We agree: Support oil-spill taxes

The Legislature wisely voted this year to expand two taxes that provide money for oil-spill prevention and cleanup preparedness. State law requires legislative-tax increases to be confirmed by a vote of the people.

Driving seems to be the last thing on these motorists' minds

A motorist uses a cell phone in Tacoma. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has announced enhanced patrol of distracted driving April 2 through April 14.