Columnists

Why rape is so hard to address

Brian Banks was one of America’s best high school football players when, in 2002, at age 16, he was accused of rape. The accuser, Wanetta Gibson, said Banks had forced her into a stairway at their high school in California and raped her. Expelled from school and then later convicted of rape, Banks served more...

Northwest Voices

Veterans deserve better ride service to medical appointments

Editor, The Times: The Department of Veterans Affairs has a number to call for veterans to arrange transportation to appointments at VA facilities . This was a simple process to arrange a ride. Approximately a year ago, a policy was instituted so a veteran was required to have an appointment. This policy made it slightly...