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Ambrose: Riotous end to Trump term

January 11, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In the books to be written about President Donald Trump, the first chapters will almost surely begin with the climax, his last days in office, his refusal to concede electoral defeat and a rally that led to a riot, a Washington, D.C., horror show. It was an attack on the… Read story

Schram: Was Trump’s most moving speech too inciting?

January 11, 2021, 6:01am Columns

We stared for hours at our news screens Wednesday afternoon, unable to look away, but unwilling to actually believe what we were seeing. Read story

Jayne: America, we have a problem

January 10, 2021, 6:02am Columns

‘I think we have a problem,” Biff said, setting the bait. Read story

Local View: Early childhood learning closes disparity gap

January 10, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Gov. Jay Inslee released his budget proposal for 2021-23 and it includes important investments in early education and child care —specifically our state’s preschool program, ECEAP. His continued commitment to early learning fits nicely with the package of diversity and equity initiatives he also rolled out at the beginning of… Read story

Rosales: Donnelly’s view privileged

January 10, 2021, 6:01am Columns

I am responding to the opinion piece offered by Ann Donnelly regarding the tragic death of Kevin Peterson, Jr. in last week’s paper (“Kevin Peterson Jr. didn’t have to die,” The Columbian, Jan. 3). Read story

Bernstein: Impeach Trump, remove him from office now

January 9, 2021, 6:01am Columns

This is pretty simple: President Donald Trump is not only unfit for the office he holds — that’s been true for four years — but he’s now actively a danger to the republic. Yes, there are only two weeks remaining in his term, but he should be removed from office. Read story

Pitts: Reading only works by women pays off

January 8, 2021, 6:01am Columns

I don’t mind admitting that I could really go for a good fist fight just now. Read story

Camden: Awards for high, low points in year

January 6, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Before slamming shut the book on 2020 — a year the numerical equivalent of perfect vision but that often made us wish we could close our eyes and keep them shut — Spin Control wants to keep with tradition and award some of the political and government highlights and low… Read story

Saunders: Trump, House Republicans split

January 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

‘So, we spent a whole election on my side of the fence talking about, ‘We got to fight socialism.’ And now you’re going to throw a half-trillion dollars” with “absolutely no targeting” for earners hurt economically by the coronavirus? Read story

Dillian: Ignore all 2021 market predictions — except this one

January 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

As long as Wall Street has been in existence, it has been a tradition around this time of year for market participants to make predictions about what might happen to stock prices, interest rates, commodities and exchange rates in the following 12 months. These predictions garner a lot of attention,… Read story