Letters to the Editor

Unresponsive city government

Unresponsive city government

On three separate occasions, my wife and I have sent emails to members of City Council, and one to the mayors’ office.

  • Jul 16, 2019
Unresponsive city government
Bringing cannabis before Federal Way voters

Bringing cannabis before Federal Way voters

There are matters of taxation that should also be placed on ballots to allow voters to flex their muscles to raise their own taxes or not.

  • Jul 15, 2019
Bringing cannabis before Federal Way voters
PAEC attendance, ticket revenues increase

PAEC attendance, ticket revenues increase

During the first quarter of 2019 (compared to first quarter of 2018) total theater attendance had increased 52%.

  • Jul 15, 2019
PAEC attendance, ticket revenues increase
Make Music a huge success

Make Music a huge success

Now that we have put Federal Way on the map, we hope that you will join us in the years to come.

  • Jul 14, 2019
Make Music a huge success
Skin color is irrelevant

Skin color is irrelevant

I am a Democrat and I like Hiroshi Eto. But I have to make very clear where I stand on the issue of racialism.

  • Jul 14, 2019
Skin color is irrelevant
Kochmar has impressive record

Kochmar has impressive record

Linda has wisdom and experiential intelligence in all aspects of municipal government.

  • Jul 13, 2019
Kochmar has impressive record
The leaders we deserve in Federal Way

The leaders we deserve in Federal Way

We have community members offering to keep our city moving forward. However, it takes a community willing to vote for progress and people that recognize… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2019
The leaders we deserve in Federal Way
Frightening incident in a Federal Way parking lot

Frightening incident in a Federal Way parking lot

I am a 78-year-old woman who, on April 25, went out to dinner with 18 of my friends. After dinner my husband told me to… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019
Frightening incident in a Federal Way parking lot
Article ‘throws dirt’ on Sen. Wilson

Article ‘throws dirt’ on Sen. Wilson

This was a misunderstanding by Democratic staffers about using meeting spaces in public buildings by advocacy groups.

  • Jun 23, 2019
Article ‘throws dirt’ on Sen. Wilson
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