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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
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Westneat: Dumb money or revival?

September 30, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Can the Republican party in Washington state be brought back from the dead? Read story

Harrop: Third party a bad choice

September 29, 2023, 6:01am Columns

One can sympathize with Mitt Romney for deciding not to run again in Utah for the U.S. Senate. The traditional Republican has found himself isolated in a party where majorities still revere Donald Trump. Read story

Camden: Do clothes make the senator?

September 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

As the nation struggles with a wide range of economic and social problems, and the average temperature of the entire planet seems to inch upward to dangerous levels, Congress seems convulsed with a more pressing question. Read story

Crisp: U.S. has choice in death penalty

September 26, 2023, 6:01am Columns

You wouldn’t think that it would be that hard to kill someone. Read story

Smith: Bidenomics having an odd effect on deficits

September 25, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Economists are playing a game of “can-you-top-this,” seeing who can ramp up their U.S. economic growth forecasts the most. (Those at JPMorgan now predict a 3.5 percent annualized rate for the current quarter, up from the measly 0.5 percent they expected at the end of July). Many are saying that… Read story

Ambrose: Context matters on book bans

September 25, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Parents are trying to get books banned in schools around the country, it’s frequently pointed out, and one thing you might do is shiver, think of what a horror book banning can be. The last thing we want is exceptional, mind-elevating ideas in nonfiction and the heart-expanding wonders of great,… Read story

Other Papers Say: Address ballot rejections

September 25, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Over the past three years, the Legislature has taken steps to help make voting more convenient for Washingtonians. Yet, thousands of ballots still are discarded each election year statewide because election workers aren’t able to resolve signature discrepancies. Read story

Harrop: Raimondo worth thinking about

September 25, 2023, 6:01am Columns

As Joe Biden runs for a second term, we’ll be hearing more questions about his age-related cognitive abilities. Read story

Jayne: WSU, OSU vying for Pac-2 crown

September 23, 2023, 6:02am Columns

There won’t be a rivalry trophy or a guaranteed trip to a prestigious bowl game or an official conference championship on the line. Read story

Electric car age arrives: Higher gas prices pushing new sales but poorer people shut out

September 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Our state’s sizzling gas prices, second highest in the nation, have been described this summer as annoying, painful, even scandalous, depending on who’s doing the talking. Read story