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Ambrose: Boy, does Trump have a present for you this Christmas

December 28, 2020, 6:01am Columns

It’s Christmas season and President Donald Trump is Santa Claus trying to slide down chimneys, often finding them a tight fit, but working with others to pass out presents that could save a nation: COVID-19 vaccines. Read story

McNamara: The worst Christmas I ever had was the one that changed my life

December 28, 2020, 6:00am Columns

During this pandemic year, I have spent a lot of time praying for the children of alcoholics and addicts, trapped by one disease that demands we all stay at home — and cornered by another that can turn a loving parent into a frightening abuser at the drop of an… Read story

Glater: The social justice case for canceling college debt

December 27, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Student debt should never have become a national crisis. No one wanted this, no one intended this. Read story

Other papers say: Spare us anti-vaxx stunts, legislators

December 27, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Count us among the thousands of Washingtonians who felt a surge of holiday joy last week when Gov. Jay Inslee rolled out revised guidelines allowing more students to return to campus. Glory hallelujah! Read story

Commentary: Resolve to help parents this season

December 27, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Whatever you believe about Christmas, consider Mary and Joseph: they take on life-and-death situations and, together, raise an extraordinary son. Moms and dads in 2020, worldwide, have had a very rough year, too. Read story

Westneat: Congress doesn’t get pandemic

December 27, 2020, 6:01am Columns

As we head into year two of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the more baffling parts of the experience has been how we still don’t seem to quite get it. Read story

Koehler: The wisdom of wholeness

December 25, 2020, 6:01am Columns

‘We won’t be in a position to make permanent progressive changes until the bad governments are changed permanently into good governments. And all governments are bad governments now and will remain bad governments until we have a global humanity.” Read story

Saunders: William Barr, justice warrior

December 24, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The usual critics spent the past two years damning Attorney General William Barr as a shameless lackey in President Donald Trump’s service, so it should be no surprise that, even as Barr announced his resignation last week, the chattering class continued to call him names. Read story

Camden: Fire a ‘Hanukkah miracle’

December 23, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When an apparently disturbed man wandered into the Spokane County Democratic Party headquarters earlier this month claiming to have a bomb and later setting parts of that building on fire, it would have been easy to say nothing good could come of this — other than the fact that no… Read story

McFeatters: Biden team must tackle climate

December 21, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Yes, Joe Biden has a monumentally difficult job starting Jan, 20. But four of his Cabinet picks may have an even greater uphill battle. Read story