Editorials

Opinion

The five spot: 5 things to keep Hope Solo busy

Poor Hope Solo. The University of Washington product was booted from the U.S. Women’s National Team last week due to silly comments she made after losing to Sweden in the Olympics. We wonder how the soccer star will spend the next six months (other than playing for the Seattle Reign).

Opinion

EpiPen monopoly is not fair game

A drug company thought it was being magnanimous this week by offering an EpiPen Savings card and a Patient Assistance Program for those who qualify. But for the 40 million Americans who have severe allergies, the $600 sticker price is still too high.

Opinion

Earlier, longer Puyallup fair rates a warm howdy

The Washington State Fair in Puyallup will henceforth run 21 days and start on Labor Day weekend – good changes, both. But in the long run, fair officials should chew on a basic question: Can working-class people continue to afford to take their families there?

Opinion

Calling foul on Supreme contributions

In a system that allows for big-money influence, PACs like Stand for Children Washington aim to tip the high court in their favor. They lead the effort to unseat the chief justice of the state Supreme Court, Barbara Madsen.

Videos

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

Susan Adams, director of the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center, speaks to the editorial board of The News Tribune on the center’s 10th anniversary.
David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com
WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work 1:17

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

VIDEO: Idea for a community center in Tacoma's East Side is born 1:51

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

Take a leap with Army Golden Knights parachuting team 2:25

Take a leap with Army Golden Knights parachuting team

Gregg Bell, Dave Boling talk Cliff Avril, Tony Romo and the Seahawks' vibe 6:23

Gregg Bell, Dave Boling talk Cliff Avril, Tony Romo and the Seahawks' vibe