Opinion

Five reasons to love your recycling driver | Column

How sweet it is! February is the month for love, for reminding friends and family just how much we care. But what about the folks… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Greetings from new KCLS Director | Column

As the new Director of the King County Library System, I am excited to relocate to the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and am honored to be… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Rossi works with both sides of the aisle; attack on his bipartisanship is laughable | Letter

The attacks on Dino Rossi (“Rossi’s partisan politics don’t belong in Congress,” Feb. 5) are unfounded and baseless. In that letter, a political activist claims… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Good-bye to a Carnation story-teller | Column

Living and working the small-town newspaper life is a great way to collect stories and people. I have many happy memories, stretching back to my… Continue reading

One Snoqualmie employee doesn’t deserve honors | Letter

In reference to the 2017 city of Snoqualmie outstanding employees awards, I’m sure most all of the recipients of this award were well deserving. However,… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Support voting rights, civics education, for stronger democracy | Letter

I am writing to encourage my fellow Valley residents to write, email, or call their state representatives (Sen. Mark Mullet, Rep. Jay Rodne, and Rep.… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

School levy will support student access to nursing services | Letter

Please vote yes for Snoqualmie Valley School District schools because every child deserves a school nurse. Many parents are surprised to learn that there is… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Urge local legislators to support automatic voter registration| Letter

I recently had the pleasure of hearing Washington’s Secretary of State, Kim Wyman, speak about one of the most important rights and responsibilities of citizenship… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Rossi’s partisan politics don’t belong in Congress | Letter

Dino Rossi is campaigning for Congress by pointing out that Washington DC is “toxic,” saying that our state “deserves real results, not partisan bickering.” Rossi’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Here’s a solution: Restore democracy | Letter

It’s a gross overstatement to say that Democrats have no solutions as a recent letter-writer claimed. One Democratic solution is voting to restore democracy, and… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Levies will support essential school functions in Snoqualmie Valley | Letter

Ballots have been delivered, and right now citizens of the Snoqualmie Valley have the opportunity to vote for their continued support of our local schools.… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Keep finding your Valley news on Facebook

A few weeks ago, I made the surprising discovery that I probably got as much of my news for personal consumption from Facebook and Twitter… Continue reading

Our students are worth supporting renewed school levies | Letter

Snoqualmie Valley Citizens for Schools, a non-profit, volunteer organization, is enthusiastically advocating for voters to approve two replacement school levies during the Feb. 13 Special… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Trump needs to stop playing blame game if he wants respect | Letter

Regarding the Trump letter in the Jan. 26, Valley Record (Democrats, where are your solutions?): I’m not a Democrat but like a lot of other… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Property owners are being taxed out of their homes to foot the education bill | Letter

The school district is requesting we add still more to our already onerous property tax bills. We recently approved an almost quarter-billion dollar levy for… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Research into U.S. immigration policies finds President’s claim untrue | Letter

I have been listening to both of our political parties and our President argue about who is to blame for the recent government shutdown. So… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Citizens should unite in support of carbon fee | Letter

I appreciate your coverage of Governor Inslee’s proposed carbon tax a couple of weeks ago. I exhort all of us to become wise Americans. Let’s… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Clean energy, strong social structures are just some of Democrats’ solutions | Letter

A response To “Democrats, what are your solutions?” (Jan. 26 Letter to the Editor). A really important Democratic solution is to promote the clean energy… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2018

School levies will support equal, expanded language program, STEM, music programs | Letter

As a middle school social studies teacher, I see every day how the Educational Programs & Operations and the Technology renewal levies will benefit our… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2018

Church on the Ridge apologizes for evening fireworks | Letter

Dear Snoqualmie community, two weeks ago, on Jan. 10, you may have heard a firework going off at about 8 p.m. We are writing you… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2018