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Focus on flaws harmful human nature | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

It is always easy to point out flaws. To prove this, just look at whatever is hot in the news media right now: the police and race, terrorism, the job rating of the president or Congress, the Republican primary process, the Iran vote – the list can be nearly endless.

 

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When stereotypes become harmful | Our Corner

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00AM

For centuries people have separated children based on their gender. When a girl is born, she is the little princess and when a boy is born he is the little man. There is nothing wrong or bad about this. Wrapping a newborn girl in a pink blanket as opposed to a blue one for a boy has no affect on the child. It only becomes wrong and possibly harmful to the child when parents force a child to grow up based on these sex stereotypes.

They're all heroes | Editorial Cartoon

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

This map shows where crews are fighting fires in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties...

Personal views shape future of church | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 12:00PM

I first heard the phrase “Post-modern World” from my daughter Betsy after she graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in international affairs/development more than a decade ago.

When it comes to races, I take horses | Our Corner

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

The political hunting season opened Aug. 5 and the forecast is tepid through November. There are a handful of challenged city council races in the cities I cover, but most candidates made it to the ballot without a battle.

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