State tax system: Education deserves better

Brier Dudley’s column Wednesday, Jan. 18, was terrific. I moved to Seattle in 1998 and have been confused by much of the Washington-state tax system. The school levy is especially confusing. Your writing was the first to clarify how it works. Seattle, and Washington state residents in general, are generous and want to do the …

State tax system: Education deserves better

Brier Dudley’s column Wednesday, Jan. 18, was terrific. I moved to Seattle in 1998 and have been confused by much of the Washington-state tax system. The school levy is especially confusing. Your writing was the first to clarify how it works. Seattle, and Washington state residents in general, are generous and want to do the …

Colonial Days brings American history to Brownwood Paddock Square

The annual Colonial Days festival brought a piece of American history to Brownwood Paddock Square on a sunny Friday afternoon. Barbara and Paul Holtermann as Martha and George Washington. Marcille Wallis & Friends at The Dog Trot Porch played music periodically throughout the festival as visitors walked through the busy streets occupied by more than …