Letters to the Editor

Fewer guns equals fewer gun problems

Unfortunately, and I do mean that, my point about guns keeps being made.We just lost a Seattle policeman, whose weapon did not “protect” him. At… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2009

Proposed health care not good pick

This letter is in response to Robert Duchaine’s letter, which was a response to Anne Marie Semke’s letter. Anne Marie wrote about her experiences with… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2009

Community supports former Buckley chief

My wife and I want to express our thanks to the wonderful community of Buckley, especially the firefighters and their families, for the tremendous outpouring… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2009

Is Canada a better place to stay alive?

Anne-Marie Semke has offered us her opinion on the virtues of the American health care system versus her experience in Canada. Through a series of… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2009

Intelligent debate crucial to democracy

On a recent visit to the Enumclaw Post Office, I noticed a table manned by two young men that had pictures of President Obama with… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2009

Why have basic questions not been asked?

Thanks to the excellent Courier-Herald articles recently written by Brenda Sexton and Dennis Box, we now know that our Enumclaw School District superintendent has been… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2009

Reader offers civil opinion on religion

Someone has said, “Opinions are like toilets – everyone has at least one.”Daniel Nash (“Different views are better voiced civilly,” Our Corner, Courier-Herald Nov. 4)… Continue reading

Thank you for addressing discrimination

When I picked up The Courier-Herald this week, the last thing I expected to see on the cover was a GBLT article.I’m a student at… Continue reading

Wise has done good job for eight years

We would like to thank Mayor John Wise and his election committee for running an honest, upstanding mayoral campaign.

  • Nov 9, 2009

Trying to keep a civil tone to talk of religion

Someone has said, “Opinions are like toilets – everyone has at least one.” The following is a response to the column by Daniel Nash (“Different views are better voiced civilly,” published in the Nov. 4 edition of The Courier-Herald.

  • Nov 9, 2009

Richardson is thankful for support

Candidates don’t often have nice things to say after losing such close elections, but I do. Some of my friends and volunteers have asked me… Continue reading

Full coverage doesn’t mean quality care

As a Canadian immigrant to Enumclaw I want to inform your readers about the realities of socialized medicine in the province of British Columbia (health care plans are run by the provinces, not the federal government).

  • Nov 9, 2009

Hoping voters gave a change in direction

Some letters concerning the recent mayoral debate huffily decried perceived lack of respect shown by the opponent to the current mayor. Presumably the opponent should… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2009

Students tell importance of keeping the fair

As members of this community and the Enumclaw High School FFA, we are writing this letter in the interest of voicing our opinion on the… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2009

Disappointed that county has not given money

I was very disappointed to hear that the King County Council has not put in their budget money for the 2010 King County Fair.

  • Nov 2, 2009

Vogel earns support from district voter

The voters in the White River School District have an important school board vote coming up.The people that are elected to serve on the school… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2009

Mayor and wife work hard for city

I am responding to Mr. Bender’s letter of Oct. 7 in The Courier-Herald.This letter is not political as it will probably not be published until… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2009

Treatment plant was under budget

There seems to be a lot of confusion about the sewer rate increase. Our wastewater treatment plant reached its design capacity in 1995. It had… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2009

Intimidation has no place in elections

It is said that fear and intimidation never win and on Tuesday, Nov. 3, this community has the opportunity to make that statement a reality.It… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2009

Intimidation has no place in elections

It is said that fear and intimidation never win and on Tuesday, Nov. 3, this community has the opportunity to make that statement a reality.It… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2009