Editorials

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Editorial: Judge’s rebuke of Eyman protects initiative process

Along with a $2.6 million fine, the ruling places restrictions on Eyman’s future initiative campaigns.

 

Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Let’s clear the air on wildfires, climate change

Agreement and commitment is needed to address the causes of wildfires and climate change.

 

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Editorial: State lawmakers shouldn’t wait to start budget work

Making tough choices on cuts and revenue can’t wait until next year and hopes for better news.

 

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Editorial: Make certain you count in 2020 census

The Census Bureau has been told to cut its work short, making your response even more important.

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Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Reopen schools in fall, but do it safely

Don’t bully schools into reopening. Protect our students.

Cartoon by Frank Shiers
Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Stopping COVID is now up to each of us

With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.

Cartoon by Frank Shiers
Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Wear your face-hugging, ever-loving mask | Editorial

“Don’t make me come down there.” — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a tweet Saturday, after viewing video of New York City residents squeezing… Continue reading

Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Readers are invited to discuss the future of the paper over coffee

Readers are invited to discuss the future of the paper over coffee

Danielle Chastaine takes over as the new editor of the Renton / Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Readers are invited to discuss the future of the paper over coffee
Trump administration tariffs on Canadian newsprint have created additional hardships for newspapers, large and small, and won’t be good in the long run for U.S. paper mills. (Thinkstock.com)

Editorial: Protect jobs at newspapers and paper mills

A newsprint tariff is a threat to newspapers but also jeopardizes mill workers it seeks to protect.

Trump administration tariffs on Canadian newsprint have created additional hardships for newspapers, large and small, and won’t be good in the long run for U.S. paper mills. (Thinkstock.com)
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