Recent news that downtown Tacoma’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration is canceled didn’t do 2018 any favors. A smaller event that the city is scrambling to put together could lift our collective spirits.
It’s that time of year when we pore over the avalanche of catalogues that breed in the vehicles of mail carriers (to their dismay) so that we can select gifts for the politicians who have plagued us all year.
Obama got himself in trouble when he drew a red line to prevent Syria from using chemical weapons but then lacked the will to enforce it. Putin brokered a phony Syrian chemical weapons surrender for Obama.
The apology I offered at a public reading of the book “Boy Erased” is hollow unless it is joined with concrete actions to end conversion therapy and the damage it does, writes Rev. Dave Brown of Tacoma.
Washington voters will decide Nov. 6 on Initiative 940, which would change the state's law on police use of deadly forc4e and require more training for officers. The initiative comes after several high-profile police shooting in the state.