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From all perspectives, bond deserves support | Edward Hechter

  • Feb 25, 2015 at 3:11PM

As a business owner and as a member of the recent Enumclaw Economic Development Task Force, I have examined the proposed bond for the new Enumclaw High School and Black Diamond Elementary School and have come to the conclusion that this bond makes good economic sense for Enumclaw.

 

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Changes are coming to the Courier-Herald | Our Corner

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 2:16PM

The newspaper business is all about changing and adapting – it always has been. So, readers of The Courier-Herald will see a change in weekly content beginning next week. The newspaper will be covering the entire Plateau in one publication. Through this week, The Courier-Herald has published both an Enumclaw edition and Bonney Lake edition. Beginning with the March 4 issue, the two publications will merge into one – simply, The Courier-Herald.

What's all this about a pipeline? | Rich Elfers

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 3:00PM

What’s all the fuss about the Keystone XL pipeline proposal anyway? The proposed 1,179-mile pipeline from Alberta, Canada, would diagonally cross Montana and then traverse South Dakota, to Steel City, Neb., where it would be connected to already existing pipelines to Gulf state refineries.

Less empathy from the super wealthy | Rich Elfers

  • Feb 11, 2015 at 6:15PM

A recent statistic from the Feb. 2, 2015, Newsweek magazine (p. 13) noted that 50 percent is the “share of the world’s wealth that will be held by the richest 1 percent across the globe by 2016.” Income inequality has grown enormously over the past 30 years.

Forget science, enjoy the day | Wally's World

  • Feb 10, 2015 at 1:00PM

In case you haven’t been alerted, let this cupid-loving writer do so: the annual day of hearts, kisses and flowers arrives this Saturday. It’s always nice when it falls on a weekend. With the exception of the Christmas season, Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday and, while it isn’t really an official holiday, it certainly should be.

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A nationwide movement suggests the justice system should go easier on violent youth offenders. Do you agree?

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