Letters to the Editor

American Lung Association applauds Larson’s opposition to repeal of Clean Power Plan | Letter

The American Lung Association applauds Snoqualmie Mayor Matthew R. Larson for standing up for the health of our youth and families by joining 235 other… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2018

Petzold is partisan and wrong; more liberal Democrats are not the solution to gun violence | Letter

I read with interest any ideas that are offered about solving violence in our schools. It is incumbent on us all, as parents, to offer… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2018

School shooting inspires a new take on Niemöller’s ‘First they came’ | Letter

First they shot up Columbine High School. But I didn’t say anything because I didn’t live there, and I love my gun.

  • Feb 21, 2018

Hope springs from Florida school shooting, in youth movement | Letter

There is a sliver of hope amidst the utter gloom of the recent Florida incident. Eyebrows may be raised at my characterization of the Parkland… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

If our leaders won’t change gun laws, it’s time to change our leaders| Letter

I couldn’t sleep last Wednesday. I tossed and turned, the images of the students in Florida walking out of their school, single file, their Valentine’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

King County wasn’t named for Dr. King, but renamed | Letter

While perusing your website, I came across a headline (Martin Luther King’s county, announcing the new Seattleland podcast) and an error in fact. Namely, that… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Talk to legislators about importance of gun violence prevention bills now | Letter

Like many, I am devastated by the news of yet another gun violence tragedy in our country. I hope to never experience the pain and… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Give President Trump a chance | Letter

Why is it that when Clinton and Obama said we needed a wall there was no uproar? But because Trump wants one, the Dems throw… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

Community support made Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank a reality | Letter

The Board of Directors of the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, now celebrating its fifth anniversary, would like to thank the Snoqualmie Valley communities for their… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

Tell legislators we need progressive school funding model | Letter

As the McCleary tax bills are coming out, voters are starting to realize what a terrible bargain our legislators struck last year to almost meet… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

Replace Nunes as House Intelligence Committee chairperson | Letter

The actions of House Intelligence Committee chair, Devin Nunes, undoubtedly makes Vladimir Putin happy. Nunes was recently shown classified FBI documents under the condition that… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

Rossi works with both sides of the aisle; attack on his bipartisanship is laughable | Letter

The attacks on Dino Rossi (“Rossi’s partisan politics don’t belong in Congress,” Feb. 5) are unfounded and baseless. In that letter, a political activist claims… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

One Snoqualmie employee doesn’t deserve honors | Letter

In reference to the 2017 city of Snoqualmie outstanding employees awards, I’m sure most all of the recipients of this award were well deserving. However,… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Support voting rights, civics education, for stronger democracy | Letter

I am writing to encourage my fellow Valley residents to write, email, or call their state representatives (Sen. Mark Mullet, Rep. Jay Rodne, and Rep.… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

School levy will support student access to nursing services | Letter

Please vote yes for Snoqualmie Valley School District schools because every child deserves a school nurse. Many parents are surprised to learn that there is… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Urge local legislators to support automatic voter registration| Letter

I recently had the pleasure of hearing Washington’s Secretary of State, Kim Wyman, speak about one of the most important rights and responsibilities of citizenship… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Rossi’s partisan politics don’t belong in Congress | Letter

Dino Rossi is campaigning for Congress by pointing out that Washington DC is “toxic,” saying that our state “deserves real results, not partisan bickering.” Rossi’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Here’s a solution: Restore democracy | Letter

It’s a gross overstatement to say that Democrats have no solutions as a recent letter-writer claimed. One Democratic solution is voting to restore democracy, and… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Levies will support essential school functions in Snoqualmie Valley | Letter

Ballots have been delivered, and right now citizens of the Snoqualmie Valley have the opportunity to vote for their continued support of our local schools.… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Our students are worth supporting renewed school levies | Letter

Snoqualmie Valley Citizens for Schools, a non-profit, volunteer organization, is enthusiastically advocating for voters to approve two replacement school levies during the Feb. 13 Special… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018