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Other Papers Say: Bill would boost free press

July 19, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The possibility that Congress might support local journalism got a boost when U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, volunteered his leadership on the Local Journalism Sustainability Act. His support cements Washington state as ground zero of a growing bipartisan movement to save the free press. Read story

Harrop: Remote workers never off the clock

July 19, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When I was a wee business reporter, I covered manufacturing in southern New England. Costume jewelry, a major industry then, has largely decamped to cheap-labor countries. Read story

Huppke: Make e-learning better

July 19, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Let’s face facts, parents: Schools aren’t likely to open for in-person classes this fall, and if they do, it won’t be for long. Read story

McFeatters: Pence continues to ignore facts

July 18, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Let’s consider Mike Pence. Steadfast. Loyal. Vice president extraordinaire if you are of Donald Trump’s political persuasion, whatever that is. And head of the federal coronavirus task force. Read story

Anthony: We’re in a hard time to embrace

July 18, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Nothing really feels normal in this world of Not Anymore, even if some of the behaviors recommended or required are, ironically, starting to get old in how they inhibit interaction, in how they go against the grain of the way we’ve lived … forever. Read story

Pitts: Like Wilt said, nobody roots for Goliath

July 17, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Dear Karen: Read story

Leubsdorf: Back to school only when safe

July 16, 2020, 6:01am Columns

In demanding that schools reopen full bore and on time, President Donald Trump is once again putting his own political interest ahead of the country’s interest. Read story

Westneat: Arresting media is not new

July 15, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The story of a British journalist getting wrongly arrested by Seattle police during recent protests is making the rounds, mainly for his implication that he was treated worse here than when he’s been detained in places like Cuba or Pakistan. Read story

Saunders: Closing schoolhouse door hurts kids

July 14, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had not recommended the general closure of public schools in the spring when panicked governors and local officials shuttered schools across the land. Read story

Leubsdorf: Why an underdog pick is unlikely for Biden

July 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Every few days, one or another news organization reports on the state of Joe Biden’s vice-presidential search, touting the latest inside information on who is up and who is down. Read story