Letters to the Editor

Please read report on airport traffic in Federal Way

We live in West Campus and noticed the substantial increase in airplane volume and number of flights over our house since Sea-Tac Airport put in… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2018

 

Hot and passionate roundtable in Federal Way

I would like to thank those who came to the recent taxpayer roundtable meeting. I apologize to those who couldn’t make it owing in large… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

 

Smokers pose wildfire threat at Dash Point State Park

I am concerned about a wildfire threat to my (and many) homes surrounding Dash Point State Park. It is located in both South King and… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

 

Mayor responds to Roegner’s column on ethics complaint

It’s disappointing that in the Aug. 3 column by Bob Roegner, he decided to turn a routine and by-the-book convening of the ethics board into… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018
Participants are seen carrying and storing the canoes to and above the high tide line at Dash Point beach. Photo courtesy of Allen and Margaret Nelson

Tribes’ canoe tradition touches Federal Way

Since 1989, Pacific Northwest tribes have held a traditional summer canoe gathering, by invitation, in various communities on the U.S. and Canadian West Coast. This… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018
Participants are seen carrying and storing the canoes to and above the high tide line at Dash Point beach. Photo courtesy of Allen and Margaret Nelson

Making investments in our city

How many of you remember the public outcry when the new city of Federal Way decided to purchase the old Evergreen airstrip in 1990 that… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

Is sex ed too explicit in Washington schools?

The Federal Way Public School Board has voted to extend their sex ed program to include grade 5, thus making it consistent class to class… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2018

Superintendent on school ratings in Federal Way

In Federal Way Public Schools, we are committed to providing high quality education and safe, supportive learning environments for the 23,000 scholars we serve. I… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2018
August 2017 file photo of grand opening ceremony at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center.

Citizens need to get behind PAEC

I’m the executive director of Early Music Seattle, the presenter of Seattle Baroque, mentioned in your July 13 article about the Performing Arts and Event… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2018
August 2017 file photo of grand opening ceremony at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center.

Dichotomy in Federal Way

As I shared in my last letter, I am retaining issues of the Federal Way Mirror, mainly because it allows me instant access to past… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2018

Disappointed in low school ratings

I’m disappointed by the low school ratings in Federal Way compared to other nearby cities, such as Kent and Auburn, when I look at Great… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

Libertarianism is a slippery slope

Young voters can make or break elections, except they don’t register, or they register and don’t vote. One discouraging fact is that many young progressives… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

We must engage Federal Way youth

Today’s youth are politically maturing during a time when our country is abdicating its leadership seat at the world’s table. Like the rest of us,… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

City needs to be wise in spending

Letter to the Editor

  • Jul 1, 2018

PAEC, police and taxpayer roundtable

PAEC, police and taxpayer roundtable A while ago, I wrote an Letter to the Editor outlining my concerns about the PAEC’s performance and made suggestions… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

Safe injection vans are not the answer

I am writing in regards to the June 22 article on installing a “safe” injection van for narcotics in the greater Seattle area. Let me… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

Better uses of money than renaming streets

Editor’s note: Since the writing of this letter, the mayor has announced 320th Street won’t be renamed. Now that we have plenty of money thanks… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2018

Pleased with Mark Miloscia

Mark Miloscia is a stand up guy. He answers letters in his own hand. No form letters from him. I have written Murray, Cantwell, Inslee… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2018

Teachers have an impact

Teachers have an impact As I hear the shouts of liberated school kids and the honks of the school bus I am thrown back to… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2018

Thoughts on recent happenings in the city

I saved copies of the Mirror from March 30 to June 8. It’s interesting to reflect back on the Letters to the Editor and Bob… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2018