Opinion

Trump might spur greater democracy

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”

  • Jun 1, 2017

Talks turn to closing the state government

The process of shutting down state government is under way, again.

  • May 31, 2017

Forest landowners prove cooperation works

Washington state’s largest environmental, wildlife and natural resources agencies recognized large forest landowners

  • May 28, 2017

Being on the rough waters of Trump presidency

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” —Warren Buffet

  • May 25, 2017

It’s pretty clear those running Sound Transit aren’t seizing the initiative to ease the financial pain caused by a surge in its car tab fees

By Jerry Cornfield It’s pretty clear those running Sound Transit aren’t seizing the initiative to ease the financial pain caused by a surge in its… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2017

Politics needs new blood, and youth is no barrier

I was honored to address the YMCA Youth Legislature at their opening night session

  • May 23, 2017

How to stress less in the face of political uncertainty

The political climate we are all facing is intense to say the least

  • May 22, 2017

American needs more welders, fewer philosophers

“America needs more welders and fewer philosophers,” proclaimed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio

  • May 21, 2017

Thank you for donations

The annual mail carriers food drive was a successful day at the Covington Post Office on May 13th

  • May 20, 2017

Letter from the Mayor

The month of May brings sunshine and plants begin showing off their beautiful blooms

  • May 19, 2017

GOP had better take long-term approach

Donald Trump and the Republicans did it

  • May 18, 2017

Legislature made headway on key issues

The first not-so-special session reached the end of its third week at the Capitol

  • May 17, 2017

Generous support continues for the BDCC food bank

Thousands of pounds of food came in during March and April from St. Barbara Parish for our food bank

  • May 17, 2017

Remembering Mike Lowry

There was nothing pretentious about Mike Lowry. What you saw is what you got!

  • May 14, 2017

Representatives have priorities wrong

We do not want a border wall, paid for with our limited tax dollars

  • May 12, 2017

Time to scrap outmoded definition of Arab

When I tread the corridors and walkways of Green River College, I constantly pass women wearing hijabs

  • May 11, 2017

Asking questions about tax returns and presidential candidates

Can lawmakers keep President Trump’s name off the ballot in 2020 if he doesn’t release his tax returns?

  • May 10, 2017

Bill would make it easier on voters

“In order to show our voters that their elected officials care about their vote, we need to make it easy for them to cast one.”

  • May 3, 2017

Customer satisfaction is job one

It may take United Airlines years to overcome the nightmare of a doctor being dragged off a flight

  • Apr 29, 2017

Shock and awe at price tag

I am borrowing a title from one of the public comments at the Maple Valley City Council meeting

  • Apr 28, 2017