Commentary: Leave local school levies where they’re at

Lawmakers significantly increased funding for local schools. Allowing higher levies isn’t necessary.

Editorial cartoons for Monday, April 15

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

Milbank: Trump’s definition of treason rivals Henry VIII’s

Never mind what the criminal code says; displease Trump and it’s ‘major, major treason.’

Petri: Bring on the Issues (just not Elizabeth Warren’s)

I’m all in for Substance and Policy debate; if Warren would just quiet down for a moment.

Recent letters supporting Trump lacking in critical-thinking

Don Curtis had it right in his March 28 letter to the editor. Name calling like an eighth-grader is Trump’s favorite tactic. And his supporters… Continue reading

Saunders: The sudden rise — and faster fall — of Michael Avenatti

If something about his representation of Stormy Daniels made you queasy, you were right to doubt.

Some of us don’t want to pay for Gov. Inslee’s campaign

I totally concur with GM Oaksmith regarding his March 28 letter to the editor 150 percent (“Gov. Inslee’s security costs a forced donation to his… Continue reading

Trump supporters, is he acting in your interests?

In response to the April 6 guest commentary, (“What a Trump voter wants to say”), I won’t call you stupid, racist or mentally ill. But… Continue reading

All shooting deaths are tragic; not just those of police

As the granddaughter of a police chief and someone who has talked with numerous officers over my 61 years, under both positive and negative circumstances,… Continue reading

All shooting deaths are tragic; not just those of police

As the granddaughter of a police chief and someone who has talked with numerous officers over my 61 years, under both positive and negative circumstances,… Continue reading

Commentary: State’s Clean Energy Fund driving innovation

The fund, used to foster development of clean energy technologies, has shown its value to state.

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, April 14

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

Editorial: State must cure poor funding of public health

The structure to allocate funds to health districts is in place; now, adequate funding is needed.

End abusive language between Trump opponents, supporters

I am writing to respond to Mike Mitchell’s April 6 commentary (“What a Trump voter wants to say”). I am a life-long Democrat who applauds… Continue reading

End abusive language between Trump opponents, supporters

I am writing to respond to Mike Mitchell’s April 6 commentary (“What a Trump voter wants to say”). I am a life-long Democrat who applauds… Continue reading

McArdle: When a cosmopolitan is confronted by cultural pride

Our society needs to remember that culture is more than colorful costumes and a few place-names.

Parker: Assange no journalist; Wikileaks not Pentagon Papers

The difference between Assange and, say, The Washington Post, is mostly a lot of worry and process.

Robinson: For a moment revel in an absolute wonder of science

The image of a distant black hole shows what humans can achieve through intellect and cooperation.