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Sen. Lynda Wilson: Legislators need to listen to cops, fix bad laws

August 22, 2021, 6:01am Columns

According to a report in The Columbian, those arrested in connection with the July 23 murder of Clark County Sgt. Jeremy Brown may have fled from law enforcement officers hours earlier. I received a similar report from someone with close ties to the local law enforcement community. Read story

Other Papers Say: Good for Mexico for filing suit

August 22, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Unlawful traffic across the southern U.S. border is not one-way, a fact driven home by a federal lawsuit filed this month by the Mexican government against a host of U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors. It’s a somewhat brazen — and welcome — move. Read story

Pitts: Demographic demotion will spur racism

August 20, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Chris Rock described it as a kind of temper tantrum. Read story

Camden: Initiative fever cools in state

August 18, 2021, 6:01am Columns

While newspaper reporters must be wary of pronouncing trends — that’s the purview of cable news talking heads who guard their territory jealously — some evidence points to a cooling in Washington’s love affair with the great populist institution known as the ballot initiative measure. Read story

McManus: Slow down for a good, long read

August 17, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Eight and a half years ago, Paul Salopek set out on a long walk: 21,000 miles across four continents. He’s still walking. Read story

Pitts: Skip the dance of mistrust and take the shot

August 16, 2021, 6:01am Columns

They told them they had bad blood. Read story

Estrich: Cost of not vaccinating high

August 16, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The new policy of the National Football League hits players and teams exactly where it hurts. Read story

Jayne: Repeated oath ringing false

August 15, 2021, 6:02am Columns

This time, apparently, she really, really means it. Despite taking an oath in January to uphold the U.S. and state constitutions, and despite doing the same two years prior and two years before that, state Rep. Vicki Kraft saw the need to remind us of her vow just over a… Read story

Rubin: China’s COVID lie is dangerous for whole world

August 15, 2021, 6:01am Columns

As Americans wrestle over how to defeat the delta variant of COVID-19, China’s government is still refusing to provide the data necessary to determine the origins of the pandemic. Read story

Westneat: Trump still fleecing voters

August 15, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Here’s some news about Donald Trump’s racket of claiming the election was stolen so that he can raise gobs of money: It’s working. Read story