Opinion

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  • Apr 17, 2018

Thank you, Enumclaw Schools Foundation

With the grant we were awarded we were able to purchase books for 20 students.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Voting for Trump not “a mistake”

Trump had 81 signed legislative accomplishments in his first year, breaking the record set by President Harry S. Truman.

  • Apr 13, 2018

NRA is not the root of the violence problem

How about writing a column addressing that question instead of just finger pointing?

  • Apr 12, 2018

Plan with the end in mind

That foresight into the future was a real advantage to me when raising my own children.

Save the Enumclaw pool

I believe by knowing the pool’s benefits, a vast majority of greater Enumclaw would still support the now Enumclaw Aquatic Center.

  • Apr 11, 2018

Be courteous, pay attention to the road

Slow down. Don’t tailgate. Put your cell phone away.

  • Apr 10, 2018

It’s time we admit we made a mistake

Electing a weak leader was bound to happen. It’s what we do after that matters.

  • Apr 6, 2018

Gun access should be restricted

When it comes to gun violence, there’s one factor that separates America from the rest of the world.

  • Apr 5, 2018

Justices will decide if state school-funding crisis is over

Can lawmakers and the governor honestly contend public schools are fully funded and done with McCleary when some school districts still are stressed out and stretched out financially?

Short-term decisions or long-term approach?

The length of an office holder’s term affects his/her approach while in office.

Those who walked out are the winds of change

We support the students who participated in the National Walkout two weeks ago.

  • Apr 3, 2018

False claims online ignite partisan spat

“When you have Republicans and Democrats in the same room there will always be three sides. The Republican perspective. The Democrat perspective and what actually transpired.”

The Second Amendment in the 21st century

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

We live in a violent culture, and that must change

Our culture and attitude about human life and morality is one that is both destructive and the primary cause of violence.

  • Mar 28, 2018

Reasons why we walked out

This is not about taking all the guns away but a call for common sense gun laws so that not one more child or teacher has to die from a mass shooting.

  • Mar 27, 2018

A thank you to our friends, family, P.O.M. and Brit Nelson

We would like to thank everyone who worked to make the celebration of our 50th-year of marriage so much fun.

  • Mar 26, 2018

Why Republicans voted against a property tax cut

They really weren’t against lowering the tax .

Suggestions for dealing with gun violence

Seems emotions run high at every turn and we have forgotten so much in our world of tragedies.

  • Mar 21, 2018

Amendments have changed constitutional values

Do you know why we have the electoral college to vote for the president?