Letters to the Editor

Teachers deserve everyone’s appreciation | Letter

The Washington State School Directors Association met before Thanksgiving with the usual lot of expert speakers on what it takes to improve outcomes in schools.… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Dedicate some charitable dollars to animals | Letter

In the past, at about this time of the year, I have submitted a letter about being careful to verify the legitimacy of those organizations… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Reeves’ award was contrived for political reasons | Letter

As an honorably discharged Marine veteran, I like that the Washington state Legislature is taking some steps to help veterans through legislation that has been… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

The Commons mall not good for a downtown

There will never be a “Downtown Federal Way” because when Mary Gates was on the Federal Way City Council, she decided that “SeaTac Mall” wasn’t… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Incoming Federal Way councilman is ready to serve community

Over six months ago when I decided to run for Federal Way City Council, I did so with the knowledge that the journey ahead was… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Root causes of opioid addiction need to be addressed | Letter

Opioid addiction: President Trump just declared Opioid addiction a national crisis. Yes, without a doubt. Trump’s goal, plan and funding are questionable. Putting that aside,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Federal Way is diamond in the rough | Letter

I am Federal Way Mistaken and forsaken Birthplace of trouble Homes of games and gangs They say I am rough for they have seen the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Recent events in Federal Way disturbing | Letter

During World War II, I spent 195 days in combat in Europe. Sexual harassment at a church. A young woman’s body is found at the… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2017

Federal Way ‘downtown’ a failure | Letter

Federal Way Mirror Police Blotter: “Drug deal gone bad: At 3:01 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Commons Mall, police responded to a shooting near the… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Johnson deserves a chance to serve on Federal Way City Council

I recently had a chance to meet Federal Way City Council candidate Jesse Johnson at the annual “Life After High School” event at Federal Way… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Moore has proven record in Federal Way

When I decide who I’m voting for, I look at the facts and at the values of that person to help me make informed decisions… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Veterans levy will provide crucial funding

The Multi-Service Center supports voting yes on King County Proposition 1, renewing the veterans, seniors and human services levy because it serves our entire community.… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Moore has done a lot to clean up city

I want to give a shout out to Martin Moore, who’s running for the City Council in position 6. I recently learned that my uncle,… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Moore will help move Federal Way forward

After four years of renting, I bought a home in Federal Way. My business is here. My family calls it home. It’s an explicit commitment… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Calkins better choice for port commissioner

Federal Way residents who care about the noise and air pollution and suffer under the flight paths of airplanes headed to and from Sea-Tac need… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Seattle Port commissioner vote will impact future of airport

More flights at Sea-Tac, and many more coming. From 2013-16 flight operations have increased by 30 percent. 1) The Port of Seattle has plans to… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Celski’s experience brings value to council

If you haven’t noticed, we have elections going on in Federal Way. As I look at the choices for City Council Position 2, it amplifies… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Noble-Gulliford should be elected to Position 4 | Letter

The worst part of the Oct. 20 editorial asking people to write-in Diana Noble-Gulliford’s name in Position 6 was the great disservice it did to… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Roger Flygare best choice for council

Because of his unique set of qualifications, Roger Flygare is the clear choice for Federal Way City Council Position 6. Business experience and success: Roger’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Council needs someone like Flygare | Letter

I have known Karla and Roger Flygare for dozens of years. My grandchildren grew with their son, Ehren, playing soccer and baseball together. Roger was… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017