Letters to the Editor

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

Miloscia stands up for community values

Here we go again. Politicians sure love to take their opponent’s words out of context. A few days ago, Claire Wilson attacked Sen. Mark Miloscia… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018

The truth behind abortions

In a Letter to the Editor in the June 1 edition of the Mirror, Laurie Garrett urged us not to vote for Mark Miloscia. She… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2018

Update on the Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table

The Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table is set for 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Woodmont Public Library, 26809 Pacific Highway South, Des Moines.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018

Kudos on the marijuana raid

Sometimes this section of the newspaper is used to rant and rave. I’ve had personal experience in this department. However, on occasion, praise must balance… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

School officials need to step up

There is an injustice being done to the kids in our community. The malicious mischief, physical and verbal violence, disruptive and disrespectful behaviors going on… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

Tiny houses are not the answer

Last week’s news: Seattle has trouble with their tiny house villages. Oh really? Hopefully, Bob Roegner and other promoters of shelter or tiny houses for… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018