Letters to the Editor

17, and eager to vote

The voting age should be dropped from 18 years old to 17 – locally and nationwide. The difference between someone who can vote and one… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

 

A right to arm, protect, defend

A gunman recently entered a Texas church and killed numerous helpless people with his semi-auto rifle. A man who lives near the church and who… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

 

Let’s work, move ahead

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2017 elections. Thanks to the incredible, hard-working people who allowed me to be a small part of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

 

Save the land for the birds

The Alaska National Wildlife Refuge is once again under attack by the current administration. Congress is apparently trying to open up the refuge to drilling… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Thank you

I wish to acknowledge my appreciation for the free knife-sharpening service for seniors provided by One Sharp Guy. Little things like his service help to… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Consider whom, what you are supporting

I support the letter, “We need to participate as voters, citizens” (Oct. 13, Kent Reporter) encouraging us to vote. My purpose is to encourage you… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Backus is the only choice for Auburn

I have been an employee for the city of Auburn for 22 years and have experienced a number of leadership styles throughout the years, none… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Largo is the choice for mayor

Just a few days left to make a difference. Let’s put Deputy Mayor Largo Wales in the driver’s seat of City Hall. The majority of… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Let’s live in peace

Over centuries, people have knelt for different reasons: honor, respect, love, devotion, including religions, sorrow, before their royalty, and probably others. Yes, and some for… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Rylands ready to lead District 31

Having worked with Michelle Rylands in our schools and on the Auburn Council of PTAs, I know that there is no one who cares more,… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Backus is best choice for mayor

The truth be told, most of us in Auburn are tired of all the political signs and rhetoric and are eager for the election to… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Backus is proven leader as mayor

I support Nancy Backus for mayor of Auburn for several reasons. It was my honor to serve on the City Council for two terms with… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Grounded flier

In a recent flier from Mainstream Voters of WA they allege “by his own admission, Sen. Phil Fortunato works just half the time,” citing the… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Hard choices, difficult times

I find it both interesting and amusing when election time comes around in Auburn. Lots of letters to the editor touting how great and wonderful… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Stay with a good thing, re-elect Backus

Conventional wisdom says when you find a good thing, you should stick with it. The same holds true when talking about people. The City of… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Wales is best choice for mayor

Five years ago I decided to retire. I asked then council member Nancy Backus to run and helped with her campaign. Four years have passed… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Good opportunities await roomy GSA site

I would like to see the GSA complex developed into a tech campus. How many cities have that much available land to develop right near… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Fortunato’s not a friend of education; vote Rylands

In the coming days, friends of public education in District 31 have the opportunity to elect Michelle Rylands as their new state Senator. A look… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Backus is the right choice for mayor

Our vote for mayor will go to Nancy Backus. We have seen more positive changes in the past four years than we can list, but… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Signs, scenes of the times

Lately, I’ve been seeing signs everywhere that read “Road closed. Men at work.” Anyone can tell that the November election must be getting close because… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017