The Buzz

The Buzz: America’s leading supplier of dad jokes

Raccoons aren’t the only ones with impulse control issues.


The Buzz: This is why we don’t use Twitter

We’re not taking any chances. We’re staying away from anything stronger than Sleepy Time tea.


The Buzz: Our sister’s name is Laurel, but we call her Yanny

Book’s open; place your bets on this week’s news that wasn’t.


The Buzz: Bring Mom a laugh with her breakfast in bed

And we won’t tell her the waffles you brought her are just Eggos cut into squares.

The Buzz: We have more than 3,001 lies, but Trump’s closing in

This week: Doctor’s notes, Hobby Lobby’s latest craft project and Father Pat Conroy’s return.

The Buzz: Our apologies; no room for a Trump, Macron joke

But a slow news week meant news from Gov. J, Charlie Roses’ new talk show, and peace in our time.

The Buzz: Snubbed once again by the Pulitzer committee

Head held high we press on with snide swipes at the usual suspects.

The Buzz: Misrepresenting the news for a tenth of a century

The Zukerberg hearings, witch hunts, retirements and other looks at the week that wasn’t.

The Buzz: A longer but less frequent take on the week’s news

Our take on Stormy Daniels, football catches, Russian diplomats and the lastest Facebook outrage.

Thanks, Millard

Thanks, Millard Don’t know much about state history: Today marks the 160th anniversary of the creation of the Washington Territory, established by the Organic Act… Continue reading

Terrible twos

Terrible twos Mine! Mine! Mine! It’s not the imagination of the parents of toddlers: They really do lose it and throw tantrums over irrational things.… Continue reading

Take a deep breath, Ed

Cyclical logic: State Rep. Ed Orcutt of Kalama has apologized for his assertion that bicyclists pollute the air with greenhouse gases because their heavy breathing… Continue reading

The music dies

The music dies Crank it up: Harley-Davidson has banned music on its factory floor, saying it interferes with safety and productivity (Business Briefly, Page A4).… Continue reading

The Buzz: Hunger games

Three Republican state senators have introduced a bill that would cut the state Supreme Court from nine members to five by requiring the justices to… Continue reading

Our secret weapon

You know what? The United Nations Security Council imposed tough new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for its latest nuclear test.… Continue reading

Why bees buzz

Explains why we never forget a Starbucks: Bee researchers say that some plants are using a tiny jolt of caffeine in their nectar to keep… Continue reading

Well, I’ll be

Will miracles never cease? Hours before the stroke of midnight it appeared the White House and Republicans in Congress had reached a tentative deal to… Continue reading

Stick a vibrating, flashing fork in it

Because a vibrating spoon would just be silly: Among the odder products to come out of the big Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this… Continue reading

Here a toke, there a toke, everywhere a toke, toke

Ee-i-ee-i-oh Bacon or Maui Wowie: An Ebey Island pig farmer says he may seek the state’s approval to grow marijuana and join a system of… Continue reading

Lord of the manor

Lord of the manor The hit British TV series “Downton Abbey” has inspired a new line of housewares. The “Downton look” is based both on… Continue reading