Opinion

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Georgia’s voting laws are more about staying in power than race | In Focus

Let’s compare Georgia’s voting laws to Washington state’s.

 

Julie Reece-DeMarco, "Finding Kind"

Finding my inner foodie (with help from Mom) | Finding Kind

It’s all about loving someone enough to care what they put into their bodies.

 

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The Jan. 6 protest, BLM riots, and the Reichstag

Was the “riot” really an “armed insurrection”?

  • Apr 21, 2021

 

"Guest" was a big bunny — far too big to live in my extra cage on a long-term basis, which was one reason I decided to give him up to a rabbit rescue instead of adopting him. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Bunnies are not starter pets

Don’t make the mistake many other people make, thinking rabbits are easy to take care of.

"Guest" was a big bunny — far too big to live in my extra cage on a long-term basis, which was one reason I decided to give him up to a rabbit rescue instead of adopting him. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Alex Bruell

Hello, Plateau

I’m the new reporter at the Courier-Herald. Here’s a little bit of information about me.

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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Bill of Rights protects vast majority of gun owners | In Focus

Democrats can’t just “take away your guns.”

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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Georgia’s new voting laws not racist

Or, if they are, then Coca Cola and Delta are also racist.

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"

Banning gender-affirming care leads to suffering | The Thing About Hope

It’s OK to not understand trans issues. It’s not OK to legislate against them.

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"
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Black Diamond’s Mayor Benson running for re-election

“I have worked very hard for the citizens of Black Diamond to improve their quality of life and am seeking re-election.”

  • Apr 13, 2021
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Jayendrina Singha Ray is a PhD (ABD) in English, with a research focus on the works of the South African Nobel Laureate John Maxwell Coetzee. She teaches English Composition and Research Writing at Highline College, WA, and has previously taught English at colleges in India.

Asian women and racial violence in the aftermath of Atlanta | Guest column

In her famous essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous resurrects the myth of Medusa — a gorgon whose terrifying glance turned onlookers into… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2021
Jayendrina Singha Ray is a PhD (ABD) in English, with a research focus on the works of the South African Nobel Laureate John Maxwell Coetzee. She teaches English Composition and Research Writing at Highline College, WA, and has previously taught English at colleges in India.
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

How to solve immigration issues? Stop holding primaries, gerrymandering | In Focus

Most people want common-sense solutions to problems — it’s radical politicians that are holding us back.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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We must do more to clean up Washington

After a long road trip, I’ve decided Washington is the trashiest state.

  • Apr 8, 2021
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Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"

How to finance higher education | Few Minute Finance

Is college worth going into debt over? The short answer is no.

Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"
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Various thoughts on gun control

Gun control means taking away your guns — believe it.

  • Apr 6, 2021
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Talk to your kids about what they learn at school

Why are schools pushing kids to choose how they sexually identify?

  • Apr 2, 2021
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Enumclaw City Council was sexist in interview process

Female candidates were asked silly questions, while male candidates were taken more seriously.

  • Apr 1, 2021
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Denise Trivelas, guest columnist

Being appreciative is a state of mind, not a one-time gesture

Lessons learned from sweeping my tipi.

  • Mar 31, 2021
Denise Trivelas, guest columnist
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Defining Christian Nationalism | In Focus

Taking a look at the Rejectors, Resisters, Accommodators, and Ambassadors of Christian Nationalism.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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Awareness is the key to less division

We’ve tried not talking about problems like racism — it’s time we address it head-on.

  • Mar 29, 2021
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Evidence of Democratic violence

It’s the political left that’s been violent these last few years — not the right.

  • Mar 26, 2021
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