Editorials

Editorials

Editorial: Latest effort to split state is lame

When Spokane-area Reps. Matt Shea and Bob McCaslin introduced legislation aimed at dividing Washington into two states at the Cascades, the effort had the feel of a couple 6-year-old kids threatening to run away from home unless Mom and Dad agree to give them everything they want: childish and petty.

Editorials

Editorial: Rudy Giuliani’s credibility is gone for good

In just one week, Rudy Giuliani, acting as President Donald Trump’s lawyer, has changed previous no-collusion denials to admit the 2016 Trump campaign might have colluded; backtracked from that; admitted Trump was negotiating a Moscow tower through the last days of a campaign in which he vociferously denied any Moscow deals; dismissed the notion there would’ve been anything wrong with Trump possibly directing lawyer Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony; and suggested he knew that Trump didn’t urge Cohen to lie because “I heard the tapes.”

Editorials

Editorial: Expand medical care choices for military veterans

The motto of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is “To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan.” The nation has long accepted a responsibility to provide for the medical needs of men and women who have served in uniform in war and peace. But in recent years, it has struggled to fulfill that mission in a way that does justice to the sacrifices of those it serves.

Thousands compete in Mat Classic XXXI at the Tacoma Dome

Thousands of high school wrestlers from around the state competed in Mat Classic XXXI at the Tacoma Dome.