Letters to the Editor

Feds should abide by the Constitution

The following rebuttal was written in response to a proposal circulating on the Internet that the constitutional role of Congress be abandoned in favor of… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2010

The dangers of direct democracy

The following rebuttal was written in response to a proposal circulating on the Internet that the constitutional role of Congress be abandoned in favor of… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2010

Slow down on those summertime drives

This letter is to remind all drivers that the end of the school year is almost here. Summer weather is hopefully coming soon, so please… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2010

GOP and deregulation brought recessions, environmental disaster

Since Ronald Reagan, actor, made his infamous comment, “government is the problem, not the solution,” we have seen a steady rise of deregulation pushed and… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2010

Watch for little ones, avoid a summertime tragedy

This letter is to remind all drivers that the end of the year is almost here. Summer weather is hopefully coming soon, so please watch… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2010

Can’t compare Arizona law with Nazi atrocities

I had to respond to Wally DeChateau’s despicable column on the new Arizona illegal alien law. A column in which he had no qualms comparing… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2010

Join the fun as the community celebrates Relay For Life

Are you tired of this depressing weather? Are you looking for something uplifting, fun and inspiring? Come join us on June 19 at the JJ Smith Elementary for the 10th annual Relay For Life of Enumclaw Cancer Walk.

  • Jun 10, 2010

Brother has been an inspiration to many

To all the people that were affected by Phil Engebretsen resigning from basketball I can only say one thing. He truly was and always will… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2010

Challenges mayor, staff to debate creek issue

Apparently, doing things the way they should be done is not a high priority for the city government of Buckley. I speak of the City… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2010

The transformation of America rolls on

Crickets … the sound of a lonely frog…the rapid fire buzzing of a misquote dancing around your ear looking for its next meal. Are these… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2010

Government is heading rapidly toward socialism

I keep seeing, on the Internet and in newspapers (including The Courier-Herald), socialist writings urging people to, “… look up Socialism in the dictionary …”… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2010

Democrats lead the way as we lose our country

The President of Mexico, Felipe Calderone, made a visit to the United States this week. On the first day, Mr Calderone and President Obama had… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2010

Definition of socialism only points to future worries

I keep seeing, on the Internet and in newspapers (including The Courier-Herald), socialist writings urging people to, “…look up Socialism in the dictionary…” apparently because… Continue reading

Community thanked for stance on sexual abuse

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center would like to thank the Enumclaw community for your tremendous support and commitment to ending the silence around sexual… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2010

Where is the left’s anger at faith-based programs now?

Crickets … the sound of a lonely frog…the rapid fire buzzing of a misquote dancing around your ear looking for its next meal. Are these… Continue reading

Reader challenges pastor on Jesus’ message of peace

Editor’s note: the following is in response to the Church Corner column that appeared in the May 26 edition.Kim, Kim, you and yours, who in… Continue reading

Being legal protects immigrants and citizens

I wanted to express that I took great offense at your Our Corner section in the May 12, 2010, edition of The Courier-Herald.If you had… Continue reading