Arrow-right Camera

Opinion

Accuracy watch

The March 13 editorial incorrectly said Washington law authorizes lethal injections for terminal patients. Terminally ill, mentally competent adults can be prescribed life-ending medication.


 

Top stories in Opinion

Editorial: Washington state lawmakers scramble to keep public in the dark

State lawmakers want to create a legislative loophole in Washington’s Public Records Act. While it’s nice to see Democrats and Republicans working together for once, it’s just too bad that their agreement is that the public is the enemy. As The Spokesman-Review’s Olympia reporter Jim Camden explained Feb. 22, lawmakers could vote on a bill today responding to a court order that the people of Washington are entitled to review legislative records.