Letters to the Editor

America, it’s time to act

According to CNN, the recent school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas is the “22nd school shooting that happened this year.” One school shooting is more… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2018

 

Climate crisis not ‘political’

Even though the climate crisis we are facing has been heavily politicized, it is not a political issue. It just is. Already we are having… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2018

 

Concerned residents don’t fully understand USP partnership

I would like to address the story, “City: Too many problems with warranty program plan” (Auburn Reporter, April 26) as many uninformed statements were included.… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2018

 

Power of the vote can change America

The bright light that shone across the world known as the United States of America for more than 200 years is starting to dim. Almost… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Ryan can go

Congressman and House Speaker Paul Ryan is retiring. Good riddance. Ryan has been the golden boy of the GOP for years. They looked at him… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Gambling with safe path to casino

There are three perfectly safe intersections with signal lights to enter the Muckleshoot Casino off Auburn Way South. I would like the name of the… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018

New school supports our kids’ futures

We had the opportunity to attend the Olympic Middle School groundbreaking ceremony and thought about our Auburn Citizens for Schools board experience the past couple… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018

Wasting taxpayers’ money on a worn-down venue

It’s come to my attention that in the last seven years alone, the Auburn Avenue Theater has lost more than $1.5 million of Auburn taxpayer… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018

Thanks for the effort

I want to thank the City of Auburn and the construction crew that is so diligently working on Les Gove Park, directly behind the Auburn… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

Why discipline Wales?

I agree wholeheartedly with City Councilman Bill Peloza’s recent comments in the March 30 Auburn Reporter, that the press is fanning and promoting discord amongst… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2018

Enough bashing of Wales: Council has other problems.

In response to the Auburn Reporter’s front page articles on March 16 and 23, and the continued harassment of City Council member Largo Wales: When… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Clearing the air on our climate

In Bonnie Lawlor’s letter (What do patriotism, freedom mean?” Reporter, March 16), she claimed the “conservatives” changed the term “global warming” to “climate change.” Fact… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

More reasons for gun violence, deaths

Ken Paul says that there are three reasons why gun control won’t work (“The wrong weapons; there’s more we can do,” March 16, Reporter). I… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ pose problems

As a resident of Washington and King County for 37 years, I have worked for decades on behalf of a woman’s right to receive the… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2018

What do freedom, patriotism really mean?

In an effort to convince enough Americans to vote against their own vital interests, Republicans have co-opted much of our political vocabulary, and the distortions… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2018

The wrong weapons; there’s more we can do

Your “letters” writers posited a strong belief that the solution to a rash of shootings is more gun control. Let me give you three reasons… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2018

Trump to the rescue?

The president’s braggadocious blustering, trivializing the horrifying shootings at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, “I really believe I’d run in there even if I… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2018

More can be done than just mental health

Regarding: “Local legislators hope to find property tax relief” (Reporter, Feb. 21), one sentence stuck out. “Sullivan, Fain and Hargrove have suggested that lawmakers focus… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

Thanks for the extra effort

I have been pleasantly surprised lately to see several Waste Management drivers get out of their truck – even though it lifts up your garbage… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

Please give room, time for pedestrians

Rant to drivers like the one who almost hit me last night, who when turning right on a green light, fail to yield to those… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018