Stories tagged: column
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: My son has a preexisting condition. He’s one of the reasons I voted for the AHCA.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Republican, represents Washington’s 5th District in the House and is the chair of the House Republican Conference. McMorris Rodgers wrote this column for the Washington Post.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Front Porch: Cindy Hval says under it all, sons still smell like angel kisses
The nurse in the delivery room smiled as I pressed my nose to the downy head of my newborn son. “He smells like angel kisses,” I murmured, besotted.
Wed., April 26, 2017, noon
Front Porch: Genomics exciting window into us all, Stefanie Pettit writes
We used to call it genetics, and, for most of us, it didn’t get more complicated than maybe learning a little about Gregor Mendel’s study of peas in science class …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Everything is Copy: The man who doesn’t read
Because I like to be around people who know things I don’t, my love life has been replete with physicists, computer scientists, doctors, and even some engineers (in other words, …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
Doug Clark: The case of the missing key
True, the little disappearances of life are not the end of the world. They’re not up there with murder, mayhem or misdemeanors. But as Eddie Heinen discovered, a common misplaced …
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Front Porch: Chores teach kids valuable life lessons
The friendly bagger shook open my reusable bags on Saturday, and eyed the flood of goods making its way down the conveyer belt toward him.
Thu., March 16, 2017, midnight
In defense of fiber
The doctors distill the virtues of a vegta-full diet.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Doug Clark: An end to the Seattle roadtrip with St. Patrick impersonator Tom Keefe
Doug Clark’s weekend getaway to Seattle with St. Patrick impersonator Tom Keefe ends in a questionable staged kidnapping.
Sat., March 11, 2017, midnight
Breakup from left field
Dear Annie column for Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Doug Clark: The robots are coming for our jobs, even us newspeople
Columnist Doug Clark imagines what a robotic version of himself might be like.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Now more than ever, Idaho students need their science teachers
It’s a good thing there are science teachers in Idaho to stand between students and the designs of state lawmakers. Otherwise, they might be getting the kind of “balanced” view …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, midnight
Everything Is Copy: Where everyone knows my name
Each morning, six days a week, I take my dog Helen for a walk, brush my teeth though not always my hair, put on holey jeans or the clothes I’ll …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 2 p.m.
Ask Mr. Dad: Postpartum depression affects men, too
New dad finds himself struggling with postpartum depression after birth of son.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 5 p.m.
Rich Landers: Yellow jackets are wild friends with attitude
Yellow jackets generally are known for their stings and the venom they can deliver in multiple stings. They come to our attention when trapped in a bicycle helmet vent as …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 7 p.m.
Living with Children: ‘Puzzled Grandma’ has right to be
“Puzzled Grandma in the South” recently wrote to “Dear Abby” asking “Why is there so much angst today over raising children, especially in young mothers?” Grandma has observed that moms …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Landers: Fair chase, not baiting, should be standard for deer, elk
“I feel bad for the kid that goes out with his uncle and gets a buck the first time out hunting over bait. That’s the only way that kid knows …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 7 p.m.
Column: Final Four matchup as much about scandals as baskets
Coming to Houston this week with hopes of another national championship is North Carolina, a school embroiled in one of the biggest NCAA academic scandals ever for enrolling athletes in …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Flossie Dickey + SNL treatment = Internet gold
Flossie Dickey’s 110th birthday was a worldwide sensation.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, midnight
Robert J. Samuelson: Oil prices a symptom of slowdown
Capital flows out of emerging contracts their capacity for growth.
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015, 12:35 p.m.
Rich Landers: Good management, mild winters paying dividends for anglers, hunters
Elk, deer and fish were hot topics when Idaho Fish and Game Department staffers reported to sportsman at a monthly breakfast meeting Tuesday in Coeur d’Alene.
Fri., May 8, 2015, midnight
Here’s to mornings and relationships grounded in coffee
While cleaning the kitchen counter this morning, one thing was clear. Coffee is king. At least, it accounts for most of our kitchen clutter. We don’t have a fancy food …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2012, midnight
Local crop of breweries just keeps on growing
Warm weather must make breweries grow, because they just keep sprouting around the area. Here’s the latest update on the upcoming crop: Red Barn – Agriculture is an apt analogy …
Wed., Feb. 23, 2011, midnight
Oregon rises to wine lovers’ evolving tastes
The success story in Oregon has been, and continues to be, the exceptional pinot noirs. Pinot noir wines from almost anywhere have shown impressive – some might say relentless – …
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, midnight
‘Forgetful’ diners get the run-down from angry waitress
There are a million crime stories in the big, or actually midsize, city. Here are two minor but entertaining ones. First, the Dine-n-Dash Sprint.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2009, midnight
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Good riddance to the falling-apart decade
A few days from now and not a moment too soon, we say farewell to the Ohs. Once upon a time, it was common to debate names for this first …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009, midnight
Deadline eviscerated speech
We shall fight in the air, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields, we shall fight in the hills – for 18 months. Then …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009, midnight
Press Karzai from below
One of the main critiques of President Barack Obama’s new plan for Afghanistan is that it depends on the whims of President Hamid Karzai and his cabal in Kabul. Why …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009, midnight
No pardon for Huckabee’s errors
It’s over for Mike Huckabee. His presidential hopes will not survive revelations that as governor of Arkansas he had commuted the long prison term of the now-dead Maurice Clemmons, suspected …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2009, midnight
Amy Goodman: Canada becomes border bully
Going to Canada? You may be detained at the border and interrogated. I was, last week. I was heading from Seattle to give a talk at the Vancouver Public Library. …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2009, midnight
Kathleen Parker: Let Woods have some shade
The feeding frenzy over Tiger Woods’ tiny run-in with a fire hydrant has taken voyeurism to new depths. Where was he going at 2:25 in the morning? Why wasn’t he …