Letters to the Editor

Parents should know the absurdity of current grading system

Parents should know the absurdity of current grading system

District is inextricably vested in ABCF grading because to make any changes would be time consuming.

  • Jan 25, 2019
Parents should know the absurdity of current grading system
Federal Way should fund fume monitoring

Federal Way should fund fume monitoring

Federal way is also under thousands of airplanes every day.

  • Jan 21, 2019
Federal Way should fund fume monitoring
State of the press

State of the press

Political columnist Bob Roegner states that the president says the media is the enemy of the people.

  • Jan 19, 2019
State of the press
Trump’s wall

Trump’s wall

Why don’t we build another Peace Arch?

  • Jan 19, 2019
Trump’s wall
Applause to the Performing Arts and Event Center

Applause to the Performing Arts and Event Center

The PAEC is an asset to the culture of Federal Way

  • Jan 18, 2019
Applause to the Performing Arts and Event Center
Superintendent raises biased data antenna

Superintendent raises biased data antenna

These SBA scores are alarming by any measure.

  • Jan 16, 2019
Superintendent raises biased data antenna
City stands by selection of Mary’s Place to serve homeless families

City stands by selection of Mary’s Place to serve homeless families

Winter has begun and city needs to shelter homeless families immediately.

  • Jan 2, 2019
City stands by selection of Mary’s Place to serve homeless families
Is IRG taking environmental protections seriously?

Is IRG taking environmental protections seriously?

City needs a comprehensive plan for the Weyerhaeuser property.

  • Jan 2, 2019
Is IRG taking environmental protections seriously?
2018 - Bah Humbug

2018 – Bah Humbug

Bag of hot air has more substance than what was published in homeless report.

  • Jan 1, 2019
2018 - Bah Humbug
Extracting more fossil fuel

Extracting more fossil fuel

In the town of Kalama in southwest Washington, there’s an environmental disaster in the making.

  • Dec 29, 2018
Extracting more fossil fuel
Residents raise concerns over district’s active shooter response under review

Residents raise concerns over district’s active shooter response under review

The Sandy Hook shooting is fresh in our minds so the threat is all too real for others.

  • Dec 27, 2018
Residents raise concerns over district’s active shooter response under review
When will we see business development mayor speaks of?

When will we see business development mayor speaks of?

Is it possible that some residents are happy Federal Way is a bedroom community?

  • Dec 23, 2018
When will we see business development mayor speaks of?
Superintendent responds to letter: FWPS making gains for student success

Superintendent responds to letter: FWPS making gains for student success

This is simply not the case, and the data proves it.

  • Dec 21, 2018
Superintendent responds to letter: FWPS making gains for student success
Student casualties of failed education system

Student casualties of failed education system

The school-house wheel does not need to be reinvented.

  • Dec 14, 2018
Student casualties of failed education system
Post high school education costs

Post high school education costs

Charlie Hoff is a longtime supporter of education.

  • Dec 12, 2018
Post high school education costs
Choices have consequences in alleged voyeurism incident

Choices have consequences in alleged voyeurism incident

I am saddened by the decision both girls made at the time of the alleged incidents.

  • Dec 11, 2018
Choices have consequences in alleged voyeurism incident
No perfect grading model

No perfect grading model

The district needs to rid itself of antiquated processes

  • Dec 10, 2018
No perfect grading model
Response to Roegner’s claims

Response to Roegner’s claims

Mayor Ferrell’s Homelessness Task Force has not been “secretive.”

  • Dec 7, 2018
Response to Roegner’s claims
Weyerhaeuser déjà vu

Weyerhaeuser déjà vu

The city of Federal Way and its citizens deserve better.

  • Dec 3, 2018
Weyerhaeuser déjà vu
Proud of Decatur jazz

Proud of Decatur jazz

Band director Jeff Chang deserves the highest accolades.

  • Nov 28, 2018
Proud of Decatur jazz