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Celebrating former Arts Alive! members

A quick memorial.

  • Nov 2, 2020
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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Time to predict November’s election winners | Roegner

A look at statewide offices in Washington.

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.
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I will no longer support Mail Express

It’s amazing any business would choose to put the public at risk.

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Rich Elfers

Less than one week from an election that shapes the nation

“It ain’t over till it’s over.”

Rich Elfers
Image courtesy the U.S. Geological Survey.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey.

Wait, I live near a volcano? Part II | All Things Mount Rainier

It’s unlikely a lahar from Mount Rainier will hit Enumclaw, but that doesn’t mean there’s no danger.

Image courtesy the U.S. Geological Survey.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way.Mount Rainier lahar map. Note that Enumclaw is out of harm’s way. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey.
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Obama reduced the deficit, Trump blew it up again

Getting the facts straight about how Republican presidents balloon the national deficit.

  • Oct 26, 2020
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Best Choice for U.S. Rep District 8, Jesse Jensen

A former Enumclaw mayor expresses his support.

  • Oct 23, 2020
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‘Letter to Christians’ poses some problems

You can’t take the Bible out of context.

  • Oct 23, 2020
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Don’t take signs, please wear masks

I couldn’t think of anything easier to do to respect other people.

  • Oct 22, 2020
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Rich Elfers

Opposition research and the common good

Some Republicans running for office lack balance and nuance.

Rich Elfers
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Bush squandered the Clinton surplus

Also, deficit and debt are two different things.

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Biden neither clever or smart

Our current president, on the other hand, embodies both.

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Thank you for being calm during the storm

We really appreciate Rich Elfers as a weekly columnist.

  • Oct 20, 2020
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Respect other opinions, don’t take down flags

Our community must respect other people’s opinions, even if we don’t like them.

  • Oct 16, 2020
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Trump and what my parents taught me

I am not a “sucker” as the president so eloquently put it.

  • Oct 15, 2020
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Rich Elfers

Progressive misconceptions on Latinos

No group is a monolith.

Rich Elfers
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The Bible shouldn’t be used out of context

Rich Elfers should look at the Bible in a different light.

  • Oct 14, 2020
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Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"

To fully achieve justice, we must rethink prisons | The Thing About Hope

Policing isn’t the only system that needs to be changed.

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"
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Vote ‘no’ on Referendum 90

The bill would require students learn things about dating and sex that is not age-appropriate.

  • Oct 13, 2020
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Some questions about privilege

Is it female privilege that men are more than 20 times more likely to be shot by a cop as a woman?

  • Oct 9, 2020
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