Letters to the Editor

Draw your own conclusions on police guild solicitation

Draw your own conclusions on police guild solicitation

I recently received a solicitation in the mail from the Federal Way Police Officers’ Guild that looks like a charitable solicitation.

  • Jun 22, 2019
Draw your own conclusions on police guild solicitation
New graduation venues

New graduation venues

I wonder what folks thought about the new venues.

  • Jun 19, 2019
New graduation venues
Save Weyerhaeuser Campus appeal begins June 20

Save Weyerhaeuser Campus appeal begins June 20

These are major decisions that will affect our community and region for years to come.

  • Jun 18, 2019
Save Weyerhaeuser Campus appeal begins June 20
Let the people decide on cannabis retail stores in Federal Way

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
Let the people decide on cannabis retail stores in Federal Way
Ban plastic bags in Federal Way

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
Ban plastic bags in Federal Way
Opt out of sex ed

Opt out of sex ed

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

  • Jun 8, 2019
Opt out of sex ed
Child luring story sugar coated

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
Child luring story sugar coated
Gassing geese

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
Gassing geese
Speak up before we look like Seattle

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
Speak up before we look like Seattle
Federal Way can do better to address homelessness

Federal Way can do better to address homelessness

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

  • May 28, 2019
Federal Way can do better to address homelessness
Correcting the record — again

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
Correcting the record — again
There is a Santa Claus

There is a Santa Claus

His real name is Roger Flygare.

There is a Santa Claus
Surprised at Federal Way school district’s handling of school rebuild

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

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

  • May 13, 2019
Surprised at Federal Way school district’s handling of school rebuild
A perfect mother | Mother’s Day poem

A perfect mother | Mother’s Day poem

She brings comfort in stress to encourage the soul.

  • May 12, 2019
A perfect mother | Mother’s Day poem
Federal Way’s homeless problem can be helped with compassion

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’s homeless problem can be helped with compassion
Federal Way Public Schools standards based achievement scores

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
Federal Way Public Schools standards based achievement scores
Mr. Mayor, do gunshots, car chases and sirens wake you up at night?

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
Mr. Mayor, do gunshots, car chases and sirens wake you up at night?
Criticism on columnist, businesses and great staircase

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
Criticism on columnist, businesses and great staircase
A challenge for the superintendent

A challenge for the superintendent

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

  • Apr 28, 2019
A challenge for the superintendent
Sheriffs’ refusal to enforce I-I639

Sheriffs’ refusal to enforce I-I639

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

  • Apr 27, 2019
Sheriffs’ refusal to enforce I-I639