Letters to the Editor

Vote for Rep. Kim Schrier

Vote for Rep. Kim Schrier

Her leadership is vital during this pandemic.

  • Aug 11, 2020
Vote for Rep. Kim Schrier
Be a responsible American and wear a mask

Be a responsible American and wear a mask

It’s about protecting others, not yourself.

  • Aug 7, 2020
Be a responsible American and wear a mask
148,000 deaths isn’t a silver lining

148,000 deaths isn’t a silver lining

And what was that about a Civil War?

  • Aug 7, 2020
148,000 deaths isn’t a silver lining
Mandates aren’t laws

Mandates aren’t laws

And police can’t enforce mandates.

  • Aug 5, 2020
Mandates aren’t laws
Enforce mask rules, give money to the needy

Enforce mask rules, give money to the needy

We all need to look our for each other, whatever we do.

  • Aug 4, 2020
Enforce mask rules, give money to the needy
Local police failing to enforce pandemic safety measures

Local police failing to enforce pandemic safety measures

I was told if I didn’t like it, I could move.

  • Jul 31, 2020
Local police failing to enforce pandemic safety measures
The Enumclaw Food Bank is a valuable community resource, too

The Enumclaw Food Bank is a valuable community resource, too

We may not be as fancy as POM, but we provide vital assistance to Plateau residents.

  • Jul 30, 2020
The Enumclaw Food Bank is a valuable community resource, too
Elfers picks politics over human suffering

Elfers picks politics over human suffering

There is no ‘silver lining’ to the pandemic.

  • Jul 30, 2020
Elfers picks politics over human suffering
EPD’s lack of mask enforcement puts community in danger

EPD’s lack of mask enforcement puts community in danger

Officers need to do more than “education”.

  • Jul 29, 2020
EPD’s lack of mask enforcement puts community in danger
Fugate Ford saved graduation

Fugate Ford saved graduation

The social distancing parade was what our students needed to celebrate.

  • Jul 27, 2020
Fugate Ford saved graduation
Big business should close, small businesses should stay open

Big business should close, small businesses should stay open

They have the resources to weather the storm. I don’t.

  • Jul 24, 2020
Big business should close, small businesses should stay open
Respectfully returning my stimulus check

Respectfully returning my stimulus check

The national debt is a national crisis.

  • Jul 22, 2020
Respectfully returning my stimulus check
Thank you, neighbors!

Thank you, neighbors!

Mowing the lawn is difficult at my age.

  • Jul 17, 2020
Thank you, neighbors!
While we fight against COVID-19, let’s also target TB

While we fight against COVID-19, let’s also target TB

Might as well take out two birds with one stone.

  • Jul 16, 2020
While we fight against COVID-19, let’s also target TB
We’ve lost our ability to be nuanced about the past

We’ve lost our ability to be nuanced about the past

Americans understand the Founding Fathers and other historical figures weren’t saints.

  • Jul 14, 2020
We’ve lost our ability to be nuanced about the past
Participate in your local governments

Participate in your local governments

If you’re part of the ‘silent majority’, it’s time to speak out.

  • Jul 13, 2020
Participate in your local governments
A message from Mayor Jan Molinaro

A message from Mayor Jan Molinaro

“The best example of encouragement you can give someone for wearing a mask is to wear a mask yourself.”

A message from Mayor Jan Molinaro
Join me and others in your community in addressing systemic racism

Join me and others in your community in addressing systemic racism

We want our local governments to work on dismantling biased policies to make their communities more equitable.

  • Jun 30, 2020
Join me and others in your community in addressing systemic racism
Trump has knowledge, skills to run the country

Trump has knowledge, skills to run the country

I’m far more interested in Trump’s abilities than what his opponents point out as “flaws.”

  • Jun 25, 2020
Trump has knowledge, skills to run the country
Young locals in protests give me hope for the future

Young locals in protests give me hope for the future

Be careful writing from a place of privilege.

  • Jun 23, 2020
Young locals in protests give me hope for the future