Life in the movies can seem so easy. Characters always find a group of friends to fit in with. Parents are never around to interrupt parties or plans. And the lesson learned always seems to be this: If you’re determined and spunky enough, you can get any job you want.
For The News Tribune Editorial Board, all our homework is reduced to a leap of faith before we make our political endorsements, the same as when you mark the bubbles on your Aug. 7 primary ballot. We do the best we can with what we have.
Only a handful of prominent Republicans have been brave enough to condemn President Trump head-on for his shameful announcement that he trusts the word of Vladimir Putin over that of the U.S. intelligence community.
Reclaiming Northwest tribal traditions, such as the annual canoe journey, is a commitment practiced every day to make sure that our children, and theirs, can enjoy these waters after we are gone, writes the Puyallup Tribe chairman, Bill Sterud.
The Washington Transportation Commission is proposing to add new costs to toll payers on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, but the governor-appointed Citizens Advisory Committee, on which I serve, urges rejection of the proposal.
This summer, Tacoma Public Library is engaging in multiple conversations with community members to understand their thoughts for the future. We hope to discover how we can continue to support an informed population well into the next century.
Ravaging the ranks of mountain goats from Olympic National Park would be appalling even if it were based on prudent stewardship, but it’s not. Rather, it’s based on disputed science and peculiar notions of environmental aesthetics.