Fuzzy Skies: We should honor and obey checklists

Jim Russell shares some light-hearted thoughts in this column.
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Clear Skies: Online higher education is improving quality ratings

Dramatic statements claim colleges — as we know them — are doomed because technology has empowered massive online organizational companies (MOOCs) that promise to improve student learning and undercut higher education’s higher fees. Will my college-bound grandchildren experience these changes over the next decade?
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Fuzzy Skies: We’re going to the dogs!

Jim Russell shares some light-hearted thoughts in this column.
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Clear Skies County: The Seahawks can win Super Bowl 2015… but don’t count on it

I recommend three defensible, informed answers to the dominant question in the Pacific Northwest: Can the Seahawks win the 2015 Super Bowl?
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Fuzzy Skies: Here and there in Tokyo and Misawa

Jim Russell shares some light-hearted thoughts in this column.
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Clear Skies County: If I were Commander-in-Chief

My experience as dean of a business and computer technology department in a community college led me to rehearse administrative decisions I might make in other managerial scenarios.
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Fuzzy Skies: Honest Abe’s ‘ladder’; Quick… what animal am I?

Jim Russell shares some light-hearted thoughts in this column.
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Clear Skies County: Obama needs a clear policy on interventions, not cavalry heroics

Bruce Herschensohn said, “I know foreign countries look at the United States the same way the old west cavalries came to the rescue,” when interviewed on C-SPAN recently.
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Clear Skies County: Analysis of the Congressional District elections

Ninety-five percent of the ballots in the primary election in Douglas County and the two Congressional districts have been counted. From the results, my prediction is Dan Newhouse should win Congressman Doc Hastings’ 4th District seat and Congressman Dave Reichert should retain his 8th District seat.
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Fuzzy Skies: Love and chocolate cake; a new way to keep healthy?

Jim Russell shares some light-hearted thoughts in this column.
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