Letters to the Editor

Who is the best community leader in Federal Way?

The 30th District Democrats are beyond a doubt the foremost community leader.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Mayor’s ‘not in my backyard’ approach to homeless crisis

Thank you Rep. Kristine Reeves for blasting Mayor Jim Ferrell.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Bills threaten salon owners, independent contractors

More than 1,000 hairdressers made the trek last week. Should they have to do it over and over and over again for each of these bills?

  • Feb 8, 2019

Rep. Reeves, please leave my paycheck alone

Nowhere in Reeves’s “historic package” did I see how she intends to pay for it.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Federal Way should take bold step to help homeless

Let’s purchase a decent size building that could serve as a facility to meet all of their needs.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Parents should know the absurdity of current grading system

District is inextricably vested in ABCF grading because to make any changes would be time consuming.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Federal Way should fund fume monitoring

Federal way is also under thousands of airplanes every day.

  • Jan 21, 2019

State of the press

Political columnist Bob Roegner states that the president says the media is the enemy of the people.

  • Jan 19, 2019

Trump’s wall

Why don’t we build another Peace Arch?

  • Jan 19, 2019

Applause to the Performing Arts and Event Center

The PAEC is an asset to the culture of Federal Way

  • Jan 18, 2019

Superintendent raises biased data antenna

These SBA scores are alarming by any measure.

  • Jan 16, 2019

City stands by selection of Mary’s Place to serve homeless families

Winter has begun and city needs to shelter homeless families immediately.

  • Jan 2, 2019

Is IRG taking environmental protections seriously?

City needs a comprehensive plan for the Weyerhaeuser property.

  • Jan 2, 2019

2018 – Bah Humbug

Bag of hot air has more substance than what was published in homeless report.

  • Jan 1, 2019

Extracting more fossil fuel

In the town of Kalama in southwest Washington, there’s an environmental disaster in the making.

  • Dec 29, 2018

Residents raise concerns over district’s active shooter response under review

The Sandy Hook shooting is fresh in our minds so the threat is all too real for others.

  • Dec 27, 2018

When will we see business development mayor speaks of?

Is it possible that some residents are happy Federal Way is a bedroom community?

  • Dec 23, 2018

Superintendent responds to letter: FWPS making gains for student success

This is simply not the case, and the data proves it.

  • Dec 21, 2018

Student casualties of failed education system

The school-house wheel does not need to be reinvented.

  • Dec 14, 2018

Post high school education costs

Charlie Hoff is a longtime supporter of education.

  • Dec 12, 2018