I feel the need to respond to your article in the Federal Way Mirror, titled "Principles and Politics." Though not mentioned by name, I am the one who complained to Mayor Jim Ferrell about Marty Gillis in October 2014.
While responding to opinion columnists is often not advisable, the content of Mr. Roegner's recent column requires a response.
Go Parker Ewing! Your bravery and love for your great grandfather inspires us all!
As a member of the pro-committee for marijuana-related businesses, I am saddened the voters chose to stay home or chose fear over what I consider good judgement.
People, shame on you. People fought and were imprisoned fighting for the right to vote and you can't sit down at your kitchen table and fill out a ballot?
As a doctor of optometry, I help care for the eye health of hundreds of Puget Sound-area residents each year. With more than 9 percent of Americans having been diagnosed with diabetes and millions more still undiagnosed, many of the patients who come to our office are concerned with the potential complications of this disease. Since November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month, it's a good time to consider the importance of regular dilated eye exams in the prevention of vision loss.
I was driving to Tacoma via Norpoint hill and the Tide Flats when I witnessed a nightmarish scene.
I was alarmed to learn Valley Cities chose to locate the proposed Woodmont Recovery Center in such close proximity to a school, library and an under-served residential neighborhood.
On Oct. 19 at the Puget Sound Educational Center in Renton, the fourth of seven legislative listening meetings was held. The meeting was led by Sen. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup, and Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island. Attending from Federal Way Public Schools was Superintendent Tammy Campbell, school board President Geoffrey McAnalloy, board vice president Claire Wilson, board member-to-be Liz Drake and Sally McLean, assistant superintendent of business services.
Dear Mr. Mayor and members of the Federal Way City Council, I've been following some of the discussion about the Performing Arts and Event Center and feel there definitely needs to be a limit on the financial support the city provides. We don't need further projects that are not self-supporting.