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The 3rd Congressional District is Washington's "sleeper" House race. But Carolyn Long, a Washington State University-Vancouver government professor, has woken up Southwest Washington politics. She... [Read More]
The infamous "Saturday Night Massacre," 45 years ago, was the beginning of the end of Richard Nixon's presidency. Here is an account of that night.... [Read More]
The passage of Initiative 1639, the gun safety measure on Washington's November ballot, will inspire similar measures in others states, ex-Rep. Gabby Giffords and her... [Read More]
The one debate in the hot 8th District race for Congress. Republican Dino Rossi was a wily old pro, seeking to define his opponent, while... [Read More]
The beverage industry pours another $7 million into Initiative 1634, its measure that would ban other cities and counties from following Seattle's example and taxing... [Read More]
Thousands of football fans will head to Pullman this weekend for the WSU-Oregon football game, ESPN's "GameDay," and a reunion of alumni who have played... [Read More]
Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant has for the third time disparaged the newly deceased. The latest target to receive bad Marx --  Microsoft... [Read More]
Microsoft, following its co-founder Bill Gates, supports Initiative 1631, the measure that would impose a first-in-the-nation carbon fee on major industrial polluters. Oil companies are... [Read More]
Use of military bases to export coal, oil and natural gas -- as an end-around state opposition to export terminals?  "Reckless," "hairbrained," "outrageous" says Gov.... [Read More]
Bill and Melinda Gates give $1 million to Initiative 1631, the proposed first-in-the-nation carbon fee on polluters. [Read More]
Paul Allen built, but Paul Allen preserved. He put up money that rescued 25,000 acres of land, at the far east end of the Cascades,... [Read More]
Three Democrats running for seats in Congress from Washington, Dr. Kim Schrier, Lisa Brown and Carolyn Long, reported Monday that they raised millions of campaign... [Read More]
The National Rifle Association ratchets up the rhetoric as Initiative 1639, the gun safety measure on Washington's November ballot, appears on a path to passage.... [Read More]
St. Clouds is closing, a restaurant renowned for excellent food but also a "civic pillar" of the Madrona, Leschi and Mt. Baker communities.  It will... [Read More]
A new poll, done by a Democratic firm, shows challenger Carolyn Long with a two-point lead over Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler R-Wash. in the 3rd... [Read More]
The popular trail into Lake Serene, a classic tarn beneath walls of Mt. Index in Snohomish County, will not be logged.  The nonprofit conservancy Forterra... [Read More]
The 2018 campaign, as waged across the country, is demonstrating a bipartisan trend that America could do without: Only the donor class gets access to... [Read More]
The beverage industry's campaign to block more taxing of sugary soft drinks gets a "sugar hit" in the form of an endorsement from the Seattle... [Read More]
America is polarized, and divisions have spilled over into a field where bipartisan cooperation used  to work -- the environment. Washington's greens backing... [Read More]
Republican Dino Rossi has moved out to a 10-point lead over Democrat Dr. Kim Schrier in the 8th District U.S. House race, one of the... [Read More]