It’s time to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.50 per hour and bring it closer to a living wage.
The solutions to immigration reform and securing the border that Abel Carreno proposed in his June 9 guest column on the Perspective page were offensive and dehumanizing.
Here it is Father’s Day 2013 and the U-B letters page is once again partially consumed by one of our Valley’s most prolific letter writers.
Let’s think seriously before we start using the police station bond funds for a $66,000 electrical upgrade at City Hall.
On June 10, a U-B front-pager read, “Pollution on a ‘dangerous trajectory’” citing an International Energy Agency report that mirrored typical apocalyptic human-caused climate change nonsense as often dispensed by the (also politically-motivated) UN/IPCC.
People in Walla Walla represent a wide income range, including many who are struggling with poverty and food insecurity.
Psychologists have known for years that people respond to scientific or technical evidence in ways that justify their pre-existing beliefs. Studies show the rejection of evidence contradicting strong beliefs happens in milliseconds and usually beneath our conscious awareness.
The first Battle of the Badge baseball game took place June 1 at Borleske Stadium.
We’ve looked the other way and allowed deceptive agendas to dictate how we think, what we say, and how we live our lives.
According to an investigation done by public radio in cooperation with The Associated Press, Sen. Mike Hewitt was one of the top five recipients of lobbyist entertainment money in Washington state.