Letters to the Editor

If legislators like Miloscia get their way …

At a time when anti-choice legislators across the country are passing laws designed to pare down Roe v. Wade or eliminate the right to choose… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

Thanks for supporting Centerstage

My husband and I frequently bring family members to the various shows put on at Centerstage. I want to thank you for being such an… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018

Federal Way Taxpayers Round Table Meeting scheduled

As promised in my Letter to the Editor on May 18, I have set a date and location for a Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2018

Time is running out for Centerstage

The staff at Centerstage Theatre is so grateful for the support we have received from the community in Federal Way. From calls and emails to… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2018

PAEC is a community assest

I am writing in response to Roger Flygare’s letter (“Not a field of dreams yet,” May 18) regarding the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2018

Revisions to school funding needed

The community has spoken loudly with their votes making it clear that they support our public schools. Last November, they passed a bond measure to… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2018

Reverend vs. Republicans

Republican Paul Ryan removed Roman Catholic priest from office! Rev. Patrick Conroy, who is a graduate of Snohomish High, earned a master’s of philosophy degree… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2018

The PAEC is not a field of dreams yet

To begin, this is not a negative criticism of the mayor, the Federal Way City Council or any city employees. It is simply my thoughts… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2018

I-5, SR 18 need more attention

Watching the childish and selfish argument about the proposed exits at South 312th Street and South 324th Street is completely ignoring the true gorilla in… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2018

Roegner gets it right

My associates and I personally feel Bob Roegner’s column is right on target regarding the unbelievable proceedings going on within our City Hall. It would… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Thank you utility tax volunteers

I would like to personally thank each and every volunteer for collecting signatures for the utility tax referendum. Even if we did not obtain our… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Do we need a new city treasurer?

A story in the Federal Way Mirror on April 20 stated that the city of Federal Way has a $850,000 budget shortfall. The Federal Way… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2018

Problems with the homeless in Federal Way

Thank you, Matthew Jarvis, for your letter (April 27), which expresses the truth far more eloquently than I would. Finally, I don’t feel so alone… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2018

Thank you Federal Way

Thank you Federal Way for the Performing Arts and Event Center (PAEC). We never had a vote, but instead had a magnificent Blue Ribbon Panel… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2018

Bad timing on pay raises in Federal Way

I am appalled by the timing of the pay raises for our mayor and city council.

  • Apr 30, 2018

Citizens United opened the flood gates for Big Money

In November 2016, Washington became the 18th state to officially call for a constitutional amendment to overturn the 2010 Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Washingtonians… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2018

Weyerhaeuser Company’s generous contributions to Federal Way

Since Weyerhaeuser’s corporate headquarters opened in Federal Way in 1971, the company has been an outstanding corporate citizen. Unfortunate events in recent years have resulted… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2018

Businesses pay price of homelessness in Federal Way

Despite being a longtime friend of political columnist Bob Roegner and a longtime critic of Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, I feel obliged to come… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2018

Federal Way needs traffic relief

As the issue of traffic relief options for downtown I-5 exits has resurfaced, so has the disinformation campaign against the preferred 312th Street option. Recall… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2018

Abandonment and despair in Federal Way

In 2014, I graduated from a local-area high school and left for Oregon to start my freshman year of college. I am returning home this… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2018