Making picks in a primary election is a bit like writing the first draft of a master’s thesis. While the finished product won’t be turned in until the fall, and a final grade won’t arrive until the first Tuesday in November, it requires careful scrutiny and tough choices up front.
The largest earthquake preparedness exercises in Northwest history were held last week, and authorities didn’t leave much ground uncovered. But here are some obscure precautions they could share with citizens. Just to see if they’re paying attention.
Tacoma economic officials must convey an important public message: that the port is not only an essential jobs producer, but also a trustworthy neighbor with an environmental record far better than 30 years ago.