Editorials

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.

Opinion

The five spot: 5 Tacoma-area hall of famers

All the recent hype over Ken Griffey Jr., being inducted as the first Seattle Mariner in the Baseball Hall of Fame got us thinking. What South Sounders have achieved similar rarefied heights, or are deserving of the honor?

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

WATCH: Tahoma hopes work ethic overcomes inexperience 2:54

WATCH: Tahoma hopes work ethic overcomes inexperience

Friends, family honor memory of Brayden Edgar at memorial 1:06

Friends, family honor memory of Brayden Edgar at memorial