Letters to the Editor

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

Citizens need to strive for information

Barbara Andrew’s letter to the editor (9/30/09)was a childish and insulting attempt to demonize those who disagree with what Congress has chosen to divulge to… Continue reading

Thank You from local family

The Ritter family was hit with a double loss this summer; first our mom passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on July 27… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2009

Reader offers comments of Sexton column

One can only snort about comments by Brenda Sexton - “Flap over speech...mind boggling” (Courier-Herald, Sept. 16).Leaving aside that a lot of kids did not… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2009

Health care debate is short on logic

Congress returned to D.C. for respite from some tough town halls. The manufactured health care crisis looms as a political Pandora’s box with a host… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2009

District effort to get input is appreciated

This letter is in reference to the telephone survey that my husband and I received from the Enumclaw School Board. We are so appreciative of… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2009

Blame for rate hike goes to administration

This is in response to Chrissy Marlow’s letter dated Sept. 7.The city council was put in the unfortunate position of having to apply a tourniquet… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2009

Hearing tests for Republican Congress

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.

Second reader responds to column

One can only snort about comments by Brenda Sexton - “Flap over speech ... mind boggling” (Courier-Herald, Sept. 16).

Reader responds to Sexton’s column

I would like to make a comment or two about the editorial by Brenda Sexton in the paper dated Sept. 16, 2009.

Reader responds to Roach’s health care opinion

This letter is in reply to Mr. Roach's op-ed on health care (Courier-Herald, Sept. 2).

Wetland area is a costly endeavor

I would believe the readers of this paper would be very entertained if the editor were to dig deeper into the legal specifications required by law for building the 410 Mosquito Farm (wetlands).

  • Sep 7, 2009

Reader wants campaign reform

This letter is in reply to Mr. Roach's op-ed on health care (Courier-Herald, Sept. 2).

  • Sep 7, 2009

Further thoughts on gun legislation

Guns are designed and built to kill. Cars, drugs (mostly), alcohol are not designed to kill. Seems a bit of a difference.

  • Sep 7, 2009

Problems seen with health care reform

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

  • Sep 7, 2009

Reader claims higher sewer rates caused by mistakes

The city had "planned" on new families moving to Enumclaw to help cover their "overbudget" sewer plant.

  • Sep 7, 2009

Increase in sewer rates puts strain on residents

Not many years ago, the citizenry of Enumclaw (or any small town), would have been up in arms if the city fathers forced a 55 percent raise on them for anything and this is just on part of our utilities.

  • Sep 7, 2009

Weighing in on the mayoral race

Regarding the mayor's race, we have one tried and true mayor, with a good record and accomplishments that can't be denied. John Wise goes out of his way to be accommodating, cares about people and lives quite graciously through some staunch criticism. Older and Wise-r is a good combo. I hope at the time to vote, people will think, not act upon impulse and just vote for a friend, regardless of which friend that may be.

  • Aug 26, 2009