Opinion

Rep. Reichert still voting to keep the wool over our eyes | Letter

Representative Reichert has voted three times to keep the Republican president’s taxes…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

 

How to put proposed carbon tax to good use | Letter

In November, Washington voters rejected what would have been the nation’s first…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

 

Snoqualmie was lucky to have Charles Peterson | Letter

I had the pleasure of working with Chuck Peterson while serving on…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

 

Column: Snoqualmie City Councilman Charles Peterson was many things to this person

This week, I wasn’t planning to write a column — I was…

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Volunteer at Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center | Letter

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center is a great place to volunteer. You…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Guest column: Creating energy from our garbage? That’s a bright idea.

By Michelle Metzler Washington residents are really good at recycling. We recycle…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Letter: President’s abandoned hotel deal would have violated sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

According to Adam Davidson’s recent article in the New Yorker (March 13),…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Snoqualmie Police are professional, always willing to listen | Letter

I would like to respond to a recent letter to the editor…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Committee votes show how Reichert would have voted on health care plan | Letter

Congressman Reichert may feel that he dodged a bullet by not having…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Letter: Valley police need more to do

I am a crusader by nature and I am here to announce…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

TrumpCare is a Tax Cut for the Wealthy | Letter

I am disgusted and insulted by Representative Reichert’s support for the Republicans…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

We deserve better than Reichert’s avoidance of town hall meetings with constituents | Letter

I’m writing to voice my displeasure and frustration with Rep. Dave Reichert…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Featured story of the month: North is Bend building a bike park

Sometimes, it’s easy to predict which stories will take off when they…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Letter: EF&R is always ready to serve the entire community

Eastside Fire and Rescue shares your concern about the rising tide of…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Column: It’s March, time to meet the teachers

When the NCAA basketball finals obsession is sweeping the country each year,…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Guest column: A history of ‘ice’ skating in Snoqualmie

By Wendy Thomas The recent article in the Snoqualmie Star about “Winter…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Letter: Health care proposal offers no promise of care

I appreciate Rep Paul Graves and Jay Rodne, from Legislative District 5)…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Letter: Speak up against inhumane treatment of immigrants

After reading about the Afghan family detained in L.A. March 2 on…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Open letter from a Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter guest

The Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter has made a huge positive impact on…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Recycling myths: sorting fact from fiction

This is a monthly column by Michelle Metzler, Waste Management’s team leader…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Letter: Executive order is not rationally related to limiting immigration or fighting terrorism

This letter is in response to those who criticize the court’s decision…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Letter: Republican plan for education doesn’t address immediate problems

On Feb. 21, I spoke with Representative Paul Graves about fully funding…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Letter: Verifying the legality of president’s actions shouldn’t be a partisan issue

Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire. Representative Dave Reichert wants to let…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Guest column: Were you prepared?

Editor’s Note: Last Monday’s heavy snowfall was a surprise to many of…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Letter: PTSA thanks Frankie’s Pizza for ongoing support

Twin Falls Middle School PTSA wants to recognize Frankie’s Pizza as an…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

King County Library System celebrates 75 years of ‘library stories’ in 2017

The earliest “library story” I remember is the summer reading program at the Jacksonville Public Library. Summer reading was one of my favorite events each year, and I vividly recall getting a blue ribbon for my efforts. Mrs. Spencer, the children’s librarian, made it feel like something really special.

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Letter: Defunding Planned Parenthood is a terrible idea

Defunding Planned Parenthood is a terrible idea. I urge your readers to…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Letter: Reichert doesn’t represent people

Trump voters should like Reichert. While we are distracted by the illegal…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Guest column: ‘Going public’ as a welcoming city in Carnation

Last Tuesday we had a packed house at the Carnation City Council meeting. The Welcoming City initiative was on our agenda. Cities across the country have been putting policies in place to support immigrant populations in their jurisdictions.

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Letter: Trump has betrayed American workers

When President Trump said the system is rigged against American workers, he…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Letter: Firefighters fund says thanks for caring

On behalf of all the members of the Eastside Firefighters Benevolent Fund,…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Letter: Active Alert bill has broad bipartisan support in state House

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, I met with the legislators of the 5th…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Letter: Failure to demand Trump’s tax returns is failure in duty to country

To Congressman Reichert, my name is Jacqueline Bosworth, and I am one…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Featured story of the month: ‘Meet your Muslim neighbors’ report

The last Friday of each month, the Valley Record dedicates some space…

Column: Love of Washington wines leads to discovery of wineries’ romantic histories

Before Wildflower, I wrote for Sip in Washington, my own Washington State wine blog. My background in wine originated through a long history in the restaurant industry and I was particularly focused on Italian wines.

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Column: How to be an all-star recycler: Focus on the basics to win big

By Michelle Metzler This is a monthly column by Michelle Metzler, Waste…

  • Feb 24th, 2017

Letter: Why did Rep. Reichert vote against forcing President Trump to release tax records?

The Ways and Means Committee voted not to force President Trump to…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Letter: Fear-based politics are not true to the spirit of America

First, there’s the Statue of Liberty, that beacon of hope and freedom,…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Letter: Reader tells Reichert, ‘I’m a constituent, too’

Letter: Reader tells Reichert, ‘I’m a constituent, too’

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Letter: Reminding the community of the reason for Baby Kimball memorial

Three years ago, on Feb. 12 our community was devastated by the…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017