Letters To The Editor

Blame schools, parents for indignant teens | Letter

At the risk of showing my age, I want to ask, what is wrong with our schools?

  • Dec 22nd, 2015

Feels good to enable the homeless | Letter

I can see all the city government offices putting the day shelter plan on the fast track for approval.

  • Dec 22nd, 2015

Backward-thinking ideas on Chick-fil-A in Federal Way | Letter

Once again, an enlightened card-carrying member of the liberal progressive left has felt the need to demonize the city of Federal Way, successful and distinguished businesses and an entire region of our country.

  • Dec 14th, 2015

Letter on aircraft noise off-base | Letter

As I read the angry letter about how the city has allegedly done such a disservice to the people of Federal Way on the aircraft noise issue, I could only shake my head.

  • Dec 14th, 2015

Vote and promote Angela Griffin for Federal Way school board | Letter

Angela Griffin is the one person who can steer Federal Way schools to success.

  • Oct 30th, 2015

Help me get Mark Koppang to City Hall | Letter

If you haven't voted yet, then I ask you to please join myself, Deputy Mayor Jeanne Burbidge, Sen. Mark Miloscia, Rep. Linda Kochmar and your neighbors in voting for Mark Koppang for Federal Way City Council.

  • Oct 30th, 2015

Dear Federal Way, I am asking you to join our community in voting “yes” for Proposition 1 to continue to support our firefighters!

  • Oct 30th, 2015

Send Carol Gregory back to Olympia | Letter

I met Teri Hickel and she seem to be very nice and she even says that she is pro-choice but her policies are not pro-education and pro-children.

  • Oct 30th, 2015

Vote ‘yes’ for South King Fire Prop 1 | Letter

Dear Federal Way, I am asking you to join our community in voting “yes” for Proposition 1 to continue to support our firefighters!

  • Oct 30th, 2015

Why I am voting ‘yes’ for South King Fire bond | Letter

I want what’s best for our city. I want it to thrive. And part of a thriving city is a network and infrastructure that cares well for those who are in need.

  • Oct 28th, 2015

I want what’s best for our city. I want it to thrive. And part of a thriving city is a network and infrastructure that cares well for those who are in need.

  • Oct 27th, 2015

Mark Koppang is a leader | Letter

I have known Mark Koppang for over 20 years and have always admired his work ethic, his ambition and his integrity.

  • Oct 27th, 2015

South King Fire Proposition 1 is needed | Letter

Information on South King Fire and Rescue’s Proposition 1 can be found on page 102 of the King County voter’s pamphlet.

  • Oct 27th, 2015

South King Fire’s Proposition 1 is misleading | Letter

The South King Fire and Rescue Proposition 1 would authorize the issuance of $39 million of general obligation bonds to be repaid over 20 years

  • Oct 27th, 2015

Cartoon is appalling | Letter

The attack on the Best Starts for Kids levy in the cartoon in the Oct. 16 issue, using the image of a pregnant woman as a money grabber, was appalling to me, to say the least.

  • Oct 26th, 2015

Vote for my mom — Lydia Assefa-Dawson | Letter

If you are not familiar with your Councilwoman Lydia Assefa-Dawson,

  • Oct 24th, 2015

Carol Gregory trying to buy her election | Letter

How much money is Carol Gregory spending on her campaign? With all of her mailing and ads, it appears she is trying very hard to buy her election.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Vote for PK Thumbi, City Council | Letter

To all the people who live and vote in Federal Way. We received our ballots in the mail. So some food for thought: Position 7. Please vote for PK Thumbi.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Teri Hickel is a proven leader | Letter

Voters of the 30th Legislative District have a choice to change the direction of the Washington State Legislature by casting their vote for a genuine winner.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Hickel made impression as Advancing Leadership executive director | Letter

Teri Hickel is a unique and impactful leader who has not only led a life dedicated to public

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

King County Proposition 1 critical to helping kids | Letter

Each year, families rely on Boys & Girls Clubs to provide a safe, positive place for more than 17,000 King County kids.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Vote for Bill Fuller for South King Fire | Letter

It is our pleasure and honor to recommend support for Bill Fuller for fire commissioner, Position 2,

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Vote for Roger Flygare for South King Fire | Letter

As a four-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, I want to say how enthusiastic I am about another veteran and friend of mine who is running for fire commissioner, Roger Flygare.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Julie Hiller gets things done | Letter

A businesswoman with a heart of gold, Julie is also a tireless volunteer who plans and sees projects through to the end.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

If you are not familiar with your Councilwoman Lydia Assefa-Dawson,

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Councilwoman endorses Julie Hiller for City Council | Letter

Julie dares to question. As a public servant, that’s exactly what she should do.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Vote yes for South King Fire Proposition 1 | Letter

It is time for all of us to come to the aid of South King Fire and Rescue.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Teri Hickel ready to tackle legislative challenges | Letter

I choose Teri Hickel for state representative. She is decisive, a listener and is respectful of other’s opinions.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Carol Gregory urges groups outside her campaign to be courteous | Letter

With two weeks left until election day, there are many groups out talking to voters on behalf of both candidates in the race for state representative in the 30th District.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Vote for Angela Griffin for school board | Letter

I am writing to ask you to join me in voting for Angela Griffin, Federal Way School Board, Position 2.

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Vote for Julie Hiller, Claire Wilson | Letter

The Mirror just came out with their candidate endorsements and I agree with them with one exception:

  • Oct 23rd, 2015

Big money backing Hickel | Letter

Where is all the money coming from that is funding Teri Hickel’s lavish political campaign?

  • Oct 20th, 2015

Wilson shows purposeful leadership | Letter

I am writing this letter to voice support for Claire Wilson, candidate for the school board District 2 position.

  • Oct 20th, 2015

Vote for Best Starts For Kids | Letter

Sixty years ago, I was living at home and going to college when my mother started taking in foster children.

  • Oct 20th, 2015

Koppang is a leader for Federal Way Council | Letter

Voters, you will have your ballot this week for the Nov. 3 election. We share a common faith in each other to make good choices.

  • Oct 20th, 2015

Regarding airplane noise in Federal Way | Letter

I live less than five blocks from those complaining of the noise. However, in the summer I hear the planes because of being outside but, in the winter it isn’t noticeable.

  • Oct 13th, 2015

Vote for Angela Griffin | Letter

Angela Griffin is a proven leader in the Federal Way Public Schools—as a parent and former school board director.

  • Oct 13th, 2015

Alarmed by Woodmont Recovery Center letter | Letter

I was startled and annoyed when I read John Castronover’s Sept. 8 letter to the editor regarding the meeting at Woodmont Elementary School on Aug. 18 about the planned Woodmont Recovery Center.

  • Oct 13th, 2015

Thanks Planned Parenthood for all you do | Letter

There is so much that Amy Johnson left out of her recent column concerning Planned Parenthood.

  • Oct 2nd, 2015

Thank you, Federal Way | Letter

Although I grew up in Seattle, I never truly took the opportunity to experience all that your wonderful city has to offer.

  • Oct 2nd, 2015