Opinion

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Thoughts from a conservative community member

We hear from our liberal neighbors often, so here’s some input from the other side of the political aisle.

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Why wearing helmets should be mandatory

A friend of Berrett Crossley writes in about the importance of helmets.

  • Mar 22, 2021
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Bring back Republicans like Dan Evans

We need leaders that can work together.

  • Mar 19, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Republican Party can either broaden its base or cease to exist | In Focus

Thoughts on voting restrictions, gerrymandering, and the filibuster.

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

Life lessons from the riverbank | Finding Kind

I learned a lot from my father, an avid fisherman.

Julie Reece-Demarco, "Finding Kind"
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Return to the traditional filibuster

If you want to stop a bill, you have to put in the work.

  • Mar 16, 2021
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We must be more empathetic to the homeless

One day, you, too, could find yourself without a home.

  • Mar 15, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Trending terms gain traction due to social fear and insecurity | In Focus

What, exactly, is “cancel culture”, “woke culture”, and antifa?

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

Honest thoughts of the prison system from an anxious felon | The Thing About Hope

Anthony Byam is against defunding the police, but wants a more constructive way to serve his sentence.

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"
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Republicans don’t care about the common man; Democrats aren’t much better

It’s a choice between no heart and half a heart.

  • Mar 9, 2021
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Ray Miller-Still, Editor

Babies are useless for some pretty useful reasons | Our Corner

As a soon-to-be father, I’m learning a lot about my child.

Ray Miller-Still, Editor
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

The myth of child resiliency | In Focus

Trauma can start at a very early age.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"
Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"
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Applause for columnist Elfers

He’s the reason we subscribed to the Courier-Herald.

  • Feb 26, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

When politics seems confusing, remember: it’s all about power | In Focus

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell played both sides to stay in power.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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More diverse opinions, please

The Courier-Herald needs more columnists.

  • Feb 25, 2021
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Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, "All Things Mount Rainier"

Glaciers: Mt. Rainier’s blankets of ice and snow

Unfortunately, the mountain’s majestic glaciers are shrinking.

Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, "All Things Mount Rainier"
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True Republicans should reconsider their affiliation with the current party

The party of Lincoln is now the party of hate.

  • Feb 23, 2021
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Ray Miller-Still

Reminder — the Courier-Herald wants new writers! | Our Corner

If you want to be a columnist in the summer of 2021, now’s the time to start writing.

Ray Miller-Still
Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, "All Things Mount Rainier"

Meeting a Mount Rainier old-timer | All Things Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier is more than a volcano — it’s made of stories.

Jeff Antonelis-Lapp, "All Things Mount Rainier"