Letters to the Editor

Who is the entertaining Red Baron?

Could somebody tell me please, who is that Red Baron?You know! The guy in the red biplane that flies around the Plateau. Not the one… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2010

Arts Alive! chasing community support

Are you looking for a way to destress yourself or make a difference in someone’s life? Here is an easy way to do just that!… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2010

Republican party needs to offer solutions, not just finger-pointing

Until the Republican party can get over losing the election nearly two years ago, I guess we will continue to hear the same negative, finger-pointing… Continue reading

Think government wastes our money? Take a drive to Boise Creek

After reading the article and hearing from people I know that live by the site of the Boise Creek Project, I drove by to see… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2010

Things will improve when we get along, come up with solutions

Until the Republican party can get over losing the election nearly two years ago, I guess we will continue to hear the same negative, finger-pointing… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2010

Street Fair organizers must plan activities with an eye on the budget

Thank you Cari Enticknap for your letter regarding the Enumclaw Street Fair. Your letter is an excellent opportunity for us to respond and provide the… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2010

Many face ethical dilemmas going through daily life

Editor’s note: the following is in response to a letter in last week’s edition, “How does one support an event while disagreeing with a prime sponsor?”

  • Aug 9, 2010

Parroting back talking points adds nothing

The recent letter from Tim Personius brought to mind the apocryphal gem about a publisher’s note rejecting a short story. The note read: “Your story… Continue reading

Didier provides a third option in senate race

Over the last 26-plus years, I have been involved in political campaigns in two states, ranging from county commissioner to sheriff, governor and senator. I… Continue reading

How does one support an event while disagreeing with a prime sponsor?

Have you ever found yourself on the horns of an ethical dilemma? For instance, you might really want to buy something and find that the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2010

Enumclaw resident unhappy with changes to annual Street Fair

I am writing to express my disappointment with this year’s Street Fair.The decision to replace games and activities with a carnival was wrong-headed. It presented… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2010

Didier, not Rossi, is the one to make an impact in the state Senate

Over the last 26-plus years, I have been involved in political campaigns in two states, ranging from county commissioner to sheriff, governor and senator. I… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2010

Census workers thanks Bonney Lake

I was one of those temporary U.S. Census workers gathering information around Bonney Lake/Lake Tapps recently. I want to express my thanks to all who… Continue reading

Recent letters have tackled some weighty political, social issues

I want to get in my two cents worth about the somewhat, kind of, angry exchanges in the recent letters to the editor – which… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2010

City staff should have knowledge to handle task

Editor’s note: the following is in response to a July 21 letter from the Buckley fire chief.

  • Jul 26, 2010

Thanks, Dad, for years of patience with your son

To the best dad...I know you’re going on 80 years old and you and Mom have always been there, through thick and thin, good situations… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2010

Washington Legislature’s revenue plans beginning to tax reader’s limits

I am continually amazed at the creative ways that our state Legislature generates more revenue (taxes). Case in point, I recently received my car license renewal with the following “fees” in dollars: A $3 filing fee to the county in which the fee is paid – but I plan on filing online, which could be any county or even out-of-state. Which pocket does my money go in now?

A different experience with Greek Life

Wow. The Courier-Herald printed quite a referendum on Greek life in the July 14 issue. Of course, this is the experience and perspective of one… Continue reading