Letters to the Editor

Letter writer off base about dogs

In regard to the letter “Dog owners need to obey laws,” May 5, as a dog owner my entire 58-year-old life, I couldn’t keep from… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2017

PAEC a smart strategic investment for city

Federal Way is growing up, but its growth continues as a bit of an ugly duckling. Depending on your world view, you might be in… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2017

Educators, school staff deserve thanks

I’d like to say a big thank you to our teachers, administrators and supportive school staff. We are closing out another chapter of our lives… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2017

Letter: First Amendment rights and gun control

Over the last few months, there has been several letters published I’d like to comment on. First, there’s the stink the left made about Sen.… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2017

May 8 a day worth remembering | Letter

May 8: What is significant about that date? Maybe if I added the year — 1945, maybe then more people would remember that it was… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2017

Dog owners need to obey laws

Have you ever been so lucky to be walking in our parks and catch the awful smell of a fresh pile of dog poop on… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2017

High school sports no longer about fun

I read the recent article in the Seattle Times about the situation at Garfield High School and the recruiting of an athlete from Texas to… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2017

Letter writer out of line

Karen Backman’s letter last week referring to Washington State Republican’s as “stinky” and “kid-hating” reveals the shameless mind-set of the progressive left. It reinforces the… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2017

Getting rid of guns not a good solution

When Karen Hedwig Backman writes letters to the Mirror, it is almost always on the subject of guns. She hates guns. I agree with her.… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2017

Time for light-rail expansion is now | Letter

I was looking at the cost of the new car tabs and my initial response was shock. After picking myself up off the floor, I… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2017

Appropriate police protection? | Letter

At bank-owned property on 11th Avenue South in Federal Way, police were called for people breaking into storage sheds and and removing property, April 17.… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2017

House bill would have protected police, victims | Letter

The stinky Republicans in Washington’s Senate were not moved a fraction of a hair by the recent domestic violence shooting in San Bernardino, California, in… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2017

Proposed House budget could fix inequities | Letter

Former Auburn Mayor Bob Roegner’s piece in last week’s Mirror (“Accountability needed more than ever”) is spot on. Mr. Roegner asks a series of tough… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2017

Thoughtful discussion on gun control needed

Will it ever be possible to have a more thoughtful dialog on the topic of gun control? Every time it comes up in the Mirror,… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2017

Plans to pay off PAEC need explanation

I have a question regarding the article “New Markets Tax Credits come up short for Federal Way’s performing arts center.” The city can use the… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2017

Pro-life question raises others

Several weeks ago, I sent a letter to the editor saying some nice things about the Mirror. I also said that since I am 95… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2017

Representatives need to work together to improve education

As an engineering and physics teacher in Federal Way, and a 35-year resident of Washington, I’m very pleased with the budget that the House Democratic… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2017

Time for Trump to go

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired about Trump news. He is making a laughing stock of our political system by sending… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017

People should report illegal activities at park

Warning to parents/residents who frequent Celebration Park: On occasion, I head over the park to walk our dog. I know Federal Way is no more… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2017

Drain the swamp in Federal Way

Here we go again. Our City Council just wasted a quick $100,000 on a campaign to find a new city logo. After wasting the money,… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017