Editorial Board

The Union-Bulletin's editorial board includes Publisher Brian Hunt (brianhunt@wwub.com), Editor Rick Doyle (rickdoyle@wwub.com) and editorial page editor Rick Eskil (rickeskil@wwub.com).

Recent Stories

Editorial: Majority should rule in statewide elections

Does majority rule after the votes are counted in a statewide election?

Editorial: Supreme Court ruling gives ACA chance to succeed

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act last week. President Obama declared, “After multiple challenges to this law before the Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”

Editorial - Successful music festival in Iowa bodes well for WW

Walla Walla’s gentlemen (and one woman) of the road stopover was a success.

Editorial - The movement to remove Confederate battle flag welcome

It’s time for the Confederate battle flag to be called what it is — socially unacceptable. That flag represents racism and hate.

Editorial - FCC has no reason not to OK roboblocking technology

The Federal Communications Commission made the correct call last week when it approved a new rule that gives telephone companies the green light to offer to consumers technologies designed to block computer-generated telephone calls — known as robocalls

Editorial - State’s AG right to push hard for Hanford cleanup

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is appropriately playing hardball with the U.S. Department of Energy over its seemingly endless pleas to delay cleaning up its nuclear waste at Hanford.

Editorial - Current street-work blitz in WW will result in better roads

It seems as if streets are torn up all over the place. The road construction around Walla Walla — particularly in the downtown area — is crazy.

Editorial: WSU President Elson Floyd was a strong, passionate leader

Washington State University — and all of Washington state — lost a great leader Saturday when WSU President Elson Floyd died of complications from colon cancer.

Editorial - Fire protection consolidation makes sense for Waitsburg

The city of Waitsburg is making the wise move in attempting to consolidate a government service — fire protection — to better serve the taxpayers at a lower cost.

Editorial: When states issues license plates they control content

Free speech is not an unfettered right.

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