Opinion

City should think again before purchase | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My wife and I often visit a dear friend who resides, since her husband’s death, at Madrona House — a very pleasant… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

On 50th Anniversary of Riots, Gay Journalist Looks Back… and Forward | John L. Micek

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Fifty years ago, Mark Segal walked into a bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village and stumbled into history. Then an 18-year-old… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, May 23

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

Wood chips probe prompts questions | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Do I understand correctly that everybody involved in the chip delivery saga to the Peltiers, including the public works director who OK’d… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, May 22

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, CQ Roll Call.… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

We’re All Seeking Sanctuary | Peter Funt

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Lawmakers in this rural corner of Tennessee near Knoxville passed an interesting resolution the other night, making Blount County a sanctuary. Sanctuary… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, May 21

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Trump’s 119th week in office | In cartoons

What lies ahead? Don’t know. But here’s what lies in the past, as our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back… Continue reading

Trump’s 118th week in office | In cartoons

Spin, spin, spin. So much spin. Might want to sit down so you don’t get dizzy. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with… Continue reading

Remind PSE of the importance of clean energy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thank you 23rd Legislative District! We are so fortunate, in Kitsap County, to have Senator Christine Rolfes who co-sponsored the governor’s 100… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019

Cable Hosts Get The Memo | Peter Funt

Bill O’Reilly, once the most powerful voice on cable-TV, has been largely absent from public view for two years following revelations that he paid some… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, May 20

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune.… Continue reading

War’s unanswered questions | Robert C. Koehler

“Over these last few years, given the wars it has waged and the international treaties it has arbitrarily reneged on, the U.S. government perfectly fits… Continue reading

Thanks may come later | The Petri Dish

President Donald Trump is ready to give Washington the clean water rules its leaders requested. Did he get an ounce of gratitude when the Environmental… Continue reading

Lots of Older Cities are Losing Population. Trump’s Making It Worse. | John L. Micek

The city of Erie, Pa. is a tourist magnet, thanks to the lovely lakeshore at Lake Erie. Downtown, the streets are lined with little cafes… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, May 19

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune.… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2019

Is A Robot Preparing Your Pink Slip? | Tyrades!

After I started working at a convenience market during high school, it irked me when the boss stood at the back of the store and… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 18

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, CQ Roll Call.… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2019

We’re One Supreme Court Case Away From Outlawing Abortion | Dick Polman

Anyone who still assumes that legal abortion is here to stay, and that Roe v. Wade is the settled law of the land, should take… Continue reading

Iran wags impeachment dog | Tom H. Hastings

Trump is blustering at Iran and to the world that we might just need to crush that pipsqueak terror country. Um…it took nine years to… Continue reading