Opinion

Improve safety by lowering speed limit | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Re: Fletcher Bay speed, our property is on that blind curve. It’s always been a challenge to negotiate. We thought that the… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

 

Fasting for the orcas | The Petri Dish

At nearly noon, Lanni Johnson sat in a fold-up beach chair in the chilly shade of the state Capitol dome with no intention of relocating… Continue reading

 

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, April 20

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

  • Apr 20, 2019

 

Today’s cartoon for Friday, April 19

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

The Democrats Have a White Man Problem | Raging Moderate

There are enough tugs-of-war playing out inside the Democratic Party to keep a multi-franchise, company picnic busy for an entire summer. We’re not talking about… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, April 18

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

  • Apr 18, 2019

Critics Tax Sanders Unfairly | Peter Funt

Of all the important issues in the 2020 campaign, how much money each of the Democrats has should not be on any list. But now… Continue reading

Let’s do our part and make things right | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Lawmakers in Olympia plan to balance the tax system in Washington state. The effect will be to increase my taxes and those… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, April 17

Today’s cartoon is by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World.… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Tragedy at Notre Dame | In tribute

The fire at Notre Dame drew the attention of people around the world Monday as the 850-year-old iconic cathedral was consumed by flames. In response,… Continue reading

Taxes are the least of Trump’s problems | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I agree with Mr. Sheldon (“Asking for Trump tax returns ins’t American,” April 5 Bainbridge Review). It is so unfair to require… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, April 16

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

What Does it Mean to Teach Peace? | Ellen Birkett Lindeen

Depending on your age, people associate peace with protesting the Vietnam War, songs, movies and marches of the 1960s, the time before 9/11, quiet getaway… Continue reading

Streaming ‘Game of Thrones?’ You Should Care About Net Neutrality Bill | John L. Micek

If you’re like me, you’re probably going to sit down on Sunday night, popcorn and adult beverage in hand, to watch the start of the… Continue reading

War Crimes and National Security | Robert C. Koehler

How dare she question the sanctity of American militarism? As national security adviser John Bolton declared last fall, the International Criminal Court constitutes “an assault… Continue reading

People must act on global climate change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Listening this week to an NPR interview of Nathaniel Rich, the author of the new book “Losing Earth,” I found myself —… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, April 15

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, April 14

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

  • Apr 14, 2019

A Resolution for Building Momentum | Guest Viewpoint

Words matter. We have heard that many times, but especially when we think about how we keep democracy alive and healthy. And one way that… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, April 12

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019