Opinion

‘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
Be safe, be clean — but also keep perspective

Be safe, be clean — but also keep perspective

Nothing is known for sure, but the world isn’t ending.

Be safe, be clean — but also keep perspective
Change in the time of coronavirus

Change in the time of coronavirus

Here are three large ways the world will shift.

Change in the time of coronavirus
Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

The Washington comprehensive sex education bill passed in the Senate on March 7.

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education
A note from the publisher

A note from the publisher

We’ve lifted online paywalls on our sites so our community can stay informed.

  • Apr 1, 2020
A note from the publisher
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 31, 2020
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
Courier-Herald may move online until pandemic ends

Courier-Herald may move online until pandemic ends

We’re working hard to ensure you will still have a paper to wake up to — but even if we can’t make that happen, we are still here.

Courier-Herald may move online until pandemic ends
How our our grocery stores protecting us from COVID-19?

How our our grocery stores protecting us from COVID-19?

They have some protections — but is it enough?

  • Mar 27, 2020
How our our grocery stores protecting us from COVID-19?
When faced with tough times, head for the Goldilocks Zone

When faced with tough times, head for the Goldilocks Zone

The government has to skate the tightrope of being too controlling, and being too lax in response to COVID-19 — and both spell disaster.

When faced with tough times, head for the Goldilocks Zone
The storm before the calm

The storm before the calm

We may be experiencing many forms of upheaval for not just the next few months, but maybe years.

The storm before the calm