By Don Brunell March 4, 2014 6 a.m.
It's not often we get a chance to peer into the future to see the consequences of our actions. California has given us that opportunity.
By Don Brunell February 25, 2014 6 a.m.
The news these days is filled with stories about Big Bertha, the stalled Seattle waterfront drilling machine, and the cracks in the pontoons of the new SR 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington.
By Don Brunell February 18, 2014 6 a.m.
Where there is life, there is risk. That's not some insightful quotation, it's just a fact. We're exposed to risk from the moment we get up in the morning -- slip and fall, dog bite, traffic accident, lightning strike. We can manage risk, we can minimize risk, but we cannot eliminate it.
By Don Brunell January 28, 2014 6 a.m.
With the ongoing debate about income inequality and increasing the minimum wage, it's important to revisit the basics. In order to demand a wage increase, you must first have a job. In order to have a job, someone must create that job. In order to create that job, someone must start a business.
By Don Brunell January 21, 2014 6 a.m.
Improving Highway 167 in Pierce County could help change the face of global commerce and the future of Washington state. Really.
By Don Brunell January 7, 2014 6 a.m.
Amid all the confusion, broken promises, false starts, delays, changes and mounting costs, 2014 is the year the president and Congress must rethink the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
By Don Brunell December 24, 2013 6 a.m.
During the holidays, our thoughts naturally turn to giving — not just giving gifts but donating our time and money to charities and community programs.