Opinion

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 weeks to get used to the idea, but my first thought is still… Continue reading

In defense of the wealthy | Letter

What doesn’t get mentioned about tax breaks for the wealthy is the push back – the wealthy opposing a tax break. Warren Buffett speaks for… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 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 site development in the May 31 issue of the Snoqualmie Valley Record. At… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2017

Amphitheater at Mill Site must be prevented | Letter

I am writing regarding the planned development of the Weyerhaeuser Mill site in Snoqualmie, aka Snoqualmie Mill. I have studied the documents on Snoqualmie’s website,… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2017

Many thanks to be made for photo contest contributions | Letter

I was honored and humbled by the first-place recognition of my “people” and “animal” entries in the recent Valley Record photo contest. There are many… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2017

Reichert has double standard on corporations, people | Letter

It seems that Congressman Dave Reichert has a double standard. He will not accept messages from people living outside his gerrymandered district, but has no… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2017

Trump’s tax returns aren’t important | Letter

I assume that people calling for Trump’s tax returns are trying to prove that Trump has holdings in Russia. He says not and I, for… Continue reading

  • May 27, 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, sometimes utterly straightforward, to audiences in the Snoqualmie Valley, and I’m sad to… Continue reading

Guest column: May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month and this year’s theme is “Age Out Loud.” Getter older doesn’t mean dropping out of sight or putting life on… Continue reading

  • May 25, 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 is a skilled politician who can make wrong sound right. Here are his… Continue reading

  • May 23, 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 around in the tax returns of the President” (Valley Record, May 4). The… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2017

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

So. Many. Projects. The cities of the Snoqualmie Valley, along with state and county engineers, have jammed their schedules with so many traffic improvement, economic… Continue reading

  • May 19, 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 where their next big tax break will come from. Three hundred billion dollars… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017

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

Recently the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital started the process to partner or merge with a larger hospital or healthcare provider. This is something that most if… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017

Inflated salary issue not just in school district | Letter

Philip Cassady’s letter of May 3 questions the rationale behind the Snoqualmie Valley School District superintendent’s salary. He expressed he was concerned over how large… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017

Trump’s tax plan would rob the government | Letter

President Trump proposed a new tax plan last week, which by every analysis, will result in a huge money transfer from our nation’s coffers to… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017

Editorial cartoon needs some feedback | Letter

I have to say that there have been about a dozen times over the years when I was about to email a response to what… Continue reading

  • May 17, 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 tax cuts, not the least of which is that it will leave many… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2017

Flooding causes are obvious, no studies needed | Letter

In regard to Lower Valley needs data on flooding causes: Both the upper and lower valley have flooded for as long as we can remember.… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2017

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

Congressman Reichert ought to know that no one can hide criminal activity behind the right of privacy. Make Trump’s tax returns public. It is public… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2017