Whether I was a preschooler hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a young adult spelunking in Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave or a father introducing his son to Shiloh National Military Park, I always believed I could enjoy America’s treasures without too much intrusion from Madison Avenue.
Today, President Obama’s administration is threatening our school districts — and every other district across the country — with legal action if they don’t obey his new edict on restroom use.
Like most Catholic-schooled girls who grew up in the 1970s, I learned about sex by reading several dog-eared Jacqueline Susann novels.
One of the highest rated television programs during Super Bowl Week last February was “Undercover Boss”.
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, and people sure are rude these days.”
It’s fire season here in the Pacific Northwest. But with all the sprinklers, green grape vines and clear air, you wouldn’t know it in the Yakima Valley.
Some say spring is the most wonderful time of the year in Washington — apple trees blossom, tulips bloom and colorful lentils carpet Palouse fields.
One of them is a free trade-wary millionaire and political neophyte who locked up the Republican presidential nomination with promises to make America great and get the economy firing on all cylinders.
It’s a romance story more than 50 years in the making, and a reminder of the blessing of second chances.
For the past several weeks, our preliminary e-edition has been available online for free access as we worked out any possible “bugs” and prepared for a formal launch.
The goal of Washington’s elections community is civic engagement of our electorate.
The race is starting to shape up to replace Peter Goldmark as the elected state commissioner of public lands.
With incivility running high in our politics and society, we sure could use a dose of sanity from Will Rogers, one of America’s greatest humorists.
For decades the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have shared a peculiar relationship: the Saudis sell relatively cheap oil to the United States for which they accept our fiat currency.
You know what I really resent? I resent it when someone tells me I should vote for, or support, or give a pass to, someone because it will be a “historic moment.”