Letters to the Editor

Federal Way Mirror Letters to the Editor | Aug. 6

On July 29, you woke up that morning and decided to prowl cars for some entertainment. I was one of your victims that day and you took a lot from me. The items were mostly material possessions, but my life has been turned upside down.

  • Aug 12, 2008

Federal Way Mirror Letters to the Editor | Aug. 9

In response to Angie Vogt’s commentary (“Assisted suicide is a dying movement,” Aug. 2):

  • Aug 12, 2008

In the recent issue of the Mirror, Mr. Mark Knapp submitted a letter calling for “the highest legislative priority ought to be to train staff in our schools to carry pistols and be prepared to respond ... with deadly force in the event violent attacks occur in the schools.”

  • Jul 31, 2008

Federal Way: Let’s get all the facts before giving school staffers guns

In the recent issue of the Mirror, Mr. Mark Knapp submitted a letter calling for “the highest legislative priority ought to be to train staff in our schools to carry pistols and be prepared to respond ... with deadly force in the event violent attacks occur in the schools.”

  • Jul 30, 2008

Federal Way Mirror Letters to the Editor | July 26

Your recent article on Washington State gun law is well written and informative. The highest legislative priority ought to be to train staff in our schools to carry pistols and be prepared to respond tactically (as volunteer first responders) with deadly force in the event violent attacks occur in the schools. Such preparations will take a great deal of commitment by legislators, school districts and other policymakers at many levels of state and federal governments.

  • Jul 25, 2008

Federal Way: Let’s discuss different points of view

I see that the reaction to my article on diversity (“Diversity and the FW School Board,” June 18) was what I expected. I asked a simple question: How does a diverse school board improve education, specifically, improve standardized test scores? Did I get an answer? No. There are just more calls for The Mirror to stop printing my writings.

  • Jul 23, 2008

I see that the reaction to my article on diversity (“Diversity and the FW School Board,” June 18) was what I expected. I asked a simple question: How does a diverse school board improve education, specifically, improve standardized test scores? Did I get an answer? No. There are just more calls for The Mirror to stop printing my writings.

  • Jul 22, 2008

Federal Way City Council term limits worth talking about

In the very astute Angie Vogt’s column (“City must keep control of Knutzen Theatre,” July 5) she informs us that the city and the Arts Commission are considering transferring management of the Knutzen Family Theatre to Centerstage Theatre (a private group) for $75,000 a year!

  • Jul 21, 2008

Federal Way should price fireworks citiations based on operating costs

The costs incurred by the police for issuing fireworks citations, including vehicle, overtime and related overhead costs should be offset by the income from the citations themselves. And maybe a 50 percent surcharge just because.

  • Jul 15, 2008

Federal Way police should get their priorities straight | Letters to the Editor

Letters from readers of the Federal Way Mirror.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Tough to ‘buy local’ when shops close early | Federal Way Letters to the Editor

Federal Way Chamber CEO Tom Pierson’s encouragement to “buy local” (June 25) is really hard to do when Federal Way merchants don’t stay open long enough for residents to get home from work.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Seniors and sex: There’s more to learn

Here’s an interesting twist on sexuality education: Sex ed for seniors.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Here’s an interesting twist on sexuality education: Sex ed for seniors.

  • Jul 8, 2008

Many appreciate contributions of immigrants | Federal Way Letters to the Editor

Lately this paper has published a spate of harsh words about immigrants, especially by Marjorie Seavers (“Learn English or go back to Mexico,” letters to the editor, June 11).

  • Jul 2, 2008

Community center still falls short | Federal Way Letters to the Editor

Letters from readers of the Federal Way mirror.

  • Jun 30, 2008

Pirkle’s race relations column went astray | Federal Way letters to the editor

Letters from readers of the Federal Way Mirror.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Lawmaker helps solve medical issue: Federal Way letter to the editor

In 2006, our adult daughter, due to some major health issues, became eligible for and required the financial assistance from Washington’s state health insurance program.… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2008

Thank you, Federal Way police | Letters to the editor

I just want to make a comment about the Federal Way police officers.Recently, we had need to contact them about some criminal activity on our… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2008

Proud of Nautilus Elementary PTA | Federal Way letters to the editor

I am writing in response to the letter submitted by Bill Pirkle (“Human sundae makes mockery of education,” June 14) regarding Nautilus Elementary School principal… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2008

Diverse school board stimulates education | Federal Way Letters to the Editor

Diversity on the school boardIn his most recent essay, guest columnist Bill Pirkle writes: “If there is a link between a diverse school board and… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2008