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Tag: Olympian

Oct.
5th

The Olympics aren’t a game around these parts

We got all fired up this morning to write an editorial mocking The U.S. Olympic Committee, which has the gall to try to block the attempt by our sister paper, The Olympian, to trademark its name.

It is bad enough that the committee has already bullied a winery on the Olympic Peninsula in the shadow of the Olympic Mountains from backing off the name Olympic Cellars. Now the committee is going after a newspaper named for Washington’s capital city? As if the owners of The Olympian were really only trying to get in on Olympics fever when they named

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