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Other Papers Say: ESD flouts public records laws

July 25, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Lynn Brewer should not have had to hire an attorney to chase down public records regarding delayed unemployment claims payments. That she did is only one recent example of barriers to public access that must be removed. Read story

Ambrose: We must help Cuba, but peacefully

July 24, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Like never before in recent times, Cubans are protesting by the thousands. And they have good reason: Their vicious, unendingly cruel, inept, corrupt communist bosses have mishandled the coronavirus, put the economy to sleep, kept food out and medicine out of the way, and converted liberty to just a word,… Read story

Pitts: Dems must be bold, found a new nation

July 23, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Memo to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema: Read story

Harrop: Bolster mental health services

July 22, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Antisocial behavior has reached pandemic levels. Read story

Camden: Think twice on Nazi comparison

July 21, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Some advice for politicians of both parties, liberal and conservative commentators and social media posters: Before you make a comparison between something happening today and Nazi Germany, think twice. Read story

Collier: Cable news is forced to use fear

July 20, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The inventory of fairly useless labels in modern journalism is both robust and accessible, labels such as “deep dive,” which, translated literally, means “look out, we might actually spend more than a minute or two on this story.” Read story

Westneat: We blew our chance to crush COVID

July 19, 2021, 6:01am Columns

If you travel about the country, as I just did to visit my dad in Ohio, the coronavirus pandemic feels a lot like it does now here in Seattle: Like old news. But you don’t have to look any farther than Walla Walla to see that COVID-19 is anything but… Read story

Local View: Candidates urged to fight fair

July 19, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Candidates for political office make all kinds of promises and pledges. Sometimes they pledge to reduce taxes. Often, they pledge to create jobs, reduce crime, or bring about any number of other good outcomes. Read story

Pitts: When it comes to COVID, ignorance isn’t bliss, it’s death

July 19, 2021, 6:01am Columns

We live in ignorant times. Read story

Jayne: Poor white voters pick wrong team

July 18, 2021, 6:02am Columns

I saw an interview a while back in which the speaker said, “There’s not much difference between poor Blacks and poor whites. It’s just that poor whites have been convinced to vote against their own best interests.” Read story