Letters to the Editor

Suggestions for dealing with gun violence

Seems emotions run high at every turn and we have forgotten so much in our world of tragedies.

  • Mar 21, 2018


Lack of respect, not guns, is the problem

All the laws that are on the books now and still criminals have firearms.

  • Mar 15, 2018


Choose love, show support for Florida victims

I want to walk out to show that I support the victims and their families. To show my school the consequences won’t stop me from showing that support.

  • Mar 13, 2018


Black Diamond should move toward a seven-person council

The cost is almost nothing, as these are almost entirely volunteer positions, but the safeguards to our local citizens would be significant.

  • Mar 9, 2018

The fight for Black Diamond is won

I would like to thank that close band of citizens in Neighbor to Neighbor Black Diamond who came along side me in this fight and made it their own.

  • Mar 8, 2018

Fireworks are too dangerous to remain legal

In a 10 year period, 294 patients were admitted to Harborview Medical Center alone because of fireworks-related injuries.

  • Mar 7, 2018

We must move forward on responsible gun rights

An overwhelming majority of all Americans want a ban on military assault weapons, and so do a majority of responsible gun owners like me.

  • Mar 2, 2018

Not a democracy, but a plutocracy

It will be interesting to see how the electorate likes the new tax policy once all the hidden impact is felt and when the Republican Party then moves to cut benefits for the 99.9 percent of us.

  • Feb 27, 2018

Promote the common good by ensuring individual liberty

Citizens following their passions and dreams improve the lot for all.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Carbon pricing won’t help environment, but will hurt taxpayers

How would a Washington carbon tax make a difference in the world “climate?”

  • Feb 9, 2018

It’s never enough

Based on numbers from the legislature, Enumclaw School District will be receiving huge funding increases from the state. Yet here we are with Enumclaw and a bunch of other districts telling the taxpayers, give us more, we need more.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Why are trailers allowed at Expo Center?

When my husband and I moved to our home in 2001 and for every year after the Expo Center grounds have always been pleasant to look at on your way to our home. No longer is this true.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Columnist sheds light on Koch brothers

Our economy, along with our political system, is broken and indeed destroying our democracy.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Letter writer cites no evidence for claims

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.”

  • Feb 7, 2018

Voting yes on levies means investing in our kids’ future

We are White River graduates. Our parents are White River graduates. Our siblings are White River graduates, and our kids will one day be White River graduates.

  • Feb 2, 2018

Voting for the levy with make a major #impact for our schools

I have four children in Enumclaw public schools and they all benefit from programs that are supported by the renewal of the operational levy.

  • Feb 2, 2018

Great schools mean great communities

As former elected School Board Member, State Legislator and King County Judge, we understand the importance of educating all children.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Vote ‘yes’ on replacement Education Programs levy

As a high school senior that has spent the entirety of my school life in Enumclaw, I know we have to take it upon ourselves to ensure the efficiency and inclusiveness of our school system.

  • Jan 29, 2018

Enumclaw boys, join the scouts

Troop 422 here in Enumclaw has taught me these things, and it has allowed me to be able to incorporate these things into my own life.

  • Jan 22, 2018

President Trump working toward the vision of our Founders

President Trump is working to return power and liberty to the people.

  • Jan 17, 2018