Opinion

Young locals in protests give me hope for the future

Be careful writing from a place of privilege.

  • Jun 23, 2020

Keep up the support for BLM

Thank you to everyone who is doing their part.

  • Jun 22, 2020
Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

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Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

With leadership, humility can be crucial to success

Humility is a better indicator of intellect than IQ points.

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

Democrats have the edge in WA’s 2020 elections

But a lot of plans were hinged on Inslee not running for a third term.

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

MLK would not approve of the violent protests

His dream of peace has been taken over by thugs.

  • Jun 18, 2020

Valley police chiefs of King County release unified message in response to death of George Floyd

Police chiefs of Des Moines, Tukwila, Renton, Federal Way, Kent, Auburn, Algona, Pacific, Black Diamond and the Port of Seattle pledge to stand with communities.

  • Jun 17, 2020

Unpaid bills

It’s collection time.

  • Jun 17, 2020

Violence isn’t the way

Pleads for justice fall on deaf ears when violence is involved.

  • Jun 17, 2020

Thank you for supporting local seniors

It’s been stressful for us during the pandemic.

  • Jun 16, 2020

Crisis brings out the best, and the worst, in our elected leaders

What has these recent crises brought out in you?

Pertinent questions remained unanswered in letter response

Don’t be fooled by Trump’s bluster.

  • Jun 11, 2020

Learning to talk about race

I expect to make mistakes and get called out, but that shouldn’t stop anyone from trying.

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.