Letters to the Editor

Keep Mount Si open

As a Boy Scout from Troop 425, our troop tends to use the trails on Mount Si and Little Si because they are the closest trails to where we live.

  • Jan 12, 2010

Refugees in the Valley

We sit here under the warmth of a tree that is supposed to mean something, but some people are striving under other trees just to stay warm and dry. Maybe they lost their home or jobs — whatever the circumstance, the reality is that the homeless are here in our community, without a place to live and thrive.

  • Jan 5, 2010

Warmth for the homeless

I just wanted to drop you a note about your recent article on the local homeless folks.

  • Jan 5, 2010

A not-so-silent night

Slightly Silent Night, or Snoqualmie Unplugged II, was a great success. On Friday, Dec. 11, great music was brought to Snoqualmie venues by local artists.

  • Dec 21, 2009

Turkey Trot thanks

We would like to thank Sean Sundwall once again for organizing the second Annual Snoqualmie Ridge Turkey Trot 5k/1k & Pancake Feed.

  • Dec 21, 2009

New home needed for historic photos

Do you or any of your readers have an idea of some place the Tolt Historical Society could put their great collection of pictures, —… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2009

Funding and support for seniors

Last Monday afternoon, Nov. 23, the King County Council adopted their 2010 budget, which included funding for Mount Si Senior Center. The support of our community was overwhelming.

  • Dec 8, 2009

Open letter to city of North Bend

For many years, my wife Barbara and I have lived near the proposed Tannerwood development property. Daily, we pass it by and observe many animal species such as elk, deer, bear, hawk, coyote and buzzard.

  • Dec 8, 2009

Mount Si as mega-school?

In the Valley Record’s story on mega-high schools (“Mount Si as mega-school?,” Nov. 25), Mr. (David) Spring says that research shows graduation rates plummeted compared to smaller schools.

  • Dec 8, 2009

We called, you answered

We at Mount Si Helping Hand Food Bank want to thank the community of Snoqualmie Valley. A couple of weeks ago, we asked you help us put turkeys on the tables of our clients because of significant need.

  • Dec 8, 2009

Children’s hospital plan derailed

When our grandson was 10 months old, he contracted a virulent form of spinal meningitis. He was at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle for three weeks.

  • Dec 8, 2009

Health care vote

Did you notice Congressman Dave Reichert’s vote against Democrats’ health insurance legislation to provide affordable health care for all Americans?

  • Nov 23, 2009

Stop flooding: An open letter to King County Water Division

King County has failed to manage the gravel build-up for several years now, and this past winter, the built-up gravel at the mouth of the Raging River created a dam. That caused the river to overflow, and (cause) the destruction it did. The damage is still visible today, with evidence in place for all to see.

  • Nov 17, 2009

Happy birthday, Norma Jane

You’ve taught us strength, grit, the importance of family and unconditional love.

  • Nov 17, 2009

Police tragedy

Sometimes it takes the tragedies around us to appreciate the men and women who protect and serve our community.

  • Nov 10, 2009

Health cares costs? Blame me

Well, my friends, I am here to tell you, “I am the one!” That’s right, I am the one responsible for the escalating cost of health care.

  • Nov 10, 2009

Frank’s departure

Recently, Al Frank, director of parks in Snoqualmie for the past six-plus years, was fired. Actually, I believe he was asked to resign, but isn't… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2009

Thanks for the support

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Auxiliary would like to thank all the generous supporters, North Bend and Snoqualmie residents and business who helped with our October… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2009

Fall City trail connections

Thank you to King Councilwoman Kathy Lambert and King County Parks Director Kevin Brown for attending the Fall City Park District meeting, held Tuesday, Oct. 20.

  • Oct 27, 2009

A vote for Henriksen

During the past ten years, I have had an opportunity to work with both Terry Sorenson and Councilmember Maria Henriksen. While I respect Terry’s genuine passion and concern for the city, Maria offers Snoqualmie voters the best choice for council position 5.

  • Oct 27, 2009