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I’m not sure when it happened, but I recently realized I’ve stopped asking myself, “What are we going to do about mass shootings and gun violence in this country?” Instead, I now ask, “When is the carnage going to come to Enumclaw?”
Some studies have shown that losses are twice as psychologically powerful as gains. American history and our current political situation help reveal a great deal about the American/human psyche.
In every election, one person must win and the other will lose. Now more than ever, it is important to show our children how to be gracious in victory and humble in defeat.
Eleven years ago, a drowsy-driving car wreck left me with injuries that still challenge me today.
As a leader of my church’s Sunday Adult Forum, I had a goal: to put a human face on Islam for the members of the congregation and community.
Mission creep, according to Miriam-Webster is: “the gradual broadening of the original objectives of a mission or organization.”
The other day my friend, a POC (person of color), had to explain to his friend, a white woman, why using the N-word wasn’t acceptable.
I have always been proud to say I live in Enumclaw.
As a citizen that values our local paper and likes to stay informed about the upcoming elections, I have enjoyed reading the Courier Herald debate for the Enumclaw Mayoreal election.
Following my two interviews with candidate Malinaro, I feel that we are fortunate to have a candidate who is well prepared to provide the leadership we need for a growing community.
It is totally clear that the incumbent mayor lacks any ability to bring people together and get things done. She is a failure as mayor, making Black Diamond a laughing stock with her out of control behavior and outbursts at Council meetings.
On Tuesday, October 17th, was the Black Diamond Maple Valley Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum, where the Black Diamond candidates for Mayor and two City Council positions had the opportunity to talk with the citizens of Black Diamond, and to answer questions put to them by these citizens.
Who should I vote for in the Enumclaw City Council and mayoral races?
The last couple of weekends the St. Barbara Knights of Columbus have been involved with our annual Tootsie Roll Program.
When the legal battle on education funding returned to the state Supreme Court Tuesday, the leader of Washington’s public school system was closely monitoring this installment of the McCleary drama from his office down the street.
Judy Baxley has been part of our local civics for years, and thank goodness because citizen involvement is critical to monitoring big developers.
In an election with significant consequences that will largely shape the future of our community, Enumclaw voters have a clear choice for mayor.
The newspaper’s three-part debate for the position of Black Diamond mayor has been eye opening.
Enumclaw Rotary will mark a 30-year commitment toward the vision of a polio-free world this month. On Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., a delayed viewing of the fifth annual World Polio Day event will be held at the Chalet Theatre.
I’ve heard conflicting opinions about Black Diamond City Council meetings. Lots of them. So I’ve checked out some of them myself. I called the best authorities and I read the law.