Less than 20% of youth in King County meet the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
Seattle Times Op-Eds
The Seattle Times welcomes Op-Eds on any topic for publication in print and online. We value diverse opinion writing that offers a clear point of view. Below are recent Op-Ed columns published in The Times.
Protecting rural and open-space areas is a deeply held priority for people in the region.
Rescheduling is also appropriate because the position that cannabis has no currently accepted medical use, the main rationale for keeping it in Schedule 1, is...
Bills in the state House and Senate seek to ban suction dredge mining in Endangered Species Act-designated critical habitat for salmon, steelhead, and bull trout.
Would it kill you, Seattle, to break the habit of stony silence and engage?
The relationship between the U.S. and China is, and will continue to be, the most important geopolitical relationship of the 21st century.
Doing nothing about drug use in Seattle increases property crime, because drug addiction is highly correlated with theft.
The clock is ticking for Congress to pass legislation before a major portion of funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers expires.
Only in Seattle would the council and mayor introduce legislation for a local Green New Deal alongside a bill aimed at dismantling State Environmental Policy...
Time to rein in internet platforms that allow proliferation of toxic content.
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