Opinion

A historic era ends, another begins

Frank Chopp is gone, and John Lovick is taking the reigns.

This columnist is a sugar junkie

I tried to go cold-turkey — boy, did that not work.

Thank Zenger and a strong-willed jury for freedom of the press

It used to be that any criticism of the government could be considered libel.

Seeking real freedom, no matter what the era

What is the “spirit of the times” today?

Sanger was a eugenicist, and that can’t be tolerated

She despised philanthropy and called for all “feeble-minded” men and women to not be able to reproduce.

  • May 1, 2019

Inslee, Democrats riding high

His absence from The Hill may explain why things are moving smoothly over there.

Planned Parenthood is targeted by fake news

Its founder talked to anyone and everyone who was interested in abortion rights, even the KKK.

  • Apr 26, 2019

Myths and misconceptions about addiction

It’s important to remember not all addictions are to drugs.

Balancing individual rights and the common good

There are huge double standards when it comes to men and women, especially in politics.

Abortion is murder. Period.

Even several prominent feminists agree.

  • Apr 23, 2019

The crucial element to good governments

Leaders need to have genuine concern for the welfare of the people.

We should be coming together

One of Mr. DuChateau’s column did the opposite.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Snohomish woman finishes 17-day fast to spotlight orcas’ plight

Time is running out on these “iconic creatures.”

On being stoned: understanding the effects of illicit substances

It’s important to know what these drugs do to your body and mind, even if you don’t use.

Enumclaw: trying to retain original charm while building booms

The growth isn’t unlimited — but we need to be smart about what does come to our city.

Is a low-carbon fuel standard running out of political gas?

State Sen. Steve Hobbs of Lake Stevens is pondering whether to move the bill out of the committee.

Are sheriffs above the law?

Washington voters have spoken on I-1639. Sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office - and enforce the law.

Hitler, The Ku Klux Klan, and Margaret Sanger

Planned Parenthood clinics have followed along the same lines as its racist founder.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Questions, and answers, about upcoming changes

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Kratom could help millions

So why is the FDA trying to schedule it?

  • Apr 4, 2019