Editorials

Editorials

Jones stands up to trolls

Leslie Jones quit Twitter over onslaught of abuse about her role in ‘Ghostbusters.’ Twitter barret Breitbart.com editor Milo Yiannopoulos for harassment.

Editorials

Recent events call for healing

There’s a name for what’s afflicting us after the barrage of violence, tragedy, and needless death we’ve witnessed this summer: It’s called “secondary traumatic stress.”

Editorials

Pokemon Go finally gets us moving

Pokemon Go, for those who haven’t already downloaded the app, is an updated version of the 1996 Nintendo game in which players catch, train and battle creatures called Pokemon. By using smartphones’ built-in cameras and GPS, this new game allows players to battle Pokemon characters such as Pikachu and Squirtle just as they used to, except in their real-life surroundings by walking — yes, physically walking — to various locations.

Editorials

Oh no, Rio

The Olympic Games are supposed to be the pinnacle of an amateur athlete’s career. This year’s games, which begin Aug. 5, may prove to be more of a survival test. Never in recent history has a host city appeared more unprepared than Rio de Janeiro.

Videos

Firefight against noxious invaders

Firefighters set grasslands ablaze to help clear invasive Scotch broom and mitigate wildfire danger on the Center for Natural Lands Management's Mazama Meadows northeast of Grand Mound.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Firefight against noxious invaders 1:16

Firefight against noxious invaders

East Olympia Fire District 6 says bond measure important for upgrading aging equipment 1:10

East Olympia Fire District 6 says bond measure important for upgrading aging equipment

Meet Chinook, the newest resident of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium 3:00

Meet Chinook, the newest resident of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Olympia Poetry Slam team preps for nationals 3:01

Olympia Poetry Slam team preps for nationals