Opinion

Elfers fails to read past the Consitution’s preamble

Elfers fails to read past the Consitution’s preamble

“Promoting the general welfare” is not a basis for overreaching government powers.

  • Jun 2, 2020
Elfers fails to read past the Consitution’s preamble
Courier-Herald missed the mark on “downtown cruise” article

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
Courier-Herald missed the mark on “downtown cruise” article
It’s tough to balance individual rights with the greater good

It’s tough to balance individual rights with the greater good

It used to be seat belts and cigarettes. Now it’s the coronavirus.

It’s tough to balance individual rights with the greater good
Calling all local writers! We want to publish your opinions

Calling all local writers! We want to publish your opinions

If you’d like to get published once a month for a year, follow the instructions below.

Calling all local writers! We want to publish your opinions
Trump is a sickness worse than COVID

Trump is a sickness worse than COVID

Being a leader means taking responsibility.

  • May 26, 2020
Trump is a sickness worse than COVID
I work with amazing people at Enumclaw Rehab

I work with amazing people at Enumclaw Rehab

Everyone is kind and hardworking.

  • May 26, 2020
I work with amazing people at Enumclaw Rehab
COVID and cousins

COVID and cousins

A poem about the virus.

  • May 21, 2020
COVID and cousins
What can white people do about racism?

What can white people do about racism?

There are many laws still in effect that have racist tones.

  • May 21, 2020
What can white people do about racism?
Last week’s cruise was great for the community

Last week’s cruise was great for the community

The good news was overshadowed by politicization.

  • May 20, 2020
Last week’s cruise was great for the community
What have you invested your time in?

What have you invested your time in?

Time isn’t a renewable resource — if you spend it unwisely, it’s gone.

What have you invested your time in?
Thank you for continuing to print

Thank you for continuing to print

I know how difficult it can be to put out a paper even during the best of times.

  • May 19, 2020
Thank you for continuing to print
Don’t politicize a positive community event

Don’t politicize a positive community event

The article about the downtown cruise was nothing but negative.

  • May 19, 2020
Don’t politicize a positive community event
Why is Trump so supported? He’s about substance, results

Why is Trump so supported? He’s about substance, results

We want a warrior, not a politician.

  • May 15, 2020
Why is Trump so supported? He’s about substance, results
Finding gratitude wherever you are

Finding gratitude wherever you are

It takes work to become a more grateful person.

  • May 14, 2020
Finding gratitude wherever you are
Please keep up the good work

Please keep up the good work

Thank you, Elfers, for the effort you put into your columns.

  • May 13, 2020
Please keep up the good work
Remembering the Great Depression

Remembering the Great Depression

That crisis — much like this current one — is likely to bring change to how we believe government should be run.

Remembering the Great Depression
You got it wrong about Bernie

You got it wrong about Bernie

His supporters are not Democrats, and his fiscal policies are not irresponsible.

  • May 8, 2020
You got it wrong about Bernie
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial
COVID-19 and financial security

COVID-19 and financial security

We all need to stop pretending there isn’t an emergency right around the corner.

COVID-19 and financial security
Confusing church and state is more baffling than ‘gay marriage’

Confusing church and state is more baffling than ‘gay marriage’

If anything, the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage expanded our country’s religious rights.

  • May 5, 2020
Confusing church and state is more baffling than ‘gay marriage’