Letters to the Editor

Listen to voices of reason during worldwide disaster

To the citizens of Federal Way and leaders at all levels of government: Tune out Trump.

  • Apr 1, 2020

 

Act now, act local

If commercial property landlords do not adopt a more compassionate and sensible position, they will quickly lose all income and destroy the chance of retail recovery.

  • Mar 30, 2020

 

Go back to the drawing board on comprehesive sex ed

Mandating comprehensive sexuality education in every schoolroom in Washington State is completely wrong.

  • Mar 10, 2020

 

How to reincarnate democracy

Democracy died with the vote Feb. 6 to acquit the president. The Oval Office Occupant is now above the law.

  • Feb 23, 2020

Make training mandatory for all elected leaders

Congratulations to council member Linda Kochmar, who was awarded an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership.

  • Feb 22, 2020

Raising the red flag on state of the schools

Months have passed and the Federal Way School District still has not published the 2018-2019 Smarter Balanced Assessment district and individual school results.

  • Feb 21, 2020

Don’t ignore the drug problem

Why not start with addressing the truth that homelessness is not a housing shortage or a mental health issue alone — it is a drug problem.

  • Jan 26, 2020

Keep up the great work, Grocery Outlet

A big thank you to the new owners of Grocery Outlet in Federal Way.

  • Jan 25, 2020

Inspirational MLK program in Federal Way

I am hopeful that the young generation will understand and work towards regeneration.

  • Jan 24, 2020

Three issues: International, national, local

National: Three years ago, voters in this country elected a president. People have been fighting it ever since.

  • Jan 21, 2020

Sexual orientation does not change

You may disagree with that statement but that disagreement of yours comes from the fact that you are actually bisexual.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Thank you, Rev. Hosler

It’s bad enough that ignorant people post bigoted homophobic lies on the internet.

  • Jan 19, 2020

Kind teachers, flags make all the difference

I spent 11 years in the Federal Way Public Schools before the days when pride flags and safe stickers could be found in classrooms, but I still turned out gay.

  • Jan 18, 2020

Keep hatred out of local paper

I most certainly would not allow it in my church.

  • Jan 14, 2020

The facts always matter

It’s also disappointing that Mr. Roegner continually uses this as a mark against the city.

  • Jan 13, 2020

Dismayed at letter regarding LGBTQ

As a mother and a grandmother I am proud to love my children unconditionally and support their own decisions about their sexuality.

  • Dec 31, 2019

Campaign finance reform needed, and no more gerrymandering

Many of us have cheated on our taxes, left work a little early, justified taking something at work.

  • Dec 23, 2019

Pride signals unconditional acceptance of everyone

Recognize that humans come in a variety of shapes and forms, rather than some cookie-cutter ideal set forth 2,000 years ago by white male patriarchs.

  • Dec 22, 2019

Cramming ‘perverted values’ onto whole society

Does the rainbow flag represent a tiny minority with a laser beam focus on grooming the next generation?

  • Dec 21, 2019

The meaning behind the pride flag

The pride flag is a symbol for people to come together after dozens are murdered at a gay nightclub and other hate crimes that happen on a regular basis.

  • Dec 20, 2019