Opinion

Independence and Imperialism

America is still an imperialistic empire. That’s antithetical to the country’s values.

  • Jul 3, 2019

Elk on the Trail update

A big thank you to the entire community for your support.

  • Jul 2, 2019

A simple rule for a better life: just tell the truth

Don’t make life more difficult than it already is.

Thank you for your support

Thanks to all who supported us in these tough times.

  • Jun 28, 2019

There are many alternatives to abortion

Most women who get an abortion say they can’t afford a child, but adoption is always an option.

  • Jun 27, 2019

To our detriment, nation lacks positive role models

No compassion, no morals: who do we have left to look up to?

Conspicuous Environmentalist, a poem

Refuse, Reuse, and Recycle please.

  • Jun 25, 2019

No more potholes at Community Center

Now our seniors and their walkers glide across the parking lot with ease.

Protecting ourselves against the tyranny of our own thinking

It can be hard to recognize our own hypocrisies.

Our national flag is being disrespected

Don’t misuse our flag to support other organizations or causes.

  • Jun 20, 2019

The curse of the smart phones

Would millennials really give up sex for their devices?

Canada caught between two giants

Sometimes, taking the middle road is the worst option.

Make developers pay for growth

The city of Black Diamond is running out of time.

  • Jun 13, 2019

The slow creep of extremism

How did my childhood friend turn into a terrorist?

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Thank you for the rhodies

GE&B Nursery’s donation to the Enumclaw Evergreen Memorial Park was wonderful.

  • Jun 10, 2019

Are technological advancements helping or hurting?

The future of our democracy depends on the answer.

Head down to Headworks for some tasty beer

I’m grateful to see the brick building at the corner of Marshall and Railroad finally occupied again.

The story behind Drainage District 5

How the city of Enumclaw stumbled onto a possible conspiracy.

Inslee strikes hard with executive powers

Last week, the governor vetoed a single sentence repeated throughout a transportation budget.