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March 25, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Print trumps e-reading due to organization and permanence

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Donna Grethen / Op Art

I enjoyed Mónica Guzmán’s column today about reading on paper [“Paper or pixel? Don’t burn those books just yet,” Mónica Guzmán, March 22], and I’ll probably share it with my wife using either my iPhone or my iPad Mini. But I wanted to mention two other things that make print essential: organization and permanence.

There’s no electronic means (at least not yet) to replicate the serendipitous way Guzmán’s column ends right next to the “Around the Northwest” stories in the paper. And with books there’s no contest: If I want to find that important sentence somewhere on the bottom of page 200-and-something, nothing comes close to


Comments | More in Reading | Topics: books, iPad, iPhone

January 28, 2014 at 6:13 AM

Make the switch to an electric vehicle today, to save money and the environment

Mónica Guzmán nailed it in her column [“Seen a Tesla today? Electric cars turn up fastest in Washington state,” Local News, Jan. 25]. Washingtonians have an unprecedented opportunity to show the rest of the country that gasoline-fired automobiles are so 20th century, and it appears that we are making headway in that regard. We…


Comments | More in Electric vehicles | Topics: Jeremy Smithso, Mónica Guzmán, Tesla