Editorials

Opinion

Chambers Bay still a gem without U.S. Open

With U.S. Open locations now set through 2026, it’s starting to look like Sound Transit light-rail will reach Pierce County before another men’s golf major is held here. But that doesn’t mean the 10-year-old course is a white elephant.

Opinion

Hot housing market leaves vets behind

VA home loans were meant to help returning veterans, not hurt them. Unfortunately, when home sellers and agents see the words “VA loan,” they instantly think hassle — even in the military-friendly Tacoma area.

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Gov. Inslee: Wages must be competitive at Western State

Gov. Jay Inslee, on a visit with The News Tribune's editorial board, talks about the importance of raising state employee pay, specifically at Western State Hospital.
Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Gov. Inslee: Wages must be competitive at Western State 0:35

Gov. Inslee: Wages must be competitive at Western State

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

Is the Legislature like ‘House of Cards,’ and will state government really shut down? | Capitol Happy Hour 9:54

Is the Legislature like ‘House of Cards,’ and will state government really shut down? | Capitol Happy Hour