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Jayne: Confederacy of a dunce

June 14, 2020, 6:02am Columns

To paraphrase then-candidate Donald Trump, I like people who weren’t treasonous losers. Read story

Other Papers Say: Fund conservation for good

June 14, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Long-awaited funding to sustain America's public lands is finally near becoming law. Read story

Local View: Reboot of economy requires reopening of schools, businesses

June 14, 2020, 6:01am Columns

I am not a scientist or an epidemiologist. I’m a school superintendent, a father and a pragmatist. I’m also an advocate for Vancouver’s children, families and community. And I believe it is time to get our students back to schools, our families back to work and our businesses back to operation. We can do all three this fall in a safe and sensible manner. Read story

Schmich: Something’s happening here. It’s raising hope

June 14, 2020, 6:01am Columns

History says, Don’t hope Read story

Leubsdorf: Trump, Biden a contrast in style

June 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

As the nation’s streets teemed with thousands protesting decades of racism and the most recent horrific example, the two presidential rivals joined their 2020 battle with sharply different visions of leadership. Read story

McFeatters: ‘Defund police’ wrong message

June 12, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Oh come on, Democrats. Words matter. “Defund” police? Really? Do you WANT four more years of Donald Trump as an arbitrary, dangerous, cruel ruler? Read story

Harrop: Sweden’s virus plan a failure

June 11, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Sweden offered hope that the coronavirus could be reined in without great inconvenience or economic pain. Read story

Westneat: Some churches sue, some grow

June 10, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When the pandemic shut down most of the world’s churches in March, pastor Dave Rohrer knew he couldn’t just sit there and stew in his darkened Bothell sanctuary. Read story

Pitts: Amendment has no meaning … unless

June 8, 2020, 6:02am Columns

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Read story

Sunstein: ‘Union’ is crucial word in Mattis’ Trump denunciation

June 8, 2020, 6:01am Columns

What pushed former Defense Secretary James Mattis over the edge, to denounce President Donald Trump, in the strongest possible terms? Read story