Opinion

I opened my email this morning to read an article by none other than the New York Times regarding the wisdom of “coronavirus absolutism.” Their lead on the article is: “In a public health emergency, absolutism is a very tempting response: People should cease all behavior that creates additional...

Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, represents the 12th Legislative District in the Washington State Legislature.
To say 2020 was a tough year would be an underestimate. If you had to rely on the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) it may have been exceptionally difficult. Last spring it is estimated that ESD lost up to $576 million in unemployment funds to a Nigerian fraud ring.  In...

Dave Tikker, Executive Director Washington Secondary School Athletic Directors Association State B Basketball Co- Director
As I sit here in my home in Spokane, hoping for a timely return to school and activities, it’s hard to maintain a positive attitude about where we have been and where we are going as a state. Businesses such as restaurants and gyms have been shut down, most schools are in virtual learning mode...
Here we are two weeks from the 2020 presidential election and the television company ABC chose George Stephanopoulos (Stuffanoctopus), a former Clinton Administration staff member, to “moderate” the Joe Biden Town Hall. Seems a little biased, eh? One lifelong Democrat interviewing another...
An unsuccessful plot by a radical fringe group to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has raised concerns here in Washington state over the security of some of our elected officials, specifically Gov. Jay Inslee and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. Both have been the target of threats from hate...
As of early September, we have gone through a peak of disease in April and early May, a reduction in late May and June, and a second increase in July and August. Many businesses were closed in April and May then reopened. Some, including our schools, have continued to remain closed due to an...
Dear Editor, Just following up from our conversation the other day regarding your ‘Apples to Apples’ on August 26, 2020.  With unwanted liberal bias all around us, including the Wenatchee paper, I highly commend you for your courage in speaking out on the conservative side!  I have been enjoying...
The Electoral College was set up to represent what the Voters of each State voted into Office for President in States that have Electorals.  Unfortunately, in 2016, that did not happen.  Not all followed through on this Duty described in the US Constitution and were only fined small amounts by...
Dear Editor,   Your opinion was very well written and very true. We suffer that in the Washington State elections because of the very issue you were describing. King County alone chooses our Governor and we on the East Side other smaller counties really have no say.    Laura Adams,...
Our Founding Fathers weren’t just a bunch of older White men who got together at some tavern and invented a set of rules for the future of a country. They were perhaps the most insightful group of men ever gathered in one place at one time. The Electoral College is a perfect example. While many on...

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