Editorials

Opinion

Election fund leftovers are ripe for abuse

Washington state politicians are free to spend surplus campaign dollars as long as they prove the money’s for office-related expenses. The Public Disclosure Commission admits it doesn’t have the staff to audit potential abuses.

Opinion

Tacoma schools well on their way to 2020 goals

Drop-out factories no more, Tacoma Public Schools are graduating kids in record numbers. Graduate Tacoma, a community-wide movement with big goals for the year 2020, proves every child can succeed and that what gets measured gets done.

Videos

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

A 109th birthday song for Gertrude 'Ella' Ellison 0:39

A 109th birthday song for Gertrude 'Ella' Ellison