Letters to the Editor

Voters deserve a public forum with Snoqualmie mayoral candidates | Letter

I am very disappointed that there will be no public forum for the candidates for Mayor of Snoqualmie. I understand that the Oct. 17 forum… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Fancher will provide effective leadership on Snoqualmie Valley School Board | Letter

I’m endorsing and asking you to vote Gary Fancher to the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board. I had the pleasure of serving with Gary on… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Johnson will bring thoughtfulness and commitment to school board | Letter

I am writing to encourage voters in the Snoqualmie Valley School District to vote for Melissa Johnson to join the school As a community, we… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Re-elect Ross Loudenback to North Bend City Council Position 4 | Letter

Leadership, experience, dedication. These are the traits we expect our civic leaders to embody and they describe Ross Loudenback to a tee. To this, we… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Re-elect MacLean for his attentive, thoughtful leadership on school board | Letter

Tavish MacLean is an essential member of the school board and should be reelected. While all board members have aspirations for children,Tavish recognizes we are… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Fancher brings many, strong assets to Snoqualmie Valley School Board race | Letter

I wanted to share my experiences with conversations I‘ve had with Gary Fancher. I’ve known him for several years at the North Bend City Council.… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

We can learn from other countries on providing health care for all | Letter

My best friend and I celebrated our 40th anniversary by fulfilling her dream, going to Scotland. I got sick right after we arrived. After days… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Johnson will help school board keep pace with student needs | Letter

As a long-time Valley resident and the father of two children who have attended Snoqualmie Valley School District schools, I’ve seen our district and its… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Big Money is a problem in elections but candidates personal wealth is irrelevant | Letter

Many citizens would appreciate having elected officials whose personal wealth generally reflects the wealth of the voters who elect them. Big Money is a problem… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Firefighters thank community for record-setting support at pancake breakfast | Letter

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association would like to thank all our Snoqualmie Valley residents, contributors and volunteers for their continued support and patronage through the years.… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Snoqualmie Mayor and Council incumbents have the experience, dedication to keep city on right track | Letter

Mayor Matt Larson and council members Bob Jeans, Bryan Holloway and Kathi Prewitt have a proven record of outstanding dedication and service. Back in 2006,… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Michael Bennett needs to grow up, along with the NFL | Letter

Why is Michael Bennett claiming race as to why he was singled out by Las Vegas police (during an incident Aug. 26)? There were a… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Government is supposed to be part of the solution, not part of the problem | Letter

Nine months ago, Republicans took control of Congress and the Presidency. In that time, they have proven their inability to govern. Republicans previously voted over… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Fancher has the experience needed to help lead the school district | Letter

Valley residents have a terrific opportunity to help our school district as it grapples with the challenges of rising enrollment and rising expectations: Elect Gary… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

MacLean is the right choice for school board | Letter

Snoqualmie Valley School District is as dynamic as it is wide. The Board of Directors and SVSD staff are in the midst of some huge… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

Walking tour Sunday unveils memorials to longtime city servant, Charles S. Peterson

By Carol Peterson, David Battey, and Jodi Warren Please join us Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. to dedicate several memorials to the late Charles… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Elected officials must adapt to changing world of social media | Letter

In response to (Snoqualmie Mayor Matt) Larson statements at the Leadership Eastside forum earlier this week (http://www.valleyrecord.com/news/eastside-mayors-talk-challenges-at-the-local-regional-level) to discuss regional challenges: Social media allows for… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Thank you, Congressman Reichert, for your dedication to serving constituents | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert’s leadership and commitment to serving our community is going to be a tough act to follow. Given the current politically charged climate,… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

People with money aren’t investing in American jobs | Letter

In her Sept. 1 letter, Ms. Parkins stated, “We need people with money to invest, in order to create business and thus make money for… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Disc golf course is just one example of volunteer efforts improving Snoqaulmie Valley | Letter

Dear Snoqualmie Valley, On Saturday, Aug. 26, I and 11 volunteers, including six Boy Scouts, installed a disc golf mini course at North Bend’s E.J.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017