Opinion

Jeremy Field: Small businesses intricately woven into our daily lives

I have a challenge for you: Try to go one day without having a small business impact your life.

  • May 7th, 2019

Mike Godwin: Tech needs ethics more than rules

The framework needed can’t be created out of whole cloth just by new government regulation; it has to be grounded in professional ethics.

  • May 7th, 2019

Hits Misses

Kudos to the City of Ocean Shores, Mayor Crystal Dingler and the…

  • May 4th, 2019

Jerry Cornfield: Even with all that winning, Democrats didn’t run the table

By Jerry Cornfield Everett Herald Democratic lawmakers greeted the end of the…

  • May 4th, 2019

Jim Daly: People sometimes ask: “What was it like?”

Was it hard? Yes. Did we get hurt? Yes, many of us did. Would we do it again? Absolutely.

  • May 4th, 2019

Danny Westneat: It’s getting late early out there, as both of Washington’s presidential contenders already are flopping

Inslee was just beaten out of the gate on his sole reason for political being by one of the airier candidates in the field.

  • May 2nd, 2019

Jonathan Bernstein: Nixon got pushed out by Republicans. Trump might, too

The confrontation between Donald Trump and the House of Representatives — in…

  • May 2nd, 2019

Leon Aron: There’s a bigger Russian threat than meddling: Vladimir Putin is acting like he wants war

By Leon Aron Los Angeles Times Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S.…

  • May 1st, 2019

John M. Crisp: Every American should read the Mueller report

Robert Mueller’s report landed with an anticlimactic thud. It seems to have…

  • Apr 30th, 2019

Jon Healey: The Trump economy powers on

Even President Donald Trump can’t seem to stop the Trump economy from…

  • Apr 30th, 2019

A clean fuel standard means new jobs and cleaner air in our state

Washington state is missing out on a multibillion dollar market1 of low-cost,…

  • Apr 27th, 2019

Home at the beach, it’s finally time for this editor to retire

Reflections on the people, the lives, the memories behind the stories

Angela Stuesse: Vengeance drives Trump immigration policy

High-profile organizers and movement leaders have been detained and deported in New York, Colorado and Washington.

  • Apr 25th, 2019

Jay Ambrose: The Elizabeth Warren threat

It’s maybe not evidence motivating her. The thing is, she has not been getting a lot of attention, donations or support in the polls.

  • Apr 25th, 2019

Michael Hiltzik: Surprise: Social Security has gotten healthier

The crux of the conservative attack on Social Security in recent years has been the claim that the program is on an unbroken path to insolvency.

  • Apr 24th, 2019

Tyler Cowen: Trump’s next choice for the Fed should be … boring

Now that Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a post as a governor of the Federal Reserve, the question arises: Who will President Donald Trump nominate next?

  • Apr 24th, 2019

Dom Giordano: Not a level playing field

We are living in a time when female athletes are setting records and pushing one another to high achievement.

  • Apr 23rd, 2019

Jerry Cornfield: Seeking compromise on data privacy, Dems found controversy

One of the most intriguing dramas at this point in the legislative…

  • Apr 20th, 2019

Ramesh Ponnuru: Portrait of an untrustworthy presidency

President Donald Trump was worried about the wrong thing.

  • Apr 20th, 2019

Jonah Goldberg: Owning the libs is Trump’s raison d’etre

“Owning the libs” is one of those phrases to have emerged over the last few years that vacillates between earnestness and irony.

  • Apr 18th, 2019