Opinion

Representative’s votes are undermining U.S. security | Letter

Congressman Dave Reichert always claims the high ground as ex-sheriff in understanding and supporting the rule of law. Yet in July he voted to undermine… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2017

Publisher’s column: Drive it like you stole it

Allow myself, to introduce myself. My name is Eric and I am the new Regional Publisher of Sound Publishing’s Eastside Media Group. I usually go… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2017

Sustainable back-to-school shopping starts in kids’ closets

Ready or not, it’s time to begin planning for a new school year. With the start of the school comes a back-to-school shopping list. Before… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017

H.R. 1215 is as big a concern as health care bill | Letter

Think all you have to worry about regarding healthcare is the AHCA/BCRA? Think again. Congressman Dave Reichert voted on June 28 to pass the so-called… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2017

Beautiful day on the lake ends with life-saving lesson | Letter

They had spent a beautiful Monday with their dogs at Rattlesnake Lake. As they were about to load up the canoe on the pickup, they… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2017

Shridhar deserves your vote for Port Commissioner | Letter

I am writing in support of Preeti Shridhar for Port of Seattle Commission, position 4 in the Aug. 1 primary election. Shridhar has been a… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2017

Valley Record has long record of not endorsing candidates for office

Each year during the elections process, we at the Valley Record are asked who we will be endorsing as candidates in the various local races.… Continue reading

Snoqualmie City Council representatives encourage voters to re-elect Matt Larson | Letter

We are honored, and it has been a privilege, serving Snoqualmie residents. During the past many years we have the opportunity to serve with Mayor… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2017

Trump has given us no reason to respect him | Letter

Some Trump supporters believe we should all respect the man we just elected President. Here’s why some don’t. On Oct. 24, 2016, the New Yorker… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2017

King County Library System refreshes its strategic vision, invites public to look at the road ahead

Over the past year and a half, the King County Library System has been immersed in a strategic planning process to bring into focus all… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Valley Record moves to Friday publication, Thursday distribution in August

Mount Si High School won’t be the only place in Snoqualmie to operate on a new schedule come the end of summer. Starting Aug. 25,… Continue reading

Former councilman impressed with Toft’s leadership | Letter

I first met Brad Toft in 2014 when I joined the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club. I was immediately impressed with Brad’s leadership within Rotary as… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2017

Larson’s leadership in preserving Snoqualmie’s library, downtown, deserves re-election | Letter

As a former Snoqualmie librarian for 35 years and manager for 12, I urge voters to re-elect Matt Larson as mayor. If not for Matt’s… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2017

Questioning the stated purpose of the mill site development | Letter

I usually don’t comment on articles in the Valley Record but I just couldn’t believe the statement in the mill site development article (July 5).… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2017

Barrett and Solomon families thank Valley for support | Letter

We would like to thank the Snoqualmie Valley community for the outpouring of love, support, food, stories, laughter and tears since the passing of Helen… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2017

Guest column: Make your cookout good for the environment

When the sun comes out in the Snoqualmie Valley it feels only right to celebrate with a BBQ, picnic or backyard potluck. And with great weather comes the season of paper plates, plastic forks and disposable cups.

  • Jul 14, 2017

Many thanks for another Great Carnation Fourth of July celebration | Letter

Another Carnation Fourth of July Celebration has passed. This year’s event was amazing, the weather was perfect. We had 632 runners in the 5K Run… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2017

Former finance director lists six reasons she’s voting for Matt Larson | Letter

Here are six reasons I am voting to re-elect Mayor Larson. 1. Mayor Larson managed to get the I90/SR 18 transportation project moved up on… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2017

Thanks to all for successful Fall City Day 2017 | Letter

Thank you to all who came to our street fair. We appreciate your patronage and hope to give back a lot of dollars in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2017

Guest column: Urban Growth Areas have given us green spaces, rural atmosphere

The Urban Growth Area, better known as the UGA, is an area contiguous with a city that has been designated for urban growth. Land outside of the UGA is designated to remain rural. The idea was to develop a thoughtful and realistic plan to accommodate anticipated growth in a manner that would promote balanced, healthy communities and preserve rural lands.

  • Jul 7, 2017