Opinion

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

King County Council elections could be more exciting this fall | Roegner

In most King County election races, the incumbent has all of the advantages, and the races are rarely competitive. But this year could be different.… Continue reading

 

Letters to the Editor

Fight against COVID — get vaccinated

Do your part to keep our community safe and healthy

  • Jun 15, 2021

 

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

City and school board races highlight local elections | Roegner

A record 646 candidates in King County cities have filed for local offices.

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.
Letters to the Editor

Remind your children of natural consequences

Failure to hold criminals accountable only reinforces bad behavior

  • Jun 11, 2021
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Time for Dunn to go

Better candidates exist on housing, hate crimes than the current King County Councilmember

  • Jun 10, 2021
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Rich Elfers

Unemployment benefits: are people lazy or do other factors come into play?

If you want people to come back to work, give them a job worth taking

  • Jun 10, 2021
Rich Elfers
Letters to the Editor

If George Floyd’s family got financial payments, so should his victims

Victims of 2007 home invasion deserve justice too

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"

We must reach out to each other and talk about mental health

Asking for help is a sign of bravery, not weakness

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"
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Worried about opening up without vaccine requirements

Vaccinations, and proof of them, will light the way to a safe reopening

  • Jun 8, 2021
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Columnist needs to cite evidence, not just give his opinion

What should President Trump have done differently in regards to the pandemic?

  • Jun 8, 2021
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LtE bug

Why America isn’t the greatest nation on earth

We top the world in defense spending, but that’s about it.

  • Jun 3, 2021
LtE bug
Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"

Money, time, and productivity: Have a system | Few Minute Finance

Making a to-do list and keeping up on a calendar really helped me put my life together.

Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Reflections on 14 months of COVID-19 | In Focus

How a pandemic toppled a president and more thoughts.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
LtE bug

A quick word on censorship

Please don’t make a recent letter writer a columnist.

  • May 27, 2021
LtE bug
A newly released fisher bolts for freedom at Mount Rainier. Photo by Kevin Bacher/National Park Service

More feel good stories about Mount Rainier | All Things Mount Rainier

Let’s relive the return of the fisher to the mountain.

A newly released fisher bolts for freedom at Mount Rainier. Photo by Kevin Bacher/National Park Service
Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Editorial: Act now to save salmon, regardless of dams’ fate

With a plan to remove dams on the Snake River shelved, leaders must commit to broader-based actions.

Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

The religious right wants to trade democracy for power, security | In Focus

61 percent of Republicans believe President Trumps’ “Big Lie”.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
LtE bug

These are the things that I believe in

My worldview as a conservative.

  • May 21, 2021
LtE bug
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Consider these arguments about taxing the rich, Part III | In Focus

Some final tax myths perpetuated by the right.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"