Letters to the Editor

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

8th Congressional District needs leader who will publicly oppose bigotry, hate | Letter

On Wednesday, Aug. 16, I called my representative, Dave Reichert and asked if he supports white supremacy. I was thrilled to learn that he does… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2017

A person’s choice of role model is important, especially when the person is the President | Letter

Knowing a man’s choice of role models informs us of his character. The “Art of the Deal” co-author Tony Schwartz explained, to understand Trump, you… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Global improvements begin within our borders | Letter

With the recent debates over the repeal of Obamacare and the push for Trumpcare, there is definite unrest in Congress. Having a two-party political system,… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Rep. Reichert pretends to be a champion for the little guy | Letter

Congressman Reichert projects himself as a champion for the little guy standing up for individual rights, for small businesses fighting burdensome regulations, for those fighting… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2017

Congratulations to North Bend on preserving parks space | Letter

I applaud the City Council for the City of North Bend, the Mayor, Staff and the community for the latest purchase of open space property… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2017

Getting Big Money out of elections process will help us make progress on real issues | Letter

Our country is beginning to tool up for mid-term elections, and many entities, citizens included, are laying plans for future endeavors based upon victorious outcomes… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2017

Representative’s votes are undermining U.S. security | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert always claims the high ground as ex-sheriff in understanding and supporting the rule of law. Yet in July he voted to undermine… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2017

H.R. 1215 is as big a concern as health care bill | Letter

Think all you have to worry about regarding healthcare is the AHCA/BCRA? Think again. Congressman Dave Reichert voted on June 28 to pass the so-called… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2017

Beautiful day on the lake ends with life-saving lesson | Letter

They had spent a beautiful Monday with their dogs at Rattlesnake Lake. As they were about to load up the canoe on the pickup, they… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2017