Letters to the Editor

Citizen’s vote made easier by campaign letter

I am writing in response to the letter to the citizens of Sumner left on doorsteps regarding the mayor’s race endorsed by the Sumner City… Continue reading

Sumner resident opposes MIC designation

In the last 10 years Washington state has had a phenomenal growth that included small cities and towns. Urban sprawl leached into nooks and crannies… Continue reading

Informed vote is important in election

With the upcoming Bonney Lake City Council election, it is timely to reflect back on recent events that seriously disrupted the conduct of city business… Continue reading

Vogel gets vote to stay on the board

Last year was a tough year for the White River School District and many, many other districts across the state. We had a huge budget… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2009

Former city employee not a Wise fan

In 2005 Sean Krebs challenged John Wise for mayor. At the time Sean warned that the city was “running out of money,” that we needed… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2009

MRIBA took action, not one couple

The board of directors for the Mount Rainier Independent Business Alliance would like to correct some facts that were alleged in the letter printed by… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2009

Letter writer must not know Benders

In the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of the paper, a letter written by Mr. Randy Martin was published. I was struck by two things in… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2009

Letter needs clarification, chamber says

I would like to clarify some misinformation Randy Martin has (Letter to the editor, Courier-Herald, Oct. 14) so that he can better understand our role… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2009

Former school employee is fan of mayor

John Wise’s concern for our community has been evident for a long time. As our school district’s business manager I worked closely with him when… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2009

Wise offered help when park was threatened

I am writing to give my support to mayor John Wise.John gave an enormous amount of his personal time in helping us keep Nolte State… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2009

School board was right to select Nickson

I strongly agree with the Enumclaw School District’s board of directors’ decision to choose Tim Nickson to replace outgoing Gerd Weyer’s vacant position.

  • Oct 20, 2009

In support of school board member Vogel

Last year was a tough year for the White River School District and many, many other districts across the state. We had a huge budget… Continue reading

Referendum 71 grants equality

I was fortunate enough to listen to President Obama address the annual dinner of the Human Rights Campaign. As he spoke of the changes our… Continue reading

Thank you Dems for health care

Republicans in Congress should have their hearing tested; surely the socialized health care that we, the taxpayers, fund for them would cover such a test.… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2009

Still looking for change in this country

Disappointment has been my experience as I noticed that only two people have shared their views of the proposed changes in health care. Surely there… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2009

Why is there a rift between council, mayor?

I’d like to respond to the letter from Myron Whalen (Courier-Herald, Sept. 23). Since he so eloquently stated that these letters are about opinions I’ll… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2009

Selective hearing can plague parties

An independent’s reply to Barbara Andrews (Letters to the Editor, Courier-Herald, Sept. 30):You claim “the Republicans in Congress need to have their hearing checked, get… Continue reading

Who else shares health care concerns?

Disappointment has been my experience as I noticed that only two people have shared their views of the proposed changes in health care. Surely there… Continue reading