Opinion

Do what you can to support BLM

If you’re at all angry, join us. We need your support.

  • Jun 9, 2020

Trump does the work, while politicians do nothing

He’s not perfect, but he’s the best we’ve got.

  • Jun 5, 2020

A season of changes for the world and your local newspaper

We’ve revamped our image, and are committed to helping our local businesses through the pandemic.

  • Jun 4, 2020

Discoveries of the past are saving lives today

A short timeline on how modern medicine came to be.

Elfers fails to read past the Consitution’s preamble

“Promoting the general welfare” is not a basis for overreaching government powers.

  • Jun 2, 2020

Courier-Herald missed the mark on “downtown cruise” article

It was important to mention the safety hazards of the event, but the focus was too skewed.

  • May 29, 2020

It’s tough to balance individual rights with the greater good

It used to be seat belts and cigarettes. Now it’s the coronavirus.

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Trump is a sickness worse than COVID

Being a leader means taking responsibility.

  • May 26, 2020

I work with amazing people at Enumclaw Rehab

Everyone is kind and hardworking.

  • May 26, 2020

COVID and cousins

A poem about the virus.

  • May 21, 2020

What can white people do about racism?

There are many laws still in effect that have racist tones.

  • May 21, 2020

Last week’s cruise was great for the community

The good news was overshadowed by politicization.

  • May 20, 2020

What have you invested your time in?

Time isn’t a renewable resource — if you spend it unwisely, it’s gone.

Thank you for continuing to print

I know how difficult it can be to put out a paper even during the best of times.

  • May 19, 2020

Don’t politicize a positive community event

The article about the downtown cruise was nothing but negative.

  • May 19, 2020

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

We want a warrior, not a politician.

  • May 15, 2020

Finding gratitude wherever you are

It takes work to become a more grateful person.

  • May 14, 2020

Please keep up the good work

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

  • May 13, 2020

Remembering the Great Depression

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