Opinion

Elfers falling for Democrats’ propaganda

He said the Democrats played the political game “much more deftly” than the Republicans. Nonsense.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Urge Enumclaw Council to support arts funding

There will be public budget workshops to make your comments at on Oct. 22 and 29.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Democrats’ political power play hurt us all

From day one and without waiting to hear any evidence, the Democrats stated that Christine Blasey Ford was telling the truth and her accusations against Judge Kavanaugh were credible.

  • Oct 12, 2018

Remembering my old friend Duffy

We first met in the mid ‘70s in Seattle’s Blue Moon Tavern, which probably accounts for my lapse of memory.

It’s a jungle out there

Justice Kavanaugh’s hearing before his confirmation was suited more for the zoo than Congress.

  • Oct 11, 2018

These 17 people will decide raises for elected officials

A special commission will soon decide salaries for state officeholders, including the governor.

Support for arts should not be eliminated from Enumclaw’s budget

Art is my life - both visual arts and other genres.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Kavanaugh hearings and the general election

Politicians can only hope they have made the right choices and that their constituents vote them in/back into office.

Democrat PAC spreading false statements on Rossi

It’s simply not true that Dino Rossi was responsible for denying health care coverage for tens of thousands of kids.

  • Oct 5, 2018

Double standard? Maybe, but Democrats started it.

The political double standard is being played out today with the Judge Kavanaugh hearings.

  • Oct 5, 2018

Every election uses political warfare tactics

Even non-partisan city council races feel the heat.

I was assaulted by a ‘good man,’ and my community didn’t believe me

How do I process and file away the goodness I saw and experienced before the incident? Do we throw out the baby with the bathwater?

  • Oct 3, 2018

Wally, don’t contribute to gun misinformation

You should have seen a gun expert before writing your column.

  • Oct 2, 2018

“Aliens” are not the issue — bad attitudes toward outsiders are

Most of us “aliens” are like me — raised in Enumclaw, then moved to the city to gain job opportunities and work experience, with hopes to one day return.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Living in the age of the political double-standard

Before going on the attack, remember the golden rule.

  • Sep 27, 2018

Bringing back the pit bull could bring dangerous dog owners into town

A reader responds to a column about reversing Enumclaw’s pit bull ban.

  • Sep 26, 2018

A few comments about guns | Wally’s World

I’ve always admired guns as finely honed tools; that is, as precisely engineered systems of smoothly operating metal fittings and locks. The fact that “Dirty… Continue reading

It only matters how much you care about your community

A reader responds to an “divisive and inflammatory” Wally’s World column.

  • Sep 25, 2018

Living in an era where emotions, opinions outweigh the facts

If you have enough money and political power, you can probably find an expert to endorse your position.

Even with postage paid, voters couldn’t send ballots on time

While those ballots don’t get counted, taxpayers still must pay the Postal Service for delivering them.