Letters to the Editor

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

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