Letters to the Editor

Brad Toft is the right choice for city leadership change | Letter

I wanted to share my experience and full support for Brad Toft, running for Mayor of Snoqualmie in the upcoming election. First off, I have… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2017

Republicans are revising health care bill in secret | Letter

In all the hubbub about obstruction of justice, in all the tragedy over the shootings at the baseball field, the Republicans are quietly trying to… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2017

Health care bill should be delayed until public input can be given | Letter

If you needed to buy a house, would you let your realtor (your representative in the deal) pick a house, make an offer, and sign… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2017

Can we please get serious about background checks for gun laws? | Letter

Last Wednesday (June 14) U.S. Congressman Scalise and three others were shot and wounded in Alexandria VA, and four people were shot and killed and… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2017

Find out who funds candidates before casting your vote | Letter

I recently received a plea for fundraising from Congressman Dave Reichert saying, “Now more than ever, we must work together to fight the liberal special-interest… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2017

March for Truth saw mostly positive response | Letter

Last Saturday, I joined 100 patriots to “March for Truth” in North Bend, with the Snoqualmie Valley Indivisibles. The response we received was overwhelmingly positive.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2017

Neighbors of school district office would gladly trade for DirtFish, concert noise | Letter

My intention is not to trivialize persons’ quality of life caused by DirtFish or anything else, however I may trade my annoyance for DirtFish noise.… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2017

Cartoon ignores the presence, and problem, of white supremacists | Letter

The cartoon that was included in the (June 7) Record is downright appalling. Not only does it fail to recognize and even normalizes the undeniable… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2017

Ill-informed cartoon requires an apology from the Record | Letter

I am writing to express disappointment in the Record’s June 7 “Pick the Real Fascist” cartoon. This cartoon came as a response to the alt-right… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2017

Trump hasn’t kept his promises to help struggling Americans | Letter

Trump was elected because he offered help to struggling Americans. He said he would create more jobs, protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and make… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2017

In defense of the wealthy | Letter

What doesn’t get mentioned about tax breaks for the wealthy is the push back – the wealthy opposing a tax break. Warren Buffett speaks for… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2017

Citizens are counting on city officials to protect their interests on mill site development | Letter

Thank you for your thorough article covering concerns expressed about the mill site development in the May 31 issue of the Snoqualmie Valley Record. At… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2017

Amphitheater at Mill Site must be prevented | Letter

I am writing regarding the planned development of the Weyerhaeuser Mill site in Snoqualmie, aka Snoqualmie Mill. I have studied the documents on Snoqualmie’s website,… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2017

Many thanks to be made for photo contest contributions | Letter

I was honored and humbled by the first-place recognition of my “people” and “animal” entries in the recent Valley Record photo contest. There are many… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2017

Reichert has double standard on corporations, people | Letter

It seems that Congressman Dave Reichert has a double standard. He will not accept messages from people living outside his gerrymandered district, but has no… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2017

Trump’s tax returns aren’t important | Letter

I assume that people calling for Trump’s tax returns are trying to prove that Trump has holdings in Russia. He says not and I, for… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2017

Rep. Reichert is good at making wrong sound right | Letter

Representative Reichert’s letter-to-the-editor defending his votes to hide Trump’s taxes, proves he is a skilled politician who can make wrong sound right. Here are his… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2017

It’s time to ‘rummage around’ in president’s tax returns | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert expresses concern about congress using its “powers to rummage around in the tax returns of the President” (Valley Record, May 4). The… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2017

Sympathy for the wealthy, burdened with such need for tax breaks | Letter

I feel for the very wealthy who must struggle every day, wondering where their next big tax break will come from. Three hundred billion dollars… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017

Valley residents should get informed about hospital affiliation, debt | Letter

Recently the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital started the process to partner or merge with a larger hospital or healthcare provider. This is something that most if… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017