Opinion

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Race relations and your local police department | Roegner

The jury is our citizens, and they are divided.

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.
Rico Thomas, left, has been a clerk in the Fuel Center/Mini Mart at Safeway in Federal Way for the past 5 years. Kyong Barry, right, has been with Albertsons for 18 years and is a front end supervisor in Auburn. Both are active members of UFCW 21. Courtesy photos

Grocery store workers deserve respect and hazard pay | Guest column

As grocery store workers in King County, we experience the hard, cold realities of the COVID-19 pandemic every single day. And despite the fact that… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2020
Rico Thomas, left, has been a clerk in the Fuel Center/Mini Mart at Safeway in Federal Way for the past 5 years. Kyong Barry, right, has been with Albertsons for 18 years and is a front end supervisor in Auburn. Both are active members of UFCW 21. Courtesy photos
Wearing the American flag isn’t racist

Wearing the American flag isn’t racist

Don’t make snap judgements.

  • Sep 3, 2020
Wearing the American flag isn’t racist
How five minutes a day can alter your financial future

How five minutes a day can alter your financial future

A new habit is hard to learn, but you’ll benefit in the long run.

  • Sep 3, 2020
How five minutes a day can alter your financial future
Thank you, voters, for your support

Thank you, voters, for your support

This is only the second time Mountain View has run a levy on a ballot.

  • Sep 1, 2020
Thank you, voters, for your support
To support local restaurants, bring your own utensils

To support local restaurants, bring your own utensils

It’s a safe idea for everyone involved.

  • Sep 1, 2020
To support local restaurants, bring your own utensils
Enumclaw students are fighting against hate

Enumclaw students are fighting against hate

It’s been a while since I’ve been so proud of our youth.

  • Sep 1, 2020
Enumclaw students are fighting against hate
‘Systemic racism’ is meant to divide us

‘Systemic racism’ is meant to divide us

There is inequality, but it’s not systemic.

  • Aug 31, 2020
‘Systemic racism’ is meant to divide us
Business letter has some factual inaccuracies

Business letter has some factual inaccuracies

Not all government departments are 100 percent employed.

  • Aug 28, 2020
Business letter has some factual inaccuracies
A novel idea to make our election safe

A novel idea to make our election safe

Just give it to Amazon.

  • Aug 28, 2020
A novel idea to make our election safe
COVID-19 has decimated local VFW fundraisers

COVID-19 has decimated local VFW fundraisers

If you’re not in need, local veterans might be.

  • Aug 28, 2020
COVID-19 has decimated local VFW fundraisers
We’re all biased, but do we attempt to uncover the truth?

We’re all biased, but do we attempt to uncover the truth?

Mainstream media leans left, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore their information.

We’re all biased, but do we attempt to uncover the truth?
Open the schools, for the children

Open the schools, for the children

Parents should homeschool their kids until schools open.

  • Aug 27, 2020
Open the schools, for the children
Enumclaw doesn’t elect its police chief

Enumclaw doesn’t elect its police chief

Yet, the council wants to make sure King County’s police chief remains an elected position.

  • Aug 27, 2020
Enumclaw doesn’t elect its police chief
How my outdoor spirit grew

How my outdoor spirit grew

Here’s to all things Mount Rainier!

  • Aug 26, 2020
How my outdoor spirit grew
No one got sick, but they could have

No one got sick, but they could have

I’m not angry — just very scared.

  • Aug 26, 2020
No one got sick, but they could have
Thank you, local nurses

Thank you, local nurses

I had excellent care at St. Elizabeth.

  • Aug 25, 2020
Thank you, local nurses
Disappointed by the Enumclaw Chamber

Disappointed by the Enumclaw Chamber

It shouldn’t encourage businesses to break COVID mandates just to “stay alive”.

  • Aug 25, 2020
Disappointed by the Enumclaw Chamber
No one got sick from that ‘selfish party’

No one got sick from that ‘selfish party’

It was a graduation party, and no one who didn’t know the risks wasn’t involved.

  • Aug 21, 2020
No one got sick from that ‘selfish party’
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Editorial: Make certain you count in 2020 census

The Census Bureau has been told to cut its work short, making your response even more important.

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