Opinion

Commentary: Got a pre-existing condition? The Trump administration wants insurers to deny you coverage

By Jon Healey Los Angeles Times In its latest effort to undermine…

  • Jun 12th, 2018

Loss of the museum presents a historic opportunity

There hasn’t been enough time to even take inventory of the history…

  • Jun 11th, 2018

Food waste is destroying the planet. Doing something about it starts at home

Worldwide, a third of food is lost or thrown away each year, according to the U.N.’s Food and Agricultural Organization.

  • Jun 7th, 2018

When it comes to Bill Clinton, Democrats are no better than Republicans

It’s no wonder Clinton seems to have learned little from his past indiscretion.

  • Jun 7th, 2018

From Starbucks to the White House? Slow down, Howard Schultz!

Let’s take a beat, Mr. Schultz, and think this through.

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Will this president defy the law?

Until President Donald Trump’s lawyers made their claim that he enjoys unfettered presidential authority, the most sweeping such contention had come from the only president ever forced to resign.

  • Jun 6th, 2018

My brother, the opioid epidemic and the pills I gave him for his final birthday

By Jerry Davich Post-Tribune The last birthday gift I gave my brother…

  • Jun 4th, 2018

What happened to Roseanne and Kaepernick has zero to do with First Amendment rights

By Karin Klein The Sacramento Bee This era of political discontent has…

  • Jun 4th, 2018

Media, lawmakers search for peace on public records

OLYMPIA — A bunch of folks at the William D. Ruckelshaus Center…

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

Name-calling other women makes Samantha Bee the other C-word: classless

I used to watch Samantha Bee because her manic sort of mean-girl humor appealed to me. But after this week’s show, I won’t be watching her ever again.

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

Trump’s pardons undermine rule of law

Is Donald Trump abusing his power of the pardon?

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

Am I on the TSA’s secret watch list?

The TSA’s official definition of troublemaking goes well beyond punching its officers.

  • May 31st, 2018

How I would have made my 40s a happier decade of my life

I often wish I could go back and warn the pre-40 me of what was coming.

  • May 31st, 2018

A shameful saga of U.S. callousness toward Iraqis who helped our soldiers

By Trudy Rubin The Philadelphia Inquirer A year ago I wrote a…

  • May 28th, 2018

Democrats prep for battle, not surfing a blue wave

By Albert R. Hunt Bloomberg News Democrats still optimistic about winning control…

  • May 28th, 2018

Aberdeen VFW to unveil memorial to ‘Doc’ Leeson

Not many of the Boys of Company B are left on Grays Harbor.

  • May 26th, 2018

President, governor or retirement? Only Inslee knows his plan

His future is a source of renewed rumination because he’s heading to Iowa next month to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

  • May 26th, 2018

A Supreme Court ruling for Janus would be judicial activism at its worst

Should courts have the power to impose wage cuts, shrink the economy and require private organizations to deliver costly services for nothing?

  • May 24th, 2018

Was spying on the Trump campaign OK?

Was any of this legal or within the bounds of protocol? This looks an awful lot like it wasn’t.

  • May 24th, 2018

Duchess of Sussex breaks a barrier with strength and charm

It was wonderful to see the way Meghan Markle infused her African-American heritage into her wedding with Prince Harry.

  • May 23rd, 2018