South King Fire and Rescue is proposing a $45 million bond issue, noting as part of the justification the loss of property tax revenue from the housing market downturn.
Your reporter’s “My Turn” column in the Sept. 5 issue is correct in that the systematic non-response to years of child sexual abuse and rape is “horrific.”
I have lived in Federal Way for 38 years. I worked on the first city committee or incorporation with Debbie Ertel and Bob Stead.
Reach Out would like to thank the over 400 community leaders, pastors, sponsors, speakers and volunteers who showed up for the fourth annual Reach Out breakfast fundraiser on Sept. 9. You all make it possible for the program to operate.
By restricting very broadly defined “transfers,” Initiative 594 would shut down gun safety workshops, safe firearm education between friends, volunteer community gun safety programs and many organized scout marksmanship programs statewide.
Initiative 594 is a proposed measure that its proponents claim will prevent mentally ill and other prohibited persons from obtaining firearms.
Those who attended the 21st annual FUSION (Friends United to Shelter the Indigent, Oppressed, and Needy) art event, “Moroccan Mystique” on Aug. 6 helped the all-volunteer non-profit to raise a record-breaking total of $155,000 net profit for the FUSION transitional housing program for homeless families.
I was shocked by the ugly photo-chopped visual imagery of Shari Song depicted in a pricey, glossy mailer sent out by a group, or possibly person, calling itself Working Families, based in Sammamish.
Why is it the responsibility of this newspaper to publish disciplinary action by a Sacajawea Middle School teacher and the problems it has led to? Racism is not the issue here.
I recently had coffee with a community member and the topic of the selection process for the new superintendent came up.
Many of us who have lived on 21st Avenue Southwest have lived here before we became the city of Federal Way.
One of Mayor Jim Ferrell’s campaign focus was former Mayor Skip Priest’s loss of small businesses from Federal Way.
It is always heartbreaking to observe a wife of 40-plus years sending a letter to her significant other wondering “why?” — why that other must write a letter as opposed to reasoned conversation between partners who once were so inseparable. And she sits alone writing.
To owners of large objects I think Terry O’Day is confused (letters, Aug. 13). 1. Normal people don’t own an RV. 2. Apparently when he purchased the RV, he failed to consider all the costs of ownership of an object so large it didn’t fit on his property.