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Ambrose: Who’s responsible for protest violence?

August 4, 2020, 6:01am Columns

So now we know. It was a white supremacist who started the first riot in Minneapolis. He was walking along wearing a black coat with an umbrella and, the next thing you knew, he was breaking glass windows with a hammer. The crowd of peaceful protesters got excited and soon enough had mastered the art of destructive mayhem. No less than a day later the protesters had started 30 fires… Read story

Wisniewski: Back to church: The weird, comforting feeling of being together again in the COVID-19 era

August 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

I’ve been going to church again, and it’s weird. Read story

Hanson: Our summer of cultural suicide

August 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Cultural suicide used to be a popular diagnosis of why things suddenly just quit. Read story

Ambrose: Pelosi wrong on Trump

August 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called the coronavirus “the Trump virus,” explaining that the president has caused deaths with his initial, ho-hum reaction to it. The verbal assault should be no surprise. After all, she said Republicans “were trying to get away with murder” on a police reform bill and that Attorney General William Barr was a criminal. Please, do not suppose she is a shallow, divisive politician just because… Read story

Pitts: Donald Trump: ‘Nobody likes me’

August 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

“Nobody likes me.” Donald Trump Read story

Donnelly: Remote learning not for all

August 2, 2020, 6:01am Columns

School boards have just days to make decisions of unprecedented complexity — how to educate kids this fall during a renewed COVID trajectory. School starts Sept. 2, and plans must be finalized at least two weeks in advance. Whatever decisions a district makes will likely bring controversy. Read story

Macario: COVID-19 underscores need to develop new antibiotics

August 2, 2020, 6:01am Columns

As the world grapples with COVID-19, another pandemic has gone mostly unnoticed. Read story

Other Papers Say: Media independence at risk

August 2, 2020, 6:01am Columns

This editorial originally appeared in The Seattle Times: Read story

Westneat: ‘Dying’ Seattle still pretty lively

August 2, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Seattle is said to be dying — again. Read story