Letters To The Editor

Blink and the city’s grown

I have been out of circulation for the last couple months due to some medical issues. I remember going through on 320th Street and seeing the old school bus parking area cleared out. Construction was just starting on some buildings.

  • Jun 15th, 2016

Signs too early, too ugly

With the pending fall acrimonious election season rapidly approaching, is it really necessary for area politicians to start defecating on lawns with their signage?

  • Jun 15th, 2016

Diversity story spreads racism

Shame on the Federal Way Mirror! In the name of diversity, you let Gyasi Ross spread his racist ideology. How can you let him say, on page 24 of the June 3 issue, with no reaction on your part, “That white, individualistic, capitalist mindset that values money over everything cannot fix the problems that this world finds itself in”?

  • Jun 15th, 2016

I have been out of circulation for the last couple months due to some medical issues. I remember going through on 320th Street and seeing the old school bus parking area cleared out. Construction was just starting on some buildings.

  • Jun 14th, 2016

Federal Way Symphony a treat | Letter

Bravo!We enjoyed immensely the May 1 performance of the Federal Way Symphony.…

  • May 9th, 2016

Promotion after scandal a travesty | Letter

I’m writing in regards to an article written by R. Dawson about…

  • May 9th, 2016

Federal Way’s grocery ghetto | Letter

Once upon a time there were three American grocery stores within walking distance of where I live: QFC, Top, Albertson’s.

  • Apr 16th, 2016

Leaders look away as airport runs amok | Letter

You can check the crime that is going on in these communities, as well as the increasing crime in the small community of Des Moines – the next small city on the Port of Seattle and the FAA’s “hit list.” This will continue to move south into Federal Way city limits.

  • Apr 15th, 2016

Mint should repay people before bankruptcy | Letter

I bought silver from them in December of last year, $16,640 worth, and have been given the runaround since hearing of their lawsuit in April.

  • Apr 15th, 2016

Once upon a time there were three American grocery stores within walking distance of where I live: QFC, Top, Albertson’s.

  • Apr 15th, 2016

My message to our legislators

On Thursday, March 17, our three legislators (Sen. Mark Miloscia, Rep. Linda…

  • Apr 5th, 2016

Roegner wrong on methanol plant | Letter

I am a resident of Tacoma and have grave concerns, not unreasonable fears, about the proposed plant.

  • Mar 18th, 2016

Methanol plant a dangerous neighbor | Letter

Speaking as a risk management professional and lifelong resident of Pierce County, hearing that the world’s largest anything, which also happens to be highly toxic and flammable, will be imported into our backyard piques keen interest.

  • Mar 18th, 2016

An open letter to Linda Kochmar and Teri Hickel | Letter

I must remind you that I am your constituent and that I do expect you to represent my interests.

  • Mar 18th, 2016

Camp Kilworth | Letter

Recently, I became aware of the fact that this Boy Scout Camp, Kilworth, located in Federal Way, was closing. It appears there had been a decision to close this twenty-five acre camp after years of servicing the region’s boys and girl scouts.

  • Mar 18th, 2016

I am writing to you about my experience learning about the proposed Methanol Plant on the Tacoma Tide Flats. Below is what I discovered:

  • Feb 26th, 2016

When will McCleary be addressed? | Letter

At the Federal Way School Board meeting on Feb. 23, I spoke to the board about the McCleary decision that required the legislature to fully fund K-12 education, and I want to share my message with the community.

  • Feb 26th, 2016

What I’ve learned about the Tacoma methanol plant | Letter

I am writing to you about my experience learning about the proposed Methanol Plant on the Tacoma Tide Flats. Below is what I discovered:

  • Feb 26th, 2016

Mr. Federal Way’s questionable remarks | Letter

I am asking the editor and publisher to please not allow into print anything that could be considered demoralizing or hurtful, whether it is considered “satire” or not.

  • Feb 17th, 2016

Check your facts on the mayor | Letter

I almost didn’t renew my subscription because of the constant negative and inaccurate views of Bob Roegner, Mr. Federal Way and your newspaper about our mayor, Jim Ferrell.

  • Feb 16th, 2016

I am asking the editor and publisher to please not allow into print anything that could be considered demoralizing or hurtful, whether it is considered “satire” or not.

  • Feb 16th, 2016

Some of Federal Way’s water and sewer services are provided by Tacoma Public Utilities. The impact on water will be 10.4 million gallons daily, which is the current daily total water TPU uses and 1.4 million gallons of wastewater that will be dumped back into the sewer system.

  • Feb 16th, 2016

Tacoma plant could impact Federal Way’s water | Letter

Some of Federal Way’s water and sewer services are provided by Tacoma Public Utilities. The impact on water will be 10.4 million gallons daily, which is the current daily total water TPU uses and 1.4 million gallons of wastewater that will be dumped back into the sewer system.

  • Feb 16th, 2016

Support the schools technology levy | Letter

There is a joke about a teacher who asks students to identify the most amazing example of technology in their lives.

  • Feb 9th, 2016

People kill people, not guns | Letter

Guns kill people. Cars kill people. Let’s make both illegal.

  • Feb 8th, 2016

Let’s avoid giving these poxes on society any more attention

  • Feb 6th, 2016

Don’t publish gang names

Let’s avoid giving these poxes on society any more attention

  • Feb 6th, 2016

An open letter that “Is your business” | Letter

Mr. Anonymous (Federal Way): I have not seen so much sarcasm and negativity from a “single” source since; I don’t know…your prior column…

  • Jan 31st, 2016

Guns and the NRA vs. women | Letter

Michelle Mallari of Washington state is lucky to be alive. She went to see a movie in Renton; the movie “13 Hours.”

  • Jan 29th, 2016

Mr. Anonymous (Federal Way): I have not seen so much sarcasm and negativity from a “single” source since; I don’t know…your prior column…

  • Jan 29th, 2016

Vote no on Group Health Cooperative | Letter

The letter in the Jan. 22, issue that supported the Kaiser takeover of Group Health, was interesting but flawed.

  • Jan 29th, 2016

I would like to address a few questions/accusations raised by an anonymous letter writer in the Mr. Federal Way column dated Jan. 22.

  • Jan 29th, 2016

City answers Mr. Federal Way’s questions | Letter

I would like to address a few questions/accusations raised by an anonymous letter writer in the Mr. Federal Way column dated Jan. 22.

  • Jan 29th, 2016

Tech levy necessary | Letter

As you should know by now, the Federal Way School District has a technology levy scheduled for an election on Feb. 9.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016

Love Mr. Federal Way | Letter

Just a note of appreciation for Mr. Federal Way. That dude has skills and might get snatched up by the Times or something.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016

Communities in Schools support tech levy | Letter

The Communities In Schools of Federal Way Board of Directors would like to voice its support of the Federal Way Public Schools’ Replacement Technology Levy which will be presented on the Feb. 9 special election ballot.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016

End result of diversity section? | Letter

The surge of articles in the Jan. 8 issue of the Mirror pertaining to diversity is further evidence the subject will be with us for the foreseeable future.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016

Support Kaiser Permanente-Group Health agreement | Letter

I am writing to share some perspective on the recent news of Kaiser Permanente’s agreement to acquire Group Health.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016

Yes vote on technology levy a no-brainer | Letter

Please join us in supporting the technology levy that Federal Way Public Schools has proposed to enhance the education of the students in Federal Way.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016

Anti-gun backers miss the mark | Letter

When anyone dies unexpectedly, it is a tragedy and the younger the person the more tragic.

  • Jan 15th, 2016