Editorial cartoons

WENATCHEE — La colaboración con otras personas en la comunidad, la adición de voces más diversas a las mesas donde se toman las decisiones, y el pensar en las cosas de una manera más regional, eran considerados importantes pasos futuros en los condados de Chelan y Douglas mucho antes que com…

I received an unexpected piece of mail the other day from local Democrats letting me know, “they’re here”. The problem is I think they want to bring “there,” “here.”

We survived bird flu, swine flu, Nile virus, SARS virus, Ebola virus, Zika virus, killer bees, mad cow disease, global warming and the 1999 internet crash.

As a retired Navy captain, I am proud to have served my country for over two decades. During that time, I served under six different commanders-in-chief. All honored and respected our military. In contrast President Trump, the current commander-in-chief, regards my fellow soldiers, sailors, …

Seems like I’ve always enjoyed gardening. My grandfather Neher and my father were both botanists. My grandfather had a huge garden in the lot next to his house in North Manchester, Indiana. My dad did his doctoral dissertation on marigolds, and the yard around our home in Southern California…

In the old days, the National Anthem played on our black-and-white to announce TV was done for the night. Nothing filled the midnight to 6 a.m. slot, not even infomercials for the amazing hair vacuum.

Candid, passionate and even angry debate is an essential feature of a free and democratic society. The First Amendment establishes an inviolable space for Americans to express their views and to “peaceably assemble.” Rallies, protests and marches are all protected by those guarantees.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans in Congress seem to hold the mistaken belief that everything is just fine and dandy at the U.S. Postal Service. Worries about slow and erratic mail delivery, the dismantling of sorting machines, deliberate sabotage and, most import…

Panic is a frequent guest at wedding ceremonies. “Would-be-weds” anxious about the choice they’re making are terrorized by the thought of life-long commitment.

Every 10 years, the United States counts its population. It’s a big job, given America’s size and diversity. It’s also a requirement, written into the Constitution. And the first count dates back to the first years of our first president in 1790, when U.S. Marshals conducted the census on ho…

In so many ways, this has been a year of overwhelming challenge and change for our country. Much of our collective focus has rightfully been on the public health response to COVID-19. Now, with fall just around the corner, the national conversation is dominated by the school year ahead — how…