Opinion

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The difference between conservatives and liberals

Liberals want to promote the general welfare; conservatives want to control our private lives.

  • Feb 18, 2021
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Both the left and the right are the problem — and solution

We must start listening to each other.

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Julie Reece-DeMarco, "Finding Kind"

Webs and rearview mirrors | Finding Kind

What it means to stop looking back and start looking for new “firsts”.

Julie Reece-DeMarco, "Finding Kind"
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You can’t paint Enumclaw with a broad brush

Enumclaw is made up of many political mindsets and beliefs.

  • Feb 16, 2021
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Thoughts on police reform and public trust | Guest column

By Steven D. Strachan, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs The old saying “all politics are local” has taken on new meaning as lawmakers… Continue reading

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

Majorie Taylor Greene vs. Liz Cheney | In Focus

How should representatives represent their constituents?

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"

Proper gun control is about safety, not taking away guns | The Thing About Hope

I spent most of my high school years terrified of a school shooting.

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"
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Elfers’ views don’t reflect Enumclaw

Get a conservative columnist.

  • Feb 10, 2021
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Ray Miller-Still

Let gay men donate blood like the rest of us | Our Corner

Millions of people are unable to give blood because of their sexual preferences. Let’s change that.

Ray Miller-Still
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Lead from the middle for unity

I doubt Biden will be able to find that happy center.

  • Feb 5, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Socialism and COVID-19 | In Focus

If you object to socialism, maybe you should send back your stimulus money.

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

How to get to where you want to be in 10 years | Few Minute Finance

It’s all about making small changes now in order to achieve big results down the road.

Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"
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Two strong wings

I reacted strongly to national poet laureate Amanda Gorman’s recital at the inauguration.

  • Feb 2, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

The breakup of a cult | In Focus

It’s OK to admit you were drawn in. I certainly was.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
Ray Miller-Still

Stick to your morals, even if you feel icky

I celebrate Powell’s Bookstore’s decision to keep an unpopular book on its shelves.

Ray Miller-Still
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Trump’s final days in office | In Focus

Will the Senate vote to convict the former president? I think not.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
Julie Reece-DeMarco, "Finding Kind"

Gum and finding the high road | Finding Kind

Finding the high road isn’t always easy — but it is rewarding.

Julie Reece-DeMarco, "Finding Kind"
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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
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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.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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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
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