Opinion

Siren restoration was funded by memorials, not Peterson estate | Letter

For those of you who haven’t seen the correction in the Snoqualmie Valley Record regarding the fire siren that blows at noon, please let me… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Talent, qualifications, make Murphy good choice for King County Council, District 3 | Letter

Elect John Murphy. A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to speak with John Murphy and his wife. John is running for Position 3… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert is regular visitor to Valley communities | Letter

My husband and I moved to the Snoqualmie Valley 42 years ago on a windy November day. We made a deliberate choice to move to… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Fletcher’s Falls Crossing solution is one reason for this voter’s support | Letter

I support Fuzzy Fletcher for mayor of Snoqualmie. I don’t want Snoqualmie to become another overcrowded city on Seattle’s Eastside. We cannot stop growth; however,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

North Bend City Council colleague supports Alan Gothelf for re-election | Letter

Choices, we all have choices in this upcoming election cycle, and that’s what makes our democracy work. In North Bend, we are fortunate to have… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

Busby is proven advocate for all students in the school district | Letter

Election time is here again, a time for our voices to be heard. Marci Busby is on our ballot for school board again. I support… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

MacLean’s engagement, leadership have earned this reader’s vote | Letter

As a parent and a teacher in Snoqualmie Valley Schools, I am casting my vote for Tavish Maclean. Based on my personal interactions with Tavish,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Snoqualmie City Diner review: The menu is not for everyone | Letter

The service is not what it was when it opened. The view is not what was advertised and customers are being charged for things they… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Johnson is the right person for the Snoqualmie Valley School Board | Letter

As a parent of two children in the district and past PTSA president at Cascade View Elementary School, I am excited to support Melissa Johnson… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Larson’s demonstration of courage, integrity, in 2006 has earned this reader’s vote | Letter

As the election approaches, I remind myself of why I am voting to re-elect Mayor Larson for the city of Snoqualmie. Not only do I… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Johnson is committed to improving the school district | Letter

I heard that the teachers union sent a letter to members inferring that Carolyn Simpson (School Board Director) and Melissa Johnson (School Board candidate) were… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Reader poem welcomes October | Letter

I wrote a poem last October while walking along one of my favorite spots at Lake Sammamish State Park, and would like to submit it… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Hear, hear! for candidates, forums, and Election Day

Almost every January since I’ve been at the Record, I have compiled a list of words to retire. These are generally popular expressions overused to… Continue reading

Jeans has all the qualities marking a good city leader | Letter

I would like to enlist your support in re-electing Bob Jeans to the Snoqualmie City Council. I’ve known Bob for years and had the opportunity… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

MacLean is wholly committed to providing best possible education for students | Letter

As a community member of nine years, with two children who are in the midst of their education through Snoqualmie Valley School District, and as… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Busby’s dedication to children is needed on Snoqualmie Valley School Board | Letter

The Snoqualmie Valley Administrative Secretary Association endorses Marci Busby for Snoqualmie Valley School Board. As a group, we have worked for many years in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Voters, ask your candidates how they will accomplish whatever they promise | Letter

With the election upon us, we are being bombarded with candidates telling us what they will do if we elect them. Several candidates are telling… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Fancher’s networking, researching practices will help lead Snoqualmie Valley School District | Letter

I support Gary Fancher for the non-partisan office of Snoqualmie Valley School Board Director, District 4. He is an active member of the community, a… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Johnson will be relentless advocate for students of Snoqualmie Valley | Letter

Although 2017 is not a presidential election year, there are still critical elections that will shape the future of our region. School board is one… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Personal integrity and public service make up MacLean’s character | Letter

I have been a resident of North Bend for 30 years, am an educator at Snoqualmie Elementary School, my children graduated from Mount Si Nigh… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017