Letters to the Editor

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

Voters deserve a public forum with Snoqualmie mayoral candidates | Letter

I am very disappointed that there will be no public forum for the candidates for Mayor of Snoqualmie. I understand that the Oct. 17 forum… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Fancher will provide effective leadership on Snoqualmie Valley School Board | Letter

I’m endorsing and asking you to vote Gary Fancher to the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board. I had the pleasure of serving with Gary on… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Johnson will bring thoughtfulness and commitment to school board | Letter

I am writing to encourage voters in the Snoqualmie Valley School District to vote for Melissa Johnson to join the school As a community, we… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Re-elect Ross Loudenback to North Bend City Council Position 4 | Letter

Leadership, experience, dedication. These are the traits we expect our civic leaders to embody and they describe Ross Loudenback to a tee. To this, we… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Re-elect MacLean for his attentive, thoughtful leadership on school board | Letter

Tavish MacLean is an essential member of the school board and should be reelected. While all board members have aspirations for children,Tavish recognizes we are… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Fancher brings many, strong assets to Snoqualmie Valley School Board race | Letter

I wanted to share my experiences with conversations I‘ve had with Gary Fancher. I’ve known him for several years at the North Bend City Council.… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

We can learn from other countries on providing health care for all | Letter

My best friend and I celebrated our 40th anniversary by fulfilling her dream, going to Scotland. I got sick right after we arrived. After days… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Johnson will help school board keep pace with student needs | Letter

As a long-time Valley resident and the father of two children who have attended Snoqualmie Valley School District schools, I’ve seen our district and its… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Big Money is a problem in elections but candidates personal wealth is irrelevant | Letter

Many citizens would appreciate having elected officials whose personal wealth generally reflects the wealth of the voters who elect them. Big Money is a problem… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Firefighters thank community for record-setting support at pancake breakfast | Letter

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association would like to thank all our Snoqualmie Valley residents, contributors and volunteers for their continued support and patronage through the years.… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Snoqualmie Mayor and Council incumbents have the experience, dedication to keep city on right track | Letter

Mayor Matt Larson and council members Bob Jeans, Bryan Holloway and Kathi Prewitt have a proven record of outstanding dedication and service. Back in 2006,… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Michael Bennett needs to grow up, along with the NFL | Letter

Why is Michael Bennett claiming race as to why he was singled out by Las Vegas police (during an incident Aug. 26)? There were a… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Government is supposed to be part of the solution, not part of the problem | Letter

Nine months ago, Republicans took control of Congress and the Presidency. In that time, they have proven their inability to govern. Republicans previously voted over… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Fancher has the experience needed to help lead the school district | Letter

Valley residents have a terrific opportunity to help our school district as it grapples with the challenges of rising enrollment and rising expectations: Elect Gary… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017