Opinion

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In tribute | Shiers cartoon

Honoring those lost in their duty to protect us

  • Dec 7th, 2016

 

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What will we reap from the election ? | GUEST OP

Regardless of whom we voted for, it’s time to lead.

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

 

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Special thanks to Athens for community supper | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I want to thank Athens Pizza & Pasta for hosting its fifth…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

 

When teachers lead, students – and schools – succeed | GUEST OP

ATLA can serve as a model for school districts

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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Plenty on the line

Dawgs, Buffs battle for the Pac-12 crown | Shiers

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Willing to give Trump a chance | LETTER

I would like to thank Brian Beckley for the best Our Corner…

  • Nov 25th, 2016
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Feeling misrepresented | LETTER

Lawmakers from Washington state took a stand last week against racism, misogyny,…

  • Nov 25th, 2016

Reasons to be thankful for what transpired this past election season | Petri Dish

With Thanksgiving upon us, we take a few moments to consider those…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Despite our turmoil, Americans are blessed | Brunell

For some, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Cougs, Dawgs ready for showdown | Shiers cartoon

Rivals go at it Friday at Martin Stadium

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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May I share my joy? | LETTER

On election day, I waited patiently, glued to Fox News practically all…

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Putting Americans back to work is job one | Brunell

The message is clear. President-elect Donald Trump’s “Job One” is to put…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Civics 101: Presidential election shows split in America

I did not vote for President-elect Donald Trump. But I completely understand…

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Donald Trump’s presidency has caused a stir among the many.

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Roadkill Caucus looming for Legislature? | The Petri Dish

Will the Roadkill Caucus be reborn in 2017? This is not idle…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

End of the Race

Hanging Trump yard signs isn’t tolerated by some neighbor-hoods. It brings out…

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Weyerhaeuser spot is ideal for VA medical facility

There exists an incredible opportunity to place a regional hospital and care facility in Federal Way.

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Sweet sight | LETTER

Gosanko Chocolate has landed on Main Street, Auburn.

Water woes | LETTER

Once again, I would like to have my voice heard regarding the “high cost of water” in Auburn.

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Before they served our community, they served our country | Metzler

Saluting veterans in Auburn

  • Nov 10th, 2016

Election pulls stunner but few surprises back home | The Petri Dish

Wow. Tuesday was crazy. Unforgettable. Historic.

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Missing a remarkable, strong senator already | Brunell

American elections traditionally have been cantankerous. Some early political feuds were so…

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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U.S. recognizing tribal rights | Being Frank

A wave of federal recognition of tribal sovereignty and treaty rights has reached a high water mark in the closing days of President Barack Obama’s administration. We hope President Donald Trump will help push that wave even higher.

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Campaign arena ‘16 | Shiers

Donald Trump’s stunning victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential election ends what many political observers say was one of the ugliest, negative campaign runs in modern U.S. history.

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Reichert, the party man

Dave Reichert is now running ads portraying himself as a collaborative compromiser.

  • Nov 4th, 2016

High costs with Clinton

One reader said Donald Trump is bad for the country.

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Enough of Clinton’s lies, vote for Trump | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

I’ve already mailed in my vote for Donald Trump for president. I believe he will make America great again.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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Bold ST3 is a bad deal for Auburn | GUEST OP

The proposed regional Proposition 1 (Sound Transit 3) is a $54 billion tax and spend proposal that would have a long lasting and huge negative impact on the finances of the City of Auburn and our region.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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Four key storylines unfolding as election looms | The Petri Dish

You will be hard-pressed to find many in Washington who can’t wait until 8 p.m. Tuesday when voting will end and ballot counting begins in the 2016 election ordeal.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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Trick-or-treat: what’s in store for voters

The election season is bringing plenty of scary initiatives for the voters…

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Brunell

It's D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

School support is vital, vote yes on bond | Our view

Voters will be asked to pass a vital construction bond for the Auburn School District in November.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

School support is vital, vote yes on bond | Our view

Voters will be asked to pass a vital construction bond for the Auburn School District in November.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Votes yes for schools

Superintendent Alan Spicciati tells us that the Auburn student population grew 1,074 in the last five years and is expected to grow by 1,670 students in the next five years.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

More taxes? I say no

In response to the school bond letter in the Auburn Reporter last week, there is one big error.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Trump plays by the rules

I see the attack and accusations against Mr. Trump in the Oct. 20 Auburn Reporter and wonder yet again just how people know how Mr. Trump paid his employees at his businesses.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

The unseen power of your vote

There have been no TV ads about voting for U.S. Supreme Court justices.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Democrats making push to win elections, fill more seats | The Petri Dish

A super PAC supporting Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has redirected hundreds of thousands of dollars from the governor's race into getting more Democrats elected to the Legislature.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Democrats making push to win elections, fill more seats | The Petri Dish

A super PAC supporting Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has redirected hundreds of thousands of dollars from the governor's race into getting more Democrats elected to the Legislature.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Green is the new orange: how to have an eco-friendly October | Guest op

Bags of candy line the shelves at grocery stores, pumpkins are everywhere you look, and Halloween is right around the corner. October is one of the spookiest and most festive times of year. It can also create a lot of waste. This year, try these earth-friendly tips for a greener Halloween.

  • Oct 21st, 2016