Opinion

Want to shoot an assault rifle? Join the army

Why can the government act quickly about the vaping crisis, but do nothing on gun violence?

  • Oct 7, 2019

Words matter, so pay attention to what’s going on around us

Examening the definitions of unicorn, meme, and socialism.

Responsible gun ownership should come with some scrutiny

Guns are (dangerous) tools, and we should have more rules determining who can own one.

  • Oct 2, 2019

Family offers thanks for all the love and support

Thank you for your help making Jim’s celebration at the VFW so special.

  • Sep 30, 2019

We simply can’t discuss politics or religion – here’s the reason

It’s hard to convince people with logic when they came to their conclusions illogically.

City — not KCLS — is responsible for safety at the library

I’ve never felt unsafe at the library, but if I did, I’d want my elected officials to tackle the issue.

  • Sep 26, 2019

Read, and reflect on freedom

It’s Banned Book Week — get out there and read a banned book.

People are the problem, not guns

Saying guns are the problem is like saying forks cause obesity.

  • Sep 24, 2019

“Butterfly effect” brings change, good or bad, in all our lives

We will never know how our actions can affect big things.

Local VVFW Post in need donations

We had to repair our roof, but didn’t have enough funds in reserve.

  • Sep 19, 2019

What happened to movies?

There are very few, if any, John Waynes and Clark Gables anymore.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Moore interview wasn’t an “ambush”

Then-NRA president Charlton Heston knew the “Bowling for Columbine” director would interview him.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Many benefits come with support of local farmers’ market

The market hopes to grow and offer even more options next year.

  • Sep 12, 2019

We all benefit when we’re open to new ideas

Our country needs more honesty, courage, and a willingness to listen.

Enumclaw, Washington

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  • Sep 10, 2019

Thanks for being my family

I’m retiring from my job to focus on family, but I’ll miss everyone.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Thank you for supporting local students

Buckley students got their back-to-school supplies, thanks to you.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Critically reflect on the ideas you grew up with

Many of the beliefs we hold now were formed when we were young, without critical thought.

Don’t judge the NRA from an ‘ambush’ interview

Charlton Heston was suffering from Alzheimer’s at the time of the infamous “Bowling for Columbine” interview.

  • Sep 5, 2019

What happened to popular music?

Pop music has a rich history that modern musicians don’t seem to respect.