Letters to the Editor

Johnson is committed to improving the school district | Letter

I heard that the teachers union sent a letter to members inferring that Carolyn Simpson (School Board Director) and Melissa Johnson (School Board candidate) were… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Reader poem welcomes October | Letter

I wrote a poem last October while walking along one of my favorite spots at Lake Sammamish State Park, and would like to submit it… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Jeans has all the qualities marking a good city leader | Letter

I would like to enlist your support in re-electing Bob Jeans to the Snoqualmie City Council. I’ve known Bob for years and had the opportunity… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

MacLean is wholly committed to providing best possible education for students | Letter

As a community member of nine years, with two children who are in the midst of their education through Snoqualmie Valley School District, and as… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Busby’s dedication to children is needed on Snoqualmie Valley School Board | Letter

The Snoqualmie Valley Administrative Secretary Association endorses Marci Busby for Snoqualmie Valley School Board. As a group, we have worked for many years in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Voters, ask your candidates how they will accomplish whatever they promise | Letter

With the election upon us, we are being bombarded with candidates telling us what they will do if we elect them. Several candidates are telling… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Fancher’s networking, researching practices will help lead Snoqualmie Valley School District | Letter

I support Gary Fancher for the non-partisan office of Snoqualmie Valley School Board Director, District 4. He is an active member of the community, a… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Johnson will be relentless advocate for students of Snoqualmie Valley | Letter

Although 2017 is not a presidential election year, there are still critical elections that will shape the future of our region. School board is one… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Personal integrity and public service make up MacLean’s character | Letter

I have been a resident of North Bend for 30 years, am an educator at Snoqualmie Elementary School, my children graduated from Mount Si Nigh… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Mayor, council’s absence from Snoqualmie candidate forum was an insult to citizens | Letter

About 200 Snoqualmie citizens, in addition to the Snoqualmie Tribe, were rudely insulted Oct. 17 by Mayor Larson and the Snoqualmie City Council, minus one… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Snoqualmie’s growth, lack of loyalty, motivate this reader to support Fletcher for mayor | Letter

Many Snoqualmie city leaders seem to assume that the continued rapid growth and development of Snoqualmie is a good thing. Yet many of us moved… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Prewitt is valuable contributor on Snoqualmie City Council | Letter

I am writing to encourage the citizens of Snoqualmie to join me in re-electing Kathi Prewitt to the Snoqualmie City Council. Kathi is a long-standing,… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

MacLean will work to create environment in which all students can learn | Letter

I am writing this letter in support of Tavish MacLean running for Snoqualmie Valley School Board. I am currently an eighth grade language arts teacher… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

MacLean is accessible, responsive and deserves re-election to Snoqualmie Valley School Board | Letter

I’d like to express my support for Tavish MacLean’s re-election to the Snoqualmie Valley School District School Board. A member of the school board should… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Patriotism is not defined by how we stand or kneel during the national anthem | Letter

Military protocol when the U.S. flag is present, during public performance of the national anthem, is that active military members must stand at attention and… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Retain Kathi Prewitt for Snoqualmie Council Position 7 | Letter

We have known and respected Kathi Prewitt for over 20 years and have followed and appreciated her decisions as a Snoqualmie City Council member, including… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Letter critical of Michael Bennett was ill-informed | Letter

I nearly knocked myself out rolling my eyes after reading the letter published Oct. 6 regarding Seahawks player Michael Bennett. The letter smacks of victim… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Johnson would do a wonderful job on Snoqualmie Valley School Board | Letter

The Snoqualmie Valley School District recently reported state testing results on its website, “SVSD students continue to score well above state averages in all areas… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Support Snoqualmie 1st candidates to have a voice in the city we love | Letter

Thank you for your coverage of our upcoming Snoqualmie mayoral and city council races. I would like to encourage fellow citizens of this beautiful city… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Ross is dedicated to balancing growth with quality of life | Letter

The city of Snoqualmie is approaching an important milestone as it evaluates several economic development projects. The city council must have leaders who can chart… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017