Letters to the Editor

Definition of socialism only points to future worries

I keep seeing, on the Internet and in newspapers (including The Courier-Herald), socialist writings urging people to, “…look up Socialism in the dictionary…” apparently because… Continue reading

Community thanked for stance on sexual abuse

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center would like to thank the Enumclaw community for your tremendous support and commitment to ending the silence around sexual… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2010

Where is the left’s anger at faith-based programs now?

Crickets … the sound of a lonely frog…the rapid fire buzzing of a misquote dancing around your ear looking for its next meal. Are these… Continue reading

Reader challenges pastor on Jesus’ message of peace

Editor’s note: the following is in response to the Church Corner column that appeared in the May 26 edition.Kim, Kim, you and yours, who in… Continue reading

Being legal protects immigrants and citizens

I wanted to express that I took great offense at your Our Corner section in the May 12, 2010, edition of The Courier-Herald.If you had… Continue reading

Boycott of Arizona is wrong approach

Editor’s note: the following letter was addressed to members of the Seattle City Council.

  • May 24, 2010

Columnist missed facts in immigration argument

In the May 12 edition of The Courier-Herald, Brian Beckley made an argument opposing the Arizona immigration law.

  • May 24, 2010

View on Arizona law brought reader to tears

Editor’s note: The following is in response to Brian Beckley’s “Our Corner” column of May 12.

  • May 24, 2010

Thank you for writing column

Editor’s note: The following is in response to Brian Beckley’s “Our Corner” column of May 12.I want to thank you for the article, “Freedom for… Continue reading

Does writer really think all should be allowed in?

I’m beginning to think Courier-Herald staff writers simply make up things to write about that will cause the most activity in the pages of Views.Let… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2010

States must take action where the feds failed

Regarding Brian Beckley’s May 12 column “Freedom for all, all who are here,” it seems Beckley is of the “open borders” mentality which argues everyone… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2010

Sumner pool means a lot to families in community

I am very saddened to hear that there is a great possibility that the pool will be closing at the end of summer.My son has… Continue reading

States must take action to address illegals

Regarding Brian Beckley’s May 12 column “Freedom for all, all who are here,” it seems Beckley is of the “open borders” mentality which argues everyone… Continue reading

Liberty and freedom are not the same thing

In the May 12 edition of The Courier-Herald, Brian Beckley made an argument opposing the Arizona immigration law. It became clear, as I read his… Continue reading

Column creates divide

I’m beginning to think Courier-Herald staff writers simply make up things to write about that will cause the most activity in the pages of Views.Let… Continue reading

MIC zoning limits Sumner’s options for north section

One night at a council meeting, seven council members were talking when one of them asked, “Do you know what the Port of Tacoma and North Sumner have in common?” One of them replies, “What?” “They’re both zoned as Manufacturing Industrial Zones (MIC), and they’re both about 2,300 acres.” Ba-da-boom. But no one laughed, as though the most tasteless joke in recorded history had just been uttered at a convention of nuns. And it is a tasteless joke, as Sumner would become the first MIC zone outside the Port of Tacoma and Frederickson in all of Pierce County.