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Camden: Independent may win election

March 23, 2022, 6:01am Columns

With spring here, candidates increasingly are starting to announce campaigns for offices on the November ballot. Read story

Allen: School choice support soars

March 22, 2022, 6:01am Columns

If you’ve paid any attention to the very public, very divisive debates over school administration, policy, curricula and academic outcomes you know that we have yet to experience all of the aftershocks from two years of pandemic learning. Read story

Schmidt: Standing for values, not personalities

March 21, 2022, 6:01am Columns

William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet” etched in the minds of people the world around the phrase, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Shakespeare was making the point that calling someone or labeling something is arbitrary. It… Read story

Other Papers Say: Putin keeps crossing red lines

March 21, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appealed directly to Congress on Wednesday to establish a no-fly zone over his country — a request that the Biden administration has already rejected. He wants Poland’s MiG-29 jets so Ukraine can fight for control of Ukrainian skies instead of opening them so Russian planes can… Read story

Harrop: Hitting bottom on addiction to oil due to Ukraine

March 21, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Well before Russia launched its bloody attack on Ukraine, the civilized world had vowed to replace dirty fossil fuels with clean energy. The reason was climate change: Planet-warming carbon emissions are threatening our way of life, if not today, then tomorrow. Read story

Westneat: America united on daylight saving time — except this columnist

March 21, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The other day, a University of Washington professor said that being on daylight saving time in the middle of winter “would be like Monday morning every day for the rest of your life.” Read story

Pitts: Russia’s war on truth reflects reality here

March 21, 2022, 6:01am Columns

When Russian bombs began to fall on Ukraine, Julia Tymoshenko called her aunt in Moscow. Read story

Rubin: Zelenskyy’s speech should prompt U.S. to act

March 20, 2022, 6:01am Columns

‘Today the Ukrainian people are defending not only Ukraine; we are fighting for the values of Europe and the world, sacrificing our lives in the name of the future.” Read story

Other Papers Say: Audit is accountability in action

March 20, 2022, 6:01am Columns

A routine audit that revealed three Puget Sound-area charter schools previously employed unlicensed teachers should alleviate critics’ fears about oversight of the public charter school system. Read story

Estrich: ‘Blame Putin’ won’t work forever

March 20, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The average price of gasoline has jumped over $1 since Vladimir Putin moved his army to the border of Ukraine. One dollar. And change. Nationally, the average price of regular gasoline is now $4.30 a gallon. Read story