Letters to the Editor

Smartphone lets pimps exploit children

Community members must get past thoughts about shipping containers full of people headed to sweatshops.

  • Mar 15, 2019

Questions for superintendent over SBA results

These results are unacceptable and are alarming district “data-driven” facts that point to an educational crisis.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Ashamed at city for lack of help to homeless during snowstorm

How is it possible that the city didn’t open City Hall or other public facilities for those who had no shelter?

  • Mar 12, 2019

Comprehensive sexuality education is a belief system

The danger in religion being curriculum is that one person might ascribe supreme importance to something that is irrelevant.

  • Mar 9, 2019

Mayor should hire a city administrator

As city hires replacement for senior policy adviser, now is time to consider hiring city administrator.

  • Mar 7, 2019

Bill will normalize sex outside of marriage

The new sex ed law would ‘rape the minds of young children all over the state.’

  • Mar 5, 2019

Midway landfill is extremely poor choice

Stirring up that toxic waste site would be a disaster that we could not undo.

  • Mar 4, 2019

Homeless stories need to address underlining problems

Both articles were fluffy, meant to tug on our hearts.

  • Feb 24, 2019

Taxpayers should only provide jail uniforms to some homeless people

Regarding Mirror’s exposé on the woman experiencing homelessness.

  • Feb 19, 2019

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