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BeauRuffNEW

Will Washington’s new capital gains tax affect you?

On May 4, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a new capital gains tax set to take effect Jan. 1,...
KirkWilliamsonNEWEST

Columbia Basin Badgers seize a ‘Tiger by the Tail’ in June 17 trade forum

The United States and China are engaged in what appears to many experts to be a battle for supremacy between...
DonBrunell

Hydropower will anchor Washington’s energy future

Although New Zealand and Washington are located a half a world apart, they have lots in common – beautiful seashores,...
OurViewNEW3

Top Property list aims to keep pace with swelling home prices, sales

Sharp readers may have noticed that our Top Properties listing in the Records section in our April issue started off...
DonBrunell

Let’s rethink natural gas bans

Sometimes being first isn’t good. Such is the case with legislation making Washington the only state to ban natural gas...
KirkWilliamsonNEW

Badger Club takes on the tough issues to drive civil discourse

Was there really a federal internment camp in Benton County during the second World War? (No, but there was a...
DanNewhouseNEW

U.S. leads in emissions reduction,
clean energy innovation

The Biden Administration’s approach to energy is the last thing America needs – especially when the United States is already...
OurViewNEW3

Hanford’s progress heartening in era of Covid-19 challenges

The Hanford nuclear site cleanup work happening in our backyard costs billions of dollars and relies on a complicated network...
KrisJohnson

Surging state revenue should quell talk of raising taxes amid ongoing pandemic

As state lawmakers enter the final weeks of the 2021 legislative session – and the start of the second year...
DonBrunell

Crisis in the Suez Canal highlights global supply chain weakness

The Ever Given’s six-day grounding in one of the narrowest parts of the Suez Canal underscores the vulnerability of the...

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