Letters to the Editor

Painted rocks in parks welcome surprise

Thank you to the unknown person who places painted stones in our parks for people who pick up trash to find. Found two small painted… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Council should reconsider safe injection site decision | Letter

Dear Federal Way City Council and citizens: I’m writing to express my disappointment in the decision made by City Council in August to reject our… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2017

Passing school facilities bond imperative for Federal Way | Letter

Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Tammy Campbell made a thorough and shocking presentation at the Sept. 19 City Council meeting. She was presenting the rationale… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2017

Honda misses point on importance of school facilities | Letter

Unbelievable! • Boilers routinely catch fire, disrupting class time and causing students to miss valuable learning time. • Temperatures of classrooms are either too hot… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Residents have already shared their vision | Letter

Mr. Roegner’s vision relies on a the expertise of another consultant to tell the citizens of Federal Way what they need. Hopefully, the vision consultant… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

Honda right choice for mayor | Letter

Susan Honda possesses vision and leadership. Her popularity (three-time award winner) is an indication of public support. Susan Honda possesses an analytical mind. She knows… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Support Federal Way Public Schools bond to improve facilities, education | Letter

As a local Seattle King County REALTOR® and a resident of this community since 1974, I fully support the Federal Way Public Schools bond that… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

A downtown in Federal Way is still possible

Is a core downtown really antiquated? Nice thoughtful comments by Ex-Auburn Mayor Bob Roegner and Mr. Federal Way regarding a core downtown. I’m reflecting on… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2017

Identifying people by race not always appropriate

I heartily embrace all of my different heritages, however, I don’t go by the term African-American, which columnist Bob Roegner indirectly referred to me as… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Commons Mall will never be downtown | Letter

The Commons at Federal Way is a source of endless discussion. Generally the subject is how to make it competitive with Westfield-South Center and Tacoma… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continuing city’s mission | Letter

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continues the city mission to create recreation facilities for all its citizens, from Celebration Park, the Community… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Federal Way schools need new grading system

As the 2017-2018 school year is about to begin are parents aware of the immediate urgency to upgrade our FW school district’s grading system in… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017

Conversation about heroin addiction needs to continue | Letter

I hope the Federal Way City Council’s rejection of safe injection sites is just the beginning of an informed conversation about how to address this… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2017

Vote this upcoming election | Letter

What do Romania, Pakistan and Bulgaria all have in common? They all have a higher voter turnout than the United States. Not just those three,… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Commons mall has not changed for the better | Letter

We moved to Federal Way almost 20 years ago to get away from the SeaTac airport and the constant flights over our home in Boulevard… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Boxing programs don’t belong in schools | Letter

Regarding Jerod Young’s recent column on boxing: I have been a sports fan my entire life, but I’m beginning to look beyond the event or… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Violence prevention committee report should be followed | Letter

May I first congratulate Mayor Ferrell and council members for having the foresight to establish the Federal Way ViolencePrevention Coalition Steering Committee. This committee spent… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Edwards will serve city well if elected | Letter

I attended the Mirrors’ candidate forum July 12 and was impressed with Sharry Edwards’ answers to the questions. Go online and watch the forum for… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2017

Noble-Gulliford right choice for council | Letter

One summer evening, I took advantage of an opportunity to attend the Federal Way Mirror sponsored candidate forum at Twin Lakes Country Club. Just so… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Ferrell taking city in wrong direction

With all the election candidates making more promises they can’t or don’t intend to keep, I think it would be interesting to see voters’ reactions… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017