Letters To The Editor

Port turns Federal Way into ‘jet ghetto’ | Letter

Thank you, Raechel Dawson, for the article you wrote in the Federal Way Mirror on Aug. 28 regarding aircraft noise.

  • Sep 11th, 2015

Thank you, Raechel Dawson, for the article you wrote in the Federal Way Mirror on Aug. 28 regarding aircraft noise.

  • Sep 8th, 2015

Noise concern is quality of life issue | Letter

Rachel Dawson's article that ran in the August issue of the Mirror exposes the noise problem that Normandy Park and others predicted with the third runway.

  • Sep 8th, 2015

Columnist did not say a word about baby who was killed | Letter

The Aug. 28 issue of the Mirror had an interesting column by Amy Johnson in defense of Planned Parenthood.

  • Sep 8th, 2015

Thank you, Nautilus staff and teachers | Letter

I just wanted to send out a warm thank you to the principal of Nautilus K-8, Stacy Lucas, the staff and the teachers who took time recently to visit all of the children who are attending Nautilus this year.

  • Sep 8th, 2015

Hats off to Wild Waves | Letter

A hats off to Wild Waves needs to be shared. This hugely popular local attraction

  • Sep 8th, 2015

War zone in Woodmont Recovery Center area | Letter

This battle could change the face of our community forever and affect each and everyone of us in the tri-city area of Federal Way, Kent and Des Moines.

  • Sep 8th, 2015

Legislature fails to get message | Letter

In what is known as the McCleary decision, the Washington state Supreme Court ruled that the state was not properly funding K-12 education.

  • Sep 8th, 2015

Can’t believe Democrats would stoop so low | Letter

Really, are you serious, Democratic Party, about a picture of Teri Hickel with the mayor ofFederal Way, looking like Jim Ferrell is endorsing Teri?

  • Sep 7th, 2015

Really, are you serious, Democratic Party, about a picture of Teri Hickel with the mayor ofFederal Way, looking like Jim Ferrell is endorsing Teri?

  • Sep 4th, 2015

Work with facts, not never-ceasing rumors | Letter

Political columnist Bob Roegner’s Aug. 17 column that mentioned my campaign for council was outrageous. Except for some brief questions and answers after the candidates’ forum in July,

  • Sep 4th, 2015

Gregory also has false statements | Letters

Reading in the last print of your newspaper the letter against Terri Hickel’s misrepresentation I would like to have ALL take notice of the flyer sent out for Carol Gregory stating, “that she repaired the Redondo Boardwalk.”

  • Aug 28th, 2015

Dr. Jarstad will be missed | Letter

Your recent headline announcing the sale of The Evergreen Clinic and Dr. Jarstad’sreturn to teaching and research prompted an immediate “Oh no!”

  • Aug 28th, 2015

Federal Way church with a big heart | Letter

One of the churches with the biggest of hearts is The Church of the Good Shepherd.

  • Aug 18th, 2015

What is Federal Way country club doing to address algae? | Letter

In reading the recent front page story in the Mirror’s July 24 issue, interviews included comments from several individuals, among which were those from the president of the Twin Lakes Homeowners Association.

  • Aug 18th, 2015

More planes flying over Federal Way | Letter

There are days now when an airplane flies over the middle of Federal Way every minute-and-a-half.

  • Aug 17th, 2015

Never give up; God has his plan | Letter

It’s a small world! Charlene Turnbull was doing her Monday morning routine at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Federal Way.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

A world I want to live in | Letter

I had the unfortunate experience of witnessing the accident of Federal Way Police officer Grant Bassett recently.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

Roger Flygare best person to serve as commissioner | Letter

South King County Fire and Rescue is one of our most valuable assets.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

Hit pieces say nothing positive about Hickel | Letter

Teri Hickel and her team obviously admit that she can’t run on her own positive achievements and qualities – they’ve immediately jumped to trashy hit pieces spouting nonsense about her opponent.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

Teri Hickel has track record of success | Letter

Teri Hickel has lived in our community for more than 20 years, and that’s important, but I’d like to suggest to the voters that they find out what Teri Hickel has accomplished during her time here.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

I generally do not respond to Federal Way Mirror opinions but two recent editorials in the July 17 edition should have us all asking what is going on in our community.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

What would you do if you were in mayor’s shoes? | Letter

I generally do not respond to Federal Way Mirror opinions but two recent editorials in the July 17 edition should have us all asking what is going on in our community.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

Tired of hearing about people leaving kids, pets in hot cars | Letter

How long are we going to put up with these mindless parents, caregivers and pet owners leaving their kids and animals in poorly ventilated or unventilated automobiles in summer heat?

  • Jul 31st, 2015

What is the future for the Weyerhaeuser property? | Letter

Like many of you, I was startled when I first read that Weyerhaeuser would be leaving Federal Way in 2016 after what will have been 45 years in the city.

  • Jul 31st, 2015

Mr. Federal Way is wrong about choice schools | Letter

Mr. Federal Way recently wrote an article deriding a group of parents and community members that was asking the school district to look at options for expanding choice programs.

  • Jul 31st, 2015

Bill Fuller’s integrity is unsurpassed | Letter

It is my pleasure and honor to recommend support for Bill Fuller for fire commissioner, Position 2, South King Fire and Rescue.

  • Jul 27th, 2015

Get behind Flygare’s passion to serve people | Letter

Unfortunately, the South King County Fire and Rescue bond failed to pass by a small margin on the April 28 ballot.

  • Jul 27th, 2015

Community pulled together during event challenges | Letter

I wanted to convey my gratitude for all of the amazing community support for Multi-Service Center’s crab feed this year!

  • Jul 24th, 2015

It is my pleasure and honor to recommend support for Bill Fuller for fire commissioner, Position 2, South King Fire and Rescue.

  • Jul 24th, 2015

Unfortunately, the South King County Fire and Rescue bond failed to pass by a small margin on the April 28 ballot.

  • Jul 24th, 2015

Teri Hickel makes education top priority | Letter

I have known Teri Hickel, candidate for the 30th District legislative seat for over 20 years. I first got to know about her excellent organizational skills and passion for education when we co-chaired the PTA Reflections Committee at the school our daughters attended.

  • Jul 24th, 2015

Scratching my head over Mirror endorsements | Letter

Never have I ever seen such convoluted reasoning for NOT endorsing candidates! How do you call Roger Flygare,

  • Jul 23rd, 2015

Vote Carol Gregory for education | Letter

In her last (misleading) mailer, Teri Hickel touts her quarterback award from the Seahawks, her Golden Shovel award from the Federal Way Community Gardens and being awarded the Key to the City by Mayor Jim Ferrell.

  • Jul 23rd, 2015

Taste of Thai treasure in Federal Way | Letter

My wife and I recently went out to dinner at a place on Highway 99 called Kwan Tip Thai, which is housed in a lime green building with blue trim.

  • Jul 17th, 2015

Tired of funerals, sick of gun-hysterical fools | Letter

Wednesday, June 17 was another day like Friday, Dec. 14, 2012; like Sunday, Aug. 5 2012; like Friday, July 20, 2012

  • Jul 17th, 2015

Forum article calls credibility into question | Letter

Regarding the candidate forum article in which my credibility was called into question, it’s near impossible to prove the content of two-way private conversations unless there is a recording.

  • Jul 17th, 2015

I read with great dismay the July 3 letter from Patricia Scott, who stated that her son, with a traumatic brain injury, was poorly treated by teachers and officials at Federal Way High School.

  • Jul 17th, 2015

Don’t let Federal Way schools off the hook | Letter

I read with great dismay the July 3 letter from Patricia Scott, who stated that her son, with a traumatic brain injury, was poorly treated by teachers and officials at Federal Way High School.

  • Jul 17th, 2015

Teri Hickel passionate about community | Letter

Candidate for 30th District state representative Teri Hickel has shown an impressive example

  • Jul 10th, 2015