Editorials

Opinion

Trump transgender ban dishonors JBLM troops

An intelligence officer at JBLM called it “an incredible feeling” when President Obama lifted military rules against transgender service members. One year later, having been whipsawed by President Trump, they must feel incredulous.

Opinion

Scary signs of life in Tacoma Port race

Jim Jensen withdrew his bid for the Port of Tacoma Commission after a series of tweets revealed a less-than-desirable candidate, but he may be counting on uninformed voters to push him past next month’s primary.

Opinion

School name purge has Orwellian feel

Centennial School District in suburban Portland, Oregon, is removing the family name “Lynch” from three schools — a move that shows a lapse in the critical thinking skills they presumably teach students.

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

Kentwood looks to make their mark with core group of seniors 0:48

Kentwood looks to make their mark with core group of seniors