Opinion

Shridhar deserves your vote for Port Commissioner | Letter

I am writing in support of Preeti Shridhar for Port of Seattle…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

 

Valley Record has long record of not endorsing candidates for office

Each year during the elections process, we at the Valley Record are…

 

Snoqualmie City Council representatives encourage voters to re-elect Matt Larson | Letter

We are honored, and it has been a privilege, serving Snoqualmie residents.…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

 

Valley Record moves to Friday publication, Thursday distribution in August

Mount Si High School won’t be the only place in Snoqualmie to…

King County Library System refreshes its strategic vision, invites public to look at the road ahead

Over the past year and a half, the King County Library System…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Trump has given us no reason to respect him | Letter

Some Trump supporters believe we should all respect the man we just…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Barrett and Solomon families thank Valley for support | Letter

We would like to thank the Snoqualmie Valley community for the outpouring…

  • Jul 16th, 2017

Larson’s leadership in preserving Snoqualmie’s library, downtown, deserves re-election | Letter

As a former Snoqualmie librarian for 35 years and manager for 12,…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Questioning the stated purpose of the mill site development | Letter

I usually don’t comment on articles in the Valley Record but I…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Former councilman impressed with Toft’s leadership | Letter

I first met Brad Toft in 2014 when I joined the Snoqualmie…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Guest column: Make your cookout good for the environment

When the sun comes out in the Snoqualmie Valley it feels only right to celebrate with a BBQ, picnic or backyard potluck. And with great weather comes the season of paper plates, plastic forks and disposable cups.

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Many thanks for another Great Carnation Fourth of July celebration | Letter

Another Carnation Fourth of July Celebration has passed. This year’s event was…

  • Jul 13th, 2017

Former finance director lists six reasons she’s voting for Matt Larson | Letter

Here are six reasons I am voting to re-elect Mayor Larson. 1.…

  • Jul 9th, 2017

Thanks to all for successful Fall City Day 2017 | Letter

Thank you to all who came to our street fair. We appreciate…

  • Jul 8th, 2017

Guest column: Urban Growth Areas have given us green spaces, rural atmosphere

The Urban Growth Area, better known as the UGA, is an area contiguous with a city that has been designated for urban growth. Land outside of the UGA is designated to remain rural. The idea was to develop a thoughtful and realistic plan to accommodate anticipated growth in a manner that would promote balanced, healthy communities and preserve rural lands.

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Fletcher will listen to citizen concerns as mayor | Letter

I appreciate your excellent coverage of changes in Snoqualmie. I want to…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Guest column: Skip the fireworks stands for a safer Fourth of July

Editor’s Note: The following guest column, now updated, originally ran two years…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Background checks do little or nothing to curb crime | Letter

I would like to get serious about misleading information in a letter…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Mayor Larson earns family’s support for professional management of city | Letter

It was a pleasant surprise for me (Thursday, June 22 ) to…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Open house only furthered frustrations over Tolt Bridge closure

I would have to say that the only thing that came out…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

President, AG, need to ask questions about Russian election interference | Letter

Is there anyone else concerned and puzzled that both Donald Trump, President…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Trump critics are missing part of the picture | Letter

It is hard for me to understand how people can be so…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Re-elect Larson as Snoqualmie Mayor, for his long service and devotion to Snoqualmie priorities | Letter

I am writing to urge your support in re-electing Matt Larson as…

  • Jun 26th, 2017

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

I wanted to share my experience and full support for Brad Toft,…

  • Jun 22nd, 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

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

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

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

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