File this one under "Politicians doing what they're paid to do." Our state's D.C. delegation is pushing full-steam ahead on keeping the railroad industry accountable for the 2018 mandated safety deadline.
Tuesday’s united front of Pierce County government, labor and economic leaders might be largely about public relations and good feelings. But it was a well-timed opportunity to renew the message that the South Sound is open for business.
A special session of the Washington Legislature to deal with school violence after the Santa Fe massacre would very likely be an exercise in futility, laced with lots of grandstanding. Initiative 1639 is the better approach.
Now that President Trump has canceled his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the previous policy of maximum economic pressure may no longer be viable, so the risk is that Trump ends up reaching for the military toolbox.
A Democratic House would likely begin to perform the congressional oversight functions that Republicans have basically ignored after spending the previous six years going after Barack Obama’s Democratic administration.
The recent arrest of Robert Washburn for the Tacoma murder of Jennifer Bastian in 1986 is proof that monsters who take the lives of children cannot hide forever. Science is on the side of victims’ families.
Action must be taken to address a national epidemic of harassment, bullying and sexual assault of innocent youth, leading to teenage suicide, according to two family friends of 14-year-old Gabby Cazares of Lakewood.
There was a time when the news that 10 people had been gunned down at their school would have been a terrific shock. You’d have talked about it with everyone at work, with your family at dinner. All through the weekend.
Kilauea’s violent upheaval disrupts our understanding of the world’s physical topography. The real shake-up, however, is in the political world that rapidly continues to change shape and keeps us all living under the volcano.
Recently it was National Infrastructure Week, a great time to look beyond the conventional and recognize undeniable American treasures in severe need of infrastructure modernization — our national parks.
Before the Swedish Academy elevates President Trump to the likes of George Marshall, Teddy Roosevelt, Peter Higgs, Mikhail Gorbachev or Bob Dylan, let’s think for a moment about what winning a Nobel Prize requires: