Letters to the Editor

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

MacLean is the right choice for school board | Letter

Snoqualmie Valley School District is as dynamic as it is wide. The Board of Directors and SVSD staff are in the midst of some huge… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

Walking tour Sunday unveils memorials to longtime city servant, Charles S. Peterson

By Carol Peterson, David Battey, and Jodi Warren Please join us Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. to dedicate several memorials to the late Charles… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Elected officials must adapt to changing world of social media | Letter

In response to (Snoqualmie Mayor Matt) Larson statements at the Leadership Eastside forum earlier this week (http://www.valleyrecord.com/news/eastside-mayors-talk-challenges-at-the-local-regional-level) to discuss regional challenges: Social media allows for… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Thank you, Congressman Reichert, for your dedication to serving constituents | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert’s leadership and commitment to serving our community is going to be a tough act to follow. Given the current politically charged climate,… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

People with money aren’t investing in American jobs | Letter

In her Sept. 1 letter, Ms. Parkins stated, “We need people with money to invest, in order to create business and thus make money for… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Disc golf course is just one example of volunteer efforts improving Snoqaulmie Valley | Letter

Dear Snoqualmie Valley, On Saturday, Aug. 26, I and 11 volunteers, including six Boy Scouts, installed a disc golf mini course at North Bend’s E.J.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

Big money is a problem in government, look at legislators’ net worth | Letter

On the letter to the editor about getting big money out of elections: I happen to believe that big money is a problem in our… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Birds need some oats, too | Letter

Birds need some oats too | Letter

  • Sep 15, 2017

Trickle-down economics don’t work | Letter

Trickle-down economics gets its name from American humorist Will Rogers’s: “The money was all appropriated for the top in the hopes that it would trickle… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Historical Museum seeks artifacts on WWI-era military efforts, local Sitka Spruce production | Letter

The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum is doing research on the participation of Valley residents in World War I, and is eager to expand its understanding… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Reichert shouldn’t be afraid of hosting town hall meetings | Letter

On Aug. 12 just 20 miles down the road from Representative Dave Reichert’s district office in Issaquah, a peaceful, orderly town hall took place. No… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Fee for fossil fuel production is bi-partisan solution | Letter

I’m crying through the news of the people of Houston who have lost everything. I’m choking on the northwest fires, including the Quarry fire ably… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Reichert has done his best to limit government controls | Letter

It seems to me that some people want the government to do everything for them. They seem to think that there is no end to… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2017

Kushner’s, Trump’s non-response to Charlottesville protest is unconscionable | Letter

The reaction of Donald Trump concerning Charlottesville is hardly a surprise. Nothing more on that matter can be said. However, I am puzzled by the… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017