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Other Papers Say: Cooperate to stop drug deaths

April 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

A round of indictments against a major Mexican fentanyl trafficking ring last week presents an opportunity to hobble the multinational drug enterprise killing people on both sides of the border — but only if leaders in the United States and Mexico can stop sniping at each other and overcome a… Read story

McManus: Leaks up ante for Ukraine

April 21, 2023, 6:01am Columns

The bizarre torrent of intelligence documents posted on a gamers’ chat server, allegedly by a 21-year-old National Guard technician, produced headlines last week about a host of revelations including secret Russian military plans and U.S. espionage against allies like Israel and South Korea. Read story

Camden: Expulsion of lawmakers rare

April 19, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When big news happens in another state’s legislature, it’s not long before someone calls or writes to ask, “Did that ever happen here?” Read story

Harrop: They are very rich but also very lonely

April 18, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Many very rich people are very unhappy. Though that’s not new news, others have a hard time believing it. Read story

Flam: Political polarization fuels medical misinformation

April 17, 2023, 6:01am Columns

FDA Commissioner Robert Califf said in an interview that aired last week that misinformation is killing Americans — contributing to the fact that our life expectancy is three to five years worse than that of people in comparably wealthy countries. He called for better regulation to crack down on misinformation.… Read story

Other Papers Say: High court must restore ethics

April 17, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Whether U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas broke the law by failing to report two decades of luxurious hospitality, private travel and one-of-a-kind gifts from a donor to the Republican Party is almost beside the point. Read story

Westneat: Bellingham gets tough on drugs

April 17, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Bellingham is hardly a get-tough kind of town. The Lonely Planet travel guide extols the city’s “laid-back” and “libertine” vibe, and a few years ago it was picked as the “most hippie” town in the state. Even some real estate agents market it for its nothing-is-too-weird ways. Read story

Jayne: Bridge funding, Reagan’s reach

April 16, 2023, 6:02am Columns

In reading the headline the other day, “Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez seeks I-5 Bridge funding,” naturally my thoughts turned to … Ronald Reagan. Read story

Other papers say: Get ready for McCleary 2.0

April 16, 2023, 6:01am Columns

This was supposed to be the year for the Legislature finally to do right by special education. Instead, it might be the year for a big-time special education lawsuit. Call it McCleary 2.0. Read story

Abbarno: Democrats in Legislature undermine voters’ will

April 16, 2023, 6:01am Columns

A troubling theme has emerged this legislative session that should concern all Washingtonians regardless of political affiliation. The majority party in the state House has continually voted against the will and voice of the people. Late into the night on Good Friday, House Democrats overturned two voter initiatives by installing… Read story