Columnists

Obamacare should be less complex

Let’s start on an upbeat. Next to what we had before, Obamacare has been a spectacular success. The Affordable Care Act has brought medical security to millions of previously uninsured Americans and has helped slow the rise in health-care spending. But the health reforms would have been more spectacular had they been simpler to follow...

Northwest Voices

Grizzly bears: Educate yourself before heading into bear country

I am an avid hiker and backpacker, and frequent visitor to the North Cascades. Having encountered grizzly bears in the North Cascades, and behaving circumspectly during the encounter, I have no hesitation in continuing to visit the area . I believe it is important to find out as much as I can about how to...