Letters to the Editor

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

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