Providence could donate parking revenue to homeless charity

Regarding Providence Regional Medical Center’s planning to charge a parking day rate…


Editorial cartoons for Thursday, April 25

A sketchy look at the day in politics.


Editorial: Capital budget funds vital projects in communities

As lawmakers make their final choices on what to include, we’ll make a final pitch for two programs.


McArdle: The hows and whys behind Warren’s student debt plan

Among many questions: not just how it would work, but who benefits from debt forgiveness and why.

Milbank: Conservatives scramble to justify inaccurate census

With few facts on their side, supporters of a citizenship question bluster, rationalize and blame.

Mueller report isn’t the end of troubles for Trump

Maybe “the fat lady hasn’t sung” yet. Mueller didn’t charge Trump because a sitting president is not indictable, according to the Justice Department; not that… Continue reading

Mueller report makes Democrats’ motives clear

For two years, the Democrats have been saying that the president conspired with the Russian government to gain the presidency. Now that Mueller’s investigation is… Continue reading

Readers’ letters a snapshot of community’s views

I read all letters to the editor in The Herald; it is a good place to get a snapshot of the values held by our… Continue reading

Don’t give in to teachers’ greed on levy lid

Last year the teachers and their union stole every bit of the education funding provided by the Legislature through the McCleary decision. There was zero… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, April 24

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

End the great bivalve debate and make razors the state clam

The Pacific razor clam is one of the most sought-after shellfish in the state of Washington. It is not unusual to have as many as… Continue reading

ignatius: We can’t kill our way out of the threat of terrorism

We’re fatigued, but the best path forward are the mundane tasks of building a just and stable world.

Let’s move on to bigger issues than football player’s contract

With the ink still wet on the new contract that Russell Wilson just signed with the Seattle Seahawks it may be finally time to look… Continue reading

Milbank: Team Trump not guilty by reason of incompetence

Mueller’s findings can be summarized as follows: Too stupid to conspire. Too incompetent to obstruct.

Parker: Porches offer escape from heat, welcome to neighbors

What have we gained from the switch to air-conditioning and social-networking by handheld computer?

Your kids and grandkids will pay for Trump’s tax cut

You should have finished your taxes by now, so it is a good time to look at how the Trump tax cut has affected you.… Continue reading

Editorial: Protection of this land is up to ‘you and me’

Woody Guthrie’s song implied the duty we have to act as good stewards of our parks and public lands.

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, April 23

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Harrop: What can you do to fight climate change? Plant a tree

Trees capture and hold carbon dioxide. More forests can be kept through cap-and-trade policies.

Plug-in hybrid owner swears by electric vehicles

I see by a recent letter to the editor that someone doesn’t care for electric cars much and thinks there is no way we could… Continue reading