Letters to the Editor

Democrats, where are your solutions? | Letter

I do not understand why the Democrats do not try and tell us how to turn our country around. They don’t seem to have any… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

 

Past school board members: Levies are essential for our schools | Letter

As former members of the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors, we are united in our endorsement of the measures on the February ballot.… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

 

Vote ‘Yes’ for school replacement levies | Letter

I am writing to urge Snoqualmie Valley School District voters to support the replacement EP&O and Technology levies. Our current levies fund many essential materials,… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

 

Look for Cackling Geese resting in Valley this winter | Letter

During my daily dog walks in the Upper Valley, I get to experience the wonder of this area. This winter, we are fortunate to be… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

President’s racist, sexist behavior must be called out as unacceptable | Letter

President Trump is smugly proud of being a racist and a sexist. By his own actions and words he treats white people differently than blacks… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2018

Workers shouldn’t trust Trump as President | Letter

Trump promised to bring back coal jobs, but he has failed to produce meaningful action. Coal power plants are still shutting down. Adding insult to… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2018

Presidential attacks threaten our rule of law | Letter

Our rule of law is in jeopardy with the attacks on the Department of Justice, FBI, judges, and Special Counsel (Robert) Mueller.Trump complains that the… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018

President’s barrage of untruths is undermining our democracy | Letter

The President of the United States is spreading propaganda that threatens our democracy. He has told innumerable untruths starting with false inauguration crowd numbers, that… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018

Tax reform package creates uneven playing field | Letter

Americans believe in a level playing field, that the same rules should apply to everybody. I do too. Playing by a different set of rules… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2018

School district levy should be rejected until total tax rate drops to under $4 per thousand | Letter

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley School District (SVSD), you likely received their propaganda for renewing two levies. In fact, they even have the… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

How hard can we fight this year for climate justice? | Letter

Los Angeles was being devastated by fire, two months after the terrible fires in northern Calif., as the Republican Congress passed a tax bill with… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

FBI actions are guided by law, not personal bias | Letter

Tainted FBI? Nonsense. Trump appointed Christopher Wray, a Republican, as FBI Director. The Department of Justice, which has jurisdiction over the FBI, is run by… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

GOP tax plan is bait and switch for all but billionaire class | Letter

GOP tax plan is bait and switch for all but billionaire class When con-artists pull a scam, they manipulate truth to trick their victims into… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2017

Thanks to state Attorney General for working to preserve open Internet | Letter

I want to thank Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson for fighting to preserve the open Internet. I do not want private corporations or Internet service… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2017

Paying more in taxes should improve communities, not make the rich a ruling class | Letter

The Republican tax-scam is bad for working Americans and for democracy. The bill will increase the incomes of the biggest corporations and wealthiest Americans, at… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017

Regulations hurt only businesses that put profit over public trust | Letter

A constant refrain bleated from Republicans has been “excessive government regulation” of business. Let’s examine the validity of this claim, and why business is regulated… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017

Diverging diamond interchange design won’t meet demands of area traffic | Letter

A diverging diamond intersection may look better, but is no substitute for the traffic-moving ability of ramps and fly-overs.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Tax bill puts greed before all else, transfers wealth to those who have the most | Letter

Here’s what the Republican tax bill does: • Shovels a trillion dollars in tax breaks to giant corporations; • Gives gigantic tax cuts to super-rich… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

New trade agreement must include public health, environmental protections | Letter

Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway. Imperative for U.S. negotiators is the removal of controversial NAFTA provisions that gave multi-national… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Democracy’s cornerstone, a free press, is undermined by Trump’s cries of ‘fake news’ | Letter

Every time Trump proclaims something as “fake news,” he is attacking truth and the free press. If anyone has a problem with the truth, it’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017