Letters to the Editor

Guns in classes a bad idea

In response to President Donald Trump’s “idea” of arming a few teachers in each school with a weapon to protect students and to also give… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2018

Miloscia receptive to constituents

I am writing in response to Sam Rise’s Feb. 10 letter regarding District 30 Sen. Mark Miloscia. Contrary to what Sam shared in that letter,… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

Mirror soft on reporting crime stats

Your recent story about issues surrounding the Federal Way Day Center buried the lead. Crime is up 71 percent in the area surrounding the day… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

Support Land Conservation Initiative to protect Weyerhaeuser campus

Being outside in parks and wilderness and enjoying natural resources is a way of life for us all in King County. However, with a projected… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2018

Council member behaved inappropriately at meeting

I was reading an article in the Federal Way Mirror written by Bob Roegner. As I read the more, steam was rolling and a few… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2018

Federal Way lucky to have PAEC

I recently attended a show at the Performing Arts and Event Center. Rosanne Cash was very entertaining. The parking is ample and free. The sound… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018

“Mirror of Reflection”

To capture the pulse of our City, And celebrate the good we share, And challenge us to be a bit better, With others with a… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

City sending mixed messages on finances

According to Mayor Jim Ferrell, Federal Way is economically strong, or so he said in his State of the City speech. Now I read that… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

Miloscia unresponsive to education funding concerns

On Martin Luther King Day, I went with other members from my local union, the Federal Way Education Association, to Olympia to advocate for amply… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Taxpayers will save money if they don’t approve levy

In the Feb. 2 Mirror, I was accused writer Gary Robertson of providing misleading or inaccurate information in a previous letter to the editor. He… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

MLK event brought community together

The Martin Luther King celebration in Federal Way this year was one of the best we’ve ever had. And how exciting to have the honor… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Residents will pay more in taxes for schools

Last summer, Federal Way Public Schools decided to run a Phase 2 bond for $450 million dollars. Then they told the voters that it wouldn’t… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

PAEC kitchen funding needs explanation

I was appalled to read in the Jan. 26 edition that the state capital budget funded $1 million for a kitchen upgrade at Performing Arts… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Comments in school levy letter inaccurate

In the Jan. 26 paper, the Mirror published my letter supporting the levy along with three other letters. One of those criticizing the levy was… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2018

Vote yes on Federal Way schools education levy

Join us to vote yes on the Federal Way Public Schools levy. As parents, we hope this levy passes so our daughter continues to have… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2018

Timing bad for Federal Way school district levy

Please understand the complete story on the levy. First let me state, I usually support bonds and levies for schools. However, I find it unfortunate… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2018

Federal Way community needs to embrace all residents

My wife and I have lived in the Federal Way community since 1982. We have seen a lot of changes in that span of time.… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2018

Parents should speak out about Federal Way school district grading system

Parents and guardians of Federal Way school students, as of today I still have not seen any changes in the Federal Way school district ABCF:1234… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2018

Levy passage crucial for Federal Way scholars’ success

30th Legislative District Democrats unanimously endorsed the levy.

  • Jan 26, 2018

Do not support school levy

In a letter in the Jan. 20 issue of the Mirror, Karen Capp urged voters to approve the Federal Way schools levy. She noted that… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2018