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Sunday, December 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Tim Campbell

Cartoon for December 15.


Theresa Sanders: We’ve accomplished much over the past eight years

As Spokane Mayor Condon’s second terms nears conclusion, it feels right to bookend eight years with a reflection on our progress.


Editorial: Council hopes the public is too busy wrapping presents to notice budget shenanigans

If the public doesn’t get a chance to comment on major spending changes, the City Council shouldn’t approve them. Transparent government of the people is as simple as that.


Joe Heller

Cartoon for December 15.


Jim Morin

Cartoon for December 14.


Michael Ramirez

Cartoon for December 13.


Rep. Julianne Young: Public deserves more than half-truths

When issues of importance are on the line, the people deserve more than misleading half-truths. A recent article published by the Associated Press regarding changes to the sex identifier on …


Hugh Hewitt: Barr’s outrage at FBI warranted

When Attorney General William Barr sat down Tuesday for interviews with NBC News’ Pete Williams and the Wall Street Journal’s Gerard Baker, the attorney general’s argument was not with Justice …


Mariya Frost: The gas tax, not car tabs, fund the North-South Freeway, so why is the project being halted?

The Washington State Department of Transportation, under the direction of Gov. Jay Inslee, has released a list of transportation projects that would be deferred due to the recent passage of …


Clay Bennett

Cartoon for December 12.


Dana Milbank: The truth finally gains ground

The ceremonial Rayburn Room just off the House floor has twin chandeliers, twin fireplaces with twin mantels, twin mirrors and twin sets of candlesticks, and twin urns in twin niches. …


Joe Heller

Cartoon for Dec 12.


Michael Gerson: Dying Samoan kids prove lies kill

Volunteers in the New Zealand city of Rotorua are in the process of sending two dozen handcrafted, infant-sized coffins to the Pacific island of Samoa, which is in the midst …


Lisa Benson

Cartoon for December 11.


James Comey: The truth is finally out. The FBI fulfilled its mission.

For two years, the president of the United States and his followers have loudly declared that the FBI acted unlawfully in conducting a counterintelligence investigation of Russia’s interference in the …


Tim Campbell

Cartoon for December 10.


Michael Ramirez

Cartoon for December 9.


Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘Respect your local police – or else?’

Let’s get two things straight right off the bat. The first is that, in the last few years, no one has protested police wrongdoing more vociferously than African Americans.


Tom Toles

Cartoon for December 9.


Clay Bennett

Cartoon for December 9.


Leah Jones: Invest in our kids. They’re worth it

The Invest in Idaho citizen ballot initiative is about investing in our children and the future of our state. A generation of kids has already been left behind. We can’t …


Lisa Benson

Cartoon for December 8.


Guest Opinion: Illness from vaping too serious to ignore

Since the first cases of what is now called EVALI (e-cigarette and vaping-related lung injury) were reported in April 2019, more than 2,200 individuals have been sickened, most hospitalized, and …


Jim Morin

Cartoon for December 8.


Editorial: Start over on Spokane’s landlord-tenant ordinance

The Spokane City Council made a wise decision when it shelved a proposed landlord-tenant ordinance.


Joe Heller

Cartoon for December 7.


Trudy Rubin: Trump’s most dangerous behavior on Ukraine may not be an impeachable offense

In the impeachment case, the spotlight has focused on Trump’s arm-twisting of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, but less attention has been paid to Trump’s other, more damaging demand.


Karen Tumulty: Pelosi guided by her Catholicism

Is hatred of President Trump what is driving Nancy Pelosi to impeachment? I’m certain that it is not. Conservatives sometimes forget that they do not have an exclusive claim to …


Don C. Brunell: Retail-tainment may save malls

Preliminary sales trends from Small Business Saturday show a continuing increase in smartphone purchases even among shoppers patronizing local merchants. According to the Associated Press, Adobe Analytics said smartphone income …


Tim Campbell

rtoon for Dec. 6.