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: Lawmakers now need to focus on charter schools

It’s now time for the state Legislature to get serious about fixing the constitutional flaws in the voter-approved initiative that allows state-funded charter schools.

Editorial: AMA’s push to ban hawking prescription drugs has merit

The American Medical Association has prescribed a reasonable remedy to curb unnecessary and expensive medical treatments — a ban on consumer advertising for prescription drugs and medical devices,

Editorial: Fear can’t be allowed to divide America

When Islamic State terrorists attacked Paris, their intent was to spread fear. Sadly, that has occurred.

Editorial - City wisely takes conservative approach in plans for Memorial Pool

Things aren’t exactly going (pardon the pun) swimmingly as city of Walla Walla officials piece together plans to build a public pool with the $5.8 million approved by voters earlier this year.

Editorial: VanAusdle’s three decades of leadership shaped WWCC

Walla Walla Community College President Steve VanAusdle, who announced his retirement this week, leaves behind a record of accomplishment worthy of a hall of fame. He will be stepping down this summer.

Editorial - Increase in number of local flights a positive sign

Increasing the number of flights in and out of Walla Walla is a big deal.

Editorial: Making travel to school safer for kids is a worthy effort

An ounce of prevention, as Benjamin Franklin wisely noted, is worth a pound of cure.

Editorial: Sleep isn’t only factor in setting Wa-Hi schedule

In an effort to gain teenagers more sleep, should Walla Walla High School adjust its start time so no student would have a class before 8:30 a.m.?

Editorial - DNR proposal to reduce wildfires make sense

Summer has turned to fall but the devastating wildfires that hit Washington state, including our corner, remain in our minds. What can be done to make sure next summer isn’t as bad or even worse?

Editorial - State lawmakers should learn from Boeing tax breaks

The two largest unions representing thousands of Boeing workers are irked — and they should be. So, too, should the people of Washington state.

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