Letters to the Editor

Let the people decide on cannabis retail stores in Federal Way

The following letter was also shared with the Federal Way City Council: I am writing this to be read into the record as I am… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2019

Ban plastic bags in Federal Way

Every day we see articles and news features about the causes and effect of climate disruption. There are several ways that we, as private citizens,… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2019

Opt out of sex ed

This is not the same basic sex education of yesteryear that most parents grew up with.

  • Jun 8, 2019

Child luring story sugar coated

Why is this story being spun and sugar coated in the media? Call it exactly what it is. A criminal illegal alien living in our… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Gassing geese

How can the city and the HOA allow these actions to be carried out without input from the citizens or members of an HOA?

  • Jun 6, 2019

Speak up before we look like Seattle

Speak up before we begin to look like Seattle does with homeless tents on city streets, trash and needles all over.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Federal Way can do better to address homelessness

Whether we like it or not, society ultimately bears the cost of homelessness

  • May 28, 2019

Correcting the record — again

When it comes to transparency, the city has legally complied with all records requests and the providing of information to the Mirror.

  • May 23, 2019

There is a Santa Claus

His real name is Roger Flygare.

Surprised at Federal Way school district’s handling of school rebuild

It seems they immediately came up with a “magic” solution.

  • May 13, 2019

A perfect mother | Mother’s Day poem

She brings comfort in stress to encourage the soul.

  • May 12, 2019

Federal Way’s homeless problem can be helped with compassion

If you are truly embarrassed to live here, I would suggest going to council meetings and ask them to support an increase in safe shelters.

  • May 11, 2019

Federal Way Public Schools standards based achievement scores

There is a tremendous way to improve Standards Based Achievement (SBA) scores but it requires some effort at home with parents.

  • May 9, 2019

Mr. Mayor, do gunshots, car chases and sirens wake you up at night?

I am embarrassed to call the city of Federal Way home.

  • Apr 29, 2019

Criticism on columnist, businesses and great staircase

I think Billy McHales and the East India Grill are the to-go places in Federal Way.

  • Apr 29, 2019

A challenge for the superintendent

I ask, has anyone seen the superintendent’s answers to each one of these questions?

  • Apr 28, 2019

Sheriffs’ refusal to enforce I-I639

The Second Amendment and the state Constitution are very clear: “shall not be infringed.”

  • Apr 27, 2019

Sign up for Make Music Federal Way

Can you play an instrument? Can you sing or dance?

  • Apr 26, 2019

The old neighborhoods of Federal Way

There seems to be some controversy and a lot of snarky comment about what kind of community Federal Way has become.

  • Apr 14, 2019

Comprehensive sex education

To stand for basic decency, restraint, purity, and the sanctity of sexual expression in the sealed blessing of marriage, is not hateful rhetoric.

  • Apr 14, 2019