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Evans: In-home caregivers deserve a living wage

August 9, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and changed the way we see work. One thing people realized is what I’ve always known — in-home caregivers are the front lines of health care in our state. Read story

Jayne: Olympic athletes a melting pot

August 8, 2021, 6:02am Columns

It used to seem so simple. Or at least it was presented in simplistic terms. Read story

Everyone should be able to live in an affordable home

August 8, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Two recent articles in The Columbian present an interesting and disturbing juxtaposition to each other. One heralds the opening of a luxury waterfront tower. The other details the soaring rent prices that thousands in our community are facing. Read story

Pitts: Let’s talk about the things they will not learn

August 8, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Let’s talk about the things they will not learn. Read story

Jensen: Simone Biles brings humanity to Olympics

August 8, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Let’s not call it redemption or vindication. Those words imply a mistake was made. It’s not really a comeback either. That suggests her past success had been interrupted by failure. What Simone Biles achieved Tuesday by winning the bronze medal in the balance beam was something closer to equilibrium, the… Read story

Harrop: Green acres is the place for me

August 8, 2021, 6:01am Columns

That living carpet of green velvet in front of my house — is it really mine? I never thought I’d have one of those manicured suburban lawns, much less become a maniac in its defense. In fact, I used to disapprove of them. Read story

Pitts: Cops’ valor mocked by conservatives

August 6, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Gunther Hashida killed himself last week. Read story

Harrop: Immigration key for Dems in 2022

August 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

With COVID-19 receding — at least in vaccinated parts of the country — but crime hanging on, law and order looks to be a leading issue in the 2022 midterm elections. Read story

Camden: Social media ads vs. TV ads

August 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

If you use Facebook, and about two-thirds of Americans do based on current estimates, you may have noticed plenty of political ads as the campaigns heated up last year. Read story

Estrich: ‘Twisties’ can happen to anyone

August 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Last week, Simone Biles shocked the world by withdrawing from the first week of Olympic competition because the “mental” wasn’t there. Read story