Opinion

Opinion

No more transgender toilet wars

Here we go again. Some Republican legislators want to brush off the rights of transgender individuals by banning them from gender-segregated restrooms. A wedge social issue like this has no place in Olympia this year.

Opinion

Mumps surge a wake-up call to anti-vaxxers

Washington’s recent mumps outbreak — the biggest in a quarter century — has created an opening to preach the immunization gospel. Let’s hope President Donald Trump doesn’t contribute to the anti-vaccination heresy.

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A tale of two crowds on inauguration day

Americans have elected as president a man who got away with boasts about assaulting women because of his celebrity. It is fitting, then, that the biggest planned protest on Donald Trump’s inauguration day is being led by women.

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Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board

Inslee is seeking his second term as Washington governor. He is opposed by Republican Bill Bryant.
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Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board 13:49

Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board

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WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work

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VIDEO: Idea for a community center in Tacoma's East Side is born

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Port pile-driving project hits foul note with neighbors