Letters to the Editor

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

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.