Guest Commentary


Thank Hillary Clinton for Cold War 2.0

While President Obama was busy last week telling Hillary supporters how “dangerous” he perceives Donald Trump, real danger quietly passed through the English Channel — Russian warships made their way toward the quagmire in Syria.

Donald, leave comedy to the professionals

Comedy is a delicate business and should be left to the trained professionals.

Take page from Ford’s playbook

It’s D-Day for American voters.

Will we follow the lead of Iceland?

During the 2008 economic crisis, Iceland’s government froze offshore accounts held by foreign investors in that country’s currency, the krona.

Dead people are still voting in America

With Halloween so close to the November election, we may as well bring up the obvious link between ghouls and political hacks: Dead people are voting.

Timber funds needed for schools

Uncoupling state timber sales revenue from public school construction funding doesn’t make sense. It is akin to killing the goose laying the golden eggs.

Trump vs. Hillary: Embarrassment vs. Evil

Everyone knows I’m not a Trump supporter.

Federal officials need a history lesson

More than 100 Eastern Washington residents spent a couple hours Wednesday talking about problems caused by federal land management policies.

Call it the ‘U.S. Fire Service’

The costs to fight wildfires has risen so high that a pair of Montana senators suggest the U.S. Forest Service should be renamed “U.S. Fire Service.”

National Newspaper Week: It’s personal

So, are you still writing for the paper?”

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Revisionists erasing Columbus

“In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue...”

Send in the clowns

What’s all this business about scary clowns?

Journal: Growing up on farm healthy

Local activists must be scratching their heads in response to more science pointing to the respiratory benefits of children who grow up in rural environments – specifically on or near livestock farms.

Manage regulations efficiently

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce looked at the cost of regulations in America and found excessive regulations are undercutting our economy and costing us jobs.

The not-so-great debate last week

The Great Debate already seems weeks ago.