Opinion

The five C’s of leadership

The five C’s of leadership

President Trump is certainly a clear leader, but what about his coachability?

The five C’s of leadership
QFC helped keep the spirit alive this Christmas

QFC helped keep the spirit alive this Christmas

Everyone needs a little help now and again.

  • Dec 31, 2019
QFC helped keep the spirit alive this Christmas
Republicans chose power over the Constitution

Republicans chose power over the Constitution

People will always work harder to keep from losing than to gain something.

Republicans chose power over the Constitution
Bureaucrats are still mad at losing 2016 election

Bureaucrats are still mad at losing 2016 election

That’s why they’re derailing Trump’s presidency.

  • Dec 27, 2019
Bureaucrats are still mad at losing 2016 election
A toast to Enumclaw.

A toast to Enumclaw.

Well, I sat in the window of Jackson’s Café, Passing the time on a cold, sunny day; Looking out on the traffic of our little… Continue reading

A toast to Enumclaw.
A big thank you to everyone

A big thank you to everyone

My time as a school board member has been wonderful because of all of you.

  • Dec 23, 2019
A big thank you to everyone
Flaws in the Republican impeachment defense

Flaws in the Republican impeachment defense

Even their attacks on the impeachment process are factually skewed.

Flaws in the Republican impeachment defense
Thank you for your support

Thank you for your support

Weeks’ Funeral Home and Sacred Heart made this time much easier for our family.

  • Dec 18, 2019
Thank you for your support
I-976 casts too wide a net

I-976 casts too wide a net

The measure takes away local taxes not affiliated with ST3.

I-976 casts too wide a net
Thank you, Cascade Caregivers and CHI

Thank you, Cascade Caregivers and CHI

Thank you for your help through a trying time.

  • Dec 12, 2019
Thank you, Cascade Caregivers and CHI
Getting away for the holidays

Getting away for the holidays

This Christmas season, don’t just shop online — get out and explore.

Getting away for the holidays
St. Elizabeth staff overworked, underpaid

St. Elizabeth staff overworked, underpaid

We don’t want more money — we just want to be able to provide patients the care they deserve.

  • Dec 10, 2019
St. Elizabeth staff overworked, underpaid
Why I supported I-976

Why I supported I-976

Above all, I live on a fixed income, and had to choose between paying for transportation or paying for food.

  • Dec 6, 2019
Why I supported I-976
Excess permissiveness toward the homeless is a problem

Excess permissiveness toward the homeless is a problem

We work hard to help people leave homelessness, but somehow, the problem keeps getting worse.

  • Dec 5, 2019
Excess permissiveness toward the homeless is a problem
Growing up as a Republican

Growing up as a Republican

I wish the party was like I remembered when I was growing up.

Growing up as a Republican
Drainage District elections are fast approaching

Drainage District elections are fast approaching

If you want to participate in a local special purpose tax district, read on to find out how.

  • Dec 3, 2019
Drainage District elections are fast approaching
Different perceptions concerning the homeless and the library

Different perceptions concerning the homeless and the library

Many people don’t realize that there are laws protecting the homeless and their use of public spaces.

Different perceptions concerning the homeless and the library
Remembering Thanksgivings long past

Remembering Thanksgivings long past

They were filled with cigar smoke and poker.

Remembering Thanksgivings long past
Pondering the future of a divided nation, a divisive president

Pondering the future of a divided nation, a divisive president

Will he be impeached or removed from office? And if he is, will he go?

  • Nov 22, 2019
Pondering the future of a divided nation, a divisive president
Let’s start a discussion, make our community a better place

Let’s start a discussion, make our community a better place

A local pastor invites people to come up with some “out of the box” solutions for homelessness.

  • Nov 20, 2019
Let’s start a discussion, make our community a better place