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Work can get done in government | Rich Elfers

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 1:30PM

One of the criticisms of government is that nothing much gets accomplished. I served on the Enumclaw City Council for a four-year term. Now, nearly five years later, I reflect on what was accomplished both during my term and what has been accomplished in the five years since. I discovered there are lessons to be learned from looking back.

 

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A look at the life of newspapers | Our Corner

  • Sep 28, 2016 at 1:13PM

You're looking at a brand new Courier-Herald.

United we stand, with locked arms | Our Corner

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 12:00PM

Let me preface this column by saying, I know there will be people who disagree with me. That doesn't make you wrong and that doesn't make me wrong. It just means our opinion and points of view differ.

Ideas living in our heads rule our lives | Rich Elfers

  • Sep 15, 2016 at 11:24AM

"Trust and verify."

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001 | Our Corner

  • Sep 14, 2016 at 10:30AM

Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. I was a young reporter in Upstate New York that day and it's still almost as vivid today as it was a decade and a half ago. A version of this column ran in The Courier-Herald in 2011 and it has been edited for inclusion this week.

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