Opinion

Fletcher will listen to citizen concerns as mayor | Letter

I appreciate your excellent coverage of changes in Snoqualmie. I want to encourage everyone to vote for Fuzzy Fletcher for mayor. I am concerned at… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 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 ago in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. By Mark Correira, Snoqualmie Fire Chief; Chris… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2017

Background checks do little or nothing to curb crime | Letter

I would like to get serious about misleading information in a letter to the editor concerning background checks. First, I am a proud member of… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2017

Trump critics are missing part of the picture | Letter

It is hard for me to understand how people can be so one-sided about any subject, especially politics. Everything that Trump does is criticized to… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2017

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

It was a pleasant surprise for me (Thursday, June 22 ) to meet Mayor Larson as he has taken the time to personally visit every… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2017

Open house only furthered frustrations over Tolt Bridge closure

I would have to say that the only thing that came out of the open house in Carnation on June 21, was further frustration from… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2017

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

Is there anyone else concerned and puzzled that both Donald Trump, President of the United States, and Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, have not… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 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 Mayor of Snoqualmie. Matt has extensive knowledge and experience in city governance. For… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2017

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

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 through the eyes of Michelle Metzler, the recycling education and outreach manager for… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 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 16, 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