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Camden: Bug names can really sting

June 1, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Last week’s announcement that the state is urging residents of Western Washington to “adopt” a wasp nest as part of its efforts to stop the spread of a potentially devastating hornet prompted thoughts on that great Shakespearean question: What’s in a name? Read story

Westneat: Parties headed for crackup

May 31, 2022, 6:03am Columns

The recently ended filing week for political candidates marks the official start of campaign season. This one may be signaling something bigger: the crackup of the political parties. Read story

Pitts: Gun rights rooted in racist compromise

May 30, 2022, 6:01am Columns

“Whose blood will spill, whose heart will break? Who’ll be the last to die for a mistake? Read story

Other Papers Say: Cutting plastics a necessity

May 30, 2022, 6:01am Columns

A shareholder resolution at Wednesday’s Amazon annual meeting would require the company to reduce plastic packaging. Read story

Ponnuru: Gun debate needs new path

May 30, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The mass murder of children in Uvalde, Texas, coming 10 days after the mass murder of shoppers in Buffalo, N.Y., moved former Sen. Bill Frist — who was the majority leader of a Republican Senate when President George W. Bush was in the White House — to issue a statement… Read story

Estrich: Right to counsel doesn’t guarantee good representation

May 30, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The right to counsel in criminal cases is fundamental. Even schoolchildren can recite the famous warning: You have a right to be represented by counsel, and if you can’t afford a lawyer, one will be appointed to represent you. Read story

Jayne: Cruz’s tap dance takes the prize

May 29, 2022, 6:02am Columns

They have no answers. That much is clear. Read story

Other Papers Say: Legal immigration reform is key

May 29, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The never-ending stream of divisive rhetoric around immigration and the southern border has long hindered comprehensive reform, as both Democrats and Republicans have made political hay out of a broken system. Read story

Local View: Lawmakers must act to protect schools

May 29, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The following op-ed was submitted by Jessica Masterson, an assistant professor of teacher preparation at Washington State University Vancouver, and was signed by Chloe Carr, Emily Courser, Lacey Jones, Justin Joy and Honor Stevenson. Read story

Harrop: Texas becoming pro-death state

May 28, 2022, 6:01am Columns

On May 24, Fox News blasted a headline, “New York City subway crime up 58 percent so far compared to 2021; Hunt for gunman in unprovoked shooting intensifies.” Read story