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Jayne: Raising fear of tolls is effective

November 14, 2021, 6:02am Columns

As a political strategy, it’s often effective. As a political reality, it’s akin to advocating for a unicorn in every backyard. Read story

Jayne: Confusion on how elections work

October 24, 2021, 6:02am Columns

While the world remains filled with inexplicable mysteries, one thing has become clear over the past year. Read story

Jayne: Election is time to be engaged

October 17, 2021, 6:02am Columns

As you might or might not be aware, this is election season. Election Day is Nov. 2, when results from local races for city councils and school boards and port commissions and a handful of other contests will start rolling in. Read story

Jayne: Society changing for young men

October 10, 2021, 6:02am Columns

This past summer, before heading off for his freshman year of college, my 18-year-old son worked for a roofing company. It is hot, grimy, physically demanding work, as you might imagine. It is the kind of hard work that reinforces the dignity of working hard. Read story

Jayne: Trump lost; just get over it

October 3, 2021, 6:02am Columns

It’s like “Alice in Wonderland,” with Clark County residents falling down a rabbit hole and wandering around a fanciful world that bears little resemblance to reality. Read story

Jayne: Legislative map a tricky puzzle

September 26, 2021, 6:02am Columns

There is an old saying that a camel is a horse designed by committee. It might not be as witty as “an elephant is a mouse drawn to government specifications,” but it seems applicable in this case. Read story

Jayne: Capital gains tax right thing to do

September 19, 2021, 6:02am Columns

It’s a good way to make a living – if you can afford it. Read story

Jayne: Metric system measures up

August 29, 2021, 6:02am Columns

We’ll blame Thomas Jefferson. Oh, not entirely; there are more than 200 years’ worth of criticism to dole out. Read story

Jayne: I-5 tunnel could right the wrongs

August 22, 2021, 6:02am Columns

For those of us on the north side of the Columbia River, the Interstate 5 Bridge is just that – a bridge. Read story

Jayne: Repeated oath ringing false

August 15, 2021, 6:02am Columns

This time, apparently, she really, really means it. Despite taking an oath in January to uphold the U.S. and state constitutions, and despite doing the same two years prior and two years before that, state Rep. Vicki Kraft saw the need to remind us of her vow just over a… Read story