Opinion

Why is Trump so supported? He’s about substance, results

Why is Trump so supported? He’s about substance, results

We want a warrior, not a politician.

  • May 15, 2020
Why is Trump so supported? He’s about substance, results
Finding gratitude wherever you are

Finding gratitude wherever you are

It takes work to become a more grateful person.

  • May 14, 2020
Finding gratitude wherever you are
Please keep up the good work

Please keep up the good work

Thank you, Elfers, for the effort you put into your columns.

  • May 13, 2020
Please keep up the good work
Remembering the Great Depression

Remembering the Great Depression

That crisis — much like this current one — is likely to bring change to how we believe government should be run.

Remembering the Great Depression
You got it wrong about Bernie

You got it wrong about Bernie

His supporters are not Democrats, and his fiscal policies are not irresponsible.

  • May 8, 2020
You got it wrong about Bernie
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial
COVID-19 and financial security

COVID-19 and financial security

We all need to stop pretending there isn’t an emergency right around the corner.

COVID-19 and financial security
Confusing church and state is more baffling than ‘gay marriage’

Confusing church and state is more baffling than ‘gay marriage’

If anything, the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage expanded our country’s religious rights.

  • May 5, 2020
Confusing church and state is more baffling than ‘gay marriage’
Political positions that baffle me

Political positions that baffle me

When I listen to the political rhetoric of the major parties, I am baffled by some of their perspectives and positions. Political parties are not… Continue reading

Political positions that baffle me
‘How Democracies Die’

‘How Democracies Die’

America’s great challenge is to finally achieve an equal multiethnic democracy.

‘How Democracies Die’
KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons
Thank you, Rotary, for giving big!

Thank you, Rotary, for giving big!

The local community group gave $5,000 to Plateau Outreach Ministries.

  • Apr 22, 2020
Thank you, Rotary, for giving big!
Staying connected through messages of kindness

Staying connected through messages of kindness

Future generations will be able to look back at how strong their community stayed throughout COVID-19.

Staying connected through messages of kindness
The biased, angry world of political surveys

The biased, angry world of political surveys

Neither party actually wants my opinion — they just want my money.

The biased, angry world of political surveys
Another farewell for my readers

Another farewell for my readers

This was the longest job I’ve ever held down.

  • Apr 15, 2020
Another farewell for my readers
How COVID-19 is affecting me

How COVID-19 is affecting me

“In the multitude of counselors there is safety.”

How COVID-19 is affecting me
How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger

How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Asians and Asian Americans have been targeted.

How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger
A reminder for Enumclaw citizens

A reminder for Enumclaw citizens

A joint message from Mayor Molinaro and St. Elizabeth Hospital.

  • Apr 9, 2020
A reminder for Enumclaw citizens
Stay active — even during COVID-19

Stay active — even during COVID-19

We should be rewarding children for being active, not punishing them for being inactive.

  • Apr 8, 2020
Stay active — even during COVID-19
Thank you for your excellent customer service

Thank you for your excellent customer service

Les Schwab came to my home to help me, because I could drive to them.

  • Apr 3, 2020
Thank you for your excellent customer service