Letters to the Editor

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

Taxpayers deserve answers

After having spent $63,000 of taxpayer money on a logo, there are many questions the City Council needs to answer. Was the company who produced… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

Trump has created new political atmosphere

It felt like we had a false choice from our mainstream parties – either a Goldwater Hawk suddenly converted into an Anti-Globalist champion or a… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

Legislators represent all District 30 residents

In response to Sam Hamilton’s letter to the editor on March 24 about the 30th District’s March 11 town hall meeting, I was amused by… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2017

Legislators need to clean up tax code

I am writing in response to the two-year state budget that Senate Republicans released this Tuesday. The budget cuts vital services in health care and… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2017

Town hall was partisan event | Letter

In response to Karen Clark’s letter to the editor regarding the March 11 30th District Town Hall: This was for the Democratic Party. Of course… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2017

Mini-houses not cure for homeless problem | Letter

A reply to Bob Roegner’s column on the homeless. How many homeless call Federal Way their home? What percent of these homeless are families, single… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2017

City officials should spend tax dollars more thoughtfully

Who decided that Federal Way needed a new logo anyway? The old logo is great, and to spend money changing it is just stupid. And… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2017

Partisan politics not welcome at District 30 town hall meeting

I was surprised and disappointed that the 30th District town hall meeting on March 11 did not begin with the Pledge of Allegiance. If not… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2017

Reeves had good ideas on school funding

I attended and moderated the 30th Legislative District town hall this weekend with representatives Kristine Reeves and Mike Pellicciotti at the Federal Way Senior Center… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2017