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Westneat: Big government settles in

March 20, 2022, 6:01am Columns

When retiring state Sen. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle, gave a farewell speech the other day, he called on future politicians to not be so scorched earth and partisan, and instead pursue a gentler philosophy he dubbed “smart incrementalism.” Read story

Pitts: Apology should remind GOP of true allegiance

March 18, 2022, 6:01am Columns

So, what shall we make of Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s apology? Read story

Ambrose: Russia should not write an Iran deal

March 17, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The United States and Iran had been negotiating a new nuclear deal, and Iran was finally ready to say, OK, here is what we are willing do. Read story

Camden: ‘Affidavit’ drive late, misinformed

March 16, 2022, 6:01am Columns

A week ago Friday, as the Legislature was churning toward adjournment, a group calling itself the Washington State Tea Room showed up in the Capitol with hand trucks bearing boxes of paperwork for the governor, the leaders of the House and Senate, and the attorney general. Read story

Allen: America worth fighting for

March 15, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Like most Americans, I’ve spent the last few weeks contemplating the implications of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, including those that extend beyond ever-increasing gasoline prices and grocery bills. Read story

Westneat: This math initiative adds up

March 14, 2022, 6:01am Columns

When Mike Preiner got a Ph.D. in applied physics at Stanford, about the last place he thought he’d end up is an elementary school exhorting kids to practice their fractions. Read story

Local View: Prosecutors must be included in justice reform

March 14, 2022, 6:01am Columns

During the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers enacted several bills to help the law-enforcement community rebuild public trust and help peace officers throughout the state do their jobs safely and more effectively. Read story

Other Papers Say: Big Tech reform needed now

March 14, 2022, 6:01am Columns

As antitrust efforts ramp up in Congress, Big Tech is fighting back, unleashing an army of lobbyists, enlisting business groups to apply pressure and engaging in fearmongering to avoid critical regulation. Regardless, lawmakers must forge ahead and support legislation that reins in the tech giants’ worst impulses, ensures fair competition… Read story

Pitts: As always, the right is in the wrong

March 14, 2022, 6:01am Columns

They have never once been right. Read story

Jayne: Sacrifice for common good

March 13, 2022, 6:02am Columns

Sitting at a coffee shop, sipping on hot chocolate and pondering how to begin this column, I had a revelation. Read story