Letters to the Editor

Council should reconsider safe injection site decision | Letter

Dear Federal Way City Council and citizens: I’m writing to express my disappointment in the decision made by City Council in August to reject our… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2017

Passing school facilities bond imperative for Federal Way | Letter

Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Tammy Campbell made a thorough and shocking presentation at the Sept. 19 City Council meeting. She was presenting the rationale… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2017

Honda misses point on importance of school facilities | Letter

Unbelievable! • Boilers routinely catch fire, disrupting class time and causing students to miss valuable learning time. • Temperatures of classrooms are either too hot… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Residents have already shared their vision | Letter

Mr. Roegner’s vision relies on a the expertise of another consultant to tell the citizens of Federal Way what they need. Hopefully, the vision consultant… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

Honda right choice for mayor | Letter

Susan Honda possesses vision and leadership. Her popularity (three-time award winner) is an indication of public support. Susan Honda possesses an analytical mind. She knows… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Support Federal Way Public Schools bond to improve facilities, education | Letter

As a local Seattle King County REALTOR® and a resident of this community since 1974, I fully support the Federal Way Public Schools bond that… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

A downtown in Federal Way is still possible

Is a core downtown really antiquated? Nice thoughtful comments by Ex-Auburn Mayor Bob Roegner and Mr. Federal Way regarding a core downtown. I’m reflecting on… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2017

Identifying people by race not always appropriate

I heartily embrace all of my different heritages, however, I don’t go by the term African-American, which columnist Bob Roegner indirectly referred to me as… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Commons Mall will never be downtown | Letter

The Commons at Federal Way is a source of endless discussion. Generally the subject is how to make it competitive with Westfield-South Center and Tacoma… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continuing city’s mission | Letter

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continues the city mission to create recreation facilities for all its citizens, from Celebration Park, the Community… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Federal Way schools need new grading system

As the 2017-2018 school year is about to begin are parents aware of the immediate urgency to upgrade our FW school district’s grading system in… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017

Conversation about heroin addiction needs to continue | Letter

I hope the Federal Way City Council’s rejection of safe injection sites is just the beginning of an informed conversation about how to address this… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2017

Vote this upcoming election | Letter

What do Romania, Pakistan and Bulgaria all have in common? They all have a higher voter turnout than the United States. Not just those three,… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Commons mall has not changed for the better | Letter

We moved to Federal Way almost 20 years ago to get away from the SeaTac airport and the constant flights over our home in Boulevard… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Boxing programs don’t belong in schools | Letter

Regarding Jerod Young’s recent column on boxing: I have been a sports fan my entire life, but I’m beginning to look beyond the event or… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Violence prevention committee report should be followed | Letter

May I first congratulate Mayor Ferrell and council members for having the foresight to establish the Federal Way ViolencePrevention Coalition Steering Committee. This committee spent… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Edwards will serve city well if elected | Letter

I attended the Mirrors’ candidate forum July 12 and was impressed with Sharry Edwards’ answers to the questions. Go online and watch the forum for… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2017

Noble-Gulliford right choice for council | Letter

One summer evening, I took advantage of an opportunity to attend the Federal Way Mirror sponsored candidate forum at Twin Lakes Country Club. Just so… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Ferrell taking city in wrong direction

With all the election candidates making more promises they can’t or don’t intend to keep, I think it would be interesting to see voters’ reactions… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Honda cares about people

Susan Honda cares about Federal Way. When I was struggling to keep Saghalie PTSA from disbanding a couple years ago, this lady showed up at… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2017