Opinion

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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.

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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"
Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

‘The police are the people, and the people are the police’ | In Focus

We need to shift how we think about police in our society.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
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The difference between conservatives and liberals

Liberals want to promote the general welfare; conservatives want to control our private lives.

  • Feb 18, 2021
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Both the left and the right are the problem — and solution

We must start listening to each other.

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Julie Reece-DeMarco, "Finding Kind"

Webs and rearview mirrors | Finding Kind

What it means to stop looking back and start looking for new “firsts”.

Julie Reece-DeMarco, "Finding Kind"
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You can’t paint Enumclaw with a broad brush

Enumclaw is made up of many political mindsets and beliefs.

  • Feb 16, 2021
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Thoughts on police reform and public trust | Guest column

By Steven D. Strachan, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs The old saying “all politics are local” has taken on new meaning as lawmakers… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Majorie Taylor Greene vs. Liz Cheney | In Focus

How should representatives represent their constituents?

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

Proper gun control is about safety, not taking away guns | The Thing About Hope

I spent most of my high school years terrified of a school shooting.

Daisy Devine, "The Thing About Hope"
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Elfers’ views don’t reflect Enumclaw

Get a conservative columnist.

  • Feb 10, 2021
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Ray Miller-Still

Let gay men donate blood like the rest of us | Our Corner

Millions of people are unable to give blood because of their sexual preferences. Let’s change that.

Ray Miller-Still
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Lead from the middle for unity

I doubt Biden will be able to find that happy center.

  • Feb 5, 2021
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Rich Elfers, "In Focus"

Socialism and COVID-19 | In Focus

If you object to socialism, maybe you should send back your stimulus money.

Rich Elfers, "In Focus"
Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"

How to get to where you want to be in 10 years | Few Minute Finance

It’s all about making small changes now in order to achieve big results down the road.

Luke Miller, "Few Minute Finance"