Opinion

I never thought I would see the day that Roe v. Wade would be overturned. However, according to the majority opinion from SCOTUS, the reversal of one of the darkest and most disastrous decisions within our history is a real possibility. The leaked opinion articulated what many of us have been...
The headlines in recent weeks have been startling: Extreme heat and energy shortfalls in much of the country could lead to power outages this summer across the Midwest, Texas and California, and another active wildfire season in the West will pose even more reliability risks for the power system....
As you likely know, many areas in North Central Washington and our entire state have been experiencing affordable housing challenges. Having stable housing is so fundamental to success in other areas of life, including successful careers and family stability. Washington state has an increasing...
The short term, from an economic standpoint, looks really good. Vaccines are here, lockdowns are ending, American manufacturing is enjoying it's best run in decades, consumers are spending lots of money, and we're still creating lots of new jobs. However, even if the economy does begin to slow,...
I’m not big on tax increases and love the fact that we get to weigh in on these decisions. Too many of our elected representatives are far too loose with our hard earned money. That said, the two measures on the August 6 election ballot deserve your support. Here’s my reasoning on the issues. First...
Andy Ruiz Jr. shocked the world when he finished Anthony Joshua in the seventh-round of their heavyweight title fight on June 1. In front of a massive crowd at Madison Square Garden, Ruiz had eaten some shots but managed to score a few knockdowns throughout the fight. He scored a beautiful hit...
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been releasing old videos on its Youtube channel, including its first UFC event held in 1993. UFC 1: The Beginning, created by Rorion Grace - remember that name - and Art Davie was held Nov. 12, 1993  in the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Coloradio. The...
The main event of last Saturday’s UFC 237 card caused a bit of controversy in the mixed martial arts community. Brazilian fighter Jessica Andrade defeated Rose Namajunas in the second round to win the UFC strawweight championship in a surprising fashion – knockout via slam. Namajunas, who was...
In what was the biggest fight in 2019 – so far – middleweight titlist Saul “Canelo” Alvarez displayed a mix of power, offensive and defense to earn a unanimous decision win against Daniel Jacobs to add a fourth middleweight title to his trophy case. Although Jacobs landed some shots, he was unable...
In March, I wrote a column about heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and his upcoming in-ring debut in the United States on June 1 against Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller in Madison Square Garden. Well fight fans, the bout is no longer happening. Since I penned that column, Miller had failed multiple...

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