Letters to the Editor

Love is ageless: adopt a pet today

Save a life and make your own better by giving an older dog a home during national Adopt a Senior Pet Month this November. Many… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019


Thanks to those who make an impact

We haven’t heard this much lately, but Auburn is truly more that you imagined. The community has an amazing resource in the Auburn Food Bank.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019


Class act: city buys historic theater

I am thrilled that the city of Auburn has purchased the Auburn Avenue Theater. I see this as an investment in not only the communities… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019


Encouraging response to handling fireworks problems on the Fourth

I voiced my opinion, along with others, about the Fourth of July fireworks on nextdoor.com in August and September. Those of us feeling the fireworks… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

For the tax weary, vote yes on I-976

I am in total agreement with Dennis Doucette (letter to the editor, Oct. 25) regarding the I-976 initiative on the Nov. 5 ballot. The blind… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Keep your children safe, vaccinate

Flu season is here, and I am confronted with reminders of how easy it is to access vaccines here in the U.S. – shots are… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Keeping a treasure in the city

Bravo! To the city of Auburn for purchasing the Auburn Ave Theater. I attend almost every play, and the city has saved this treasure for… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Vote yes for Medic One

On the Nov. 5 Ballot will appear “Proposition No. 1. Medic One – Emergency Medical Services replacement of Existing Levy.” It must be reauthorized every… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019

Caring little about the average citizen

I just had to add my two cents after reading the Oct 11. Auburn Reporter story, “Road to ruin or lower taxes,” concerning I-976 ($30… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

I-976 would significantly harm our state

People should really think hard about Imitative 976, another one of Tim Eyman’s creations, before they vote. Sure, it will help many people save on… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

We have serious safety issues in our neighborhood

There is a three-sided enclosure with the prevailing winds blowing into the open end. It contains a 1,000-gallon propane tank, which is a significant hazard… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

Higher taxes shouldn’t be the fix to our road, bridge woes

Why is Auburn and other government entities in Washington state maintain that the only answer to everything is to raise taxes to every problem? Why… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Homeowners, don’t complain about living next to a racetrack

Please remember that Pacific Raceways existed before most of the houses that now surround it. All of the people who bought those houses knew the… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Time to pay attention, support real candidates

In response to the article, “Pulling no punches,” Auburn Reporter, Sept. 20: Chris Vance, there have been 12 governors of our state of Washington since… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019

Adopt your best friend

September is Puppy Mill Awareness Month, and as a citizen of Auburn, I wanted to educate my fellow neighbors about this cruel industry. Puppy mills… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

Support the ban on fireworks in Auburn

I am an almost 80-year-old nurse Vietnam veteran and still get triggered by sudden, unexpected fireworks, especially when they are by my house. This past… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

We’re ill prepared for a major earthquake

September is National Disaster Preparedness month. Washington is second behind California in the level of earthquake risk. We will be smack dab in the middle… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

We need to learn from the past

I read with sadness and horror Jesse Jose’s letter to the editor (“Report attacks Trump”) from Sept. 6. It is far too easy and very… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

My take: Report attacks Trump

On my daily walk from where I live on Lakeland Hills to our neighborhood Starbucks for my coffee refill, I accidentally saw and quickly read… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

Make early learning facilities a top priority

As a parent and a Save the Children Action Network volunteer, I know first-hand how difficult it can be to find high-quality early learning programs… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019