Letters to the Editor

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

Don’t label all Trump supporters as racist

While the column correctly points out that Trump supporters are happy with his performance and still enthusiastically support him, Mr. Elfers had to inject the liberal “lie” that Trump supporters are racist.

  • Dec 20, 2017

Anthem protests about equality, not disrespect

For all who write negative comments about the football players who took a knee and posted that “this is not the America we grew up in,” let me share a few of the personal events from my life growing up in Tacoma Washington as a white woman.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Former fan finished with disrespectful NFL players

I lived off the grid for 15 years and the one thing I missed the most was watching pro football.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Thank you everyone who made ‘Make A Difference Day’ a success

I want to thank everyone who makes every day a “Make a Difference Day” in Black Diamond.

  • Dec 1, 2017

Nationwide infrastructure needed to combat Alzheimer’s

Too often Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are treated as a normal aging issue, ignoring the public health consequences of a disease that someone in the U.S. develops every 66 seconds.

  • Nov 29, 2017