Letter - Use free-market principles on carbon emissions

Bloomberg News has published a fascinating interactive graphic that clearly and persuasively answers the question whether there are natural explanations for the global warming that scientists have been warning us about for many years.

Letter - Will Army Rangers have new motto?

After stretching a two-month course into four months, the Army finally got two U.S. Military Academy women officers through the Ranger course.

Op-Ed: Singer Vince Gill understands challenges of rural America

Three rural communities in Washington state are finalists in a competition that could be a game changer for their residents.

Editorial: USPS needs freedom or more federal funding

Snail mail, while not as popular or crucial at it once was, nevertheless serves an important purpose.

Letter - Another recession will be coming

When it comes to inflation, you should consider all the aspects of inflation: Asset prices, wages and CPI.

Editorial: It’s Fair time in the WW Valley for 149th time

Although it’s hard to believe fall is on the horizon — as temperatures have been hovering at or above 90 degrees — it will be clear this week. The Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days kicks off for the 149th time.

Editorial - Reported flaws in nuclear waste plant concerning

The nuclear waste at Hanford was supposed to be turned into glass logs. That, at least, has been the plan for the millions of gallons of radioactive waste accumulated over seven decades at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Editorial - Optimism abounds as new football season begins

Sports fans in Washington state need something to take their minds off the dreadful season the Seattle Mariners are having.

Editorial - Senate GOP should focus on education funding

Senate Republicans (and one Democrat who sides with the GOP on many issues) have arched their collective backs to challenge the state Supreme Court’s recent order fining the state $100,000 a day for not fully funding basic education.