Letters to the Editor

Calkins would address concerns as port commissioner

Ryan Calkins believes that it’s time for a change at the Port of Seattle. I agree. With Ryan’s strong environmental beliefs and an endorsement by… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Passing school facilities bond makes sense

As a parent of a Federal Way School District student, I have not always agreed with the previous administration’s and school board’s decisions. However, come… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Jesse Johnson best fit for Federal Way council

I am a public lecturer on issues revolving around business, capitalism, national and world politics, the social-determinants of life outcomes and other related issues. One… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Federal Way City Council needs person like Johnson

I am writing to you as a community member whose children have graduated from Federal Way Public Schools. My daughter is a proud graduate of… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

Thanks to all who kept Federal Way Monday community suppers alive

Thank you for giving front-page attention to the return of (Monday night) community suppers here in Federal Way. We were becoming convinced they would end… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2017

Celski best candidate for Federal Way council Position 2

I watched the candidate debate/forum on Oct. 11. Thank you for sponsoring the internet broadcast of this event for the community. However, it was difficult… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2017

Flygare not fit to serve on City Council

I normally enjoy “Inside Politics,” but the latest one on Martin Moore and Roger Flygare missed some marks. It left out a lot of details,… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Moore is an untrustworthy candidate

There is less than a month until the general election Nov. 7, and ballots will be arriving this week. I believe it is important for… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Vote yes on school facilities bond | Letter

On Nov. 7, we will be holding the general election and the most important issue you will have to make in that election is whether… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2017

Safe injection sites not the answer | Letter

Kudos to the Federal Way City Council for rejecting our city as a possible “safe injection site.” Disease comes in many shapes and forms —… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2017

Federal Way Public Schools grading system needs to be switched now | Letter

I am so pleased to see the Federal Way community so impassioned about the facilities bond. However, where is this same passion for another issue… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2017

Vote for Bob Celski in November | Letter

I have been a business owner in Federal Way for over 33 years, with the pleasure of helping many families that make up this wonderful… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2017

Cultural, educational changes in STEM necessary | Letter

There is little doubt that in today’s science, technology, engineering and math fields there continues to be an overwhelming lack of diversity. This systemic issue… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Government should not enable illegal drug use | Letter

A recent editorial article written by Rev. Chelsea Globe said that because her brother died of a heroin overdose in King County we should place… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Support Federal Way school district, community by voting yes on facilities bond | Letter

Why would a Federal Way resident with no children in our schools want to vote “yes” for the $450 million school construction bond proposition next… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Jesse Johnson good choice for Federal Way City Council | Letter

We do not have to stand on the same side of the political spectrum to agree that we live in a particularly polarizing time. It… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Federal Way Councilman Celski right to question spending of taxpayer money | Letter

Bob Roegner’s article Sept. 29, “Response to Schools Provide Leadership Test,” criticized Councilman Bob Celski about his questions during the City Council meeting that discussed… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

District must be at fault for state of Federal Way schools | Letter

I can no longer stay silent. I am compelled to speak out for all the Federal Way residents and taxpayers who, justifiably, wonder what actual… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2017

NFL players not wrong for protesting | Letter

I have some questions for Donald Trump over his latest Tweet rant stating professional athletes should be fired for sitting down during the playing of… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

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