Letters to the Editor

Initiative is back-door tax

While Bill Gates, Sr., is telling everyone in his TV ad that I-1098 is good for Washington and will only impact the very wealthy, that’s really not the case.

  • Oct 12, 2010

State House candidate Haistings shares Valley concerns

I met Kevin Haistings while he was doorbelling in my neighborhood. Kevin is a candidate for the State House running against the incumbent Roger Goodman.… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2010

Andy Hill right man for 45th District

I recently saw 45th District Sen. Eric Oemig’s attack ad about candidate Andy Hill. I must state here that I have personally known Andy and his family for several years. He’s been a soccer coach for years in his community.

  • Oct 5, 2010

Many helped in Snoqualmie Valley schools foundation’s Phonathon success

The second Annual Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Phonathon was held at Twin Falls Middle School on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 13 and 14. Thank you… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2010

I-1098 is backdoor income tax

While Bill Gates, Sr., is telling everyone in his TV ad that I-1098 is good for Washington and will only impact the very wealthy, that's really not the case.

  • Sep 28, 2010

Initiative 1098 is win for all

I may have misunderstood the intent of the political cartoon in the September 22 issue, but it seems to portray the wealthy as scared little… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2010

Haistings earned my vote

Kevin Haistings has earned my vote and those who are in the 45th District to be our next State Representative from the 45th District this November.

  • Sep 28, 2010

A day for the dogs

The sun came out for the DoggieStock festival! And so did our Valley’s responsible pet owners.

  • Sep 21, 2010

In appreciation from Cody’s family

There are no words to express our pain; nor words to express our gratitude. The love, support and prayers we have received from the community have been both humbling and inspiring. We have been especially moved by the students of the Valley—and beyond.

  • Sep 21, 2010

Many helped man caught in the storm

I was caught in a freak storm in late August, and pinned down by it long enough to have mobilized search and rescue teams. Those personnel were preparing to go looking for me even as I emerged, bedraggled and exhausted, into North Bend.

  • Sep 14, 2010

Farewell to a fine public servant

On September 1, 2010, a little piece of Snoqualmie Valley history slipped away, taking 20 years worth of memories and accomplishments with her.

  • Sep 14, 2010

Thanks for help at Railroad Days

Thank you for embracing Snoqualmie Railroad Days and helping to make it the community festival we all knew it could be!

  • Sep 14, 2010

Casino concerts are still noise

Yep, the noise my good neighbor emits across the Snoqualmie Valley can still be heard loud and clear in my backyard. The clatter persists to encircle me in my front yard. The din my good neighbor turns out still pulsates through my closed windows four out of seven nights a week.

  • Sep 7, 2010

Thanks for bond support

A tremendous 'Thank You!' to all the people, businesses, newspapers, community organizations and governments who supported the Si View Parks Bond Campaign! So far, 'unofficially,'… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2010

Neighborhood needed turn lane

Bob Edwards’ August 25 column asked a very pointed question: Why is there a dedicated left turn lane northbound at Bendigo Boulevard and West Park Street?

  • Sep 2, 2010

Shirley’s family gives thanks for support during tough time

The family of Shirley Bricker would like to express our thanks for the overwhelming love and support shown during our recent loss. It meant so… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2010

Lower Valley seniors are bowling, too

We all enjoyed your feature on the Wii bowling team at Mount Si Senior Center. But the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s “Alley Cats,” led by tournament… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2010

Keeping our schools safe

While the basic purpose of our schools is student learning, the safety and well-being of our students will always be of highest priority.

  • Aug 30, 2010

Support for Spring

Fifth District candidates for the state legislature profess support for legislation favoring small business. But only David Spring has been a participant in action to actually achieve tax relief for start-up struggling small businesses to help them succeed.

  • Aug 24, 2010

Tree cutting hurts North Bend’s image

Take a look at the destruction that is occuring to the beautiful old tree at Maloney Grove in North Bend.

  • Aug 24, 2010