Opinion

Find out who funds candidates before casting your vote | Letter

I recently received a plea for fundraising from Congressman Dave Reichert saying,…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

 

Republicans are revising health care bill in secret | Letter

In all the hubbub about obstruction of justice, in all the tragedy…

  • Jun 21st, 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…

  • Jun 20th, 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…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Column: Recycle Corps interns on the way to “crack the code” for better recycling in multifamily, multicultural communities

A monthly column about the world of recycling, diversion and sustainability seen…

  • Jun 18th, 2017

Guest column: Summer reading means time to relax, learn and have fun

It seemed like winter was longer-than-usual this year, but it’s behind us now. And with the change of seasons—and warmer days—it’s time for summer reading!

  • Jun 16th, 2017

March for Truth saw mostly positive response | Letter

Last Saturday, I joined 100 patriots to “March for Truth” in North…

  • Jun 15th, 2017

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

The cartoon that was included in the (June 7) Record is downright…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

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

I am writing to express disappointment in the Record’s June 7 “Pick…

  • Jun 13th, 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…

  • Jun 14th, 2017

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

Trump was elected because he offered help to struggling Americans. He said…

  • Jun 8th, 2017

What do you want to know? Send us your questions for Valley candidates

The surprise has faded a little, now that I’ve had a few…

In defense of the wealthy | Letter

What doesn’t get mentioned about tax breaks for the wealthy is the…

  • Jun 7th, 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…

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Amphitheater at Mill Site must be prevented | Letter

I am writing regarding the planned development of the Weyerhaeuser Mill site…

  • May 30th, 2017

Many thanks to be made for photo contest contributions | Letter

I was honored and humbled by the first-place recognition of my “people”…

  • May 29th, 2017

Reichert has double standard on corporations, people | Letter

It seems that Congressman Dave Reichert has a double standard. He will…

  • May 28th, 2017

Trump’s tax returns aren’t important | Letter

I assume that people calling for Trump’s tax returns are trying to…

  • May 27th, 2017

Column: What’s a Question of the Week, and why do we care?

It’s been a while since we posed our weekly questions, sometimes complex,…

Guest column: May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month and this year’s theme is “Age Out…

  • May 25th, 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…

  • May 23rd, 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…

  • May 20th, 2017

Growing accustomed to this Valley’s ‘Project Central’ environment

So. Many. Projects. The cities of the Snoqualmie Valley, along with state…

  • May 19th, 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…

  • May 19th, 2017

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

Recently the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital started the process to partner or merge…

  • May 18th, 2017

Trump’s tax plan would rob the government | Letter

President Trump proposed a new tax plan last week, which by every…

  • May 18th, 2017

Inflated salary issue not just in school district | Letter

Philip Cassady’s letter of May 3 questions the rationale behind the Snoqualmie…

  • May 18th, 2017

Editorial cartoon needs some feedback | Letter

I have to say that there have been about a dozen times…

  • May 17th, 2017

Tax reform proposal fails every time it’s been tried in the past | Letter

There are many reasons to be alarmed about Trump’s proposed budget and…

  • May 16th, 2017

Flooding causes are obvious, no studies needed | Letter

In regard to Lower Valley needs data on flooding causes: Both the…

  • May 12th, 2017

Release of Trump’s tax returns would answer our questions | Letter

Congressman Reichert ought to know that no one can hide criminal activity…

  • May 11th, 2017

Requesting recognition for students heading into armed forces, too | Letter

Last week’s edition of the Snoqualmie Valley Record mentioned several athletes and…

  • May 10th, 2017

Reichert’s reasons for protecting Trump’s tax returns are tired old excuses | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert’s excuses are old, tiresome, and misleading. He said, “If…

  • May 10th, 2017

Guest column: Waste Management driver loves her work, behind the wheel and in her community

Lindsey Leitch is an early riser. She has to be. Her family and her community depend on her. Lindsey begins her day at 4:30 a.m., waking in time to pack lunches for the family and kiss her 3 and 5-year-old sons goodbye before she heads out the door.

  • May 10th, 2017

Snoqualmie hotel project should have had proper notification, setbacks | Letter

I was very disheartened to hear that the Snoqualmie Mayor and City…

  • May 9th, 2017

KCLS Music & Technology Festival previews new directions in libraries and digital content

Libraries have always been the places to turn to for information, ideas and inspiration. And although the technology people use to access information has changed over time — from microfiche readers, record players, and tape recorders to today’s computers and digital formats — the King County Library System’s mission has remained the same: Helping patrons gain the knowledge they seek in whatever form suits them.

  • May 5th, 2017

Trump tax reform proposal should be backed up by release of his tax returns | Letter

“The biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history…

  • May 5th, 2017

Reichert responds: Forcing disclosure of tax returns sets a bad precedent | Letter

In the recent months, I have heard from a number of my…

  • May 4th, 2017

Superintendent does great job, but his salary seems high | Letter

I have just finished paying my 2017 property tax, and am concerned…

  • May 4th, 2017

Thank you to Encompass volunteers | Letter

Encompass is reminded how grateful we are to our dedicated and generous…

  • May 3rd, 2017