented … more
Far too few people remember the 1972 Seattle billboard that read “Would the last person who leaves Seattle please turn out the lights?”  The reference was to the massive job losses at Boeing … more
During this rainy mid-summer week, many of us are thinking ahead to September. The traditions of back-to-school this year will be anything but routine. What they will look like is anyone’s … more
“And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”— The 56 … more
Before Bud Blake became a commissioner, I was having problems with the Thurston County permit department because of a bulkhead which was on my property on Lake St. Clair when I purchased the … more
On July 4, 1975, America proudly celebrated its Bicentennial as the world’s greatest nation while Poland was a suppressed Soviet satellite state.Poles had no right to free speech and were hungry … more
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