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Westneat: Abortion politics blunt ‘red wave’

August 24, 2022, 6:01am Columns

In the post-mortems from the surprising August primary elections, one word keeps coming up to explain why Republicans had such a lackluster showing. Read story

Ambrose: Can Liz Cheney still win in the long run?

August 23, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., will wear that “representative” identification just a tad longer, seeing as how she was stomped to smithereens in a recent bid for reelection. Read story

Other Papers Say: Election system is trustworthy

August 22, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Last year, a group calling itself the Thurston Voter Research Project knocked on a lot of doors and questioned people about their voter registration. They described this effort as “ground-truthing the voter rolls.” They reportedly wore badges that said “Thurston County,” though they were not employed by or associated with… Read story

Dudley: Rural areas lacking even digital news sources

August 22, 2022, 6:01am Columns

A new installment in the “news desert” research project explains how rural areas are being left behind by digital news outlets as well as traditional media. Read story

Jayne: Money makes mess of football

August 21, 2022, 6:02am Columns

I know, I know … in the grand scheme of things, sports aren’t all that important. Read story

Estrich: Liz Cheney for U.S. president

August 21, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Every once in a while, there is someone who stands up for what is right at a huge personal cost. Rep. Liz Cheney did that. She knew that she would pay for opposing the Big Baby of the Republican Party, and she did. That’s how it works in politics. Most… Read story

Schmidt: Knowing, loving neighbors has real benefits

August 21, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Our country is in a very dark place at the moment. But I have hope, because the answers are all around us. They live around us. For thousands of years wise people have been extolling the virtues of loving your neighbor. Now is the perfect time to get out and… Read story

Harrop: Moving to electric vehicles helps everyone

August 18, 2022, 6:01am Columns

It isn’t true that the new subsidies for buying electric vehicles will only benefit the rich. Read story

Camden: How did Kent pull off late win?

August 17, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The congressional race in Southwest Washington should serve as a lesson to would-be elections deniers who question the integrity of the nation’s voting systems, or who insist, like the former president, that ballot counting should stop and winners be declared on election night. Read story

Crisp: First, let’s stop calling it a raid

August 16, 2022, 6:01am Columns

If you search the internet for the term “raid,” two results precede all others: The second one refers to the popular bug-killing product Raid, which has been almost synonymous with the term “insecticide” since 1956. Read story