Opinion

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A day to celebrate first responders, medical field workers

Let’s write to Inslee to get this started.

  • Jan 15, 2021

 

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Lessons learned from the attempted coup of January 6, 2021

Words matter, and Republicans are more interested in staying in power than protecting the Constitution.

 

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I’m very impressed with Enumclaw’s youth

Thanks to the local sixth graders who were Secret Santas for seniors during the pandemic!

  • Jan 14, 2021

 

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"

Don’t forget the growing asylum crisis | The Thing About Hope

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore.”

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"
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Democrats should see Biden is no better than Trump

The only difference is Biden is being aided by the media.

  • Jan 12, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Considering our relationships, parent and child | In Focus

When I had my kids, I wanted to be the father I never had.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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Trump is a cult leader

If it quacks like a duck…

  • Jan 7, 2021
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Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"

Is debt really dumb?: An honest look | Few Minute Finance

If at all possible, pay with cash.

Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"
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Never name those that die by suicide, overdose

Articles about these events should be short, if published at all.

  • Jan 5, 2021
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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

A legislative session like no other we’ve seen | Roegner

In even numbered years such as 2020, the legislative session is only 60 days long so that all the House members can get home to… Continue reading

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Policy where Trump triumphed | In Focus

The President ought to receive credit for OperationWarp Speed, the Arab recognition of the state of Israel, and the end of political apathy in the U.S.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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Naming those who die by suicide or overdose

It’s best not to keep people wondering.

  • Dec 30, 2020
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Suzanne Bowyer, guest columnist

The perils of wearing earphones (and dancing) while gardening | Guest Columnist

I met Rick Springfield once. I am not a fan.

  • Dec 30, 2020
Suzanne Bowyer, guest columnist
Ray Miller-Still

Local writers — time to pick up your pens!

If you want to be a columnist in the summer of 2021, now’s the time to start writing.

Ray Miller-Still
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, "All Things Mount Rainier"

In the Footsteps of the Ancients, Part II | All Things Mount Rainier

Let’s explore three archeological sites on Mount Rainier.

Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, "All Things Mount Rainier"
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Don’t compare Trump supporters to cultists

I’ll be treating President-elect Biden like they treated President Trump.

  • Dec 22, 2020
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Thanks, everyone, for caring for me

I was sick, and my neighbors took care of me.

  • Dec 22, 2020
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I don’t recommend the Battersby trail

There’s too many homeless people.

  • Dec 21, 2020
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Restrictions today mean a more free tomorrow

Restrictions will be lifted after the pandemic is over.

  • Dec 21, 2020
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Don’t cut funding from the Youth Center

If you want the center to stay open, you’ve got to keep the money flowing.

  • Dec 17, 2020
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