Letters to the Editor

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.

  • Aug 18, 2010

Parks district funding gone overboard

The Si View Metropolitan Park District is asking local voters to fund improvements to the Community Center including the adjacent field and now Tollgate Farm.

  • Aug 10, 2010

Exercise your right to vote: Support the Si View bond

We want to take this opportunity to encourage everyone to exercise their right to vote. Often, it is easy to choose not to vote in… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2010

Not satisfied with North Bend sidewalks

Regarding the new North Bend sidewalks:1. Fire the contractor who is building these sidewalks in North Bend—how long does it take to lay concrete?!2. Hire… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2010

Support the Si View parks bond

We have an opportunity on August 17 to help preserve and improve Si View Community Center and Park and to begin improvements at Tollgate Farm by voting in favor of Proposition 1, a much needed parks bond.

  • Aug 3, 2010

Valley Hospital maintains stable footing, profitability

The hospital is not struggling with revenues in 2010. We are experiencing record usage and revenues that are increasing each month, reflecting the excellent care patients are receiving and the need for more space.

  • Aug 3, 2010

Thanks for a great fourth, Carnation

I have been a part of the Carnation Fourth of July Committee for 14 years and have been chairperson for the past six years. The other day I was asked, “Who puts on this event? And how much does it cost?”

  • Jul 27, 2010

Tribe helps community

I have read where people have stated that the only concern of the casino is profit.

  • Jul 27, 2010

Casino concert noise isn’t for everyone

I have heard people say they enjoy the casino music from their yards. Will that be true if the casino has concerts by the Dead Kennedys or Throbbing Gristle?

  • Jul 27, 2010

C’mon, enjoy the music


  • Jul 27, 2010

Climate change plays a role in increased Valley flooding

Your story “Drawing the Line” about local residents upset with the Corps of Engineers over flooding ignored climate change. Yet the fact is that climate has already changed in Washington.

  • Jul 25, 2010

Lack of respect by sewer contractors

I am absolutely appalled at the seeming lack of regard for the safety of our fine citizens by the sub-standard contractors that the city of… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2010

More support for Si View bond

We have an opportunity on August 17 to help preserve and improve Si View Community Center and Park and to begin improvements at Tollgate Farm by voting in favor of Proposition 1, a much needed parks bond. Many families are sticking around their home and enjoying the various amenities in their own towns, as evidenced in the record numbers of Si View users.

  • Jul 25, 2010

Appreciated acts of generosity

Our community is fortunate to have individuals within it whose acts of generosity are a benefit to us all. A recent example is the three business men who have donated their time, materials and labor to improve the appearance of the Snoqualmie Valley Moose Club.

  • Jul 25, 2010

Families are leaving Snoqualmie Valley district

At our neighborhood Fourth of July celebration, I learned that two families will leave Snoqualmie because of the situation at Mount Si High School.

  • Jul 13, 2010

Too much noise from concerts

First of all, I would like to extend my thanks to the folks at Snoqualmie Casino for providing all the free music lately. However, as a long-time law-abiding citizen, the situation does raise some concerns for me.

  • Jul 13, 2010

Support for Si View bond

I am writing to express my support for the upcoming vote on Si View parks.

  • Jul 13, 2010

Casino’s shows are noise pollution

How can the Snoqualmie Tribe justify being able to pollute our lovely Valley with ear-splitting music from their outdoor concerts two times a week?

  • Jul 13, 2010

Fall City Days 2010: Thanks to one and all

Words seem inadequate to convey my gratitude to everyone involved in making Fall City Days so successful.

  • Jul 6, 2010

Oil spill victims aren’t ‘small people’

This past week, the Big Cheese at British Petroleum referred to the fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico as “small people.” That remark relegates them to insignificance. They are people who have been deprived of their source of income. They are not “small.”

  • Jun 29, 2010