Opinion

Thank you for your excellent customer service

Les Schwab came to my home to help me, because I could drive to them.

  • Apr 3, 2020

 

Be safe, be clean — but also keep perspective

Nothing is known for sure, but the world isn’t ending.

 

Change in the time of coronavirus

Here are three large ways the world will shift.

 

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

The Washington comprehensive sex education bill passed in the Senate on March 7.

A note from the publisher

We’ve lifted online paywalls on our sites so our community can stay informed.

  • Apr 1, 2020
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 31, 2020
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Courier-Herald may move online until pandemic ends

We’re working hard to ensure you will still have a paper to wake up to — but even if we can’t make that happen, we are still here.

How our our grocery stores protecting us from COVID-19?

They have some protections — but is it enough?

  • Mar 27, 2020

When faced with tough times, head for the Goldilocks Zone

The government has to skate the tightrope of being too controlling, and being too lax in response to COVID-19 — and both spell disaster.

The storm before the calm

We may be experiencing many forms of upheaval for not just the next few months, but maybe years.

Out with the old, in with the new

Examining the evolution of Buckley’s Firehouse Pub.

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our state is the nation’s hotbed… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus: a little knowledge is more dangerous than none

People are more scared about what they know only a little about.

As the deadline nears, state lawmakers face a few challenges

There are four major decisions lawmakers are tackling before the end of this legislative session.

With an election on the way, don’t let fear govern your choices

Self-awareness will save us this coming presidential election.

  • Mar 5, 2020

The president and the king

Just because someone has power doesn’t make them a leader.

Brunell’s article on Lower Snake River dams flooded with falsehoods

Lower Snake River dams were emphatically not built to control floods.

  • Mar 3, 2020

Win a few, lose a few

I’m not much of a gambler, but I’ve seen some people win big.

Ulysses S. Grant: a great general, but terrible civilian

The Civil War hero was a complicated man.

For the good of us all, beware of generalizing statements

It’s always good to start with “I think,” but don’t devolve into generalizing groups of people.

  • Feb 26, 2020