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Other paper say: Local justice fails in Manuel Ellis’ death

January 8, 2024, 6:01am Columns

The state’s trial of three Tacoma police officers in the death of Manuel Ellis is over for the defendants. But the trauma for Ellis’ family and the mistrust of police by the public will continue to linger. Read story

Litman: Surprise brief could foil Trump

January 8, 2024, 6:01am Columns

As all eyes watched every word filed by Donald Trump and federal prosecutors ahead of this week’s crucial arguments on immunity, a third party slipped in the side door with a brief that may dramatically foil the former president’s efforts to leverage the issue for maximum delay. Read story

Abcarian: Young voters flirt with cutting off noses

January 8, 2024, 6:01am Columns

I almost spit out my Geritol the other day when I read what one young voter in Philadelphia told NBC News about why she is disillusioned about the upcoming presidential election. Read story

Holmes: Your past holds the key to future happiness

January 8, 2024, 6:01am Columns

We tend to look to the new year as a new beginning, as an opportunity for a fresh start. Aspiring for something different, something better, we devise resolutions in hopes of making ourselves healthier, more productive, more successful . . . but really, the end goal is to be happier:… Read story

Other Papers Say: Signature tactics set low bar

January 6, 2024, 6:01am Columns

The Republican Party-backed “Let’s Go Washington” campaign delivered the final chunk of more than 2.6 million signatures to the secretary of state last week. If certified, the six initiatives will test whether the political victories of the majority governing party — Gov. Jay Inslee and state Democrats — went beyond… Read story

Donnelly: Parishioners stand firm for St. James

January 6, 2024, 6:01am Columns

The winds of change are swirling around a Vancouver landmark, St. James Proto-Cathedral, and they may not auger fair weather ahead. Leading parishioners see risks to the church’s long-term outlook. They are concerned, have formed a group and have retained counsel. Read story

Westneat: 5 reasons not to freak out

January 6, 2024, 6:01am Columns

Recently as I’ve been writing about politics, I’ve noticed a certain dread has settled over you readers. Read story

Harrop: California is doing just fine

January 6, 2024, 6:01am Columns

There’s a neurotic need in the right-leaning media to declare that California is going down. The future belongs to Texas and Florida, where “woke” is a discouraging word — and climate change is somebody else’s problem, if it is a problem. Read story

Guerrero: Have meaningful talks despite differing opinions

January 5, 2024, 6:01am Columns

Lately, I avoid conversations with my father because of his passion for lecturing me about politics from a hard-right perspective. It began during COVID lockdowns. Not long ago, he told me he sees Tucker Carlson as a hero. Exasperated, I told him he was idolizing a guy who had mocked… Read story

Flam: Have scientific breakthroughs declined?

January 4, 2024, 6:01am Columns

2023 had barely begun when scientists got some jolting news. On Jan. 4, a paper appeared in Nature claiming that disruptive scientific findings have been waning since 1945. An accompanying graph showed all fields on a steep downhill slide. Read story