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Pitts: No justice for blacks in ‘just us’ system

January 17, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld Willie Nash’s sentence: 12 years for possession. Read story

Ambrose: Reaching a deal with Dems, Iran

January 16, 2020, 6:00am Columns

Democrats just won’t give up on the cause of Iran getting nuclear weapons. Read story

Camden: Keeping tabs on our lawmakers

January 15, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The Legislature began its 2020 session Monday, and while the lawmakers will spend most of the next two months in Olympia, there are ways a person with a particular concern, issue or pet peeve can keep tabs on them without making the trip through metropolitan Puget Sound traffic. Read story

Saunders: Ivanka trumps tech’s left-wing intolerance

January 14, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When the Consumer Technology Association announced that Ivanka Trump, elder daughter and adviser to President Donald Trump, would be a keynote speaker at CES 2020, some of the very people who had been pushing for more female speakers, and more diversity in general, at the country’s premier tech confab actually protested. Read story

Jayne: Trump’s lying now matters more than ever

January 12, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Now it matters, doesn’t it? Read story

Phillips: U.S. airstrike was right call

January 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

A lot of hand-wringing followed the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani — and it became even worse in the wake of Iran’s missile strikes Tuesday. Read story

Pollard-Post: Cold dogs need warmhearted people to act

January 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Rebel is one of the lucky ones. Starved, neglected and chained outdoors in rural Tennessee in the freezing cold, the bone-thin dog likely wouldn’t have survived more than another day or two. But last month, a kind man who was working on a power line nearby noticed him, along with two others who were also chained on the property. The man and his co-worker gave their lunches to the dogs… Read story

Smith: Poop buckets are latest in school protections

January 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

As my students return to class this week, the newest equipment needed for school lockdowns will be there to greet them. It was delivered to my 11th-grade Advanced Placement Language and Composition class in the fall during a lesson on how to construct a thesis. My juniors cheered its arrival and everyone jokingly asked for the right to try the “safety device” first. Read story

Local View: Fire District annexation would benefit B.G. police

January 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

A lot of information has been shared about the upcoming vote to annex the City of Battle Ground to Clark County Fire District 3. The reason annexation is being considered is to protect quality emergency services for our community. It’s important to remember that emergency services include police as well as fire and emergency medical services. Read story

Pitts: John Lewis epitomizes our better angels

January 10, 2020, 6:01am Columns

My favorite picture of John Lewis is a mugshot. Read story