Letters to the Editor

Enough is enough

This is a very serious problem, and the mayor should be doing something about it. It was the worst July 4 I’ve ever had. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019


Fun on the Fourth?

The Fourth of July should be fun for everyone, if only the holiday were restricted to the Fourth, it’s actually from the day the (fireworks)… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019


Let’s defuse fireworks

The fireworks law is a joke. Sure glad us taxpayers paid for those huge signs you see everywhere. When is the city gonna start enforcing… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019


Yes, Elfers is off the mark

I totally agree with what Joe Marks wrote in his letter, on July 5, titled “Elfers is off the mark denigrating Republicans,” especially where he… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Does loading the nation with guns make it safer?

I find it telling that Mr. Malinski’s May 24 letter (“Stricter gun laws do not reduce crime”) left off a part of the Second Amendment.… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

A costly effort

Green New Deal, right. Nothing “green” about it – a massive wind and solar build would require hundreds of thousands of tons of rare earth… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Time to act is now to save our planet

“Time is now to embrace Green New Deal” (June 7, Kent Reporter) gets it right. The international scientific community has announced we have only a… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Time is now to embrace Green New Deal

Climate change is happening here and now – recently with record fires two years in a row, hammering home the “world on fire” situation. The… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Trump doing all he can to make America great again

Impeach. Impeach. Impeach. Since day one when President Trump was officially elected as president of the United States, those are the constant words we’ve been… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Leadership and homelessness

The KOMO special “Seattle is Dying” validates the homeless crisis. … ”Whether you believe addiction is a disease or a choice, it is undoubtedly ruining… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019

Trump watch: investigate, don’t impeach him

I believe in investigating Trump. Congress must do this, but I don’t think he should be impeached. It leads to nowhere in the end since… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019

Budget needs to be prioritized

I agree with Councilmember Largo Wales concerning city budgeting (“Financial situation not dire, but does need help,” Auburn Reporter, April 19). Priorities must be identified… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

Senator’s sorry remarks reflect divided Olympia

Sen. Maureen Walsh’s comment about nurses spending their day playing cards after introducing an amendment requiring an eight-hour shift just to make a political point… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

Really above the law?

Really above the law? Bob Roegner’s article (“Are sheriffs above the law?” Auburn Reporter, April 12) posited that sheriffs are acting as if they are… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2019

A thank you to Reichert, Schrier for supporting causes

Great to see former Congressman Reichert honored for his hard and often bipartisan work (“Dave Reichert Day proclaimed in King County,” Auburn Reporter, March 20).… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

There are bigger issues than plastic bags

I am glad to hear from last week’s paper that Sen. Mona Das is most proud of her proposed bill that would prohibit retailers from… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Let’s stay on standard time

Daylight saving time should not be year-round in Washington state as proposed by the Senate. The idea of daylight saving time was first established in… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Auburn’s caring neighbors

I was born and raised in Darrington. Good neighbors were – and still are – plentiful. Folks took care of one another, especially during the… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019

City Council, mayor at fault for budgetary problems

How in the world in this booming economy can the budget for the city of Auburn be in the red by 2024? The real answer… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019

Trump the president

Your recent letter writer who declared Donald Trump “the most competent president in history” because he is a successful businessman might be in for some… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019