Worried about where we are heading

“ Here is the truth ... From us there is nothing except ingratitude." Those words come from a sermon from Saint Junipero Serra, founder of the California missions.

Anger toward monuments is hard to stop

What do George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, Father Junipero Serra and Christopher Columbus have in common?

Immigration, economy go hand-in-hand

John Bolton, the former national security adviser, writes in his new book that President Trump makes decisions based on only one calculation: his own political self-interest.

Reader wants to purge wardrobe after seclusion

DEAR HARRIETTE: Now that we are not going out at all, I am realizing that I have way too many clothes. I do love fashion, but since I have nowhere to go, I have been taking a visual inventory of my wardrobe, and it’s ridiculously large.

On June 30 we encourage voters to say yes on State Question 802.

Is timing right for Trump’s Tulsa rally?

This weekend, President Trump is planning to hold a campaign rally in Tulsa, with thousands of fervent supporters crammed inside a sports arena. The local paper, the Tulsa World, urged him not to come, saying it was the "wrong time" and the "wrong place" to stage an event that could cause a spike in COVID-19 cases. Bruce Dart, the city's chief health officer, warned that the crowd could ignite a "perfect storm" of conditions to spread the virus.

Contemplative reader regrets past behavior

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have had a lot of time to think about my life while I’ve been stuck at home. Recently, I have been having nightmares. Some of the things I did in my youth were just awful. As I have flashes of scenes when I was rude or downright mean to people, I shudder to think that was me. But it was.

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