Depending upon one’s distance from all things Twitter, recent revelations of sexual harassment in Hollywood are either the tipping point we’ve been waiting for — or just another shark attack until the next one.
By now, you’ve probably heard lots of ideas about how to reduce the number of mass shootings in America, along with the predictable arguments that they are as likely to happen as President Donald Trump closing his Twitter account.
Late last month, Boeing quietly posted its jobs numbers for this state. It didn’t get much coverage, as Boeing made no announcement. But The Seattle Times’ aerospace reporter noted on Twitter that the day nevertheless marked a “dismal milestone”: “20,000 local jobs cut in 5 years,” he summed up.
As I type this column, I am exhausted from sleep deprivation — a pretty standard state of being for me. Despite a lifetime of boring, monkish routine and impeccable sleep habits, my circadian rhythm has always been syncopated rather than regular or in any kind of harmony.
Justin Forsman is an earnest political candidate who cares about his community. Whether this is enough to make him a worthy city council candidate, I don’t know — but the Clark County Republican Party apparently believes it does.
‘Angel’s Rest is toast,” was the grim report from a pilot flying above the wildfire-scorched Columbia River Gorge on Sept. 24. The Eagle Creek fire brought its sad impacts — incinerated wildlife and destroyed businesses — closer to Southwest Washington residents than at any time in recent memory. The experience leaves residents here searching for answers.
Last weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was hard at work in Beijing, trying to persuade China’s leaders to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea. The United States wants a peaceful solution, he told them, and sanctions could force Kim Jong Un to negotiate.